Understanding Digital Innovation in the Healthcare Sector

The healthcare sector is characterized by demographic as well as technological transformation. Increasing pressure to bring about change requires an interdisciplinary approach in health management and new ways of thinking in education and training.

The career-parallel MBA Health Management & Digital Health prepares responsible parties in healthcare to help shape the future of the healthcare sector through management decisions. Fundamental requirements to facilitate this are a comprehensive understanding of digital transformation and sound management knowhow – precisely the focus of this innovative distance-learning MBA.

You acquire relevant technological skills, grasp the functional business logic of healthcare and obtain a full picture of various disciplines, including economy, social science, management, technology and medicine. The innovative MBA is offered fully online and conducted in cooperation with E-Learning-Consulting GmbH.

Funding for your degree course!

Whether in Austria, Germany or Switzerland, we gladly advise you on the numerous funding opportunities for your professional development. You can find related links to funding offers for your location here.

Did you know, by the way, that the expenses for your distance-learning MBA are tax-deductible? This means that you can reclaim up to 55% of the expenses for the distance-learning degree from the tax authority. Further information on tax deductibility can be found here.


Exclusively for Vienna residents: up to EUR 5,000 in grants with the “Digi-Winner“!

Together with the Vienna Employment Promotion Fund waff, the ”Digi-Winner” of the Vienna Chamber of Labour offers all Vienna residents up to Euro 5,000 in grants for professional development in the field of digitalisation. We gladly advise you!

Course content:

Modul 1: Stuructures in Healthcare

  • Medical Ethics
  • Sociology of Healthcare
  • Economic Structure of the Healthcare Industry
  • Business Models in the Healthcare and Life Sciences Sectors

Modul 2: Management Skills

  • Strategic Management
  • Innovation Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Digitalising Knowledge Management
  • Process Management

Modul 3: Working Scientifically

  • Working Scientifically I
  • Working Scientifically II

Modul 4: Organisational Development

  • Development Models of Organisations and Organisational Diagnostics
  • Change Management
  • Agile Stable Organisations

Modul 5: Health Management Practices

  • Instruments of Operative Healthcare Management
  • Public Affairs in Healthcare

Modul 6: Key Figure Management in Healthcare

  • Key Figure Management and Controlling in Healthcare

Modul 7: Digital Health in Perspective

  • Convergences of Digital Transformation
  • Digital Transformation of the Healthcare Sector
  • Digital Health in Practical Application

Modul 8: Technology and Data Management

  • Digital Technology Management
  • Data Science
  • Process Digitalisation
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

Modul 9: Health Management in the Societal Context

  • Sustainability Management
  • Public Health and Global Health

Modul 10: Master Thesis

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Short Facts

Degree

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

ECTS

90

Study Model

MBA master degree, career-parallel, distance learning without onsite sessions

Start of studies

Start possible at any time

Language

German

Duration

18 – 54 months / 3 – 9 semesters (flexible duration without additional costs)

Exams

All exams online (without appointment)

Tuition Fees

€ 8.900,- Financial aid for applicants with primary residence in Vienna

Admission Requirements

university degree (at least equivalent to bachelor degree)

or higher education entrance qualification (secondary school leaving examination) + minimum of five years work experience

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At the Executive Education Center your studies are ...

  • practice-oriented - with lecturers from industry and academics
  • innovative - through online and face-to-face offers
  • interdisciplinary - thanks to programmes from different fields
  • part-time - with compact study periods or online offers
  • familiar - in small, motivated groups with dedicated lecturers
  • international - connected to a worldwide network
  • affordable - thanks to deductibility and financial support

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