Doctorate of Business Administration
in HealthTech and Health Innovation Management

Lead the Future of Health Innovation: Nurturing the Researcher Within

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare and technology, effective leadership and innovation management are vital for sustainable growth and success. Welcome to the Doctorate of Business Administration in HealthTech and Health Innovation Management - DBA (HTHIM), presented by École des Ponts Business School in partnership with UCMT.

China's dynamic health innovation is propelled by government initiatives, growing healthcare demands, and novel health solutions powered by emerging technologies. Our specialized DBA program addresses the pressing challenges faced by healthcare leaders, equipping them with cutting-edge methodologies to navigate the complexities of the industry.

Embark on the DBA (HTHIM) journey in Shanghai, China!

Welcome to the first doctoral program in HealthTech and Health Innovation Management, in collaboration with École des Ponts Business School and UCMT.

Specialized Curriculum

Our thoughtfully curated curriculum keeps participants at the forefront of health innovation management, incorporating the latest knowledge and real-world case studies to stay ahead in this dynamic field.

Action Learning

We believe in learning by doing. Our program places a strong emphasis on action learning, combining theoretical knowledge with practical experiences such as industry best practice visits, forums, and salons. This approach nurtures well-rounded professionals who can sustainably adapt to dynamic business environments.

Expert Faculty

Guided by renowned professors from esteemed universities both domestic and abroad, our teaching team boasts rich academic and practical experience. Their mentorship equips students with invaluable insights and expertise, helping them become exceptional leaders in their respective industries.

Research Support

We empower our students to engage in cutting-edge academic research within the realm of business management. By fostering a culture of innovation, we encourage students to lead transformations in their industries and drive tangible results.

A customized curriculum and comprehensive support system designed for thinkers who are also doers

Four Core Courses on Research Methodology

Designed to provide you with the necessary concepts, frameworks and tools to conduct and publish applied research, each module is taught over 3,5 days.

  • Introduction to Research
    Fundamental research methodologies, literature review, and design for confident academic exploration.
  • Quantitative Methods
    Master statistical techniques and data analysis for rigorous research and informed conclusions.
  • Qualitative Research
    Analyze non-numerical data through interviews and observations, discovering qualitative research value.
  • Case-Study Writing
    Craft compelling case studies, presenting findings coherently for impactful contributions.

Six Specialization Courses on HealthTech and Health Innovation Management

Each of these 2,5-day modules will expose you to cutting-edge research, providing valuable insights and preparing you for the challenges and opportunities of the HealthTech and Healthcare sectors.

  • Futures Literacy
    Develop future-ready skills to decipher emerging possibilities and transform them into strategic advantages for your organization.
  • Radical Innovation
    Explore groundbreaking approaches to innovation, fostering your ability to think disruptively and drive transformative changes within your organization.
  • Digital and Responsible Innovation
    Embrace the digital era responsibly, while igniting innovation that not only revolutionizes your industry but also addresses societal and environmental concerns, fostering a sustainable future.
  • Technology Management
    Acquire the knowledge and frameworks to effectively manage and leverage technology, empowering you to stay ahead in the dynamic technological landscape.
  • OMICS & Frontiers of Health
    Discover how OMICS technologies (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, etc.) are reshaping the frontiers of health, transforming healthcare practices.
  • Circular Economy & Health
    Explore circular economy principles and their impact on health, driving sustainable and innovative healthcare solutions.

International Study Tours

Embark on a transformative learning experience with a study tour in Europe, where you will gain firsthand exposure to innovative practices and diverse business cultures.

While most of the program takes place in Shanghai, you will be invited to participate each year in a study tour to Paris, France, or another international destination.

Each study tour lasts one week and comprises one or two courses, as well as a mix of conferences, company visits and cultural and networking activities.

Methodology workshops

In our DBA program, methodology workshops serve as a platform for students to directly apply their acquired knowledge to address their own research and business challenges. These interactive sessions bridge theory and practice, empowering participants to develop practical skills while making progress toward their thesis. With the dedicated support of doctoral coaches, students receive personalized guidance to refine their research methodologies and pave the way for impactful solutions in their respective business domains.

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