LEPHIE can be a perfect solution for you if you want to improve your leadership competencies and have impact on the health of those that you serve or may serve in the future, whether it is a small community, town, Europe, or more.

A mixture of different professions participating in the course in a collaborative way will assure inter-professional learning experience and will contribute to the development of new enriched and integrated learning outcomes. To be more specific, if you identify yourself with any of the following groups, this course will benefit you and your organisation.


• Are an alumni of public health or health related programs or other related studies (economics, law, psychology, sociology, anthropology etc.);

• Work for an organisation that advocates for health, insures health or supports stakeholders in the area of health (e.g. NGOs, associations);

• Work for the local government, health department, authorities at local, European or international level;

• Work for European institutions that deal with health issues related to European citizens and you are located in Brussels;

• Are a public health or health service provider working in private practices, clinics, hospitals;

• Work for healthcare payer organizations (e.g. health, sickness funds or other related institutions);

• Have a position in the educational fields as a teacher, researcher or a PhD student in public health;

• Work for the health industry, pharmaceuticals, health insurance, medical devices and other related areas;

• Work for the mass-media, as a journalist.


What do you gain by participating in the course?

By engaging successfully with this course you will be able to:

• Understand the key concepts of leadership theory, the key differences between management and leadership, and thei relevance to public health practice.

• Explore the essential role of leadership in public health practice, key elements of leadership, the development of effective leaders, and the pivotal role of public health leadership to meet the challenges of change.

• Critically reflect on your own job role in light of the leadership theories, review your professional and personal development as a public health leader throughout the module using participant leadership competency self-assessments to enhance your learning process and develop a Personal Development Plan (PDP) with reference to your organisational context.