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Apollo, XLRI join hands for healthcare management course

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on August 26, 2011

Apollo Hospitals and XLRI, Jamshedpur, have tied up to offer a one-year residential course – Executive Diploma in General Management and Healthcare that will train graduates to become better healthcare managers.

“This programme will help in creating management professionals with domain knowledge and will offer ample career opportunities in both the management and health care sector, either in a business role or a functional role,” said Fr. E. Abraham, SJ, Director.

According to industry chamber CII, around 2.5 million healthcare professionals will be added by 2012.

education in healthcare

To be jointly taught by faculty from XLRI and Apollo, the course aims to provide competency-based education in healthcare.

Graduates from any discipline with three years of experience can apply for the programme, which is expected to commence in March 2012.

A written test will be conducted at seven centres of Apollo, followed by interviews at the XLRI campus.

Internship

A total of 28 courses have been included in the curriculum with a month-long compulsory internship in the industry.

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd and XLRI have also partnered in leadership and management education for AHEL employees through a one-year Postgraduate Certificate in General Management.

Published on August 26, 2011

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