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IIM Calcutta Launches Executive Programme In Healthcare Management

The new course is designed for medical professionals and healthcare executives

The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta announced to offer a one-year Executive Programme in Healthcare Management commencing from September 2021. Known for its global approach to management education and highly qualified faculty, IIM Calcutta has been at the forefront in the long duration programme(LDPs) domain designed for working professionals.

The Executive Programme in Healthcare Management (EPHM) aims to provide an outlook of the healthcare sector across the world, the latest policies and their implementation. This also comprises practices such as disaster and epidemic management which is extremely relevant for professionals in the current environment. The objective of the program is to develop an interdisciplinary orientation towards the management of healthcare and training the participants in managerial leadership. The course also familiarises participants with innovation and entrepreneurship in the Indian healthcare sector and inculcating comparative frameworks in understanding healthcare challenges in developing countries.

The course can be attended by all healthcare professionals - doctors, hospital administrators, professionals from medical and allied sectors such as pharmaceuticals and medical insurance as well as healthcare entrepreneurs. The one-year programme will be offered through a blended learning format of online classes and a ten-day campus visit. Classes will be conducted every Sunday.

The following is the eligibility criteria for the programme:

  • Medical practitioners and administrators with MBBS/BDS/BAMS degree or equivalent recognized by UGC/AICTE/MCI or equivalent. Students with biotechnology and biomedical background (bachelor’s degrees or above) are also eligible to apply. Applicants should have a minimum of three years of experience in the healthcare sector as an application closure date.
  • Applicants from other disciplinary backgrounds shall also be eligible, provided they have a minimum of five years of experience in the health care sector as of the application closure date.
  • All Applicants need to have a minimum of 50 per cent marks [aggregate - considering results of all years] in graduation /post-graduation.


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