The 8th study course of the part-time MBA Programme – International Hospital Management Option will start on 28 April 2006. The 18-month Full General Management MBA programme majoring in International Healthcare is state approved and internationally accredited by FIBAA. It is offered by Nations HealthCareer School of Management (non profit) in co-operation with HfB-Business School of Finance & Management, a private state recognised top university in Germany. Applications are considered from now on.

Healthcare remains an exceptional growth industry. One of the healthcare industry’s challenges is the recruitment of leadership that can guide organisations to better serve their communities. Worldwide the demand considerably exceeds the supply of appropriate qualified healthcare executives. Nations HealthCareer and its partners offer a proven MBA training programme for managers working in the health sector and preparing for leadership functions.

The modular-structured part-time MBA programme for professionals in full-time employment from Asia, Europe and the Middle East offers an intensive general management study tailored specifically to entrepreneurial hospital and health industry management. It aims primarily to enhance the participant’s ability to identify business opportunities, make firm, clear cut decisions, plan and control business functions, as well as motivate and develop people and health organisations. The programme pays particular attention to its participants’ personal development, leadership talents, professional skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

The MBA programme is structured into eight attendance modules in Europe, Asia and the Middle East supplemented by e-learning sessions. The attendance modules of 9 days each, take place at different international study locations such as Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Japan, China, Singapore, Austria and optional the USA in order to offer the cross-cultural study group insights into a variety of health systems and management practices and encourage a truly international exchange of experience by case studies and expert meetings. The MBA attracts physicians, pharmacists, engineers, administrators and e.g. economists seeking to acquire the qualification needed for a top career in health facilities or linked industrial and governmental sectors worldwide.

The Equivalency of the MBA-degree has been recognised by the UAE-Ministry of Higher Education.