Certificate Programme in Healthcare Leadership



Learn how to integrate healthcare and leadership best practices for pioneering growth.


Submit your details below to learn more about the course curriculum, benefits, fee, flexible payment options and more.

Start Date

Apply by 21 February 2023

Programme Fees
INR 1,75,000
Programme Duration
20 Weeks

4-6 Hours/ week Recorded videos

Apply your learning via
Capstone Projects
Alumni Status
ISB Executive Alumni Status

Programme Overview

From accounting, financial management, and marketing strategy, to leading teams and crisis management, this programme will help you integrate function and process improvements across the healthcare value chain to drive innovation.

Recorded Faculty Videos

Experience learning at a personalised pace aligned with your learning goals

Case Study-based Learning

using most relevant industry examples

Networking Opportunities

Peer-to-peer learning

Access to Industry Leaders

Engage with global industry experts in insightful sessions

Digital Certificate

Earn a digital certificate of completion from ISB Executive Education

Capstone Projects

to apply your learnings in your organisation.


Graduate/Diploma Holder (10+2+3) in any discipline

Who this programme is for

Resident doctors, doctors of pharmacy, and other future entrepreneurs keen to understand the basics of management and leadership | Mid to senior-level professionals looking to improve the healthcare delivery experience | Enterprise-minded medical professionals who want to start their own clinic or hospital

Top skills you will learn

Process Excellence, Process Design, Process Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Raising Capital, Strategic Management, Leading Self, Teams and Organisations, and Crisis Management

Career opportunities

Doctors, Entrepreneur, Doctor Residents, Doctors of Pharmacy, Medical Professionals


On successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a certificate in Healthcare Leadership from ISB Executive Education.


Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of ISB.


Learn from renowned faculty who bring a blend of theory and practice to create a dynamic learning experience.

D.V.R. Seshadri

Director – ISB Centre for Business Markets
Taught market management, reinventing through entrepreneurial/intrapreneurial leadership, strategy formulation & implementation

Sarang Deo

Executive Director-Max Institute of Healthcare Management (MIHM)
Primary area of interest is health care operations with special emphasis on investigating the impact of operations decisions on population-level health outcomes.

Piyush Kumar

Visiting Professor, ISB
Visiting Professor at ISB and has served as a visiting Associate Professor at Wharton.

Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Associate Professor of Finance (Practice)
Research interests include the trading behaviour of various types of market participants

Nandu Nandkishore

Adjunct Professor (Practice), Marketing
Professor Nandkishore is an esteemed global executive with 34 years of experience in leadership roles across diverse markets. As Board Director and Venture Capitalist, he excels in communication, marketing, and strategy. Notably, he held Executive Board Director roles for NESTLE in Asia, Oceania & Africa and served as Global CEO for Nestlé Nutrition, overseeing worldwide markets. His expertise includes crisis management, transforming businesses with tech-based innovation, coaching in the tech-led and sharing economy, cross-cultural operations, experiential marketing, neuro-marketing, digital consumer engagement, and promoting corporate social responsibility to create shared value.

What you will learn

check iconProcess Excellence and Analysis

Create and deliver improved process efficiency, productivity and high-quality patient care.

check iconFinancial Management

From accounting to financial management, gain the right skills to become a healthcare entrepreneur.

check iconLeading Teams, Self and Organisations

Acquire the leadership capacity to adapt and respond to fast-moving healthcare trends.

Indian School of Business Advantage

About the Institute

Evolved from the need for a world-class business school in Asia, the Indian School of Business (ISB) was established in 2001. ISB has achieved the 100th triple-crown by getting accreditation from AMBA, EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AMBA accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. ISB's executive programmes are ranked #1 in India and #32 globally in the Financial Times (FT) Executive Education Custom 2022 Ranking.


Research Ranking in India


Triple Accreditation


B-School in Asia



Student Benefits

  • ISB newsletters with the latest updates
  • Learning and networking opportunities via ISB Executive Network Group on LinkedIn
  • Exclusive invitations to webinars conferences and masterclasses amongst others
  • Scope to facilitate as a guest speaker at ISB Executive events
  • 10% discount on course fee on ISB Executive Education programmes


  • Introduction to Types of Business Organisation
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Financial Ratios
  • What is Operations?
  • Aligning Operations and Strategy
  • Process view of Organisations
  • Process Typology
  • Introduction to Process Metrics
  • Theoretical Flow Time and Critical Path/Activities
  • Process Capacity and Bottleneck Resources
  • Managing Predictable Variability
  • Managing Unpredictable Variability
  • Lean Operations
  • Philosophy and Approach
  • Tools and Tactics for Flow Synchronization
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Process Control
  • The Role of Marketing in Business
  • Valuing Customers
  • The Marketing Framework
  • Segmentation
  • Positioning
  • Brand Development
  • Product Policy
  • Pricing
  • Marketing Services
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • Investment Decision Rules
  • Cash Flow Estimation for Capital Budgeting
  • The Risk-return Relationship
  • Financing the Firm
  • Start-up Financing
  • Working Capital Management
  • Introduction to Strategic Management
  • Creating & Sustaining Competitive Advantage - Tracking Emerging Changes in the Environment and Making the Organisation Future-Fit - Part 1 & 2
  • Growth through Diversification (Search); Pursuing Blue Ocean Strategies (Cloud Physician); Growth through Strategic Alliances (Biocon)
  • Industry Attractiveness & Firm Performance
  • Organic Growth
  • Understanding Competitive Advantage; Value Creation through Strategic System Integration (Arvind Eyecare) (Backward-forward-vertical); Growth through Geographic Expansion (LV Prasad Eye Ins.)
  • Strategic Sensitivity (Cipla) & Agility (Importance of assumptions, tracking changes in the environment - Serum Institute)
  • Strategic Change and Turnaround (Turnaround of Tata Steel)
  • Leadership in Times of Disruption
  • Attitude vs Aptitude
  • Leadership Charisma and Executive Presence
  • 5 Levels of Leadership
  • Why should Anyone be Led by You?
  • Influencing skills - Why, How, Beyond Hierarchies
  • Politics - Managing upwards
  • Storytelling
  • Creating Diverse Teams
  • Building Psychological Safety
  • Leadership: Taking Ownership
  • The First 100 Days
  • Crafting Culture
  • Crisis Management Skills and BCP (Simulations)
  • Ten Rules of Crisis Management with Examples
  • Ethics and the Purpose of Business
  • Crafting a Tool Kit to Help Us Navigate the Tradeoffs
  • The Emerging ESG Challenge
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Strategies and Leadership

Apply your learnings from the programme in real-world Capstone Projects.

Recorded Video Lectures

Case Studies

Capstone Projects



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Programme fees

Total Fees INR 1,75,000 + GST

Total Payable INR 1,75,000 + GST

Apply by 21 February 2023

Emeritus Advantage

Personalised Mentorship

Personalised Mentorship

Enhanced learning by expert industry practitioners

Programme Support

Programme Support

A dedicated team available 7 days for query-resolution

Immersive Learning Platform

Immersive Learning Platform

Learn via high-quality curriculum, assignments & case studies