Health Care Management (MBA) in cooperation with CPMC Shanghai China

Interface between health and business management

Are you a medical doctor, a pharmacist, a career changer or do you come from another medical field of the health sector? Do you want to play a proactive role in shaping the healthcare system, you like to face challenges and are you interested in both business and medical aspects? Then the Master's program in Health Care Management at Dresden International University is your foundation for a wide range of career opportunities in middle and senior management. 

Health Care Management, Change Management or Hospital Management

The health care system is subject to constant changes in economic and organizational requirements. In the part-time program Health Care Management you will acquire the prerequisites to play a decisive role in shaping processes in the health sector through efficient health management and to react flexibly to complex problems. 

As a Health Care Manager, you will be able to control and manage a wide range of medical areas. 

Among other things this includes: 

  • e-health 
  • Change Management 
  • Health economics 
  • Hospital Management 


Study part-time at DIU 

Teaching focuses on the scientific fundamentals of operational control and financing, strategic management and care models in the health care sector. A large number of renowned lecturers and professors from the following fields ensure the excellent teaching in the Health Care Management program: 

  • Managment
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Quality Management 
  • Medicine 
  • Marketing 
  • Health Economics and Law. 

The MBA program conveys the complex reality of the health care system through practical orientation and scientific foundation. The students learn the entire interdisciplinary spectrum of health management. DIU teaches using interactive methods in manageable groups that meet the needs of students. Individual questions and complex challenges from everyday professional life are intensively discussed and solved through the network and expertise of our lecturers.


The degree MBA Health Care Management 

The part-time program is characterized by the acquisition of an internationally recognized degree "Master of Business Administration" (MBA). The possibility that physicians can acquire additional advanced training points at the Medical Association of Saxony is applied for by the DIU annually at the Saxon State Medical Association. The Health Care Management course qualifies you for leadership at middle and senior management. Make your career in hospital management. After graduation you will be able to solve problems in everyday professional life using scientifically based, quantitative methods. 

    Overview of the study contents 

    1. Financing and organization of health systems  
    2. Hospital Management  
    3. Strategic management and Health Care Models  
    4. Quality management and legal basics foundations  
    5. Health Economics Evaluation
    6. Process design and optimization 

    About Coprogress Education Group (CPMC)

    CPMC (Coprogress Education Group) was co-founded in 2001 by alumni of Antai College of Economics & Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. In the early days of its inception, Coprogress Education provided government departments and various businesses with training programs such as MBA and EMBA management courses, and cultivated countless outstanding management talents across the globe.

    Based in China and globally oriented, CPMC has gradually grown from a local training company to a diverse and comprehensive international education group after the year of 2010. With the international education project progresses such as Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) and, with the addition of business objects such as high-end international pedagogic training, vocational education, corporate training, investment advice and education technology, we have now become a group company with international strategic positioning.

    In 2020, with the establishment of Coprogress University, CPMC entered a new stage of global knowledge operations. By integrating high quality global educational resources, we will create an international knowledge platform for lifelong learning and, will train more outstanding entrepreneurs and future industry leaders for the world, who are masters of application, management and research.

    Today, we have set up regional headquarters and institutes of Coprogress University in Paris, France, Montpellier, Nice, Lozère, Toronto, Canada, Capton, Hong Kong, China, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lausanne, Switzerland , Barcelona, Spain, Morocco, Seoul, South Korea and other countries and regions.

    In the future, CPMC will implement the construction of a global 'academic-industry-research' ecosystem, build 100 campuses around the world, create 10,000 learning zones, train 1,000,000 students in school to connect the destiny of humanity with the knowledge of all and, finally play the role as a system that accompanies students throughout their whole life, so that one day, there will be no longer any unreachable knowledge!

