British Columbia Institute of


HLED 7130 - Leading Health Professionals

Health Leadership Part-time Studies Course

School of Health Sciences

Course Details

This online course explores the critical aspects of engaging and leading health professionals, service providers, contractors and teams in the health sector in Western Canada. This course covers two key areas, Human Resources and Labour Relations. Because the appropriate deployment of health professional and service providers is an essential leadership capability, the course reviews key Human Resources concepts. The course examines labour agreements and provides opportunities to apply leadership theories and practices throughout the course. *This course will be offered once each year in the spring term as per the annual course schedule.*





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 61988

Mon Apr 09 - Fri Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 29 Online


Shan Satoglu

Course Outline




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Internet delivery course. Access is through Students need to contact the BCIT Bookstore in order to obtain course materials.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Integrate the distributed leadership applications of the LEADS Frameworks with the domains of human resources and labour relations issues in the Canadian health system.
  • Apply LEADS Framework to the leadership of health professionals, service providers and contractors who are engaged in health systems across Western Canada.
  • Differentiate organizational challenges and strategies related to human resource policy and regulations.
  • Differentiate organizational challenges and strategy related to complex labor relations policy and regulations.
  • Apply leadership skills to employee recruitment, on boarding and employee engagement.
  • Apply the leadership skills needed for using the collective agreements as the bridge that links the employees and the organizational leaders into a common base of understanding.
  • Participate as an engaged leader in health sector job design, selection processes, performance improvement and need discipline of employees.
  • Participate as an engaged leader in handling conflict appropriately and constructively and providing leadership when differences of opinion arise.
  • Analyze the Full Time Equivalents needs for the work required within the existing resources available.
  • Assess complex labor relations of the health care setting in the context of labour agreements.
  • Propose strategies to lead members of the health care team in complex and stressful environments.
  • Initiate appropriate professional judgment in the applicable health care settings related to dispute resolution, grievance handling and labor negotiation.
  • Utilize professional judgment in identifying, documenting and communicating issues in leadership situations.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

HLED 7130 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Health Sciences

  1. Health Leadership
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Advanced Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

Human Resources Management in Canada, Thirteenth Canadian Edition Plus MyLab Management XL with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (13th Edition)
Author Gary Dessler, Nita Chhinzer
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13437-692-9
Price $164.50


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