This year, the world's top health care leaders and Harvard Business School faculty will convene once again to examine business models for global health innovation, improving health status, access, and financial outcomes. Global health presents massive challenges and entrepreneurial opportunities. As the demand for greater quality, cost control, and access rises in developing and established economies, so does the need for innovative ventures in health care delivery, insurance, life sciences, and information technology.

What You Can Expect

Business Innovations in Global Health Care is a program that compares and contrasts innovative global health care ventures as they consider various expansion decisions. Through an in-depth examination of these complex challenges and exploration of the link between corporate strategy and corporate social responsibility, you will learn how to implement new health care models in an environment where health care organizations bear ever-greater responsibility for cost and quality of care.

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Business Innovations in Global Health Care is a program that compares and contrasts innovative global health care ventures as they consider various expansion decisions. Through an in-depth examination of these complex challenges and exploration of the link between corporate strategy and corporate social responsibility, you will learn how to implement new health care models in an environment where health care organizations bear ever-greater responsibility for cost and quality of care.

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Your Course of Study

Featuring entrepreneurial global health care case studies, this program examines the different business models that successful health care organizations implement in developing and established countries. Using a consistent analytic framework for evaluating innovative business models, you will explore how these entrepreneurs have created breakthroughs in insurance, medical clinics, cancer care, pharmaceuticals, elder care, and software-driven solutions while navigating complex international regulatory, cultural, and political challenges.

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Featuring entrepreneurial global health care case studies, this program examines the different business models that successful health care organizations implement in developing and established countries. Using a consistent analytic framework for evaluating innovative business models, you will explore how these entrepreneurs have created breakthroughs in insurance, medical clinics, cancer care, pharmaceuticals, elder care, and software-driven solutions while navigating complex international regulatory, cultural, and political challenges.

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Who Is Right for the Program

Business Innovations in Global Health Care is designed for senior executives of large established health care organizations as well as health care consultants, investors, and entrepreneurs. Individuals and teams are invited to apply.

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Business Innovations in Global Health Care is designed for senior executives of large established health care organizations as well as health care consultants, investors, and entrepreneurs. Individuals and teams are invited to apply.

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Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.

Faculty Chair
Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration. Member of the General Management Unit; faculty chair of "Business Innovations in Global Health Care"; and founder of "Global Educators Network for Health Innovation Education (GENiE)." Read Full Bio

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Every Harvard Business School Executive Education program is developed and taught by HBS faculty who are widely recognized as skilled educators, groundbreaking researchers, and award-winning authors. Through publishing, consulting, and teaching, HBS faculty leverage their business expertise and field-based research to develop enduring concepts that shape the practice of management. The result is an Executive Education teaching team whose groundbreaking insights challenge participants' thinking and enable them to become superior business leaders.

Regina E. Herzlinger

Faculty Chair
Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration. Member of the General Management Unit; faculty chair of "Business Innovations in Global Health Care"; and founder of "Global Educators Network for Health Innovation Education (GENiE)."

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Admissions

The Admissions Committee meets monthly, and admits qualified candidates on a rolling, space available basis. Early application is strongly encouraged. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both.

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The Admissions Committee meets monthly, and admits qualified candidates on a rolling, space available basis. Early application is strongly encouraged. Although there are no formal educational requirements, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential. Because Executive Education programs enhance the leadership capacity of the participants as well as their organizations, HBS expects the full commitment of both.

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Programs, dates, fees, and faculty are subject to change.

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