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This dynamic Business Management and Entrepreneurship Program offered by SBS is designed to develop and enhance the general business, leadership and management skills of owner managers in healthcare-related institutions. Managing Healthcare Businesses (MHB) builds on a combination of the established strength of business leadership, management and entrepreneurship courses offered at SBS as well as unique healthcare modules that provide deeper insight into the unique elements and issues of the healthcare industry in Africa. The program emphasizes key dimensions of applied business practice in healthcare, provides a broad knowledge and skill base as well as a range of practical tools and concepts, and imparts practical relevance to the participants through a variety of methods inherent in the content and methods of the program. Further, the program, with the support of credit funders and lending institutions, provides an opportunity for participants to apply for and access funding for facility improvement and/or business expansion.


MHB seeks to provide participants with a solid theoretical and practical knowledge of core business, managerial and financial skills as a means towards strengthening and improving the survival and growth of their healthcare businesses.


The program is designed to help participants:

  • Gain a firm understanding of current business management and entrepreneurship concepts
  • Apply core principles of business management in a healthcare setting
  • Develop a sound business proposal
  • Gain skills in attracting and negotiating for funding for facility improvement and/or business expansion
  • Build personal and professional networks with like-minded individuals
  • Experience true transformation through virtue

Programme Delivery

The course will be delivered in four (4) modules, each lasting four (4) days, over six (6) months.


Dr. George N. Njenga is the current and founding Dean of Strathmore Business School. He is also a senior lecturer at Strathmore University in Ethics and Leadership. He has a PhD (honors’) in Political Philosophy from the University of Navarra, Spain. He has a Masters in Governance and Culture of ...
Dr. Mungai was the Dean of SBS for the period 2008-2012 during which the school expanded its range of executive management courses and international partnerships. His previous assignments at Strathmore include serving as the Academic and Research Director of Strathmore Business School and as Depu...
Prof. Reuben O. Marwanga holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University, a Masters in Industrial Engineering & Management from Fourah Bay College and a BSC (Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi. He is an Alumnus of both Fulbright and UNESCO Fellow...
Geoffrey is consistent, reliable, adaptable, and generally supportive with keen interest in understanding and addressing other people’s challenges. He likes to learn hence inquisitive. He is receptive, visionary and believes in excellence in whatever one does. With over 16 years industry, academi...
Dr. Patricia is the Advisor to the Dean & Program Leader: Women in Business & Leadership. She was formerly Vice Dean, Executive Talent Development at Strathmore Business School (SBS), the leading Business school in the Eastern Africa region. She has provided strategic oversight and insigh...
Dr. Monica Kerretts-Makau is a Female Kenyan. She earned her PhD in 2006 in Sydney, Australia and has been a practicing academic- practitioner for over 12 years. She has been based at Strathmore University Business School since 2009 as Senior Faculty in Management communications and Institutions...
Prof. Robert Mudida is an Associate Professor of Political Economy at Strathmore Business School and has considerable lecturing and practical experience in the areas of economics, applied econometrics, public policy, negotiation, international trade and finance. He is also the Director of the Ins...
Dr. Freddie R. Acosta is currently a Senior Lecturer of Technology & Innovation Management at Strathmore Business School. He worked as a Computer Programmer, System Network Engineer and Entrepreneur in his early career before becoming Assistant Professor of IS/IT at University of Baguio, Oliv...
Dr. James K. Wanjagi holds a PhD degree in Organizational Management – Leadership specialization, from Capella University – School of Business in Minneapolis, MN. He is a seasoned senior level executive, certified Project Management professional, Change Management / Communication strategist, and ...
Dr. Pratap Kumar is a medical doctor, neuroscientist and health economist. He studied medicine in the Goa Medical College, India and practiced in Goa and Bangalore both in rural healthcare settings as well as a resident doctor in neurology. He obtained an MPhil in Neurophysiology from NIMHANS, In...


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