    The Lecturers

    Dr. Marc Amler 
    Specialist in diagnostic radiology, managing partner 
    Interregional radiological group practice 

    Prof. Dr. Maria Eberlein-Gonska 
    Head of the Central Quality and Medical Risk Management Department,
    University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden   

    Dipl.-Ing. Carsten Fehler, MBA 
    Branch manager, authorized signatory, März Network Services GmbH 

    Prof. Dr. Georg Gahn, MBA 
    Director of the Neurological Clinic, Städtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe gGmbH  

    Bernd Garzinsky 
    Senior consultant Lean Six Sigma MBB / EFQM Assessor, Kiendl LeanConsult GmbH & Co.KG 

    Dipl.-Päd. (univ) Andreas E. Gebhardt, MBA 
    Commercial Director, MediClin Heart Center Coswig  

    Prof. Dr. Joachim Kugler 
    Medical Faculty - Chair of Public Health, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden 

    Prof. Dr. Stefanie Klug 
    Ordinaria, Chair of Epidemiology, Faculty of Sports & Health Sciences, TU Munich 

    Prof. Dr. Rainer Lasch 
    Faculty of Economics - Chair of Business Administration - especially Logistics, TU Dresden 

    Dr. iur. Jochen Lux 
    Business Lawyer, Counsel, CMS Hasche Sigle, Leipzig 

    Prof. Dr. Volker Penter 
    Certified Public Accountant, Tax Consultant Partner, Audit Commercial Clients KPMG Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft 

    Jörg Pichler 
    Head of Division, Saxon State Chancellery  

    Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schipp 
    Faculty of Economics - Professorship for Quantitative Methods - especially Econometrics, TU Dresden 

    Dr. Ralf Schönherr 
    Administrative Director, University Children's Center, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden 

    Prof. Dr. Florian Steger 
    Full Professor, Director of the Institute for the History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine Chairman of the Research Ethics Committee Ulm University Honorary Professor, Semmelweis University 

    Dr. jur. Daniel Sturm, MBA 
    Specialist attorney for labor law, Steinmeier LLP Attorneys at Law, Dresden 

    Prof. Dr. Marcel Thum 
    Faculty of Economics - Chair of National Economics - especially Finance, TU Dresden 

    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Uhr 
    Former Faculty of Economics - Chair of Information Systems - especially Information Systems in Industry and Trade, TU Dresden 

    Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Niclas Krämer 
    Former commercial Managing director of the municipal clinics Neuss, Lukaskrankenhaus GmbH 

    Prof. Dr. Reinhard Strametz 
    Professor of Medicine for Economists, RheinMain University of Applied Sciences 

    Arnold Leszinski 
    AOK Plus Saxony-Thuringia, Head of Department Corporate & Social Policy 

    Dr. Thomas Hurlebaus 
    Head of Personnel, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden 

    Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wald 
    Professor of Business Administration, especially Human Resources Management, HTWK Leipzig 

    Graduate votes

    "The special thing about it is that the number of participants is not too large. This gives you time to answer individual questions. The lecturers are all very good and practical. Absolutely individual and outstanding support is not to be topped. For this also a special thanks! Everything is possible and there have never been any problems. Yes, everyone respects the exams, but you are very well prepared for them. There are also many extra events that can be attended in addition to the studies. The summer party is also a successful event and at the same time a good opportunity to meet again.” - Olaf Arnold, former student 

    "I have just recently successfully completed my studies and thanks to the MBA degree I immediately got a new job in management. The exciting collaboration with the various professional groups in the health care sector is what makes this study program stand out. No matter whether professor, senior physician, purchaser or nurse, we all sweated the same before the exam. A very special feature of this course of study that I would like to emphasize here is the professional, caring and always available on-site support. I cannot thank you enough for that. I would definitely recommend not only this course of study, but also the whole DIU". - Lucie Berthold, former student 


    • very pleasant atmosphere in the DIU 
    • the DIU is extremely well aligned to the needs of the students 
    • the lecturers all have a very high level of practical experience and expertise 
    • the presence teaching parts at DIU campus have a very attractive mix of theory and group work 
    • Being together with other students with different job profiles in the health care industry provides a high value of exchange and personal maturity 
    • the small group size allows intensive discussions, which is a great way to address individual questions 
    • I would recommend the DIU and the HCM course 100%  

    Nadine Otto, student in her last semester 


    • Small team enables perfect learning content transfer. 
      Support and service of the course guidance super - you never feel alone, every question is answered quickly and competently. 
      Super periphery of the university: central location, good accessibility, parking spaces. 
      Professional competence at the very top: made possible by lecturers in the form of managing directors, experts and excellent professors 
      Interesting and useful contacts for content as well as professional focal points consolidated. 

    Paul Schulz, student in his last semester 

    Target group

    • Medical practitioner
    • Pharmacist
    • Career changer
    • Employees in rehabilitation facilities, nursing services, public administration, management consultancies