Postgraduate Diploma Healthcare Management - Sat - Sun

Time: Sat 2:30pm - 9:00pm
Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm
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Venue: CEE@IBA,Karachi Academic Plan 2020
Contact: Tel: (0213) 8104700 (Ext:1808, 1809, 1812)
registrations:   apply online
Online Forms availability October 1, 2020
Submission of forms deadline December 18, 2020
Test and Interviews: December 20, 2020
Interviews TBA
Fee and Document Submission TBA
Orientation Ceremony January 2, 2021
  • Course Overview

    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.

  • Benefits

    Students: Be able to:

    • Apply the learning's in their work set up.
    • Use business administration tools for effective hospital management
    • Gain an insight into issues of hospital management and learn means to tackle them in a professional manner
    • Interact with & learn from practitioners of hospital management
    • Learn from highly experiences business faculty, hospital managers/administrators and international trainers
    • Increase employment opportunities in health industry Hospitals
    • Have knowledge-based leaders for effective hospital management
    • Improve revenue and control cost for better sustainability
    • Advance working environment to attract better professionals resulting better sustainability
    • Learn from global best practices
  • Who Should Apply
    • Hospital administrators
    • Medical directors
    • Unit heads of hospital
    • Doctors
    • Nurses
    • Pharmacists
    • Other Health Care personnel
  • Eligibility

    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.
  • Salient Features
    • 1-year weekend program ideal for working professionals
    • Case Study based teaching
    • Real life learning
    • Simulations
    • Guest speaker sessions
    • Industry Trips
    • Live Projects
    • Video Conferences
  • Teaching Methodology
    • In-depth study of various projects in Pakistan
    • Learning from the best practices & functions of projects around the world:
    • Case Studies
    • International Journals
    • Text Books
    • Standards ∓ Certifications
    • Governmental Laws & Regulations, Compliance
    • Lecture (Classroom & Video Conference)
    • Project (Live business cases from the organizations)
    • Group Activities / Simulations/ Syndicate
    • Visits: Strategic Locations
  • Faculty

    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
  • Lead Faculty Message

    Dr. Farah Ahmed

    Dear Healthcare Managers,

    It's a pleasure to once again announce the induction of a new batch for PGD in Healthcare Management. Since you are opting for this diploma, I would like to welcome you on board to one of the most coveted areas to work in Healthcare Industry. Recent times have once again emphasized the importance of trained management staff for smooth running of efficient health systems.

    In the era of Pandemic, Countries with robust health systems and sound governance were able to make an impact and created lessons for others to follow. Trained managerial staff is an asset to every healthcare industry whether it is pharmaceuticals, clinics, hospitals, assisted facilities, NGOs and other organizations dealing in health-related activities.

    As health systems are the backbone of any country and its development lays directly proportionate to healthy citizens it becomes even more vital to train people to become future leaders and overcome the gaps in governance.

    Looking forward to grooming future leaders in Healthcare industry from the platform of Institute of Business Administration- pioneer institute in Management

  • Likely Job Titles
    • Medical Manager
    • Senior Research Managers.
    • Manager Pharmacy
    • Head of NGO's
    • Head of Healthcare Based Institutions & Hospitals
    • Managing Independent Medical and Dental Hospitals.
    • Working in Quality Assurance
    • Project Management
  • Desired Impact

    Effectively managed Hospital and Healthcare facility to achieve organizational goal and objectives. - Career advancement of the participants. - Capacity building of the healthcare teams within the setting of the participants.

  • Desired Outcome
    • After successful completion of the program, the participants will be able to:
    • Analyze the contemporary approaches in Hospital Management. Use evidence-based approach for Hospital Management.
    • Apply epidemiological and statistical concepts for better planning and management of Hospital.
    • Apply principles of financial management for priority-based resource allocation.
    • Demonstrate these of health information systems and technology, for effective management of Hospital and Healthcare Management.
    • Use teachings based on supply change, and other general management courses for Hospital and Healthcare Management.
    • Demonstrate optimized performance within Hospital and Healthcare Management.
  • Pedagogy
    • 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
    • Lecture (Classroom & Video Conference)
    • Project (Live business cases from the organizations)
    • Group Activities / Simulations/ Syndicate
    • Visits: Strategic Locations
  • Courses
    • Operation and Production Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Applied Business Research
    • Marketing Management Elective
    • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
    • Managerial Communication
    • Organizational Behavior and Leadership Elective
    • Quality Management Elective
    • Strategic Human Resource
    • Corporate Strategy Elective
    • Business Finance
    • Healthcare and Hospital Design
    • Healthcare Management Information System
  • Training

    Participants will be provided an opportunity of firsthand learning in undertaking research, report writing and management skills

  • Students Work at

    Aga khan University Hospital, Aman Health Care Service, Anklesaria Nursing Hospital, Batwa Hospital, Burhani Homoeopathic Clinic, Denim international, Dr. Ishrat ul Ibad Khan Institute of Oral Health Sciences, DOW University, Dr. Ziauddin Hospital, Elaj Trust, Fatimiyah Hospital, Indus Hospital, Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre, Jubilee Life Insurance, Karachi Hospital, Karachi Port Trust, Liaqat National Hospital, Medical News Group of Publication, Muller and Phipps Pakistan, Murshid School of Nursing &Midwifery, Pakistan Army, PECHS Trauma and General Hospital, People's Primary Healthcare Initiative, Sindh Saifee Hospital, Shaukat Khanam Hospital, United Energy Power Plant (British Petroleum), W. Woodwards Pvt. Ltd.

  • Fees Structure

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