Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise

Degree Programmes with Which We Engage

MBA

Health Concentration

The Cambridge MBA's Health Concentration offers students the opportunity to customise their MBA and build expert knowledge on the sector. It brings together core and elective courses, academic coaching, careers development, wider University networking and individual summer activities. The coach, Dr Matthew Jones, is an expert in the field and oversees the programme offerings in the sector, including a two-week Capstone Project.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Elective

The MBA elective on Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology aims to provide participating students with an insider's perspective of the critical factors shaping the development and commercialisation of new healthcare technologies and therapies. The course challenges students to think about the future direction of the industry and to develop ideas for new business models in light of the problems that the industry is encountering today.

Health Care and Med-tech MBA Special Interest Group

The Health Care and Med-tech SIG at Cambridge Judge Business School endeavours to offer its members information, networking opportunities and to foster the exploration of various areas within the health care industry. Current areas of interest include pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices and the NHS. Specific goals of the SIG include:

  • Providing students networking opportunities with health care leaders and innovators of cutting edge health care technology
  • Fostering education and knowledge of key health care topics and trends
  • Assisting in the development and pitching of health care projects for the Global Consulting Project
  • Providing members access to potential professional opportunities within the health care industry through networking events

Master of Bioscience Enterprise

The Master's in Bioscience Enterprise (MBE) programme is a one-year multidisciplinary biotechnology and business degree course for those with enthusiasm for enterprise, who have the ambition to found technology businesses or take up leadership, executive or consultancy roles in the life sciences sector.

Teaching covers the latest advances in biological and medical science, together with business management and the ethical, legal and regulatory issues associated with bringing scientific advances to market. The programme is highly participatory and includes practical elements in the form of interdisciplinary projects, case studies and business planning activities. Students gain an international perspective of the sector during a study tour to the USA and have opportunities to undertake a consulting project and a technology company internship placement.

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