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Demographic changes, greater patient expectations, rising healthcare costs and the growing prevalence of chronic disease – to meet these challenges we urgently need more efficient clinical systems as well as decisive and innovative healthcare leadership.
Delivered jointly by the triple-accredited Birmingham Business School and the long-established Health Services Management Centre, our Online MBA Clinical Leadership takes a truly interdisciplinary approach. As well as the core MBA curriculum, you’ll study three specialised, healthcare-focused modules: clinical leadership; governance, policy and regulation; and digital health.
The flexible, online programme will enable you to communicate with and lead clinical experts effectively, work with policy and strategic changes, and understand the value of innovative care delivery models and advanced digital technology.
Your programme of study
The Online MBA Clinical Leadership aims to develop innovative forms of leadership, combining the management focus of traditional MBAs with the unique challenges of modern healthcare. Through comparative methods, you will learn to take into account relevant similarities and differences amongst global healthcare systems when managing clinicians.
The three specialist modules will allow you to address topics such as the particular challenges and opportunities of leading clinicians, the importance of governance, policy, and regulation in healthcare settings, and how digital technology is revolutionising the sector.
The programme is designed to empower you to manage and lead healthcare professionals, understand and influence policy, and achieve strategic level changes within health services. You will develop an understanding of the value of innovative care delivery models and advanced digital technology in creating and maintaining sustainable healthcare systems.
Programme outcomes include:
- Exploring and advancing leadership practices in a range of healthcare organisations and systems
- Developing and implementing effective clinical management strategies
- Appreciating the integrated value of marketing, operations, HRM, and accounting and finance within a healthcare management setting
- Generating confident clinical and business leadership and communiation skills in multiple contexts
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