MASTER OF MANAGEMENT

International Program

The International Program at CMMU aims to develop organizational leaders with up-to-date knowledge and skills in management to deal with dynamic global changes through a combination of relevant research and practical learning.

HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS MANAGEMENT (HWM)

Transform yourself into a professional health & well-being leader.
  • In the healthcare & wellness industry, it is essential to have a combination of management and communication skills, along with truly understanding industry and customer insights. The healthcare & wellness industry is one of the largest and fastest growing sectors globally. The Healthcare & Wellness Management (HWM) program provides you with cutting edge healthcare & wellness industry knowledge, professional management and people skills, which are required for successful leaders.
  • The HWM program’s mission aims at providing existing & future healthcare professionals the business knowledge & leadership skills necessary to make significant improvements in the quality & efficiency of care delivery in an ever changing industry. The program is designed to develop outstanding leaders in healthcare & wellness industries, in collaboration with leading practitioners from Siriraj and Ramathiboodi hospitals, to elevate managerial skills at both industry and corporate levels. At the big picture level, the courses provide an understanding of the entire picture of healthcare systems, health policy, key players, and health payment systems. Throughout the program, we also offer exceptional knowledge in managing healthcare and wellness organizations, especially managing different professionals with various approaches to achieve effective results while maintaining good relationships within the companies and within the supply chain. Our comprehensive program offers distinctive practical knowledge, trends, and business opportunities. This program offers practical learning, together with several company visits which allows you to learn from real experts and their experiences, and most importantly, opportunities to network with top people from the healthcare & wellness industry.
    • Learning from experts and successful leaders
    • Practical learning
    • Strong networks in the healthcare industry
    • Several company visits

    WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS MAJOR?

    • Medical professionals, clinicians:physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and medical technologists who will pursue the top management level in their organizations.
    • Professional management positions in healthcare & wellness companies:Sales & marketing, business development, finance, supply chain, information technology in hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, and medical supplies companies.
    • Current or future entrepreneurs in healthcare & wellness business:including anti-aging centers, medical spa, aesthetic clinic, fitness and wellness center, health startup application, nursing home, nursing school, rehabilitation center, medical device support, cosmetic business, nutrition and supplement.
    • Students with bachelors or master’s degree in any field who are interested in enhancing their capabilities and skills.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Medical director, nursing director in a hospital
    • CEO, managing director, leaders of healthcare & wellness businesses
    • Successful entrepreneur, i.e., nursing home, elderly care home, medical spa, wellness center

    Contact and Enquiries

    CMMU regular business hours
    • Open 10.00 - 18.00 Weekday
    • Open 08.30 - 16.30 Weekend
    Tel: (66) 02 206 2000 Ext.3205
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    • Curriculum Structure

      Plan A
      Thesis Plan
      Plan B
      Thematic Plan
      1. Pre-Courses None Credit None Credit
      2. Core Courses 21 Credits 21 Credits
      3. Elective Courses 9 Credits 18 Credits
      4. Thesis 15 Credits -
      5. Thematic Paper - 6 Credits
      Total Credit 45 Credits 45 Credits
      Core Courses (21 Credits)
      • MGMG 508 Strategic Marketing Management
      • MGMG 513 Financial Management
      • MGMG 515 Asian Economy in the Global Context
      • MGMG 547 Managing People in Organizations
      • MGMG 598 Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies
      • MGMG 509 Strategic Management
      • MGMG 523 Decision Skills
      • MGMG 669 Business and Management Research (for thesis track only)
      Elective Courses
      Plan A 3 Required Elective Course (Total 9 Credits)
      • Emerging Healthcare & Wellness Business
      • Leading and Managing Healthcare Organizations
      • Principles & Concepts of Health Systems and Health Policy
      Plan B 3 Required Elective Course + 3 Free Elective Courses (Total 18 Credits)
      • Emerging Healthcare & Wellness Business
      • Leading and Managing Healthcare Organizations
      • Principles & Concepts of Health Systems and Health Policy
    • Course Description

      • Business Planning

        The process of business planning as part of the process for identifying potential innovation opportunities, validating them, and then putting the business activities in place to realize them: defining an entrepreneurial mindset; methods to think bigger, aiming for innovation, impact on society and reaching international markets; methods to act small, test potential opportunities using quick, low-risk tests and then scaling up; communicating entrepreneurial opportunities to stakeholders; differentiation between entrepreneurial opportunities and other business opportunities

        Small and Family Business Management

        Opportunities and challenges of running small businesses and family businesses; case studies of small and family businesses; the key processes (vision, people, data, issues, process and traction) for managing and growing small and family businesses

        Entrepreneurial Strategy & Competitive Dynamics

        Tradeoffs entrepreneurs must make about which customers to serve, what technology to employ and what primary identity to assume; the tension between competition / cooperation and experimentation / control

        Innovative Product/Service Design and Commercialization

        A systematic design process for a product/service consisting of key design activities including empathy, define, ideate, prototype and launch; introduce innovative design tools and techniques to support concept development and evaluation, and help to ensure that a final product/service meets customer requirements; business model development coupling with economic techniques for evaluating the feasibility of successfully launching a new product/service in the marketplace

        Start-Up and SME Financing

        Innovative entrepreneurship & financing sources; the entrepreneurial finance mix; the due diligence process in entrepreneurship; contractual aspects of financing start-ups and SMEs; risk controlling in start-ups and SMEs; start-ups’ and SME’s cost of capital & their valuation; valuation case; exit strategies: IPOs & buyouts; foreign exchange & multinational entrepreneurship; modern topics in entrepreneurial finance: fintech (e.g. bitcoin & blockchain), crowdfunding, microfinance

