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Health Program Management


22 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
MDP Number : 54
Area : Operations Management
Venue : XLRI Jamshedpur
Programme Directors : Rajiv Misra, Haresh Chandwani

Introduction :

The MDP on Health Program Management is designed and implemented by the joint efforts of PHFI and XLRI considering the dearth of trained healthcare professionals for effective and efficient health program management in the country. The aim of the program is to enhance the management skills of professionals in the field of public health and to equip them in utilizing various scientific and proven approaches in program planning and management. This will also provide the practical exposure needed to enhance the effectiveness of the professionals working with government, non-government and private institutions. This will be a 5 days residential management development program comprising of an interdisciplinary approach by blending theory and practical application in a problem-solving perspective.

About XLRI:

Xavier Labour Relations Institute

XLRI established in 1949, has continually focused on training future business leaders who can help shape the destiny of India with competence and commitment. XLRI is a pioneer in developing and offering short duration Management Development Program (MDPs) with a four-decade enviable standing in the committee of B-schools in India.

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About PHFI:

Public Health Foundation of India

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research & policy development in the area of public health.

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Learning Objectives :

  • To provide an overview of health programs by public, private and not-for profit organizations (national and international) in the country.
  • To orient the participants on the gaps and challenges in the management and implementation of health programs.
  • To improve the skills of working professionals using evidence based curriculum which includes tools and techniques to manage health programs efficiently to produce the desired health outcomes.
  • To develop competence and confidence of Program Managers for troubleshooting challenges in the field of health management.

Methodology :

The program will have strong emphasis on adult learning methods – lectures, group work, case studies and experience sharing.

Expected Participants :

Any graduate with minimum 5 years of experience in health program management OR Post-graduate with minimum 3 years of experience in health program management.

The participants should be key functionaries at government NGOs or public health sector undertakings.

Programme Contents :

  • Overview of public health in India- Challenges, Issues & way forward
  • Health Program Management from Project Cycle Management perspective
  • Health Program Planning – Concepts, Theories, Frameworks and Models
  • Project Management- Tools and Software
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management and Grant Management
  • Resource planning, mobilization and allocation (HR, Finance, Technology, Equipment, materials)
  • Leadership and communication skills, team building & management, problem-solving, conflict resolution etc.
  • Program Evaluation- What is evaluation, Types of evaluation, Developing an effective evaluation plan
  • Reports and documentation as management requirement and for knowledge sharing

Programme Directors :

Rajiv Misra (XLRI), Haresh Chandwani (PHFI)

Duration :

April 22-26, 2019 (Monday - Friday)

Venue :

XLRI, Jamshedpur

Fee (per participant) :

Residential (Twin Sharing)
Rs. 47,500/-
Luxury Tax (for Residential) and Service Tax extra, as applicable

Non Residential
Rs. 35,000/-
Service Tax extra, as applicable