Doha – Qatar, 18 January 2018 – As part of its efforts to bring its world-class capacity building programs to more disciplines and industries in the country, Qatar Development Bank is running an intensive Healthcare Management training program for the first time in Qatar, from the 20th to the 24th of January 2018. The 5-days event, held in collaboration with Qatar financial and business academy QFBA, will be delivered by top of the line faculty from Oxford University, and is set to be attended by high profile executives in the country’s thriving Healthcare sector.
The course’s comprehensive syllabus has been designed by Professor Richard Canter, Professor of Surgical Education at Oxford University and Chairman of the Heads of Schools of Surgery for the United Kingdom.
The program will be conducted by Professor Canter, along with a team of outstanding tutors and renowned healthcare management authorities, namely Senior Associate Tutor at Oxford University and former Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company Tom Revington, and Richard Gleave, Chief Operating Officer at Oxford University and Director of Performance at the Department of Health in the UK.
From his part, Mr. Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al Khalifa, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Development Bank, said:
“At QDB, we are committed to advise and support entrepreneurs at each stage of their growth by providing mentoring, intelligence and skills needed to build and manage their businesses. The world-class program, which will be conducted by renowned experts in the subject from Oxford University, will provide participants with a greater understanding of how healthcare organizations work and their key role as a manager of the institution. It will instil knowledge of how many of the world's leading healthcare providers improve performance, while helping enrollees acquire global perspectives and business models, new take-away skills and toolsets that place them at the cutting-edge of their profession. At QDB, we are pleased to introduce this one-of-a-kind opportunity to the health sector in Qatar, and are confident that upon its conclusion, the program will make a qualitative difference in the performance of the healthcare institutions in the country and the sector as a whole.”
Commenting on the launch of the program, Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al Emadi, Acting CEO of QFBA, said:
“Having strong management capabilities in the healthcare sector and maintaining the highest international standards is vital for the cost-effective and high quality delivery of services. For the first time in Qatar, QFBA is proudly presenting top-level executives in the industry a multi-day intensive training workshop, designed to develop their capacity, by enhancing and scaling-up the management skills of the owners and managers of the country’s healthcare clinics and centers.”
The Healthcare Management training program is designed to provide participants with the latest knowledge on how the management of organizational systems, strategy, risk, human resources, health technology assessment, and finance operate together. Enrollees will be equipped with a broad range of competencies central to the successful delivery of integrated healthcare solutions which can be found amongst the best executive officers and general managers in leading organizations.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will have transformed management skills, new capabilities and perspectives for leading change and improvement in their organizations, a sharper focus on institutional capabilities, as well as the strategies, tools and confidence they need to manage the challenging tasks associated with complex healthcare leadership roles.
The training will be delivered as an interactive seminar and workshop consisting of lectures and small group activities such as discussions, case studies and exercises.