Professional Certificate Programme in

Health System Leadership

The environment of health systems is complex and dynamic. It involves a system of different sectors with many stakeholders, requiring collaboration amongst professionals of diverse background in policy, practice and academia. Partnership with the private sector, non-governmental organisations and foundations, engagement of local network and global communities. Local systems are also interlinked with regional and global ones.

Leading effectively within this complex system requires a skill set beyond managing individual organisations. The Health System Leadership Programme brings the participants an international faculty to equip them to meet these challenges and to be in the forefront of health system leaders.

Programme Highlights

  • Blended learning emphasizing on interactions and enriching insights

  • Case studies that bring together experiences and critical thinking

  • Application of knowledge to address the challenges and problems in own contexts

  • Experiences sharing that integrates theories and practices

  • Growth of perspectives that goes beyond own organisations

  • Visits to local organisations and learning across industry

What will you learn

  • Critically evaluate and understand the diversified challenges to leadership in complex health systems;

  • Develop an integrated perspective on the process of leadership;

  • Critically evaluate to acquire fresh insights on leading innovations and transformations;

  • Achieve personal growth in leadership at different levels of health system;

  • Learn and apply practical approaches in leadership for organisations to enhance performance.

Programme Director


Prof. YEOH, Eng-kiong

Professor of Public Health, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK


Tuition Fee

  • Application Fee: HKD$100

  • Tuition Fee for non-local applicants: HKD$80,000

  • Tuition Fee for local applicants: HKD$60,000

  • All payment received are non-refundable.

Who should attend

  • Doctors, nurses, allied health, public health professionals and executives at senior levels and working in public or private healthcare sectors in the region.

  • Health system academics

How to Apply

Application should be submitted online or post to our office (Room 202, 2/F, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T.).

  • The following documents to be submitted to our HSL Admission Office:

    • Copies of Qualification certificates

    • A copy of HKID card/Passport

    • A Recommendation letter

    • A Personal statement indicating your background and interest in the Programme (1 page of A4 size paper is appreciated)

    • A crossed cheque of HKD$100 made payable to “The Chinese University of Hong Kong” (Please write your name, contact number and "Application fee for Professional Certificate Programme in Health System Leadership" at the back of the cheque) *Non-refundable*

  • Shortlisted candidates might be invited for the interview.​​

  • Successful applicants will receive a confirmation. Tuition fee should be paid by cheque within 2 weeks after confirmation.

The Programme reserves the right to cancel the course if the number of registered students is insufficient or for other unanticipated reasons.

Application Deadline: Closed

About JC School of Public Health and Primary Care

The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC) is the first and the only comprehensive school built and dedicated to public health in Hong Kong. The focus of our work is postgraduate education, training, and research. We are pleased to offer courses and degrees across all areas of public health practice. We offer all students grounding in professionally recognized competencies and in areas increasingly
recognized as core to public health. We also collaborate with colleagues in other Faculties of the University. Our aim is to provide opportunities for all those interested in learning more about public health.

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