6 - 8 Months (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 24 Months
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week
This healthcare management program provides you with a thorough knowledge of the key areas of healthcare management and hospital administration and also provides of an overview of the global healthcare scenario.
TOTAL CREDITS: 32
Next Commencement Date
Why study this program?
The Healthcare Industry is massive and encompasses people who work in almost every profession. Healthcare and Hospital Management is managing all levels of health service in terms of efficiency and cost effectiveness. Health executives and managers stood in high demand to enhance the healthcare professionalism. According to a recent US survey, hospital management is one among the top ten millennium professions which provides a direct link between healthcare facilities and those supplying the services they need. Espicom estimates the market will grow by an average of 15.6 per cent over the next few years, to around $ 4.8 billion by 2015.
Express Healthcare states that there is an immediate need for medical education and training, which could provide additional opportunities. A healthcare professional creates an organizational environment for felicitous utilization of the hospital resources which open the gates for development of the organization.
At James Lind Institute, we offer an Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APDHHM) that prepares students to have managing and organizational skills. This Advanced Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management provides you with an in-depth understanding of the core areas of the Healthcare Management and enhances your skills and knowledge to the level expected of a Healthcare Executive / Professional.
The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APDHHM) course curriculum is fully reviewed and endorsed by the healthcare sector thus imparting students the edge that they require to make an entrance in the healthcare industry and empowers the professionals to move to higher cadres in the management hierarchy.
What will be taught?
MODULE 01: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE
MODULE 02: INTRODUCTION TO THE MANAGEMENT ROLE
MODULE 03: SUPERVISOR LEADERSHIP AND INFLUENCING SKILLS
MODULE 04: HEALTHCARE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT
MODULE 05: STAFF RELATIONSHIPS AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
MODULE 06: HEALTHCARE PLANNING, ORGANIZING & CONTROL
MODULE 07: INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE
MODULE 08: ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE IN HEALTHCARE
MODULE 09: PATIENT CARE AND SUPPORT
MODULE 10: HOSPITALS SERVICES AND MANAGEMENT
MODULE 11: CAREERS IN HEALTHCARE & HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT
TOTAL CREDITS: 32
MODE OF STUDY: ONLINE
The curriculum for the program - Advanced Postgraduate Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APDHHM) is extensive, has been developed and evaluated by experienced healthcare professionals and is fully endorsed by the healthcare industry at large. This program is suitable for new graduates who want to make a career in healthcare, professionals already working in healthcare who wish to grow further in their career, and those who wish to shift to the healthcare sector from any other industry.
OPTIONAL UPGRADE TO MASTER'S LEVEL: James Lind Institute in collaboration with the International Telematic University, UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy conducts a Master of Science in Health Management. Students who complete the Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management and who meet the eligibility criteria for master's can opt for an upgrade to this program by submitting the difference in total fee plus a nominal university transfer fee (USD 250/-). Students who opt for this option will directly join the Stage 2 of the master's program. More information about the master's program is available here: M.Sc in Health Management
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on an ongoing basis by the faculty based on the following criteria:
One is the completion of the online multiple choice question tests that follow each lesson; and second is the timely submission of assignments for each study module within the JLI e-Campus.
Your academic performance in the program will be assessed on a 4 point GPA scale. More details about our evaluation system is available in the following link: Evaluation System
Am I eligible?
The minimum eligibility criteria for Advanced PG Diploma in Healthcare & Hospital Management (APGDHHM) would include either of the following:
- Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
- Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS etc
- Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics
- Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health.
- Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses are also eligible to apply.
If you lack the above mentioned educational prerequisite you may still be eligible to apply if you have some prior work experience in public health / health management / allied areas. Please contact our admission representatives / counsellor to discuss your case.
What support will I receive?
Throughout the course, the students can interact with the faculty and other students via the e-Campus to discuss any coursework related issues.
Each student enrolled in the Advanced Post-Graduate Healthcare & Hospital Management Course (APGDHHM) is also assigned a mentor throughout the course who will be a senior professional from the industry. Towards the end of the program you will be provided placement assistance if required and career development support via the “Student Success Team”.
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People trained in healthcare & hospital management can explore a wide range of career opportunities with private clinics, consulting firms, insurance companies, not for profit healthcare societies, multi-specialty hospitals, nursing homes, mental health institutions, research departments, rehabilitation clinics, non governmental organizations etc.
Express Healthcare has reported that there is an urgent requirement for healthcare education and training, which can present even more opportunities to students undertaking a program in healthcare and hospital management. An increased spending by governments across the world on healthcare infrastructure is resulting in a huge demand for healthcare professionals at all levels.