Business managerial competencies will be required in social and health care organizations nationally and internationally in the future. Ageing of population in many societies will challenge health care systems and processes to produce health care services in more efficient ways.
The digitalization of customer relationship management and services is a major change and driver for new services and processes. Health business is a major global business opportunity driving future growth and national prosperity.
Master’s Program in Health Business Management at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences is an online program customized for social and health care professionals as well as for business and engineering professionals who want to expand their expertise through improved management skills in this very key sector. The digital learning environment allows for maximum amount of flexibility to find the balance between studies, working, and family life.
Students who apply for this program can still apply for the residence permit and come to study in Finland.
The emphasize of the program is in customer and in service business orientation and it has a multidisciplinary approach into business management. The program provides a wide perspective to service business, competencies for team and project leadership and advancement in management skills. All studies are linked to health or social care organizations.
The HBM Master’s students will be offered an environment to practice and enhance their international and communication skills in a very multicultural group of peers, staff and faculty.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Health Business Management consists of:
- Advanced professional studies,
- Alternative advanced professional studies,
- Elective studies
You will need to conduct Master’s Thesis as a part of your studies.
Students will gain a deep understanding of best practices for the health and social business concerning:
- Health Business Economics and Business Models
- Strategy, Management and Leadership
- Service Innovations and Design
- Quality and Safety Management
Alternative advanced studies can be picked from a set of choices, related to sustainable leadership, customer relations, or management accounting, all linked to health and social care organizations.
Studying Health Business Management, you will have a chance to deepen your business skills in close connection to your work life.
Therefore, it will open new possibilities for you at the workplace.
After receiving a Master’s degree one can move further in the post-graduate path of the university sector.
The admission requirements for the program can found on the university page.