IIHMR Universitys’ School of Pharmaceutical Management Opens Applications for MBA Pharmaceutical Management

Anjani Chaand updated on : 16 Mar 2016

The program aims at preparing professionals for a challenging career in pharmaceutical management for public and private sectors and in Pharmaceutical Organization and other related sectors

One of the globally recognized and leading healthcare research organizations’ of the country, IIHMR Universitys’ School of Pharmaceutical Management is inviting applications for a two year full time course- MBA Pharmaceutical Management. The course has a total in take of 60 students. The course is designed to develop trained professionals with requisite skills in planning and operating management techniques; diagnosing and solving management problems; and acquiring consultancy skills, with a view to preparing them to work with pharmaceutical industries.

MBA Pharmaceutical Management is a flagship course of IIHMR University. This program aims at preparing professionals for a challenging career in pharmaceutical management for public and private sectors and in Pharmaceutical Organization and other related sectors.
The objective of the program is to understand the concepts and techniques of modern management and their application in Pharmaceutical management, develop skills in diagnosing and solving operational problems in the delivery of pharmaceutical services. To develop skills of analyzing, diagnosing, develop skills to learn the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical tools as they are applicable in the pharmaceutical industry. To help understand and appreciate methodologies of pharmaceutical management training and develop skils with focus on strategic responsibility for training and human resources development of the pharmaceutical industy and to enlarge the outlook of the participants about the larger background and context of pharmaceutical management.

Companies visiting the campus for the last 10 years are: Thumbay Group of Hospitals, Ajman (UAE), ZS Associates Gurgaon, Accenture , IMS Healthcare, Bangalore, Novartis HyderabadmMSD,ABBOTT etc. Students completing the program are offered a pay package of Rs. 6 LPA to Rs. 11.58 LPA.

Students with a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years duration and 50% aggregate marks (Pharmacy/ Science/Biotechnology/ Management/ Medicine), valid MAT/ CAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ XAT/ GPAT/ IIHMR PHARMA MAT score or any other national level management aptitude tests, students awaiting final year results for the year 2016/ candidates appearing final year examination of Bachelor’s degree can apply for this program.

Candidates with 2 years relevant work experience are exempted from above scores . The candidates willing to apply can download the form from www.iihmr.edu.in or can also apply online. The completed form needs to be sent to the University’s address by latest 30 June, 2016, Last date of submission of application forms is July 4th, 2016, followed by Group discussion and interview between 14th - 15th April, 2016, 9th - 10th June, 2016 and 7th - 8th July, 2016.

Selection will be made strictly on merit which will be prepared on the basis of the percentage in graduation, score in the mentioned management aptitude tests/ experience, performance in group discussion and Personal Interview.

IIHMR University boasts of an unmatched list of faculty members that train students to become expert professionals in Hospital, Health and pharmacetical Management. Spread across 14 acres with the best infrastructure facilities, the IIHMR University also offers hostel facility within the campus with sports and recreation facilities for its students.

About IIHMR University, Jaipur:

Established in 1984 in Jaipur, IIHMR is the first of its kind in India, with attention solely focused on health systems management. Recognized by Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Finance and Government of India as a Research Institution. Accredited to International Hospital Federation & Association of University Programmes in Health Administration, IIHMR Jaipur has now become the IIHMR University.

The IIHMR University is a specialized Research University in management research, postgraduate education and training exclusively in the health sector. The University aims to generate new knowledge and technologies to provide evidence and inputs for developing effective policies and health interventions and strategies. The origin of the IIHMR University has its roots in pioneering and significant contribution of Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR), Jaipur in the last three decades to policy and program management research, and capacity development in health and hospital management in India and South-East Asia, which has enabled it to attain the status of a university.

The IIHMR University has a mission to improve the standards of health through better management of health care and related programs through management research, education, training and institutional networking in a national and global perspective in the health sector. Over the last 30 years, IIHMR, working as a WHO Collaborating Centre for District Health Systems and designated as an Institute of Excellence by the Ministry of Health and FamilyWelfare, has played a major role in promoting and conducting health policy and program management research. The Institute has been instrumental in a paradigm shift in the management of health care and hospitals in India.

A critical mass of professionally trained health and hospital managers has been produced by IIHMR. For its contribution to management education, it has gained several Leadership Awards. In addition, IIHMR has become a major destination for training and capacity development in leadership and strategic management, hospital management, disaster management, quality management, project management, health management information systems,Pharmaceutical Management and health economics and finance.

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