Global Health Management - Major of the Master in International Management
Luiss Business School Roma (Luiss BS Roma)
- Location Rome, Italy
- Type of Degree Master
- Start Date 2021/09/27
- Duration 1 year
- Application Deadline Request info
- Language English
- Attendance On Campus
- Dedication Full-time
- Pace Instructor-paced
- Tuition fees 16000 €
The Master’s Degree Programme in Global Health Management is a unique program aimed at young graduates motivated to become global managers within the healthcare industry. It combines theory and practice, bridges academia and industry, and integrates hard and soft skills.
The program focuses on equipping students with the required knowledge and skills to address complex and multidimensional global health challenges, enabling critical thinking in order to make professional contributions towards positive healthcare change.
The Master in Global Health Management Programme exposes students to top academic executives to provide participants with managerial technicalities and instruments to critically analyze the competitive environment from all diverse perspectives (social, cultural and economic) for both the public and private healthcare sector. The aim by doing so is to foster multidimensional views for more complete impacts in the field.
Participants of this course will gain in-depth understating and practical significance on global health challenges and trends, health system and policymaking, value chain in healthcare management, strategies of public and private global actors and key skills to manage change and drive innovation within the global health industry.
Students will learn throughout interactive lectures, live case discussions, field projects and group work, thus acquiring the tools and techniques necessary to build the skill set required for global management challenges.
Diploma and ECTS
The Master in Global Health Management is a one-year Master of Science equivalent to “Master Universitario di I Livello” in accordance with the Italian University system. It provides students with at least 60 ECTS- European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. At the end of the Programme, the Master’s Diploma “Master Universitario di I livello” will be conferred to participants who have passed exams or others assessment tests envisaged in the study program.
The Master’s Degree Programme in Global Health Management is aimed at recent graduates — or those graduating soon — from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
The programme places students on career paths in a wide range of organisations in positions such as:
- Health Policy Analyst
- Health Policy Advisor
- Global Health Programme Manager in Public, Private, Governmental and Non-Profit Organisations
- Global Health Consultant
- Program Developer
- International aid and development agencies
- International health organisations
- Research and Academia
The curriculum of the Master’s Degree Programme in Global Health 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 Global Health 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
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
- Global Health Challenges
- Strategic Management and Governance in Healthcare Industry
- Performance Measurement for Healthcare systems
- 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.
- Intellectual Property Rights in the Healthcare Industry
- 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 of Healthcare programs
- 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 Global Health Management lasts 12 months and is divided in 4 terms.