Postgraduate Diploma in

Healthcare Management

There are statistics available to prove that healthcare status and its delivery in Pakistan, is a century behind that of America. With the vision to improve the situation by capacity building in healthcare management, IBA has a healthcare management department, focused on expansion of new & existing local hospitals, with well trained professionals who are ready to face the competition in the market. The PGD HCM program has been designed in consultation with leading hospitals like Indus Hospital, Memon Medical Institute, Tabba Heart Institute, and professionals in the area of hospital and healthcare management. Local and International collaborations are also being offered to accommodate our working professionals while pursuing their post-graduate studies in healthcare management. MOUs' have been signed with the Indus hospital. We intend to expand the horizon of our work in the areas of healthcare insurance, and policy development areas.

Who should attend?

  • Hospital administrators
  • Medical directors
  • Unit heads of hospital
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Other Health Care personnel

The top leading faculty for the program is drawn from a mix of Academicians, Industry Practitioners and globally renowned professionals.

  • Industry Practitioners
  • Scholarly Academics
  • Practicing Academics
  • Foreign Faculty from Globally top-Ranked Schools
  • 1 year weekend program
  • Guest speaker sessions
  • Real life learning
  • Simulations
  • Case study based teaching
  • Industry trips
  • Live projects
  • Video conferences


Applicant must have a bachelor's degree from HEC recognized educational institution in any area of study (or particularly in Hospital Management). This course is designed for students with following profile:

  • Doctors with MBBS/BDS with 3-year experience in hospital
  • Nurse Graduates with minimum 5 years' experience in hospital
  • Other healthcare professionals with 16 years' education and at least 2 years work experience in hospital
  • 14 years' education with 6 years' post-qualification work experience.
  • Test and Interviews: Preliminary Test and Interviews will be conducted to shortlist the candidates.


  • In-depth study of various projects in Pakistan
  • Learning from the best practices & functions of projects around the world
  • Case Studies
  • International Journals
  • Textbooks
  • Standards & Certifications
  • Governmental Laws’ & Regulations’
  • Lecture (Classroom & Video Conference)
  • Project (Live business cases from the organizations)
  • Group Activities / Simulations/ Syndicate/ Discussion Rooms
  • Visits: Strategic Locations

Participants from these Organizations

  • The Aga Khan University Hospital
  • DUHS Hospital
  • Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
  • Shaukat Khanam Cancer & Research Centre, Karachi
  • Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College
  • Dr Ziauddin Hospital Clifton
  • Tabba Heart Institute
  • Indus Hospital
  • PPHI, Sindh
  • Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ibad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences
  • Batwa hospital
  • Sindlab Clinical Laboratory
  • PECHS Trauma & General Hospital
  • Indus Hospital
  • Fatimiyah Hospital
For a detailed fee structure please visit: Fee Structure
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The Testing Procedures*

The testing procedures are congruent with these pedagogical objectives and are designed to ensure that these are achieved. Students will be assessed on the following:

Course Evaluation
Class Participation/ Presentation/ Quiz 15%
Midterm exam 20%
Case study 20%
Group Project 20%
Final Exam 25%
TOTAL 100%

*could be changed as per nature of courses.

Healthcare Management
Time: Sat 2:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sun 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: City Campus
Contact: Tel: (0213) 8104701
(Ext:1808, 1809, 1812, 1822, 1802)


Round 2
  • Online admission FormsSeptember 30, 2023
  • Submission of forms deadlineDecember 15, 2023
  • Aptitude TestDecember 17, 2023
  • Interviews & Admission offersDecember 23, 2023
  • Fee and Document SubmissionDecember 28, 2023
  • Orientation CeremonyJanuary 6, 2024
  • Classes commenceJanuary 6, 2024

Program Courses

Core Courses

  • 1Epidemiology & Bio Statistics
  • 2Strategic Human Resource Management
  • 3Managerial Communication
  • 4Health Systems & Policies
  • 5Advanced & Applied Business Research
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  • 6Accounting & Finance for Managers
  • 7Operations & Production Management
  • 8Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • 9Health Management Information System
  • 10Quality Management
  • 11Elective
  • 12Elective
  • 13Capstone Group Project

Elective Courses

  • 1Health Promotion & Evaluation
  • 2Hospital Planning, Design & Architecture
  • 3Supply Chain Management
  • 4Entrepreneurial Management
  • 5Project Evaluation & Management
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  • 6Legal & Regulatory Environment of Business


 Iffat Awan

Iffat Awan
COO – Dow University Hospital

"There is an acute need for well-trained healthcare professionals interested in seeking solutions to problems affecting human health and well-being. The PGD-Healthcare program offered by IBA focuses on training professionals and preparing them for successful careers in the face of the complex challenges inherent in the Pakistani healthcare systems. read more

Dr. Syeda Mashal Zehra Zaidi

Syeda Mashal Zehra Zaidi
Pharmacist – Dow University Hospital

I feel immensely glad to be writing this testimony. Getting into one of prestigious business school seemed to be a distant dream. IBA is known for its excellence in education which is also emulated in this healthcare program. The multifarious faculty of IBA has enhanced my learning incomparably. read more

Komal Saleem

Komal Saleem
Psychologist, The Indus Hospital

My overall experience was excellent! I learned a lot from the top-class faculty of IBA which I applied at my workplace to improve my work and organization as well. This program is worth it, can be easily applied at the workplace, and market demanding. read more

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