The Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Service Management provides comprehensive coverage of the healthcare service management needs within the healthcare service industry. It aims to groom participants for the appropriate personal skills, customer service, management knowledge and strategic planning skills to enable them to contribute effectively to the management of health services and the planning and attainment of goals and objectives.
The 100-hour Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Service Management is delivered through face-to-face lectures by professionals from healthcare industries. The programme encompasses both heathcare and management fields, to be completed within 1 year on a part-time basis.
On completion of the programme, students should be able to critically analyze factors that influence the efficacy of managerial functions in healthcare settings; and be able to demonstrate the ability to implement health promotion initiatives in practice.
Talent Development Fund
60th Anniversary Talent Development Fund: Now open for application. Successful applicant will be awarded $10,000. (Applicants must meet the requirements of the scheme. Only new application of the programmes are accepted and students are not allowed to apply fund for programmes which are currently enrolled.)
Information at a Glance
Deadline for New Application:
Medium of Instruction:English
Mode of Instruction:Face-to-face
Due to current COVID-19 situation, the mode of instruction might be changed from face-to-face to online teaching if necessary in the event that face-to-face classes cannot be held. The Association will contact the students concerned with details of such arrangements as necessary.
The course contents are built over FOUR major areas:
|Module 1:||Healthcare Safety & Public Health Issues (ADHSD-40901)|
|Module 2:||Healthcare Legal & Compliance Issues (ADHSD-40902)|
|Module 3:||Premises Maintenance with a Healthcare Facilities Focus (ADHSD-40903)|
|Module 4:||Operations and Strategic Management in Healthcare Services (ADHSD-40904)|
The HKMA Institute of Healthcare Management (HCM) was established in 2017 to offer world-class healthcare management programmes and to serve as a learned platform for healthcare professional development with a view to making significant contribution to advancing management excellence in the healthcare sector in Hong Kong and the Region. Through education and training, HCM nurtures human capital in the healthcare sector. HCM also provides a network for renowned scholars and experts to interact with the healthcare professionals and practitioners, as well as our fellows and members. In the process, best practices, state of the art knowledge and innovative ideas relevant to healthcare management sector are generated and promoted.
The Advisory Board of HCM advises the HKMA on the Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Service Management. The following individuals serve HCM in their personal capacity:
Advisory Board of HCM
Master of Business Administration (International Business)
(Completed in 18 months)
|Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Service Management
Admission is on a competitive and individual basis entirely at the discretion of the respective universities. Admission criteria and procedures are set by them and are subject to change without prior notice. The Association does not give any warranty and will not accept any liability regarding the above. It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which these courses may lead.
** There are English Language requirements for entry to this programme. Please visit the corresponding webpage or contact HKMA for details.
Medium of Instruction
English, supplement with Chinese
Mode of Instruction
For students who have special difficulties to attend the face-to-face lectures, they may apply for consideration for attending some classes through online mode. Applications must be completed and approved before class commencement. For further information, please contact Ms Eva Lock / Ms Cathy Lee.
- Hold a relevant Diploma in healthcare service and with at least one year of working experience in healthcare service industry, such as hospitals, medical/dental clinics, health organizations, rehabilitation centres etc.
- Direct entry to the Advanced Diploma in Healthcare Service Management will be granted to those who have over three years of relevant working experience in healthcare service industry.
Time Schedule & Duration
Starting 7 October 2021
Thursdays, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
HK$16,560 (in 2 instalments)
Please complete and submit the enrollment form together with
- copy of transcripts and certificates,
- personal CV with details of work background and
- a cheque payable to “The Hong Kong Management Association” HK$8,280 (first instalment) to the address: The Programme Secretariat (ADHSD), 16/F, Tower B, Southmark, 11 Yip Hing Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong