The best leaders have mastered the art of decision making and action based on critical thinking. Your Aston MBA will teach you how to reflect on your own career, perceive emerging opportunities and develop a growth mindset. You will become enterprising in everything you do and your organisation will benefit from a confident and informed business leader.
This programme has been designed in around our Executive MBA programme to give leaders in the healthcare sector the core theory needed to develop their understanding of business functions and the impact they have in the healthcare sector.
Who is this programme for?
The Healthcare Management MBA is a transformational programme for leaders who want to accelerate their career and immerse themselves into the principles of strategic thinking within the context of the healthcare sector.
Apprentices can range from new employees to existing managers who have grown into their role, but would benefit from a formal MBA qualification. It is intended for managers in management in both the public and private healthcare sector who want to develop their leadership knowledge, transferable skills and behaviours.
Roles can include anyone with significant management responsibilities. Responsibilities can include leading people, projects, operations and/or services to deliver long term results.
The Healthcare Management MBA is taught at postgraduate level through a set of core modules that will equip you with a thorough knowledge of the key business and management issues needed in the healthcare sector. Candidates are then able to select from a range of elective modules to specialise their studies. Finally, the programme concludes with a business project.
Topics covered by this programme include:
- Measuring and enhancing financial performance
- Creating and delivering customer value
- Managing healthcare operations
- Strategic management in healthcare settings
- Healthcare leadership focus
- The Aston Edge.
You will select one elective module to deepen your knowledge of a key business area further. Below is a list of the types of modules that may be available for you to choose from:
- Global health policy
- Global environmental and occupational health.
The course concludes with a major business project that gives you the opportunity to design your own learning experience to fit your own area of interest. As an apprentice, you will undertake a project based on your own organisation, using your new knowledge to work towards a solution that your company is facing.