Human resources management
Organizational design and change
Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (PGCHM)
Get knowledge about the inner workings of the Indian healthcare industry with the IIM Calcutta Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management course
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study, Virtual Classroom
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
The healthcare industry of India is a booming industry that is growing at a rapid pace. This course aims to teach its students how to develop a multidisciplinary inclination to the field of healthcare management, learn about the basics of healthcare management, get trained in supervisory leadership, get familiar with innovation and entrepreneurship in the sector of healthcare, get sensitized to the macro policy in the context of nationality and globality and be able to instill comparative framework which relates to the healthcare challenges which have to be faced by developing countries.
This course aims to adhere to the specific needs of aspiring professionals in the healthcare industry by providing a curriculum that combines academic modules and hands-on practical experiences by the way of a system known as Industry Immersion Program (IIP). The students will get sufficient exposure to healthcare management and engagement in developments and debates in both the global and Indian healthcare industry.
The 12-month full-time residential programme
Industry Immersion Program along with academic modules and capstone project
Guest lectures by experts of the healthcare industry
Certification by IIM Calcutta in association with TSW
IIM Calcutta Alumni status
- Face-to-face sessions
- Industry immersion program
- Expert presentations
- Case studies
- Participant presentations
Course and certificate fees
The candidates need to make an application fee payment of Rs. 20000. This includes an application amount of Rs. 2500 plus the processing fees of Rs. 17500.
The programme fee amount is Rs. 11,10,000.
The candidates need to make the payment in installments.
The first instalment is Rs. 2,32,500, second instalment is Rs. 2,00,000, third installment is Rs. 2,50,000, fourth installment is Rs. 2,00,000 and fifth instalment is Rs. 2,00,000.
Amount in Rs.
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The course will be the most useful and beneficial to:
Healthcare personnel, more specifically doctors, administrators in hospitals
Professionals from the pharmaceutical industry
Medical insurance professionals
Entrepreneurs in the healthcare industry
The candidate needs to have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the healthcare sector as of the date of closure of application.
In order to be eligible to apply for this course, the candidate needs to be a medical professional (practitioner or administrator) with MBBS/BDS/BAMS degree or an equivalent degree recognized by UGC/AICTE/MCI or any equivalent educational board.
The candidate can be a student with a background in biotechnology or biomedicine. They can be students of another discipline with prior experience in the healthcare sector. They also need to have a minimum of 50% marks aggregate in graduation/post-graduation.
Certification Qualifying Details
The evaluation and examination of the certification will be carried out by IIM Calcutta. The evaluation will be done on the basis of assignments, written tests, capstone projects, online exams, and so on.
What you will learn
When the course is completed by the student, they:
Will develop an interdisciplinary orientation towards the management of healthcare.
Will be able to undertake managerial leadership
Will understand the presence of innovation and entrepreneurship in the healthcare business
Will become sensitized with the macro policy in the national and global context
Will be able to inculcate comparative framework in relation to the condition of healthcare in developing countries
Will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Indian healthcare system
Will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the literacy of language and information in the healthcare industry
Will be able to showcase effective communication skills and abilities
Will be able to demonstrate their position as a strategic and collaborative member of a healthcare team
Will be able to display excellent leadership skills and professional etiquette
In order to enrol for the IIM Calcutta Post Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management course, these are the following steps to be taken:
*The course is currently ongoing so admissions are temporarily suspended, but when it starts again, you can follow the given steps.
Step 1: First you need to fill in your details on the course page. The link is - https://timestsw.com/course/iim-calcutta-post-graduate-certificate-in-healthcare-management-pgchm/
Step 2: After you have registered your details, the team will contact you with further details as to how to proceed with the applications.
Step 3: You need to pay a processing fee during this process. If your application gets rejected, you will be provided with a full refund of the amount you have already deposited.
Introduction to case pedagogy
Introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods
Leadership and Management -I
Healthcare context: global health trends and overview of the Indian healthcare sector
Health systems management -I
technology and healthcare
Operations and supply chain management
Health systems management -2
Marketing and healthcare
Financial and managerial accounting
Leadership and Management -II
Conflict and negotiation
Contemporary healthcare conversations
Governance: disaster management, refugees, epidemics
Human values and ethics: social justice
Occupational health in developing countries
Entrepreneurship in the healthcare sector
Industry immersion program
Exams will be conducted for each course in the syllabus. The grades awarded are the following: ‘Excellent’, ‘Good’, ’Fair’ or ‘Poor’. The certificate of successful completion will be awarded to the candidates who have gotten less than two ‘Poor’ grades and the grade list will be mentioned in the certificate.
If a candidate has more than two ‘Poor’ grades, they will only be awarded a certificate of participation and the grade list will not be specified on the certificate. Attendance is also a very integral criterion one needs to fulfill in order to successfully complete the course.
All candidates who have been given a certificate of successful completion will also be awarded “IIMC Executive Education Alumni” status from IIM Calcutta.
How it helps
The healthcare industry in India is one with a very profitable and noble image. With this course, the students will be able to develop a unique point of view and opinion about the healthcare sector. If a candidate has been accepted in this course, they must have already been a part of the industry so they do have an idea of the competition present in the industry.
If the candidate completes this course, a whole new set of avenues will open up for them. Not only do they get awarded a certificate from IIM Calcutta, one of the leading institutions in the country, they also get to have exposure to the practices of the health sector.
They learn the skills necessary to make themselves stand apart and they also get the first-hand experience of implementing all the lessons they learn in the course. The most important goal this course hopes to achieve is to impart the most premium and comprehensive management education to trained healthcare professionals from various fields.
The students get to develop a focused opinion about the various debates and developments in the healthcare industry from around the world. The addition of this certificate to one’s resume can also mean an increase in salary along with a more improved role in their workplace. Since the certificate is from IIM Calcutta, it will be recognized by most companies and institutions that are part of the healthcare industry.
After getting accepted into the program, the Rs. 17,500 taken as processing fee will be adjusted in the total course fee and you will only need to pay the remaining amount.
If your application is not approved by IIMC and rejected, you will be returned the processing fee in full.
The course attendants will be provided with accommodation and each room is to be shared by two students. The accommodation fee charged does not include fees for food, which is to be arranged by the students themselves.
The course has been divided between academic classes and the IIP. In between these modules, there will be a two-week break for the students.
The duration of the course is 12 months or 1 year.
The classes will be held on-campus and will be in-person.
The minimum requirement for work experience in the healthcare industry is two years. If you complete two years' rights as the deadline for application ends, you will be considered but not if you complete 2 years after the applications have closed.
The students will be selected on the basis of their experience and educational qualifications. There may also be an entrance exam along with a personal interview.
No, only the candidates who have been awarded the certificate of successful completion will be awarded alumni status from IIM Calcutta.
The course fee will need to be deposited according to a payment schedule that has been set by IIM Calcutta. If you need more details about the payment schedule, you can find it on the homepage of the course.