Goa Institute of Management is ranked 35th in India in the overall rankings of the NIRF 2021 (Govt. Of India).
GIMs PGDM programme on healthcare management is ranked amongst the top 10 Healthcare Courses in India (2021)
-Higher Education Review

Learning Objectives

The objective of the program is to provide a robust understanding of the healthcare ecosystem and application of management skills in healthcare. The course aids the participants to be effective leaders through application of critical thinking skills in a business situation. Healthcare being a noble profession, the program gives participants an insight into the importance of ethics and having an inclusive society mindset.


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Program Schedule:

Start Date: April 30, 2022

Program Duration:

1 Year

About The Module

The HCM programme has been carefully structured after considering industry needs, existing gaps and future requirements. The courses under the programme are a blend of management and healthcare functions. Case-based and practical methods of training ensure that students to differentiate and make themselves more suitable for seeking career opportunities in any particular domain of healthcare i.e. IT/Consulting, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Hospitals, Public Health or Health Insurance.

Faculty Expert

Prof.  Vilasini Devi Nair is an Assistant Professor in Health Economics. She worked as a health economist in Ethiopia under the UNDP capacity development scheme for 16 years. She has been the CEO of the Executive Development program for Hospital Management, Ethiopia, with Yale University, USA.  Prof. Vilasini Devi received a Young researcher’s Grand award from AHPSR, WHO, ASCEND fellowship from Monash University Australia, and Fellowship in palliative care from the institute of palliative medicine, WHO.

Prof. Arif Raza has experience of 15 years with ten years in the healthcare industry. He is the author of ‘Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations and consulted several hospitals for quality improvement and accreditation. He has handled large-scale research projects for the central and state governments and the WHO.  He is a two-time recipient of the ‘Best Professor in Healthcare Management’ award by Dewang Mehta Business school affaire. He is also certified as a NABH assessor by the Quality Council of India           

Prof. Kheya’s s areas of research, consultancy, and teaching areas are Health Systems Financing and Public Health. She leads and conducts World Health Organization-funded projects on government health insurance schemes in India and collaborative research with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She previously served at the Health Division of the NITI Aayog, Government of India, New Delhi. Her doctoral research was carried out under the INSPIRE fellowship award of the Department of Science and Technology.

Shawnn Coutinho

BE, PGDM, Pursuing PhD

Prof. Shawnn Coutinho has over 11+ experience in the industry before joining academics. He worked in diverse sectors from Healthcare (Johnson & Johnson), Information Technology (Wipro), and Energy (Reliance). His areas of interest are healthcare marketing, branding, consumer behavior, marketing strategy & execution, pricing strategy, new product development, and sales & distribution. He currently consults with leading healthcare organizations in developing India’s market access strategy and marketing. He has conducted MDP programs for the Government of Goa and other pharma companies.

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    The HCM programme has been structured with a judicious blend of theory and practice. The use of case study, simulations, gamification for learning are incorporated in the courses for effective learning of the students. The courses under the programme are a blend of management and healthcare function, which makes it an application-based management programme, a concept which is widely prevalent in developed countries

    1 Year Program

    Total 105 sessions: 2 sessions per weekend (Sat and Sun, 1.5 hrs each session)

    Total 158 hours: 3 hours a week

    Includes 4 Day Bootcamp at GIM Campus, Goa, with Residential facilities and food facilities on campus. Airport/Railway transfers will have to be borne by the participants.

    Online and Onsite Modules

    Live and Interactive Modules

    Free knowledge sharing recorded sessions/videos by industry experts on Niche Topics

    Internship and Placement assistance through Task Staffing Solutions Private Limited (One of our Group Company)

    Use cases, capstone projects & real time data for better practical exposure

    Dedicated Relationship Managers (RMs) to assist you in completion of the module

    Weekend sessions, especially for working professionals

    Networking with Like Minded Professionals

    An Initiative from Task Group which has been servicing in the Indian Employment Market for last 24 years

    GIMs PGDM programme on healthcare management is ranked amont the top 10 Healthcare Courses in India (2021)
    -Higher Education Review

    4 days Bootcamp at the Goa Campus
    Alumni status from Goa Institute of Management
    Internship and Placement Assistance
    Networking with peers

    The data related to use cases would be provided to you. You will have access to the faculty experts for solving your problems. Larger cases would be provided as assignment and solutions to them would be provided at the end of the stipulated time.

    HCM programme is for individuals who wish to make a fulfilling career in management of healthcare organizations, looking for a challenging, international business program with an experiential learning approach that creates future leaders and industry disruptors and to become…

    A domain specialist – healthcare

    A healthcare business operations consultant

    A healthcare marketing/sales manager

    A healthcare IT consultant/business analyst

    A consultant in Public Health

    Should be graduat from any recognized University.

    Minimum work experience of 1 yr. required

    Healthcare professionals looking for up-skill in Healthcare Management

    Program Fee: INR 1,20,000*+ GST

    *Bootcamp charges shall be additional

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    b. In case of cancellations of enrollment or registration or refunds, the Company reserves the right to charge a cancellation/ processing charge up to an amount of Rs 3000/- (Rupees Three thousand).This is applicable even for those users/learners who are unable to complete their payment, and hence could not be enrolled in the batch opted for. However, the user/learner can avail pre-deferral as per the policy defined herein below.

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    PGDM Student Testimonials


    PGDM – HCM, 2020-22

    “I am a graduate in Commerce with three years of work experience in the Medical Devices Sector. To further hone my managerial skills and a deep interest in the Healthcare Ecosystem, I joined the GIM-HCM Program with a spot offer. The course has helped me diversify my learnings in the latest trends amongst different healthcare verticals and prepared me for the next gen of managers. GIM bestows a culmination of the student-centric program, student-driven campus, and a wide array of opportunities to incubate one’s idea to an actionable plan, all in all making it a broad experience for industry-ready managers.”


    PGDM – HCM, 2020-22

    “Being a Dentist, the managerial side always excited me, and the Healthcare Management program a t GIM gave me a perfect opportunity to pursue it. The curriculum gave me comprehensive insights and knowledge to be industry-ready for a dynamic healthcare ecosystem. The learning at GIM is not restricted to the four walls of the classroom; I did multiple internships and live projects and even founded a students’ public health initiative at the ever-bustling campus of GIM. It is an all-around and a very comprehensive experience for a novice like me entering the industry as a capable and socially sensitive manager.”


    PGDM – HCM, 2021-23

    “I am a Dentist, and I made my way to GIM through the CAT exam. GIM has given me immense exposure and many opportunities to participate in multiple competitions, live projects, and symposiums, both at national and international levels. The mentorship and encouragement of our professors have been of immense help. I’ve made some excellent friends here, not just from HCM but also from other streams. Learning never stops at GIM, and the peer-to-peer learning at GIM helps one to learn teamwork, cooperation, and collaboration.”


    PGDM – BDA, 2020-22

    “Working in two multinational companies and experiencing the diverse cultures there, GIM has been a supplement of the same. Students from various backgrounds get their varied thought processes, and the experience studying here proves in its very essence that learning never stops at GIM. PDGM-Big Data Analytics program has enabled me to develop my analytical skills and strive towards becoming a Data-Fluent Manager for the future.”


    PGDM – BDA, 2020-22

     “During the final year of my Engineering, I worked on a Machine Learning based research project later published in an International journal. I was certain of pursuing my post-graduation in Big Data Technology. The Big Data Analytics programme at GIM has helped immensely improve my technical and managerial skills. The curriculum has 5-months of Summer Internship which allows students to gain Industry exposure and provides a holistic learning experience.”