Professional Certificate in Healthcare Business Management

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Professional Certificate in Healthcare Business Management

Understand the essential features of managing a successful health organisation.

  • Duration: 3 months
  • Cost: 
  • Discounts: Save up to 50% (click to claim discount)
  • Course Start Date: January 29th, 2022
  • Learning Mode: Physical or Online

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Even though the healthcare system is all about improving patients’ lives, the business side of this industry is as important as ever in building sustainable hospitals and practices. As with any successful business, factors to success can be contributed to talented teams and skilled leaders, making healthcare management one of the most important positions in the industry.

Course Overview

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.

Who is this course for?

  • New graduates interested in Healthcare business management as a career.
  • Experienced professionals already in the field and seeking to improve their skills 
  • Candidates with plans and ambitions to manage a hospital or similar healthcare business or organization.
Registration fee


Course fees


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Flexible Payment Method

30% Down Payment

*Spread the balance over the duration of the course

Course Content

Key Modules to be covered in this Professional Certificate in Healthcare 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

How will you be assessed?

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.

The CIAPS Advantage

Learn from the best

Our faculty are top international experts in their field.

Flexible study times

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

Develop practical skills

During the programme, you will experience different areas of roles and projects related to healthcare facilities.

Career support

We have a team of competent and passionate professionals available to assist you with career guidance, CV preparations and registrations with international professional bodies.

Enabling learning environment and friendly staff

Learn and grow in a comfortable learning environment with great welfare services.

Earn an international certificate

CIAPS is an internationally recognised professional graduate school. Earning our certificate makes you competitive locally and globally.

  • Registration Fee:

  • Programme fee per participant:

Includes: Tuition Fees, Learning Material, and Ancillary Facilities.

Flexible payments:

    • You can register now and pay your course fees later
    • Installment payment plans available for course fees

If you qualify for all discounts, you can pay as little as


  • Early bird Discount (15% of tuition fee): Complete 50% of the tuition fee before course start date to be eligible for this discount.
  • Referral Discount (15% of tuition fee): If a former CIAPS student referred you to CIAPS, you can include his/her CIAPS student number as the discount code in the registration form to be eligible for this discount.
  • Unemployment Discount (20% of tuition fee): This discount is available to applicants who are unemployed.

You can claim any or all of these discounts in the Registration Form when applying for the course.

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 interviews. 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

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

Through PPP sessions, students develop projects as part of their learnings hence developing workplace skills.

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

What our students have to say

CIAPS opened my eyes to the world of possibilties and helped me to understand the rudiments of business and it propelled me into a new career after graduating as a Biochemist.

Peter Babajide

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