Executive Education

Educating Health Care Executives

There are nearly 100 Executive Education programs at HBS for business executives and professionals on topics ranging from leadership development to entrepreneurship to social enterprise. Many health care executives choose to complete our comprehensive leadership programs, such as the General Management Program, the Advanced Management Program or the Program for Leadership Development. Others choose to participate in our focused, health care industry-specific programs listed below.

Business Innovations in Global Health Care is a program that enables entrepreneurs and health care leaders to examine these ventures and apply them in their own countries and around the world. You will examine effective models of successful health care organizations in developing and developed countries, including those that created breakthroughs in telemedicine, drug testing, integrated clinics and pharmacies, and patient communities.

Emerging Issues in Health Care examines innovative technologies and business models that have the potential to deliver greater value across the health care supply chain. Together with world-renowned faculty and an accomplished group of peers, you will explore the timely issues affecting the health care industry.

Leading High-Performance Health Care Organizations exposes senior health care delivery leaders to new models and proven strategies for driving performance across the organization. This program examines and compares organizational practices both within and outside of the health care industry. You will gain practical insights into maximizing effectiveness and improving value in today's dynamic and competitive health care environment.

Managing Health Care Delivery addresses the complex challenge faced by health care leaders: being accountable for both medical and financial outcomes. With the focus on dramatically enhancing patient care, this intensive program helps you design, manage, and improve your organization. You will return to your company with the tools and strategies required to successfully drive change.

Value Measurement for Health Care brings together senior clinical and financial leaders from health care organizations around the world to examine new approaches to outcome and cost measurement. This program focuses on the role of value measurement as part of a strategic agenda to transform quality and cost in health care. You will explore the strategic and organizational challenges in implementing a value measurement system.