Management skills. Healthcare Sector.
Number of CoursesCompleted over 2.5 months
Degree Credits1.5 credits per course
InvestmentIndividual courses $3000 each | A 10% certificate bundle discount for 4 courses - $10,800
Ideal forSeasoned healthcare professionals and experienced professionals seeking to enter the growing healthcare sector.
OutcomesExpand your capacity as a leader to strategize and lead, innovate, and transform in the healthcare industry.
CreditsEarn up to 6-degree credits and take the first step towards an Executive MBA at Emory.
Business of Healthcare
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ADMISSION & APPLICATION DETAILS
Applicants to the Business of Healthcare courses and certificate program offered for-credit program through Emory Executive Education will be evaluated based on fit with the Executive MBA student body.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution
- Over seven years of professional experience (10+ years preferred)
- Mid- to senior-level professionals ready to move into a more strategic role
- Managerial or project management experience preferred
- Ready for a rigorous academic experience
- Understand the value of a room full of different perspectives
- Prepared to make valuable contributions in the classroom
Applicants who possess the minimum qualifications above are not guaranteed admission into the Business of Healthcare courses and certificate program.
- Review admissions criteria for participation in these for credit course offerings
- Review deadlines for certificate and individual courses
- Start and submit application by deadline (An application must be completed and submitted to be considered for the 4 course, Business of Healthcare Certificate.)
- Expect notification of admission decision within one week of submitting application
This certificate is offered every other year during the Spring. The next opportunity to apply for the Business of Healthcare Certificate will be Fall of 2024 for Spring 2025 classes.
Business of Healthcare Overview
Business of Healthcare Certificate (6 Credits Total)
BUS 504 Business of Healthcare: Moving from Volume to Value Based Healthcare Delivery (1.5 Credit Course)Introduces the framework of a value‐based health care delivery system, organized around four key components: (1) what is a value base framework for a delivery system, (2) the need for integrated care delivery at the practice unit, (3) creating system for outcome measurement and monitoring, and (4) the role of payers in encouraging value‐based healthcare delivery. | Faculty: Steve Culler | Application Due: TBD | Payment Due: TBD
ISOM 503 Healthcare Operations: Continuous Operations Improvement in Healthcare Org’s (1.5 Credit Course)Using the health care value chain as an organizing framework, the module is organized around four key modules: (1) designing health care delivery systems, (2) capacity planning and decision making under uncertainty, (3) process failure, learning and quality improvement, and (4) new business models and innovations in health care. | Faculty: KC Diwas | Application Due: TBD | Payment Due: TBD | Online only
ACT 597 Cost and Performance Measurement in Healthcare (1.5 Credit Course)This course focuses on how to measure and use cost performance information in planning and controlling a healthcare organization's operations. You will learn to identify costs and benefits relevant for making economic decisions; estimate the costs of providing services and products to patients; assign cost and price services to yield a desired level of profits; use cost-volume-profit relationships to evaluate profitability and risk; create budgets to acquire and effectively allocate an organization's economic resources; investigate the reasons why budgets and actual results differ; and design management control and performance evaluation systems to ensure strategic alignment throughout the organization. | Faculty: Karen Sedatole | Application Due: TBD | Payment Due: TBD
OAM 508A Healthcare Strategy: Strategically Leading Health Care Organizations (1.5 Credit Course)Gain an understanding of tomorrow’s competitive landscape in health care characterized by regulatory uncertainty, confounded consumers, and the ever-shifting balance of power amongst payers, providers and pharma/devices. All these demand that our health care leaders be clear in their organization’s strategy and simultaneously excel at leading organizational change. | Faculty: John Kim | Application Due: TBD | Payment Due: TBD
For-Credit Courses Withdrawal Policy
Steven CullerAssociate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Emory Rollins School of Public Health
Diwas KCAssociate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta School of Business
Karen SedatoleAsa Griggs Candler Professor of Accounting, Goizueta School of Business
John KimSenior Lecturer in Organization & Management
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Organizations are also eligible for a group pricing package for sending multiples participants through our in-person and online programs over the course of a year. Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.