Professional Course

Modelling Cost-Effectiveness in Healthcare

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8 weeks
8 weeks
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Course description

Modelling Cost-Effectiveness in Healthcare

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from The London School of Economics and Political Science

On Completion of This Course, You’ll Walk Away With:

  • An in-depth understanding of the foundations of cost-effectiveness analysis and knowledge of how models can influence and aid the decision-making process when allocating resources.
  • Technical skills related to sourcing and analysing data, as well as the ability to determine the quality of the data being analysed.
  • Exposure to real-world examples and future considerations of cost-effectiveness analysis.
  • Practical skills in Excel to develop and adapt decision-analytic models to your unique organisational context.

Training content

Familiarise yourself with cost-effectiveness modelling techniques as you work through the weekly modules of this online certificate course.

Module 1

Foundations of cost-effectiveness analysis

Module 2

Introduction to modelling methods

Module 3

Identifying and reviewing data for cost-effectiveness analysis

Module 4

Discretely integrated condition event (DICE) simulation

Module 5

Interpreting model results and making decisions under uncertainty

Module 6

Building conceptual models of real-world processes

Module 7

Discrete event simulation for health technology assessment

Module 8

Future perspectives on cost-effectiveness analysis

Course delivery details


  • 8 weeks (excluding orientation)
  • 7-10 hours per week Self-paced learning online

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  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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