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Healthcare has experienced enormous leaps of innovation over the past several decades with advances in technology such as artificial intelligence, better therapeutic options, and improved diagnostics due to breakthroughs in data analysis and health informatics. The majority of this innovation has been focused on the development of new drugs, medical devices, diagnostic procedures, and therapies — now is the time to bring the delivery of healthcare services up to par with the modern world. An innovative mindset in healthcare is needed to improve quality, enhance the patient experience, reduce harm, improve access, increase efficiency, eliminate waste, and lower costs.
The Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management empowers healthcare industry professionals — from senior executives to aspiring managers — to foster effective, innovative environments and deliver results from new innovations.
Be a Driver of Innovation in Your Healthcare Organization
By using real-world examples and applied scenarios, this experiential Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management enables participants to be more informed catalysts of valuable innovation. This ground-breaking healthcare innovation program was co-developed by the Associate Dean of Innovation for the world’s top-ranked global management program and focuses on addressing current healthcare issues and real-world applicability of learning content. The eight-week online program carries 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Students who undertake our healthcare innovation course will be introduced to concepts and definitions which include, but are not limited to, ideation and evaluation of ideas, identifying ways to turn innovative ideas into valuable strategies and business models, and ultimately delivering results from innovation.
- Megatrends in Healthcare
- Ideation Best Practices
- Effective Validation
- Understanding Resource Constraints
- Planning for New Innovations
- Creating Valuable Advantages
- Winning Adoption for New Ideas
- Delivering Rapid Results
Participants of the Certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management will earn the following skills:
- Describe key trends in the healthcare industry
- Recognize key environmental constraints impacting healthcare providers and healthcare service companies
- Identify opportunities for innovation in the healthcare industry
- Apply and summarize effective validation strategies for healthcare innovations
- Identify ways to turn innovative ideas into valuable strategies and business models
- Recognize planning models and payoff measurements for new innovation projects
- Identify resource needs for new innovation projects
- Outline techniques for encouraging others to adopt new innovations
- Create a 90-day delivery plan that includes keys to delivering intended results
Who Should Study This Program?
This online course empowers healthcare industry professionals, from senior executives to aspiring managers, to foster effective innovation environments and deliver results from new innovations. Groups that could especially benefit from this certificate program are:
- Executive leadership
- Mid- to senior-level managers
- Personnel with budget, management, or team-level decision responsibility
- High-potential management candidates
What You Will Earn
- A certificate in Innovation in Healthcare Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management
- Digital badges and 16 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
Key Program Features
DHGE students have access to 3,000 free Regus workplaces
Learn to ideate, innovate, and deliver results from innovation
Access to thought leadership pieces from healthcare professionals
Curriculum focused on addressing current healthcare issues, learning applicable in real healthcare projects
Certificate from the #1 School (ASU) on the Most Innovative Schools list in the U.S. News & World Report
Co-developed by the Associate Dean of Innovation for the world’s top-ranked global management program
Receive 16 CEUs and badges
Focused, skill-based online learning via video, case studies, projects, discussions, and career-relevant tools
Modularization helps to manage workload
Online program, 4-6 study hours per week for 8 weeks in total allow flexibility
About the University
Thunderbird School of Global Management is the vanguard of global leadership, management, and business education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. They prepare future-ready leaders, managers, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs across the private and public sectors who advance inclusive and sustainable prosperity worldwide.
The Thunderbird School of Global Management is a unit of the Arizona State University Knowledge Enterprise. Combined, they hold numerous rankings such as a No. 1 Master's in Management from the Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal Business Schools Report 2019; No. 1 for Public University of Choice for International Students (ASU) in the 2018 Open Doors Report by the Institute of International Education; No. 1 for Most Innovative School in the U.S. (ASU) in the U.S. News & World Report for five years in succession (2016–2020); and No. 1 for Internationalism of Alumni; among others.
Executive MBA, and Number of industry sectors from which students applied Executive MBA in The Economist 2015; among others.
Meet our Contributors
Dr. Tom Hunsaker
Dr. Hunsaker is Associate Dean of Innovation for the world’s top-ranked global management program and Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is a multiple recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award. As Lead of Thunderbird Applied Learning, he has been delivering engagements that involve team-based, client-facing, project-driven consulting experiences in over 30 countries on five continents. Dr. Hunsaker has influenced innovation strategy at prominent firms from the Fortune 500 companies to emerging startups.
Dr. Gary Gibbons
Dr. Gibbons is a clinical associate professor at Thunderbird School of Global Management. He is an expert in entrepreneurial and corporate finance. He has managed portfolios with healthcare-related investments, has been engaged to raise capital, and to value and make capital allocations for companies in the healthcare space. He has also done financial modeling and planning for healthcare related firms. Dr. Gibbons is a member of the Advisory Board for the Journal of Private Equity. He has a diverse range of experience in teaching both global finance and global entrepreneurship. He is a member of several academic honor societies and other professional societies and organizations. He received his PhD from the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Business at the Claremont Graduate University.