Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Public Health and Hospital Management


Public health needs are increasing and changing rapidly. This calls for professionals placed into healthcare system (authority or regulatory offices of Central and State Govt.) with mind-set and skills to:

  • Diligently overlook and ensure proper application and execution of health policies and programmes issued in public health.
  • Ensure proper working of work forces in the public as well as private healthcare sector.
  • Access upcoming public health issues and come up with solutions.
  • Strategize new public health policies.

This kind of work force needs to have strict but professionals training, know-how of the policies and regulatory laws and a will to work for public health and benefit.

Hospital management is all about managerial skills. Hospital management professionals need to know and learn about varied levels and types of management starting from:

  • Managing operations, departments, supply chain, patient information to finance and staffing and more.

Candidates with organisational skills and inclination for managerial activities are polished through training Programmes about vast world of hospital management.

While interest in the field comes as an integral part of the aspiring candidate’s nature, rest of the skills and knowledge can be built upon by an effectively designed Programme in public health. The multidisciplinary team at IGMPI has targeted to add to the pool of efficient public health professionals they ought to achieve it through this online learning Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma Programme in Public Health and Hospital Management.

IGMPI Programme promise to polish the skills of its candidates and make them job ready! The candidates are taught the techniques, given practical knowledge and accustomed to the varied on-field situations that might arise during their careers. All this is made possible with help of:

  • Extensive Programme material which has been designed by experts and professionals from healthcare industry itself;
  • Numerous case studies which are a part of the Programme;
  • Intelligently aligned Programme structure which gives step wise knowledge and insight of the industry and all its aspects.

Programme Modules

Module 1: Public Health: Scientific, Political and Economic Aspects

Module 2: Policies for Public Health

Module 3: Introduction to Health Programs and evaluation

Module 4: Health Management : Management Principles and Practices (Strategic management)

Module 5: Epidemiology: Principles, Methods and Limitations

Module 6: Role of Statistics and Data

Module 7: Public Health Issues, Biomedical basis and Medical Care Systems

Module 8: Demography and Population Sciences

Module 9: Hospital Organization

Module 10: Financial Management and Budgeting

Module 11: Health Promotion Approaches and Methods

Module 12: Social and Behaviour Change, Effective Communication in Health Care

Module 13: Reproductive, Maternal Health, Child Health and adolescent (RMNCH+A)

Module 14: Principles of Social Research Methods

Module 15: Environment and Occupational Health

Module 16: Law and Ethics in Public Health

Module 17: Material and Waste Management

Module 18: Managing Medical Records

Module 19: Operations, Audits and Administration

Module 20: Introduction to Clinical Research Industry and Basics of Clinical Trials

Module 21: Introduction to Pharmacology and Pharmacovigilance

Module 22: Introduction to Healthcare Informatics

Module 23: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Industry

Module 24: Industry Based Case Studies


Any Graduation/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma) .


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the Programme lectures and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme. This programme is approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Government of India.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the Programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the Programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Public Health and Hospital Management by Centre for Health Management and Research (CHMR), IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate Programmes material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like , Jhpiego, SELCO Foundation, TATA Foundation, Samarthan NGO, PSI, UNICEF, WHO, HCL Foundation, IPE Global, Optum, PATH, AIIMS, Action against Hunger, Ekta Shakti Foundation, Seva Foundation, India HIV-AIDS Alliance, HLFPPT, Deepak Foundation, Novartis, LalPath Labs Ltd., Fortis Healthcare Ltd., HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd., Indraprastha Medical Corporation Ltd., Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd., Piramal Enterprises Ltd., Wockhardt Ltd., Cactus Communications, Public Health Foundations of India, Cytel, Religare Health Insurance Company Ltd., Deloitte, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, Bain & Company, Alvarez & Marsal, McKinsey & Company, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects of Training in Public Health and Hospital Management

Public health and hospital management are two grossly employing sectors of the healthcare industry. Their need emphasises their importance well. Public health issues are a sensitive area of work while hospital management needs efficient managerial skills. For both the sectors employment opportunities are huge but the aspirants shall bear in mind the responsibility that comes with their role in the industry.

IGMPI offers professional and industry oriented training thus opening doors for entry into the industry. PG diploma in Public Health and Hospital management adds advantage for those already in the industry as a tag of professional training and those new to the industry feel comfortable with backing of apt and up-to-date information and training required to have sustained growth in the industry. Knowing all theoretical and practical facts about Public Health and Hospital management, candidates feel comfortable and confident when working in the industry. Obviously experience has no match and thus efforts are made to bring in experienced professionals to present projects, take lectures and thus add to the benefits reaped from the Programme. Same is true for the professionals who are already a part of the industry but are keen on making lateral movement in their company or industry or seek job change.

Public health management covers the administrative and managerial capacities, organizational structures, and systems needed to finance and deliver health services more efficiently, effectively, and equitably. A hospital manager, also referred to as a hospital administrator, plays a crucial role in managing the hospital's day-to-day operations. Some of the other roles related to the Public Health and Hospital Management are Executive Hospital Administration, Manager- Admission and Outreach , Consultant Public Health, Deputy Medical Superintendent, Senior Manager - Public Health Practice, Nursing Quality Assessor, Healthcare Manager, Hospital Administrator, Medical Administrator.

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