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Yale School of Management Executive Education - Healthcare Management

8 weeks
Full time/part time
Diploma / certificate
Online / Distance
New Haven
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About this program

Yale School of Management Executive Education - Healthcare Management

Learn how applying fundamental business and management principles to healthcare administration can improve access, quality, and safety.

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Yale University.

The US healthcare system wastes billions of dollars annually as a result of administrative inefficiencies.1 In light of this, theres an increasing demand for clinicians and health-services managers who understand the operational and economic impact of their everyday business decisions.2

The eight-week Healthcare Management online program from the Yale School of Management Executive Education will give you a grounding in the business principles and organizational practices that underpin the modern healthcare system.

Throughout the program, youll gain practical health administration and operational skills to help you manage finances, maximize throughput, optimize patient care, and ultimately become a more effective leader.

With a unique, integrated curriculum and specific industry case studies that shed light on the US healthcare system, youll find actionable insights applicable to your own context. Sharpen your healthcare-management skills, gain the tools to drive change in your organization, and earn a certificate of participation online from the Yale SOM Executive Education.

Admission requirements

Is this course for you?

This program is aimed at both medical and non-medical professionals who are looking to gain a fundamental understanding of business and organizational principles, and their application in healthcare.

Its ideal for medical professionals who currently manage or aim to run their own private practices, and who require the financial and managerial skills to do so, or for those who are looking to transition into a more administrative or senior role within healthcare. Physicians, registered nurses, surgeons, and allied health professionals will also benefit from this introduction to the essentials of health-services administration.

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Program content

Program curriculum

Explore the fundamental principles of business and their application to healthcare as you work through the weekly modules of this online program.

Orientation module

Welcome to your Online Campus

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

Program delivery


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


Total Tuition Fee :£1830


About the certificate

Get recognized for your knowledge when you earn an official certificate of participation from Yale SOM Executive Education — and use it to set yourself apart as a professional equipped with strong healthcare-management skills.

Your certificate will be issued in your legal name and sent to you upon successful completion of the program, as per the stipulated requirements.

What will set you apart

On completion of this program, youll walk away with:

  • A comprehensive understanding of funding structures and resource flows within the US healthcare industry.
  • Practical tools to help you progress from a healthcare manager to a healthcare leader.
  • Insight into the factors required for good financial stewardship within healthcare.
  • Operations-management techniques to effectively market a group practice.
  • Knowledge of compliance and quality-assurance standards, and how to negotiate potential conflicts of interest.

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Contact info


165 Whitney Ave
06511 New Haven Connecticut
United States of America (USA)

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