Professional Certificate in Health Care Business Management

Every good health practice needs people who can make sure that the hospital, clinic, practice or medical centre run smoothly.

Health Care Business Managers work to ensure compliance while making sure also that they reduce costs, increase revenue and that patients and their families are happy.

If you’re interested in seeing clean hospitals, happy patients, Professional Drs and Nurses then you will make a good Health Care Business Manager.

This CIAPS Professional Certificate in Health Care Business Management is a 3 months programme aimed at people interested in or already working in the health sector.

Our ideal candidates will have plans and ambitions to help grow new or on-going health concerns like hospitals, clinics, practices, diagnostic or medical centres.

The CIAPS Professional Certificate in Health Care  Management is a hands-on, innovative and dynamic programme that focuses on the strategic elements of Health Care Business Management, Facility Management, Health and Safety, Modern Technique of Procurement, General Management of medical and non-medical Communication, Business Development and Finance.

Graduates from the course will leave CIAPS with a very clear understanding of the essential features of managing a successful health organisation.

During the programme each student will experience different areas of Health Care Business Management roles and projects.

You can choose to have your classes on weekdays (Monday to Friday) or weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Duration: 3 Months
Start Date: September 26th, 2020
Next Start Dates: Start of January 2021
Registration Fee: ₦40,000
Course Fees: ₦400,000


Key Modules to be covered in the Professional Certificate in Health Care Business Management include:

  • Introduction to Medical Practice
  • Legal and Ethical Compliance in Health Care Business Management
  • Facility Management
  • ICT in Health Care Business Management
  • Techniques for Procurement
  • Essential Elements of Management
  • Effective Communication
  • Budgeting and Finance
  • Business Development
  • Negotiation, Partnership and Relationship Management

Admission and Fees

Applicants for this course should have a first degree or equivalent (Bachelors, HND). Having a good grade is a major advantage. Applicants without such qualifications may apply, but their applications will be subject to a more complex process and they will be required to demonstrate their ability to successfully follow the programme. In all cases, applicants will be tested by CIAPS through written assessments and verbal interview. Applicants will be deemed successful only if they are judged to possess a good mix of:

  • Imagination and creative thinking
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Sense of responsibility and ability to work in a team
  • Resilience and stability
  • Integrity and respect for others
  • Clear passion for fact-finding and respect for readers

Applicants are highly advised to have access to a laptop or equivalent


Cost of the programme includes:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Learning Material
  • Ancillary Facilities

Registration Fee: ₦40,000

Programme Fees: The cost of the programme per delegate is ₦400,000

Payment Plan Available
You can register now and pay your course fees later.


This course has been designed with the clear objective of training passionate, dedicated professionals who will be capable of covering leading roles in public and private health organisations. Depending on their experience and interests, graduates will leave the programme with the required competency and confidence to work as Health Care Business Managers in a variety of health organisations such as:

  • Diagnostic Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Health Centres
  • Dental Practices
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Health NGOs


At CIAPS, we are proud of our high standards. We are conscious of the fact that much is demanded of our students during their time with us. To support our participants we have put in place a formidable team of academic advisers, experienced librarians and other learning support staff to help students get the best from their academic pursuits.

We are also very proud of our welfare and career services; these services are provided by a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist students with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies. We have built, and continue to build, strong connections with reputable organisations that look for high standards and work with high achievers.

Learning and Assessment

This Professional Certificate Programme consists of six modules made up of twenty-five units. Participants in this course will be offered the opportunity to combine practise in real workplace situations with learning in our Centre.

It is a very interactive programme and each module can have both formative and summative assessment. These assessments can be written, verbal and based on observations.
There are two options for learning:

  • Classroom at the Centre
  • Distance Learning and Online

In both cases, final assessments will be marked in London.

Make sure you read “Admission & Fees” above to understand our admission criteria and fees before registering

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