23. September 2017 - 9:00
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Mini-MBA In Healthcare: March 2020 (2 days) | Imperial College Business School | Saturday, 23. September 2017

The Mini-MBA: Foundation Course for healthcare professionals and future leaders (16 CPD points)

Ever wondered what an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) entails or considered doing one?  Are you thinking about your career and want to learn business skills or move into a new sector? Starting your own business but want avoid to mistakes and rapidly pick up the key principles, knowledge and confidence to compete with others in the market?  Maybe you just want to improve the way healthcare or your organisation runs?  
Whatever your motivations are, if you’re curious but want to explore without committing to the time and cost of a full time MBA, our course is perfect for you.

What does the course cover?
We have selected six essential modules for you to gain a basic understanding and build a foundation for your career and personal growth:
Day 1:

Strategy Essentials 

Accounting Basics

Design Thinking

Day 2:



Negotiation, Motivation,

Leadership & Personality Types

Please note this event was previously run in conjunction with the Royal Society of Medicine

What do the modules entail and how it is relevant to healthcare, business or my career?

Strategy Essentials
This is one of the core requirements of running a business effectively. Our strategy module aims to introduce you to strategic thinking and focus on gaining a competitive edge. Whether or not we or our services survive is entirely dependent our own positioning in the market. Everything a business does should be aligned with its core vision. Can you think objectively and critically about where you want to be? 
We explore how you can start thinking differently and how not to lose your way. This module will form the foundation for the course and really get your business brain working. 
Led by: Mr Aroon Baskaradas, MBBS, FRCS, MEd, MBA, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Co-Founder Eurekadoc; Associate Partner, Innovex Partners & Former Management Consultant, EY

Accounting Basics
Accounting is one of the fundamental building blocks of running a business effectively. We explore the basics of reading financial statements and enable you to understand the language that is crucial to engaging your stakeholders, clients and most critically, your financiers.
We also explore how healthcare is financed, how to assess tothe performace of your trust or organisation, how to build better relationships with accountants and how you can leverage this to power your organisation to success. 
You can’t be in business without core accountancy skills and no MBA is complete without crucial accounting knowledge. 
Led by: Mr Wes Baker, ACMA, CGMA, Head of Financial Integration, Mersy Care NHS Foundation Trust & Former Management Consultant, EY

Design thinking 
In this exciting and innovative new module, we get creative and teach you about design principles and how they are improving the way things work in a variety of industries. Design thinking is not particularly prevalent in healthcare yet but is set to grow and we give you the head start and get you working in your teams to create innovative solutions to solve topical problems. This session will change the way you think about solving problems in your organisation. 
Led by: Mr Anish Joshi MEng, BEng, MBA - Head of Design at Shell, Former Head of Deloitte Digital Strategy

How can businesses and services better cater to customers or patients and how we can tap into psychology, behaviour and present things in a positive light? 
We explore: What do people really want? Why do we need marketing in healthcare? Is marketing simply an add-on to the way we work or should it be engrained in everything we do?
Led by: Mr Tim Ruthven MBA, Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications at Imperial Business School & Award Winning Marketing Consultant 

Introduction to Economics 
How does the relationship between supply and demand affect how businesses choose price? How does game theory affect how competing organisations think? What is meant by the concept of price discrimination? We give you a taste of important concepts in economics. 
Led by: Mr Yiannis Gekas, MBA, MSc, MEng, Management Consultant at PA Consulting

Negotiation, Motivation, and Leadership
Healthcare organisations and businesses are made of people, and are ultimately there to serve people. But how often do we stop to think about how people mesh together? How do we deal with complex beasts such as the NHS and how do we get what we want?
A greater awareness of yourself and others is fundamental to the success of your relationships and the organisation.
Led by: Mr Aroon Baskaradas, MBBS, FRCS, MEd, MBA, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Co-Founder Eurekadoc; Associate Partner, Innovex Partners & Former Management Consultant, EY

Leadership and Personality Types
Leadership is changing. It is no longer about strong individuals and their personalities but about leveraging teams, charisma and influence.
How do you effect change in a sustainable way? Why should people listen to you?
Do you have what it takes to make things happen and how will you build the right team to do what is needed?
An exciting module that will challenge your own perspectives as well as explore what has worked to bring about success in both health related and non-health related organisations.
Led by: Dr Sangeetha Sornalingam, MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, MRes (Med Res), PGCert Med Ed, PGCert Health Leadership, DRCOG, DFSRSH, Sessional GP, Associate Professor Health Systems Innovation, Senior GP Teaching Fellow, BSMS

Think different.  Do different.  Eurekadoc: Accelerate your career.

This event was previously run in conjuction with the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and Imperial Business School. The content and speakers are identical.
Refund policy: Up to 4 weeks before: full refund. Up to 2 weeks before: 50% refund. No refund within final two weeks leading up to course.