Schulich Mini-MBA Physician Business Leadership Program

Schulich Executive Learning Centre

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About the course

The Schulich Mini-MBA: Physician Business Leadership Program is designed as a technology-enhanced program, allowing for highly interactive classroom experiences that are supplemented with online materials and pre-session readings with which you engage at your own pace. Participants will gain knowledge and insights in a range of MBA subjects – including strategic management, marketing, finance and human resources – preparing them to become more effective managers in their organizations and beyond.

Here’s what makes this program ideal for any busy physician who is looking to update their competencies:

  • Relevant, state-of-the-art MBA subjects: Develop integrated management competencies through classes in marketing, finance, strategic management, human resources, and other key MBA subject areas.
  • Convenient virtual classroom sessions: Attend one online 2-day module in each of the six months of the program. Between modules, engage with videos and online readings at your own pace.
  • World-class faculty: Interact and learn from top-rated instructors from Schulich’s MBA and EMBA programs, consistently ranked among the world’s best.
  • Instant application to our Integrated Strategy Case Project: Apply and synthesize your newly acquired skills to a challenging project that is modeled after the renowned Schulich Strategy Field Study and get feedback from professional experts.
  • Networking opportunities with highly experienced leaders and physicians: Connect with and learn from your peers.

Whether you are thinking you need to enhance your business acumen or are contemplating doing an MBA or EMBA, this Mini-MBA program will provide you with relevant competencies and access to what has made the Schulich MBA the #1 program in Canada and our EMBA one of the best in the world.

In addition to studying a range of relevant MBA course subjects taught by the top faculty of Schulich’s MBA and EMBA programs, you will be trained to think critically and strategically, ask tough questions, and make informed decisions. Plus experience a great program feature: our “Integrated Strategy Case Project”, a condensed version of the Schulich MBA capstone project, the Strategy Field Study.

How do I know if the program is right for me?

It’s right for you if you are:

  • An experienced physician who wants to expand a current practice or launch a new venture
  • A busy physician who wants to gain a fresh look at how business knowledge is evolving
  • A committed physician who wants to lead a more customer focused and effective practice

Course content details

Strategic Management I Examine the roles played by hospitals, governments, regional authorities, as well as their decision making and accountability structures. The course also examines costs and financing; stakeholders; consolidation and clinical integration; challenges and threats.

  • The course illustrates strategic management concepts in various management and multi-disciplinary settings, changing technologies and methods of health delivery.

The Business of Healthcare

Understand the role of the private sector within the multifaceted publicly funded healthcare program, including major industry segments such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consulting, the role of IT and public-private partnerships.

  • All industry participants need to be aware of the roles played by other sub-industries.

Strategic Management II

Examine the roles played by hospitals, governments, regional authorities, as well as their decision making and accountability structures. The course also examines costs and financing; stakeholders; consolidation and clinical integration; challenges and threats.

  • The course illustrates strategic management concepts in various management and multi-disciplinary settings, changing technologies and methods of health delivery.

Emerging Digital Technologies and their Impact on Healthcare

Link the execution of business strategy to innovation and new technology in healthcare.

  • Learn what questions to ask about the viability of emerging technologies.
  • Learn how to assess market potential and organizational capabilities regarding emerging new technologies.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Healthcare

Explore the entrepreneurial landscape in healthcare (e.g., long-term care and nursing homes), the role of disruptive technologies, innovation, new business models, leveraging public-private partnerships, understanding complex regulatory requirements, and the need for human capital.

  • This course explores value creation through the art and science of business planning to drive investment, innovation and transformation in healthcare.

Managerial Finance in Healthcare

This session provides an opportunity to learn about investment and financing.

  • The investment decision allocates scarce resources to projects in the organization and involves asset valuation, capital budgeting, risk management, working capital management and performance assessment.
  • Ethical considerations and management in the global context are integrated into these topics.

Leading Healthcare Transformation

Set the context of transforming yourself and the organization for a new era of digital technologies. Chart a new direction for your organization through leading and managing change.

  • Examine the major trends occurring in healthcare from a provider viewpoint, how leaders are both responding to and anticipating these changes, and how these changes will shape the healthcare system of the future.

Marketing & Brand Strategy

Explore the role of marketing in the value creation process and how products, services and strategic branding determine your marketing mix

  • Learn essential marketing concepts such as: consumer behaviour, segmentation, targeting, pricing, distribution and positioning.

Building and Running a Successful Practice

  • Focus on building skills to better work with formal and informal systems, practices, relationships and cultures so that you can identify impacts, influence decisions and achieve organizational objectives.
  • Develop skills to better predict the way new events and emerging issues will affect their organization, the public and stakeholders.

Essentials of Human Resource Management

Gain an understanding of the ways in which HR practices can substantially contribute to an organization’s performance and objectives and address current employee issues.

Communicating Change/Creating the Buy-in

Uncover the nature of change and how to manage resistance to strategic change.

  • Develop your capacity to foster & lead sustainable change.
  • Examine the challenge and nature of change and uncover why 80% of change initiatives fail.

Project Presentations, Graduation and Closing

Deliver an Integrated Strategy Case Project presentation featuring guest adjudicators, plus graduation and closing ceremonies.

Experts

Beppino Pasquali

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Stephen Friedman

Stephen Friedman is an executive coach, career coach, facilitator and trainer, working in the areas of management interpersonal skills, group development, strategic thinking skills and HR for numerous organizations and individuals. His experience with in this area spans over 20 years. He speciali...

Megan Mitchell

Program Director, Centre of Excellence in Innovation Management, author and founding partner of Mitchell Consulting. Megan is one of Canada’s top innovation practitioners with over 20 years experience in innovation, marketing, sales, HR and leadership. Her passion is leadership effectiveness to b...

Michael Gardam

Biography Dr. Gardam has devoted his career to helping others uncover new and innovative ways to tackle complex challenges and in 2018 was appointed Chief of Staff at Humber River Hospital. He is a pioneer in using complexity, science-based approaches, including ‘Positive Deviance’ and ‘Front Lin...

Ajay Sirsi

Biography Ajay is a senior marketing professor at Schulich. His research has won awards internationally. Ajay is the author of three books including: Marketing Led – Sales Driven: How Successful Businesses Use The Power Of Marketing Plans And Sales Execution To Win In The Marketplace and Marketin...

Wissam AlHussaini

Biography Wissam AlHussaini holds a PhD in Business Administration from John Molson School of Business at Concordia University and an MBA degree from Suliman S. Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut. Over the years, Wissam has designed and delivered numerous training prog...

Ashley Konson

Ashley Konson is president and managing partner of Global Brand Leaders Inc. His passion is helping clients and students discover and apply cutting-edge thinking and the best practices of brand leaders from around the globe for growing brands and businesses. Ashley has worked in senior and execut...

Baseer Khan

Dr. Baseer Khan is an ophthalmology surgeon and currently on staff at Southlake Regional Health Centre, North York General Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Stevenson Memorial Hospital and the Kensington Eye Institute. Dr. Khan was instrumental at establishing a leading glaucoma and anterior segmen...

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