In this era of digital technology, the healthcare industry is evolving at such an astonishing pace that professionals who aspire to higher management can ill afford to stand still. Healthcare managers are required to address not only the expectations of patients’ but also of the patients’ families and communities. They face a host of challenges including tackling issues around cost and cost containment, new treatment modalities and technologies, increasing popularity of digital applications, changing disease patterns, an aging population, health maintenance and health improvements.
IMU aims to equip students with the essential management acumen necessary for assuming leadership positions in the healthcare industry. The programme is specialised for private and public health and health-related organisations such as hospitals, clinics and health authorities; non-governmental organisations; insurance and managed-care organisations; pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical equipment and related health industries.
Eligibility for APEL, the candidate should be:
more than 30 years of age in the year of application
possess relevant working experience / prior experiential learning AND pass the APEL assessment for Master Degree
|Electives to choose one|
The IMU MBA in Healthcare Management Programme aims to equip managers with relevant skills for leading and managing the various facets and challenges that confront professionals, managers and those keen to manage the healthcare industry. Learners have the opportunity to gain firm understanding to critically assess health systems and healthcare structures, apply core principles of management in the healthcare setting and to operate within prevailing legal frameworks. Graduates will benefit by building their personal and professional competencies, and glean insights into best practices and formulation of effective managerial strategies.