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Post Graduate Diploma in Management – Healthcare(PGDM-Healthcare) of TAPMI combines the 25 years of experience of TAPMI in the field of management with the expertise available with Manipal University, renowned all over the world for its expertise in health care education and practice for more than five decades. The programme was designed under the guidance of an advisory committee headed by Padma Vibushan Dr. Valiathan, one of the most renowned personalities in medical field in the country. The programme was borne out of the feedback received from recruiters and other stake holders of the Institute, on the need and relevance of high quality management programme to address the skill requirement in fast growing health care sector in the country. This 2 year programme was approved by AICTE on 18th August 2010. The first batch (2010-2012) commenced on 14th September 2010.

The present program goes beyond traditional courses in Hospital Administration and Public Health and equips students to leadership position in the healthcare sector. Over two years students develop expertise in finance, strategy, marketing and entrepreneurship attuned to healthcare sector. In addition to hospitals and public health, the curriculum covers healthcare verticals like Biomedical Device, Pharmaceutical Industry, Healthcare Consulting, Healthcare Analytics, Medical and Para Medical Training, Healthcare Technology, Healthcare IT to name few.

Last two decades have witnessed exponential growth in the healthcare sector. FICCI-KPMG report 2015 ‘Healthcare: The neglected GDP driver.' suggest that India’s healthcare industry valued at $73.92 billion in 2011 is expected to grow to $ 280 billion by 2020. Foreign direct investment in the sector has doubled in last three years and both national and international business are showing keen interest in the sector. Growth in the sector is expected to continue as India lags far behind in terms of healthcare infrastructure, personal and technology. And unlike any other industry, healthcare has been and will remain of permanent national and global importance. Consequent to the growth of the sector the demand for the work force is expected to double to 7.4 million in 2022 (FICCI-KPMG 2015).  Recent years have seen high demand of management professionals in health insurance, corporate hospitals, medical tourism and healthcare technology. The sector has ample scope for entrepreneurs of new generation and experts opine that disruptive frugal innovations are the key to growth of the sector, an area where management graduates have key role of play.

Highlights of the PGDM Healthcare @ TAPMI:

  • Proven expertise in management education
  • Courses attuned to needs of the market with strong emphasis on business aspects of healthcare
  • Collaborative learning with Manipal Healthcare Eco-system
  • Internship with top companies in healthcare sector
  • A strong alumni base in healthcare sector
  • 100% Placement record with average salary of 9 Lakhs per annum (year 2015)

The unique feature of the course is collaborative learning with the Manipal Healthcare Eco-system. Each healthcare course has a collaborative learning component whereby students get to work on a real life problem along with the faculty. The Manipal Healthcare Ecosystem consists of Manipal Healthcare Group which owns 15 hospitals in India and abroad, and Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and healthcare Technology companies. 

TAPMIs Graduates have been placed in top companies in all most all segments of healthcare

Corporate Hospital chains: Apollo Hospitals; Narayana Hrudayalaya Group; NMC Healthcare; Fortis Hospital Group: Asian Heart Institute and Research Center: Agrawal Eye Care Nova Specialist Hospital Group;

Health Insurance Companies:  Corniche Loss Adjusters Llc; Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC); ICICI ; SBI Life;; Birla Sun Life Insurance

Pharmaceutical:  Boehringer Ingelheim; Merck, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories; GSK; Novartis ; Laboratories Torrent (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Bio medical & Bio-technology:  Biocon  Naik Meditechs and devices Pvt. Ltd.

Healthcare Consulting & Health Technology: Hewlett-Packard: Cognizant; Deloitte; Infosys