AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

      DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

PROGRAM: MBA

SPECIALIZATION: HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT

Objective:

Healthcare management program is considered for those individuals who desire to transform to the healthcare sector through the power of business with passion in healthcare. This program is an interdisciplinary program which combines technical and managerial skills in healthcare management. Individuals who are specialized in pharmaceutics, engineering, social and humanitarian fields are allowed to study the program. The teaching staff is comprised of professionals who provide services in healthcare know economic law and policy making with perfect work ethics and have analytical decision making experience. Along with such subjects as operations management, economics, finance and marketing subjects which cover such areas as health services system, management of healthcare organizations, legal and ethical issues in healthcare, healthcare innovation and evaluation are being taught.

MBA program length and location:

Securities specialization of the MBA program lasts for 4 semesters within 2 academic years.

The course requirement is 10 core courses (60 credits), 4 electives (24 credits) and a capstone project (12 credits), total  96 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

Converted to US credit system the course requirement is 10 core courses (30 credits), 4 electives (12 credits) and a capstone project (6 credits), 48 credits in total.

Courses are taught in fall, spring and summer semesters two times a week. University is located in Istiglaliyyat Street 6, AZ1001, Baku Azerbaijan.

Contacts: e-mail: mba@unec.edu.az, tel/fax + (99412) 497 62 67

 

Admission requirements to the program:

Baccalaureates having a minimum of 2 years of work experience with different backgrounds (economics, commerce, mathematics, engineering, medicine etc.) are eligible to join the MBA program. Eligible international students are accepted to the program based on a contract signed between both parties (university and potential student). Local students are required to pass a uniform state attestation exam before applying to the MBA program. Potential students are required to provide a proof of English language skills along with academic eligibility.

 

Advantages of teaching methods in the MBA program:

The MBA program seeks to improve students for their leadership skills, prepare them to master systematic knowledge, capabilities and management skills, enhance their professional competence, investigate complex business information, learn analytical thinking and decision-making skills, nourish student’s entrepreneurial mind, teach them business ethics, presentation and time management skills. This program prepares students to occupy top positions in organizations with different cultures. Case studies, presentations, time management skills, group/individual projects, and business games along with theoretical approach complement a rigorous program. The program also aims at teaching students with change management skills peculiar to non-government, not-for-profit and commercial organizations along with proactive thinking style to project scenarios in a regulatory environment. Students will be graded through midterm, class attendance, participation, home works, and final examinations.

Lecturers/Professors of the MBA Program:

Along with full time faculty members of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics the MBA program benefits from scientific and practical potential of professors and lecturers with top academic and managerial background whether in public, government, or private. The program also invites academicians from high ranked universities around the globe and takes advantage of their scientific knowledge and practical potential.

 

Diploma:

Magistrates who maintain excellent, good, or satisfactory academic standing and graduate from the MBA program receive their MBA degree with all the rights and privileges related to this degree.

 

Securities courses:

First semester:

SMO 652                    Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

MGTSC 501               Statistics for Business and Economics

ECON 503                 Management Economics

ACCTG 503               Financial Accounting (F3)

Second semester:

SMO 502                    Strategy, Organization and Innovation

FIN 502                      Corporate Finance

MARK 502                Marketing Strategy

ACCTG 502               Management Accounting (F2)

 

Third semester:

OM 502                      Operations Management

BLAW 642                Business Law (F4)

 

Forth semester – 4  major electives

HCMG 634                Health Services System

HSMG 505                 Introduction to Epidemiology

HCMG 521                Management of Healthcare Organizations

HCMG 520                Healthcare Information technology

HCMG 614                Marketing in Health Care

HCMG 622                Administration of Managed Care

HCMG 610                Introduction to Primary/Long-Term Care

HCMG 560                Health Care Financing

HCMG 621                Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care

HCMG 612                Healthcare Technology and İnformation Systems

HSMG 644                 Healthcare innovation and evaluation

HRM 602                   International Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

BLAW 631                Legal Aspects of Management

RES 620                     Research Methods in desicion making

MIS 521                     Management Information Systems

Capstone – Topics related to Securities

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