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SBS Joins the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM)

  Feb 7, 2020

The Strathmore University Business School (SBS) is now a member of the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM). 

SBS is the only institution in Africa offering an MBA in Healthcare Management (MBA-HCM), and a Ph.D. in Healthcare Management.  The Institute of Healthcare Management at SBS also has a solid track record in delivering short professional development courses such as the Country Health System Strengthening (CHESS), Leading High Performing Health Organizations (LeHHO), Managing Healthcare Businesses, Hospital Management for Health Professionals offered in collaboration with Neu-Ulm University, Germany and the Pharmaceutical Commodity Supply Chain Management Programme offered in partnership with Imperial Health Sciences of South Africa.

In addition to its full-time business faculty, SBS works with visiting faculty from institutions such as the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School, both BAHM members.

“We believe that our BAHM membership will support our mission to advance the knowledge of our students and to provide our faculty with benchmarks for their pursuit of excellence,” said Dr. George Njenga, Executive Dean, Strathmore university Business School. “At the same time, we look forward to introducing BAHM members to innovations we have launched and participated in that could provide valuable learnings for health systems in the United States and beyond.”

About the Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM)

Formed in 2010, BAHM supports business school health management programs and their faculty, students, and graduates in educating the next generation of leaders and advancing thought leadership in the field. BAHM initiatives include an annual student case competition, educational webinars, research collaborations, the promotion of business of healthcare scholarship, and the BAHM-sponsored online journalHealth Management, Policy & Innovation (HMPI). 

“We are delighted to welcome to our growing organization Strathmore University Business School, one of the five leading business schools in Africa,” said Kevin A. Schulman, BAHM’s board president and a professor of medicine and economics at Stanford University. “With healthcare at the forefront of policy debates in the United States and globally, BAHM’s members are more than ever committed to building strong health management leadership and research programs, and to promoting innovative approaches to the delivery of quality, affordable healthcare.” 

Strathmore University Business School is also part of the recently launched Global Health Innovation Management program for senior executives, a partnership with IESE Business School at the University of Navarra in Spain, another BAHM member; Barcelona Institute for Global Health, and Heidelberg University in Germany.

Learn more about the Institute of Healthcare Management here

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