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USD 4200


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About the course

Healthcare isn’t limited to patient care. Today’s most successful healthcare professionals are also well versed in essential business and management concepts. Whether you’re running your own practice or managing others in a clinic, department or nursing floor, you must be able to effectively lead the people around you, understand the financial landscape, create budgets and navigate the regulatory environment.

This certificate program is aimed at giving doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals the basic knowledge and skills needed to manage people and programs efficiently and within the bounds of government regulations.


  • Managing People in a Healthcare Setting
  • Planning Healthcare Investments and Marketing
  • Addressing Healthcare Economics
  • Assessing Your Organization's Finances
  • Guiding Your Organization’s Costs and Budgets
  • Improving Quality and Performance of Healthcare Services
  • Navigating the Healthcare Regulatory Environment


  • Manage cross-disciplinary teams effectively in order to hit organizational goals
  • Analyze financial statements to assess the financial stability and progress of an organization
  • Apply standard financial ratios to financial data to make strategic decisions
  • Use a systematic analysis to assess the impact of proposed purchases or services
  • Apply the principles of service marketing to healthcare organizations
  • Add value to patient and payer relationships through the application of marketing principles
  • Determine economic strategies suited to the dynamics of healthcare
  • Apply best practices in cost accounting to improve profitability of a healthcare unit or organization
  • Select a budgeting approach and develop budget estimates
  • Consider quality expectations and standards relevant to healthcare facilities
  • Implement inpatient and outpatient performance measures defined by reimbursement providers and regulators
  • Prepare to implement guidelines and practices that meet healthcare and labor regulations


  • Business Excellence for Health Professionals Certificate from Cornell Dyson School
  • 56 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

Who should attend

  • Medical, nursing, and dental professionals
  • Physical therapy professionals
  • Veterinary professionals
  • Pre-med, pre-dental and pre-vet students
  • Anyone new to administrative and managerial responsibilities in a medical or dental practice, hospital, or long-term care facility

Trust the experts

Robert Karpman

Dr. Robert Karpman received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Phoenix, while he was the director of the Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program. Dr. Karpman has been an entrepreneur for most of his 34 years in the healthcare arena. During his re...


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