An innovative curriculum tailored to accelerate your career
Doctors and managing directors are faced with the necessity to correctly understand various economic circumstances and their correlation as well as to employ innovative management instruments. With the help of the program, participants will learn about solution-oriented concepts and the ways to implement them in their institutions, based on the best practice examples from Germany and abroad. The program will also present ways of using different proven methods from industry, commerce and service sectors in hospitals and other health care institutions.
This program is especially designed for experienced candidates working in the health sector (Doctors, Executives/Managers in hospitals and rehab facilities, health care institutions and organizations, medical and pharmaceutical companies) who are seeking to complement their previous education.
Program duration is 24 months. The schedule is a balance of on- and off-campus learning combined with intensive weeks of lectures.
All courses can be booked separately.
It is a well designed combination of general management, hospital management & health services modules. The program will be completed with the final Master thesis as well as the international study week and encompasses 90 ECTS in total.
General Management modules
The General Management modules introduce you to basic management concepts and functions. They ensure the development of skills needed to integrate multi-disciplinary perspectives when dealing with business issues.
| Accounting for Businesses|| International Business|
|Corporate & Business Finance||Economics & Regulations|
| Soft Skills|| Managing Customer Relationships & Supply Chains|
| Strategy & Leadership|| Entrepreneurial Management|
Health Care Services modules
Our specialized modules provide you with cutting-edge management knowledge and skills; they are designed in an interdisciplinary manner with a focus on key management tasks.
|TRACK HEALTH CARE SERVICES|
|Navigating Health Care Systems || Corporate Develop-ment for Health Care Service Providers|| Process & Quality Management for Health Care Service Providers|| Global Immersion Seminar |
| International Health Care Systems: Institutions & Regulations|| Strategic Management, Social Marketing & Corporate Communication|| Process & Project Management || Global Immersion Seminar|
| International Benchmarking and Best Practice Management|| Cooperation, Networks and Mergers & Acquisitions || Quality & Risk Management || |
The Master thesis (18 ECTS) is a scholarly paper based on your practical experiences and the management knowledge learned at HHL - a good synthesis of theory and practice.
Global Immersion Seminar – gain international experience
Essential part of the program is an international seminar week with a detailed introduction to . In summer 2014 the seminar took place in Phoenix/USA. The students were introduced to the management structures at American best-in-class hospitals combined with hospital tours (e.g. St. Joseph’s Hospital, Barrow Neurological Center, Phoenix Children’s Hospital) and discussions with renowned experts.
Participants will get insights into topics like
- Customer Service in Healthcare
- Co-management – Creating a Culture of Accountability Towards Results
- Strategic Plan and Partnerships
- Making Process Improvements in the Operating Room
Since international competence is essential for the success of a business leader, our part-time students have the opportunity to take courses at one of our more than 130 partner universities or to attend international short programs such as summer schools.
Prof. Dr. Dr. Wilfried von Eiff - Academic Director
The track “Health Care Services” is directed by Prof. Dr. Dr. Wilfried von Eiff, who has been the Head of the Center for Health Care Management at HHL since November 2013. Since 1994, he has been directing the Center for Hospital Management at the University of Munster. Before that he was a member of the board of the university hospital Gießen and held different leading management positions in the automotive industry. His research focus is on Health Services and Health Technology Assessment, Ethics and Economy in Medicine, Purchase- and Logistics Management as well as Quality- and Risk Management.
The MBA Faculty – world-class business and teaching experience
HHL's MBA faculty is a carefully selected combination of full-time resident professors and international guest professors from top universities who bring a wealth of international experience to the classroom.
They have taught at MIT, Stanford, the University of Chicago and other prestigious universities. They are at the forefront in their respective fields and enhance our reputation as a leading business school.
In order to bring together the academic element with the state-of-the-art business experience, several courses are taught by business professionals with an outstanding track record of expertise in their subjects.
“As a surgeon with long practical experience, I was interested in getting additional business knowledge. For that, I was looking for a school that combines tradition and internationality as well as innovative state- of-the-art knowledge. Thanks to the part-time MBA at HHL, I learned to integrate a business mindset into the management of a patient-oriented medical institution.”
Dr. med. Mohamed Ghanem, MBA
HHL MBA Alumnus 2010 Universitätsklinikum Leipzig