The Duke MBA
John Tuman (Weekend Executive MBA '05)
Director of Network Services
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
HSM Alumni Certificate Program Class of 2006
The Health Sector Management (HSM) Alumni Certificate continues Fuqua's tradition of lifelong learning and is available to graduates of the Fuqua Daytime, Cross Continent, Global Executive and Weekend Executive MBA programs.
For Fuqua MBA alumni who are currently working in the health care sector, or who are considering a career change, the certificate program offers a comprehensive approach to the "business of health care." Alumni enroll in HSM classes with current MBA students, either remotely or in person, thereby broadening both personal and professional networks.
Requirements for the HSM Certificate
|Fundamentals of HSM: A Global Perspective||3 credits||No tuition fee charge|
|Health Care Markets||3 credits||$2000 tuition charge*|
|Health Institutions, Systems and Policy||3 credits||$2000 tuition charge*|
|HSM Project Course||3 credits||No tuition fee charge|
|2 HSM elective courses (3 credits each)||6 credits||$4000 tuition charge*|
*HSM tuition is charged at the time of course registration and the fees cannot be covered by federal student loans.
Fundamentals of Health Sector Management (HSM Seminar)
This multi-term online course provides an overview of the global health sector, addresses current business and policy challenges, and creates a common discourse and understanding of health sector management within and across Fuqua's executive MBA programs.
Health Care Markets
This course applies the tools of economics and strategy to challenges and opportunities faced by product manufacturers, insurers, health care providers, and hospitals.
Health Institutions, Systems and Policy
This week-long course provides a detailed overview of the health care system's segments and stakeholders, analyzes the industry's evolution, and addresses likely changes within the sector during the next century. Daytime, Cross Continent, Weekend Executive and Global Executive MBA students may take this course together.
HSM Project Course
During this independent study, students apply core business skills to an in-depth analysis of health care topics by developing actionable recommendations for their current organization(s) and/or exploring opportunities for organizations that might offer career options.
Elective Courses (Two HSM electives are required - 6 credits)
Students take one or two from Set 1 and zero or one from Set 2.
Set 1: HSM Industry Context Electives (take one or two)
Students must take one of the Industry-Context electives below. Both will be offered in the Term 6 elective session. If students choose to take both electives, the second will fulfill the HSM Breadth Elective requirement.
HLTHMGMT 714E - Provider Strategy
HLTHMGMT 491E - Life Science Product Strategy
Set 2: HSM Breadth Electives (take zero or one)
A student who chooses only one elective from Set 1 can fulfill the remaining HSM elective requirement with one of the courses listed below. Note that only a subset of courses below will be offered in any specific EMBA elective term.
DECISION 613E - Strategic Modeling & Business Dynamics
FINANCE 646E - Corporate Finance
FUQINTRD 898E - Irrational Choices Unconscious Decisions & Market Failures
HLTHMGMT 716 - Health Policy and Management (taught concurrent with HLTHMGMT 716 in Daytime)
MANAGEMT 745E - Negotiation
MGRECON 784C - Game Theory for Strategic Advantage
MARKETNG 802E - Marketing of Innovations
MARKETNG 796E - Market Intelligence
MARKETNG 808E - Strategy and Tactics of Pricing
OPERATNS 824E - Service Operations Management
STRATEGY 840E - Dynamic Strategy in Global Environments
STRATEGY 838E - Entrepreneurial Strategy for Innovation-Based Ventures
For more information contact:
Assistant Director Executive HSM