Harvard Business School Offers New Executive Education Program Aimed at Improving Health Care Delivery Across the Globe

Harvard Business School Offers New Executive Education Program Aimed at Improving Health Care Delivery Across the Globe

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(HBS) announces (), a new executive education program taking place from June 26–29, 2013 on the HBS campus. Designed for senior executives in health care organizations, as well as health care consultants, investors, and managers, this unique program will focus on effective models of forward-thinking health care organizations in emerging and established economies.

Improving health care across the globe requires true innovation and this course aims to look at ventures and delivery models that can succeed, even in the face of complex political and economic challenges. Upon returning to their organizations, participants will be able to navigate complex international regulatory and political challenges, while implementing innovations that can improve outcomes and contain costs within their companies, effectively enhancing their leadership skills on a global scale.

“ allows participants the valuable opportunity to acquire a deeper understanding of how to manage the risks, complexities and challenges associated with implementing new health care models around the world,” said Das Narayandas, Senior Associate Dean and Chair of Executive Education and Publishing. “This program acknowledges the ever-changing health care landscape and allows participants to learn from successful, breakthrough health care models implemented by leading institutions.”

“We created this new program to help entrepreneurs and executives, both in developing and developed countries, think differently,” said , Professor of Business Administration and faculty cochair of . “These are exciting times. Before us is a huge opportunity to improve the way that health care is and technology is used. We can learn vital lessons from entrepreneurs and private enterprises that are creating innovative ways to deliver basic health services as well as highly targeted care to chronically ill populations.”

will feature global case studies and engaging discussions allowing participants to learn how entrepreneurs around the world are overcoming barriers to provide more efficient care and medical technology to underserved populations.

“In addition to conventional models, participants will be exposed to enterprises that focus on the base of the pyramid while generating attractive returns,” said , Senior Lecturer of Business Administration and faculty cochair of . “Global leaders in entrepreneurial health care faced with real-life cases will help each other discover new concepts and practices for their organizations.”

Through engagement with faculty, HBS’s renowned case study method, discussion panels and small group exercises, will better position individuals and teams to diffuse and implement innovative health care approaches within their own regions or countries. This program encourages a collaborative environment, offering executives the opportunity to engage with expert faculty while working alongside industry peers facing similar yet unique challenges.

will run from June 26–29, 2013 and will take place at Harvard Business School. Please visit for complete curriculum details and to apply.

, Senior Lecturer of Business Administration and faculty cochair of

, MBA Class of 1961 Professor of Management Practice and faculty cochair of the

, Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration and faculty cochair of

, Professor of Business Administration and faculty cochair of the

, Malcolm P. McNair Professor of Marketing

Harvard Business School Executive Education, a division of Harvard Business School, is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston, Massachusetts. HBS faculty develop and deliver over 80 open-enrollment Executive Education programs and more than 60 custom programs for leading organizations worldwide. Last year, more than 9,000 business executives attended programs in classrooms across the globe, including Boston, London, Mumbai, and Shanghai. With global research centers in seven key regions, HBS faculty continue to develop groundbreaking research, forge powerful alliances with global organizations, and fulfill the mission of educating leaders who shape the practice of business and innovation.

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