Curriculum

Key elements of the curriculum

The curriculum consists of 10 compulsory modules and the MBA thesis. All modules require 8.5 days of attendance for lectures, site visits and group work (Saturday morning to Sunday lunchtime = ca. 85h) plus pre-reading & pre-assignment (25h for each module) as well as post-reading and post-assignment (an other 25h each). The MBA theses is calculated for 12 weeks (450 h of student input).
The main topics

  • International Health Systems & Health Insurance
  • Micro- & Macroeconomics of Health services
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Leadership & Organizational Behaviour in Health Care Organizations
  • Information & Quality Management
  • Hospitals and other Facilities of health and medical care
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
  • e-based – Health Technology Assessment
  • Economic Evaluation
  • Coaching, Career Planning & Development of Business Plans
  • MBA Thesis (12 weeks)

The case studies are particularly important. The program is intended to demonstrate not only the wide range of approaches and structures adopted for healthcare worldwide, but also the diversity of organizational methods and solutions.