IMIx Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management

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Pillar: Health Ecosytems

Program Status: Active


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Unlock new horizons in healthcare management with the IMIx Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management, a distinguished 9-month online program offered by the Institute for Management & Innovation’s (IMI) Executive Programs unit. This program is designed to empower managers in Africa’s healthcare sector with advanced knowledge, leadership skills, and enhanced capabilities.

Program Overview

The Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management comprises a comprehensive curriculum, divided into distinct segments, each addressing critical topics in healthcare management: 

  1. Introduction to Healthcare Opportunities and Challenges
  2. Governance, Ethics and Culture
  3. Strategy and Critical Thinking Processes
  4. Risk Management
  1. Effective Leadership
  2. Finance, Reporting and Scorecards
  3. Forensic Considerations
  4. Big Data Analysis

Program Outcomes

Upon program completion, participants will be poised to:

  1. Evaluate the landscape of the African healthcare sector, identifying opportunities for personal and societal growth.
  2. Apply acquired knowledge and skills to elevate their careers and drive organizational excellence within the healthcare domain.
  3. Forge meaningful connections within the healthcare community, fostering future support and collaboration.
  4. Gain a holistic understanding of global healthcare dynamics.
  5. Implement best practices and leverage real-world healthcare transformation experiences.

Guest Speaker Series

In addition to weekly sessions, this program features renowned thought leaders in healthcare as guest speakers. They will share invaluable insights on topics of utmost relevance to healthcare practitioners.

Partners Involved

This program is run by the Institute for Management & Innovation’s (IMI) Executive Programs unit, University of Toronto Mississauga.

This program warmly welcomes students and alumni from the Africa Higher Education Health Collaborative Institutions, their affiliated partners, and the Equity Group Foundation.

Embark on a transformative journey that will redefine your role in healthcare leadership, driving positive change across the African healthcare landscape.

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Saima Zulqarnain

Program and Business Development Manager

University of Toronto

Saima Zulqarnain is the Program and Business Development Manager for IMIx Executive Programs, a department housed at the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Institute for Management and Innovation (IMI).

With over 16 years of experience in executive education, she excels in program management, strategic marketing initiatives, and fostering collaborative partnerships across a diverse group of faculty, administrators, students, and stakeholders. Within her current role, Saima oversees a comprehensive portfolio of certificate programs, including the Mastercard Foundation-funded Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management.

Before joining the University of Toronto in 2008, Saima worked at LUMS University’s executive education department in Lahore, Pakistan. During her time there, she was at the helm of several large-scale international programs offered by LUMS with partners including INSEAD, the Darden School of Business, the World Bank, and the International Human Resource Development Corporation (IHRDC). Saima holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (BA). She currently lives in Oakville, Ontario with her husband and son.