MicroMBA in Hospital Managment
Improving the health care system is arguably one of the most important goals of the decade. The health care industry affects everyone—healthy and ailing, rich and poor. It is critical that health care professionals apply smart business solutions and effective proces management to treat patients quickly, while maintaining quality care and attentiveness.
The MicroMBA in Hospital Management gives you a well-rounded perspective on the rapidly-changing health care environment, its challenges, and how business strategies can improve patient care, operational efficiency, and the overall success of your team.
Common industry challenges that are addressed include:
Who Should Attend?
The MicroMBA: Hospital Management Program is a great opportunity to gain valuable skills. A wide range of individuals should consider attending, such as:
Healthcare Mini MBA provides both healthcare managers and clinicians who have management responsibilities with the essential skills and knowledge they need in order to succeed – whatever their background or vocational intentions. The program goes well beyond conventional theory and focuses on the key topics, strategies and techniques needed in order to achieve excellence in today’s healthcare organizations.
The learning format is based on the core principles of an MBA from a leading business school and lays out a firm foundation of the essential elements of a major MBA program without getting bogged down in excessive textbook theory and concepts.
While highlighting the need for focus, a solid understanding of management techniques and the confidence to achieve high levels of performance, the program is also highly experiential. The outcome of the program aim is to:
Using focused learning experiences and relevant case studies, MicroMBA: Hospital Management covers a wide range of topics vital to today’s healthcare professionals:
1. Health Planning Monitoring & Evaluation (1 session: 2 hours)
This module is designed to introduce participants to the concepts and practice of health planning, monitoring and evaluation, and to provide skills and experience in using modern tools to plan, monitor and evaluate a specific health project relevant to their work in the health sector.
The module will Focus on the areas of strategic health planning and project planning. The module places the fundamentals of planning, monitoring and evaluation in the health sector squarely in the context of health policy, financing and service management. This will assist participants in understanding the key challenges to be met in improving the quality, effectiveness and efficiency in the provision of public health functions and hospital services within the Health Sector.
2. Financial Management (2 sessions: 2 hours each)
Taking a practical approach, this module will enable participants to understand financial objectives and performance and provide them with the knowledge and skills needed for the financial management of health services and program.
3. Health Management Information Systems (2 sessions: 2 hours each)
To assist students in developing a critical understanding of the purpose of a Health Management Information System (HMIS) to meet the information needs of stakeholders, in particular policy makers, health managers, professionals, and the community.
4. Human Resources Management (2 sessions: 2 hours each)
The aim of the module is to introduce participants to the characteristics and scope of human resources management for health. Participants will be given the opportunity to develop HR management skills
5. Operations & Quality Management (1 session: 2 hours)
This module is designed to raise awareness about operations and quality management issues in hospitals amongst the course participants, equip them with knowledge about quantitative and qualitative process management methods and develop related skills which will enable the course participants to become effective hospital managers.
6. Risk Management (1 session: 2 hours)
Whether an enterprise is large or small, there is always risk at play. The trick is balancing risk and reward. Learn how to eliminate the unpalatable alternative to enterprise risk management: crisis management. Through case studies, discussions and lectures learn essential management knowledge to help you better maintain that balance.