INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

The International Program mission at CMMU is to produce students who are more self-confident to work in a complex global business world.

HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS MANAGEMENT (HWM)

Are you interested in one of the fast growing and largest sectors globally, the healthcare and wellness industry? If you would like to startup your wellness business, like an aesthetic clinic, spa, nursing home, holistic health center or to advance your career in management positions in hospitals, hotels, pharmaceutical, and/or insurance companies, this is the right place for you.

Healthcare and Wellness Management at CMMU is specifically designed to develop outstanding entrepreneurs and leaders in the healthcare and wellness industries. This program is a collaboration between Siriraj hospital, Ramathiboodi hospital andthe College of Management, Mahidol University that will bridge the gap between medical/technical experts with business and management knowledge. Students will be equipped with two sets of knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for successin business in the near future. These two sets of knowledge are business concepts and a holistic view of the health & wellness industry. Throughout the program, HWM provides an understanding of the entire picture of the healthcare and wellness systems, contexts and trends, including increased healthcare expenditures globally, medical & wellness tourism, aging societies, healthcare policy, regulation, and payment systems.

    WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS MAJOR? & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Healthcare business owner or Wellness business owner
    • CEO, President, Managing Director of healthcare or Wellness Company
    • Top Executive, Manager in the local, regional healthcare or wellness service providers, i.e. hospitals, pharmaceutical companies (nursing manager, nursing director, medical director, spa manager, wellness manger, wellness director)

    Contact and Enquiries

    CMMU regular business hours
    • Open 9.30 - 18.30 Weekday
    • Open 9.30 - 16.00 Weekend
    Tel: (66) 02 206 2000
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    • Curriculum
      Core Course
      (Total 15 Credits)
      • Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management
      • Management Information Systems
      • Asian Economy in Global Context
      • Financial Management
      • Strategic Marketing Management
      Foundation Course
      (Select 3 subjects Total 9 Credits)
      • Management of Healthcare Organizations
      • Health Service Systems and Health Systems
      • Healthcare Operations Management
      Capstone Project
      (Total 6 Credits)
      Specialization Course
      (Select 4 subjects Total 12 Credits)
      • Healthcare Policy and Provider Payment Systems
      • Communication Skills for Health Care Executives
      • Health Care Innovation
      • Health Management Decision Making
      • Hospital Management
      • Quality Improvement & Improving Healthcare Delivery
      • Research Methodology in Health Care Management
      • Seminar in Modern Health Care and Hospital Management
      Free Elective
      (Total 3 Credits)
      Total 45 credits

      *Note: This structure is the normal curriculum structure. It may change without prior notice. please check with program educator.
      • Organization Behavior and Human Resource Management

        Meaning, Individual behavior, personal decision making, value, attitudes and job satisfaction, role of motivation and performance, group behavior, communication and decision making in group, leadership and ethics, power and monetary, conflict, negotiation and group behavior, organization structure, organization design , person policies, morals, ethics and social responsibility, corporate culture and environment, planning and goal setting, stress in workplace, management and organizational behavior, organizational development and change


        Management Information Systems

        Information systems from the business viewpoint; identification of an organizations information needs, the information technology and application systems to support the needs from operational to strategic levels, development and acquisition of the systems


        Asian Economy in Global Context

        Microeconomics, demand and supply, elasticity, government policies, production and output, costs, perfect competition market, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, game theory, market failures. Macroeconomic, measuring GDP, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy, business cycle, international trade, and international finance, the examples and cases of real situations happened in Asian economies


        Financial Management

        An overview of financial management, financial statements, financial statement analysis, risk and return, time value of money, bonds and their valuation, stocks and their valuation, cost of capital, capital budgeting, cash flow estimation, risk analysis and real options, long-term financial planning, capital structure decisions, issuing securities, refunding operation, current asset management, short-term financing, derivatives and risk management

         


        Strategic Marketing Management

        Marketing, building customer satisfaction, marketing process and marketing planning, marketing information system and marketing research, scanning the marketing environment, analyzing consumer markets and buyer behavior, analyzing business market and business buyer behavior, analyzing industry and competition, demand measurement, market segmentation and selecting target market, differentiate, positioning, developing, testing and offering new product, the product life cycle, designing market-leader strategies, market- challenger strategies, market- follower strategies and market-nicher strategies, designing global market offering, managing product line, brands and packaging, managing services, channel management, managing retailing, wholesaling and market logistic, managing integrated marketing communications, design direct marketing and public relation, managing sales force, evaluation and control.

