The curriculum of the Master’s Degree Programme in Healthcare Business Management is designed to ensure and support the progressive professional and personal growth of students who benefit from a productive learning experience: lessons, case studies, group work sessions, and a high-level faculty comprised of both academics and professionals.
During the Master’s Degree Programme, students receive constant support from the Career Service Office that helps them increase their employability and find a curricular internship.
The induction week is an introductive week to the Master’s Degree Programme in Healthcare Business Management during which students can settle in and familiarise themselves with life on campus. Ice-breaking labs, seminars, workshops, and presentations allow students to meet their classmates and get a better idea of the services offered by Luiss Business School, as well as curricular and extracurricular activities.
General management courses aim to give all students the necessary business management foundations in order to better understand new concepts that will be introduced during the core and advanced courses. The general management courses provide students with an overview that is highly useful upon entering the job market.
- Financial Management
- International Economics
- Strategic Management
- Organization & People Management
- Corporate Sustainability
- Objectives, key phases and organizational models to go abroad
The core courses introduce students to industry-focused concepts that are specific to this major. These courses provide students with the key principles and skills they need to better understand their chosen sector.
- Healthcare Industry Worldwide
- Strategic Management and Governance in Healthcare Industry
- Intellectual Property Rights in the Healthcare Industry
- R&D for the Healthcare industry
- Health economics, HTA, Reimbursement & Market Access
- Quality and Operations in Healthcare Industry
- Supply Chain in Healthcare
The advanced courses provide students with an in-depth perspective on specific aspects of international business, adopting a more practical approach.
- Clinical and Non-Clinical KOL Management
- Marketing Strategy for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Technologies
- Lobby and Governmental Affairs in Healthcare
- Managing Change and Innovation in Healthcare
- Economic evaluation in Healthcare programs
- Performance Measurement for Healthcare systems
- People management in healthcare industry
Learning labs focus on personal development. During the programme, students develop cross-functional and soft skills by attending sessions to cultivate intellectual flexibility, develop problem solving skills, learn to adapt in diverse situations and refine cross-cultural awareness.
The curricular internship is generally done at the end of the Master’s Degree Program and represents an opportunity for students to combine theory and hands-on experience, coming into direct contact with professionals working in the industry. The Career Service Office supports students in their search for internship opportunities, thus helping to broaden their career prospects and giving them the possibility to acquire the necessary work experience, both increasing and improving their skills while expanding their business network.
The field project is a great opportunity for students to put into practice the knowledge and competences acquired during the Master’s Degree Programme. Each type of field project helps students to move faster in their career path. Students combine theory and practice, build professional connections, gain relevant work experience, strengthen their creative and analytical skills, thus increasing their future employability.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Healthcare Business Management lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.
Term 1: September-December 2021
Term 2: January-March 2022
Term 3: April-May 2022
Term 4: Internship
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