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DU - Managing a Care Service in the Private Sector

Teaching method: Continuing education

Location: Aix en Provence

Type of diploma: DU University diploma

Duration of studies: 280 hours of theoretical courses (40 days) and 21h of exams (6 half-days)

Language(s): French

Department: Culture and Territory Management - MCT

  • Objectives

    This University Diploma (DU) has the following objectives

    • to validate the skills in management of care units (acting as an executive or manager) in the health and medico-social sectors.
    • to provide them with the administrative, legal, managerial and quality-related tools and knowledge that are essential to the exercise of their profession.

    This training is intended for anyone who plans to manage a team in a health care institution.

    Knowledge to be acquired

    The aim of this diploma is to provide managers and/or future managers of care units with the administrative, legal and managerial tools and knowledge that are essential to the exercise of their profession within a health and/or medico-social establishment.

    The diploma program does not include any medical or paramedical aspects.

    Skills to be acquired

    • Identify the skills in management of health care services to be effective in his function as a health executive.
    • To develop motivation and individual and collective skills in order to achieve the objectives of the service.
    • Use the tools and methods of the quality and risk management approach to improve the quality and safety of care in the department.
    • Apply project management methodology and change management techniques to manage a project.
    • To elaborate, analyze and follow up a budgetary reporting by using the fundamental knowledge in management and labour law to contribute to the medico-economic piloting of its establishment.
    • Facilitating communication in compliance with social and patient law in order to promote a calm climate within the department, between the team, the patient/user and his/her relatives.
  • Teachings

    • UE 1 - Missions and management skills of the health executive
    • UE 2 - Economic and financial management: financing, supplier relations, inventory management, budgeting
    • UE 3 - HRM and team management: developing the motivation and individual and collective skills of the team
    • UE 4 - Project management - Quality approach and risk prevention
    • UE 5 - Law and legislation: health law, social law
    • UE 6 - Memory methodology and office tools
  • Admission

    Who can apply?

    Baccalaureate level + 3 (State Diploma of Nursing...).

    This training is intended for health managers and/or managers in charge (state-qualified nurses, radio operators, midwives, etc. ....) wishing to develop their managerial skills; for any person with a management function or planning to manage a team.

    How to apply?

    Application starts on February 1st, please contact the diploma manager:

    Nathalie DURAND TROUBAT 04 42 91 48 33

    The courses take place from September to September of the following year.

  • Practical information

    Duration of the training

    Duration of the training: 280 hours of theoretical courses (40 days) and 21 hours of exams (6 half-days)

    Indicative period of teaching: September to September the following year

    Location of the course

    The courses take place in the premises of the Faculty of Economics and Management 14 avenue Jules Ferry in Aix en Provence.

    Continuation of studies

    Master's degree in Human Resources Management (if degree or validation of professional experience).

    Our training partners

    Professional Training Group for Private Hospitals (GPFHP).


Administrative Manager

Administrative Training Manager