      • Health Service Systems and Health Systems

        Major issues in the organization of a health services system, the role of values in the development of health care policy, methods for assessing the healthstatus of populations, analysis of needfor access to and use of services, current supply and distribution of health resources, analysis of health care costs and expenditures. Sociopolitical, economic, and moral/ethical issues confronting thepublic health and medical care system, Trends in service provision, human resources, financing and health services organization, and implications for the public’s health

        Management of Healthcare Organizations

        Role of the hospital in health services delivery and relationships with other elements of the healthcare system. Problems of achieving results with emphasis on governance, medical staff, and role of administrator.Major issues in the organization of a health services system

        Health Care Operations Management

        Kknowledge and concepts in the management of operations in health careservice organization, quantitative and qualitative tools to analyze basic operations issues. Role of operations management in the overall strategy of the organization, operation and competitive advantage, operation strategy, operations analysis,queuing analysis, forecasting, quality management, JIT and lean operations, supply chain management,and project management
      • Healthcare Policy and Provider Payment Systems

        Public health policy in health care and public health systems; approaches to health policy formation/analysis; development of policy and application health care issues, and how individuals and groups can influence the policy process.Tools/strategies for influencing health policy outcomes;the issue of health policy and regulation - the legal framework in the Thailand and/or ASEAN.The money flow through provider payment systems, the options for managing flows to encourage more cost-effective use of resources. Payment methods for hospital care, physicians, pharmaceuticals, and new technologies

        Quality Improvement & Improving Healthcare Delivery

        Overview of national healthcare delivery systems, the challenge facing the healthcare delivery system, ways of approaching care delivery improvement: quality improvement, managing healthcare organizations - managerial view of care delivery improvement, improving care through innovative models of delivery, redesigning health care delivery organizations

        Health Management Decision Making

        Decision-making frameworkin health care service organization, decision making modelingand techniques, statistics overview; variation; frequency distribution; probability; significance tests; estimation; data handling; simple operations research applications, statistical approach to rational administrative decision making. Problem-solving principle and technique

        Communication Skills for Health Care Executives

        Communication of health care executives with a wide range of internal and external groups. The competencies necessary to deliver successfully presentations in a variety of situations that involve subordinates, superiors, with the board, peers, and external constituencies. Analysis in challenging communication situations, prepare for contingencies, think on their feet, answer difficult questions and develop poise and confidence under pressure. Media management

        Health Care Innovation

        Overview of innovation in health care, science-based business and regulations. Designing /creating health care delivery services and experiences. Innovation process, methodologies/tools of innovation design, strategies/processes to ensure execution. Innovation in devices, innovation in biopharmaceuticals, innovation in care delivery

        Hospital Management

        Problems and major issues faced in managing hospitals. Concepts and theory in hospital management,planning, facility management, hospital accreditation, hospital risk management, laws and regulation, waste management, service marketing

        Seminar in Modern Health Care and Hospital Management

        Modern management with related to health care and hospital management, problem solving and analysis in management within healthcare organizations, experience integration from class participants and knowledge from management for problems encountered

        Research Methodology in Health Care Management

        Concepts, methodologies, procedures and process of health care management research. The research topics identification, hypothesis testing, data collection methods, tools to analyze, interpreting the results and conclusion; application of statistical tools for the hypothesis testing, regression analysis, correlation, multivariate regression analysis, and the time series analysis

    • Item Pre-Course
      Period
      1st Year 2nd Year Total
      Term1
      Term2
      Term3
      Term4
      Term5
      1. Matriculation - 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 175,000
      2. Entrance Fee 38,000 - - - - - 38,000
      3. Tuition Fee(1) (4,800 Baht/credit) - 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 216,000
      Total Academic Expenses 38,000 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 429,000

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      Remark

      1. All students are required to achieve at least 45-credits program of study. The fee (exclude text book) of 216,000 THB (4,800 THB/credit x 45 credits) charged for the Master of Management (International Program) is considered a "total program fee".
    • Successful completion of the Masters Program requires students to meet several quality standards set by the College. Students must register to maintain their status as active students during every trimester of study until they graduate. In order for students to do this, they must register for a minimum of three (3) credit hours per trimester. As noted earlier, the maximum number of credits that a student may take in one trimester is twelve hours. The Program Chair and the Director of Academic Programs must approve exceptions to the above policy.

      Students who have satisfied the general requirements for admission or successfully transferred from Conditional Status will be admitted as Graduate Students. To retain Graduate Status in the Master program, a student must maintain an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

      Overall GPA
      Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in their Masters program.

      Pass Written Comprehensive Examination
      The purpose of the Written Comprehensive Exam is for students to demonstrate their mastery of core material drawn from the CMMU management curriculum.

      TOEFL ITP score of 520+ prior to graduation
      (Equivalent to TOEFL IBT 68, IELTS 5.0 or MU GRAD TEST 70)

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