Wednesday, March 29, 2023

SVKM’s NMIMS School of Business Management has announced that admissions are now open for its MBA in HealthCare Management program at its Mumbai campus. This 2-year program aims to train future HealthCare executives for management and leadership positions in HealthCare systems and organisations.

The MBA (HCM) is a multi-disciplinary professional programme focused on preparing future healthcare executives for management and leadership positions dedicated to building and managing healthcare systems and organizations aimed at delivering quality health service delivery across all sectors. The program seeks to present a deep immersion of the healthcare sector with a global focus, identifying providers’ trends and issues. The program is designed for career-oriented professionals in the fields of medical science and biomedical engineering seeking to improve their managerial and leadership competencies in the Healthcare sector, especially within hospitals and health systems, the health insurance industry, health policy, and healthcare consulting firms.

The program aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the HealthCare sector with a global focus and equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to tackle the challenges faced by the industry.

The program emphasises building a patient-centric organisation and equipping participants with the tools to manage digital disruption in the HealthCare sector. It also aims to develop an entrepreneurial mindset in HealthCare and prepare participants to effectively manage the cost, quality, and access to HealthCare services.

Dr. Prashant Mishra, Dean School of Business Management, said, “The HealthCare industry has expanded beyond just hospitals and now includes various industries such as telemedicine, medical devices, health insurance, and medical tourism. With the admissions open for its MBA in HealthCare Management program, it aims to equip future HealthCare executives with the skills to manage, lead, and excel in the growing HealthCare industry. This has made India one of the leading players in the global HealthCare sector and created numerous job opportunities in both medical and non-medical fields. The goal of our program is to provide students with a comprehensive education and prepare them for the future.”

The program is divided into six trimesters, five dedicated to classroom study and one to practical residency. Throughout the curriculum, students will gain an understanding of the global HealthCare industry, particularly the HealthCare systems in emerging economies such as India. It will equip participants with business acumen, leadership potential, and analytical, technical, and management skills to improve HealthCare organisations’ and systems’ quality, cost-effectiveness, and integration.

Dr. Neha Sadhotra, Program Chairperson, added, “Our goal is to provide students with industry-driven HealthCare education and the means to continue learning and becoming future leaders. The curriculum emphasises the principles of HealthCare entrepreneurship and patient-centric business management, as well as the skills to design and manage successful HealthCare delivery systems. Over the next two years, students will learn to use advanced technology, develop an entrepreneurial mindset, and achieve success in their careers.”