A master of business administration (MBA) is awarded to graduate students who complete a program of study that explores various aspects of the business world, including marketing, finance, accounting, and human resources. It is both a professional and terminal degree.
Healthcare is a broad field of study that prepares students for jobs in the healthcare industry. These may include medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, healthcare administration, optometry, occupational therapy, physical therapy, podiatry, healthcare equipment and technology, healthcare management, health insurance and physician assisting.
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The MBA Health Management programme builds on the established strength of the management core syllabus, to provide expertise in the unique elements and issues within the healthcare industry. The role of the manager in healthcare organizations continues to grow in importance, as the rapidly changing healthcare industry increases in significance, in all parts of the world. [+]
The MBA Health Management program builds on the established strength of the management core syllabus, to provide expertise in the unique elements and issues within the healthcare industry. The role of the manager in healthcare organizations continues to grow in importance, as the rapidly changing healthcare industry increases in significance, in all parts of the world.Delivery Mode
Online and through Supported Open LearningEntry Requirements Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English) Updated CV One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) Copy of passport or ID Pathway UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree UU-MBA-703 Introduction to Management Health Services and Human Resources in Health Organizations UU-MBA-705 Operational Management and Marketing in Health Organizations UU-MBA-706 Health Economics and Financial Management of Public and Private Health Services UU-MBA-710 Finance and Strategic Management UU-MBA-711 Dissertation UU-MBA-712 Theories of Management UU-MBA-714 Business Function and Procedures UU-MBA-717 Strategic Development UU-MBA-718 Strategic Leadership and Practice UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module [-]
The healthcare industry is one of the most diverse and dynamic industries in the world. Access to healthcare, on the other hand, is a right under many constitutions around the world, Kenya and East Africa included, and indeed its effective provision is dependent on the existence of the proactive policy and legislative framework, infrastructure, demographics, epidemiological factors among others. [+]
The healthcare industry is one of the most diverse and dynamic industries in the world. Access to healthcare, on the other hand, is a right under many constitutions around the world, Kenya and East Africa included, and indeed its effective provision is dependent on the existence of the proactive policy and legislative framework, infrastructure, demographics, epidemiological factors among others. Its efficient provision is, however, more dependent on the size and quality of its healthcare workforce. Whereas there is a lack of frontline and specialist medical personnel, there is an attendant lack of a professional class of healthcare managers. Indeed many National Health Sector Strategic Plans recognize weak management systems as one of the factors contributing to the decline of the health status of their populations.... [-]
This course is structured in a manner that learner will receive dual certification, Postgraduate Advanced Diploma in Health Care Management & Operations awarded by Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and a Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management) awarded by Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy. This MBA is accredited by Ministry of Education, Italy and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), United States, hence the MBA has dual accreditation from Europe and US.The University also comes under the ENIC NARIC Approved Universities and is recognized worldwide Onsite & Online Options [+]
Healthcare industry is growing by leaps and bounds, and along with the rapid expansion come a number of onerous challenges, which are required to be overcome with good robust management of healthcare practices. The core competencies and the best practices in healthcare have to be amalgamated deftly along with healthcare operations. Understanding the legal and statutory regulatory issues affecting healthcare organisations is imperative for smooth and streamlined functioning of a healthcare organisation. One of the biggest critical challenge for such an organisation is to provide quality healthcare in the most efficient and cost effective manner. This specialisation MBA pedagogy in Healthcare Management has been crafted and designed for working professionals in healthcare industry to manage these complex changes competently, and help their teams to lead healthcare operations with dexterity and aplomb.... [-]