Professional Course

Healthcare Management

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8 weeks
8 weeks
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Course description

Healthcare Management

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Yale University.

  • Practical operations management skills and techniques to optimize business needs and patient care.
  • A foundational understanding of funding structures and resource flows, and relevant frameworks for good financial stewardship in US healthcare.
  • The ability to shape organizational strategy and navigate the bylaws and business structures that govern medical staff.
  • Key insights into how foundational business principles apply to the healthcare sector from the deputy dean of Yale Medicine, expert faculty, and thought leaders.*

Training content

Module 1

Introduction to the economics of healthcare

Module 2

Financial resources underpinning healthcare

Module 3

Operations management and healthcare delivery

Module 4

Balancing patient rights and physician interests

Module 5

Financial principles underlying health systems

Module 6

The physicians role in capital budgeting

Module 7

Physician organization

Module 8

Physician leadership

Course delivery details


  • 8 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 5-7 hours per week Self-paced learning online

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  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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