        Business Creativity

        Active learning and the direct application of the learned creativity concepts and techniques; interactive learning; demonstrate and teach thinking skills; creativity and innovation by using a variety of instructional techniques: exercises, competitive games, self-assessments, and multi-media

        Omni-Channel Retailing Management

        The design and management of retail business, covering the evolving modes of interaction between offline, online, and omni-retailers and consumers; practical issues and concepts of omni-channel retail business, retail marketing strategy, retail financial management, and retail services, as well as the management of retail human resources; the sustainable competitive advantage strategies for omni-channel retail business

        Managerial Negotiation Strategy

        This course integrates the process of negotiation from the view of the manager. It approaches negotiation as a managerial tool used to influence one's peers, superiors, subordinates, suppliers, customers, labor unions, government agencies, trade associations and other entities. Negotiation is simply a tool that managers use to accomplish their objectives. The course covers different frameworks for effective negotiation strategy and makes extensive use of case studies and role plays to develop knowledge and skills in negotiation.

        Project Management

        Project management is an essential skill for modern managers operating in a dynamic environment where change is achieved through project implementation. The Project Management course explores all aspects of project management throughout the entire cycle including activities in selection, definition, initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, completion, and post-implementation review. Students use a project management information system to support their project management activities. On completion students have developed an understanding of project management and have acquired practical experience of the entire project cycle.
      • Emerging Healthcare and Wellness Business Management

        Trend of healthcare and wellness industry, opportunity and problem identification, idea generation, concept development, idea testing, concept implementation, business model and business strategy, customer segment, value proposition, distribution channels, customer relations management, revenue stream, key activities, key resources, key partners, cost structure, service management, service excellence,

        Leading and Managing Healthcare Organizations

        Organizing and governing healthcare organization, roles of healthcare leader and healthcare professions, hospital international standards, medical travel services, healthcare organizational strategy, patient experiences, healthcare digital transformation

        Principles and Concepts Health Systems and Health Policy

        Principles and concepts of health systems and health services systems; Systems thinking; the building blocks of health systems, the desirable characteristics and the goals of health systems; Systematic approaches to analyze demand and supply of health services delivery in various population groups; Social determinants of health (SDH) and health promotion; Health care reforms; Principles and concepts of health policy formulation, advocacy, decision-making, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; systematic assessment of health policy process, and applications of social sciences theories in the policy processes to make health policies relevant to socioeconomic and political contexts, especially in LMICs settings.

        Seminar in Contemporary Health Care and Wellness Management

        Contemporary management with related to health care and wellness management. Issues in contemporary healthcare and wellness management. Problem solving and analysis in management within healthcare and wellness organizations. Experience integration from class participants and knowledge from management for problems encountered.

        Operation Management

        Foundations of operations management to business management. Operation and competitive advantage. Operation strategy. New Service Development. Service blueprint. Process Analysis. Capacity Analysis. Concepts, methods and implementation of quality service delivery for customers. Moments of truth. Psychology of waiting line. Total Quality management. Process improvement in organizations. Lean management. Strategic supply chain management

        Soft Skill Development

        Significance of soft skills in communication, coaching and active listening skills, mentoring, facilitation, handling difficult people, giving constructive feedback, and inquiry skill

        Business Planning

        The process of business planning as part of the process for identifying potential innovation opportunities, validating them, and then putting the business activities in place to realize them: defining an entrepreneurial mindset; methods to think bigger, aiming for innovation, impact on society and reaching international markets; methods to act small, test potential opportunities using quick, low-risk tests and then scaling up; communicating entrepreneurial opportunities to stakeholders; differentiation between entrepreneurial opportunities and other business opportunities

        Managerial Negotiation Strategy

        Negotiation process as a management instrument, influence building to colleague, supervisor, subordinate, supplier, customer, labor union, government, trade association, efficient negotiation strategy and case studies

        Consulting Tools for Sustainability

        Consulting skills, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, emotional intelligence, communication skills, coaching skills, leadership skills, people development skills, change management, team leadership, conflict management, management for sustainability

        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 Ethics, Law and Governance

        The link between ethics, law and governance; ethics and law in managerial decision making; healthcare legislation and regulation of healthcare professionals; corporate governance; whole of governance approach; governance for health and well-being; accountability, transparency and privacy obligations; public and private partnerships; co-locations of public and private hospitals; codes of conduct; negligence and complaints; managing the complaint process and incident management; the rights of patients; informed decision making and consent; shared decision-making; open disclosure; end-of-life decision making and related ethical issues
    • Admission Requirements

      Graduated with Bachelor Degree Yes
      English Proficiency
      *English Examination Score gained
      within the last 2 years
      Take CMMU English Examination or
      Submit TOEFL ITP 520* or
      Submit IELTS 5.0*
      Management Aptitude (CMMU-TAP)
      **GMAT Score gained within the last 5 years
      Take CMMU-TAP or
      GMAT 500**
      Prior Work Experience

      Valued in all programs,
      but not required

    • Fee Structure

      Item Precourse Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Total
      1. Matriculation - 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 175,000
      2. Entrance Fee 38,000 - - - - - 38,000
      3. Tuition Fee1 - 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 216,200
      Total Academic Expenses 38,000 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 429,000
      Remark
      1. All students are required to achieve at least 45 credits. The fee (excludes textbooks) 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".
    • Graduation Requirements

      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 any 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.

      1. Overall GPA: Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in their Masters program.
      2. 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.
      3. 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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