Strathmore Business School participated in The Global Educators Network for Health Innovation Education (GENiE) conference, which took place on the 3rd – 8th October 2017, at Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts. The conference convened World’s top healthcare leaders and faculty members from prestigious institutions of higher learning.
The (GENiE) Group was created to make innovation a central part of healthcare education; representing diverse, global academic institutions, professional organizations, and healthcare consultancies dedicated to teaching innovation.
Previous major conferences have been held at; Harvard Business School (2012), Duke University (2013), UAB, Birmingham, Alabama (2014) and at IESE Business School, Barcelona, Spain (2016) – the first European edition in collaboration with EIT Health.
This year’s conference themed, “Educating the Global Health Innovator” discussed of the role of academics in working together to move from exciting programs for Health Care Innovation to those that make change really happen. Healthcare leaders were also encouraged to partner and collaborate to ensure that innovation plays a central role in the education of future health care leaders. Workshops held during the conference such as, “Teach the Teacher” outlined and illustrated the best methods and tools for teaching health care business innovation.
In its endeavor to transform leaders in Africa, Strathmore Business School realises the significant impact in transforming leaders involved in healthcare through innovative strategies. One of the numerous case studies worth mentioning, is the Hospital Management Program offered in partnership with Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences(HNU) – Germany. The program funded by the Federal Government of Germany, provides a solid, theoretical and practical knowledge in Hospital Management through a blended learning platform. The specialized program is targeted to medical doctors, nurses, managers and administrators of hospitals or a similar professional line, coming from Cameroon, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. Click here to know more about the program.