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Diploma Program in Health Management

Course Name Diploma Program in Health Management

To inquire more about our courses, you may call our Program Sales Officers at 830.20.50 or email us at

Price: Php 99,000

There is a critical need for a new brand of leadership in health care institutions, both in the private and the public health sector.  This is driven by the increasing demands of our rapidly expanding population, the growing complexities of health care services, and the challenges of globalization.

As a new leader/manager in a health and healthcare organization or institution, you should be equipped with the appropriate managerial skills in order to be able to properly direct the utilization of resources to achieve economically productive and socially oriented objectives of your organization. 

If you are a health executive or a professional with a management position in a health and healthcare organization, but cannot afford full-time study leave from your work, this management development program with specialization on health can contribute to your career and professional growth.

This is an intensive 20-day program that covers majority of subjects in the regular MBA Health program.  


At the end of course, you will:

1.  Be prepared for greater administrative and managerial responsibilities beyond the career role of clinician or practitioner in health service institutions

2.  Broaden your knowledge and understanding of the nature and application of the management process in health care settings

3.  Develop the capacity for informed decision-making as manifested in improved functional competence in the use of quantitative and qualitative tools and techniques in problem-solving and decision-making in health care organizations

4.  Develop the ability to connect to the various key players in the health sector towards a common vision

5.  Acquire the skill to integrate individual value system, management philosophy, ethics and leadership styles in the performance of one's responsibilities as the organization's chief executive or as middle managers

Who should attend

The program provides management education to administrators of health service organizations, health care managers of organizations operating within the health care system, medical doctors and allied health professionals with management positions or preparing for management positions, and other professionals working in health organizations and facilities.


I. Core Management Module

This module provides participants with intensive training in fundamental management concepts and skills

A.  Principles of Management and Dynamics of Leadership

B.  Operations Management

C.  Human Resource Management

D.  Marketing Management

E.  Financial Management

II. Core Health Module

This module provides participants with renewed commitment to professionalism and observance of ethica practices in the management of healthcare organizations, and a better appreciation of the role of the  health services organization as a component of the health system in the country's socio-economic development

A.  Principles and Concepts of Health and Development:  emphasizes thorough understanding of the current health system of the country and how a flawed understanding leads to a segmented and fragmented health system

B.  Ethics in Healthcare:  attempts to help students improve their ethical decision-making by presenting a model for ethical reasoning that may be used in analyzing dilemmas confronting health care managers

C.  Managerial Epidemiology:  introduces the use of epidemiology in management and decision-making for the health executive/manager

D.  Health Economics:  introduces the use of economics in the health sector

III.  Integrative Module

A.  Strategic Management

Resource Speakers
Dr. Gloanne C. Adolor

is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health where she teaches Medical, Management and Leadership subjects. She is a consultant in Internal Medicine and the Research Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at Quezon City General Hospital. She holds clinical practice at the Lung Center of the Philippines. She obtained her BS Pharmacy degree from the University of the Philippines, her MD degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center and trained in Internal Medicine at Quezon City General. Dr. Adolor also has an MBA with a major in Health from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business and is completing her PhD in Leadership (Organization Development) also at Ateneo. Her research interests include intergroup leadership, health economics, social entrepeneurship and counterproductive behavior among middle managers.