Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

This healthcare management certification program – the first and only comprehensive certificate of its kind in Canada – combines business fundamentals with healthcare leadership skills and knowledge, preparing you for most senior-level healthcare positions.

Faculty, including leaders in healthcare, business and academia, share their insight and expertise with you, covering 15 comprehensive specialized leadership areas of focus, in an integrated, interactive and experiential learning environment.

You’ll learn key trends and issues in healthcare that demand leadership excellence. Acquire skills to become proficient in all matters facing today’s healthcare management: advanced leadership; critical thinking, project planning and problem solving; designing lean processes; successful communication, quality and safety strategies and conflict resolution; information technology for healthcare leaders; leading change and innovation; and risk management and courageous leadership in healthcare.

Top Reasons To Choose
This Program

  • Develop strategies and enhance your capability to lead in a complex, evolving multidisciplinary environment

  • Build your professional healthcare network and develop lasting business relationships by sharing experiences with other professionals in limited-class-size settings

  • Combine core business competencies with healthcare industry leadership skills and knowledge

  • Apply best practices from other industries to promote a culture of accountability, innovation and collaboration

  • Benefit from the insight and world-class instruction of academic experts and accomplished healthcare and business leaders

    • “The course was thoroughly engaging, interactive and practical. It provided realistic and useful approaches that I can use in my personal and professional life. Excellent!”

      S. JoshiChief, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Regional Director of Laboratories, Niagara Health System

About This Program

  • Embrace health-sector challenges to deliver better care and lead people more effectively.

    The Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management – the first comprehensive certificate program of its kind in Canada – addresses the unique leadership issues facing healthcare professionals, providing tools, techniques, and best practices to effectively lead in the complex world of Ontario’s healthcare sector.

    Our program faculty includes leaders in healthcare, business, and academia who will share their insight and knowledge with participants in an integrated and experiential learning environment.

    Through this program, today’s healthcare professionals will have an opportunity to examine innovative business models that can be applied to healthcare and acquire new knowledge and skills to enhance their capability to lead in a complex and ever-changing system.

    Key Program Take-Aways

    • Learn to understand and respond to workplace issues differently to improve results
    • Combine core business competencies with healthcare industry leadership skills and knowledge
    • Apply best practices from other industries to promote a culture of accountability, innovation and collaboration
    • Gain useful tools, techniques, and checklists to take back and apply immediately to facilitate your work and share with peers
    • Enhance capabilities to lead and manage in a fast-changing, multi-disciplinary environment
    • Develop strategies to manage complexity and promote organizational success
    • Build your professional healthcare network

    Participant Profile

    This program has been designed for:

    • Professionals looking to increase their leadership capacity and influence within the system
    • Any individual seeking to consolidate and certify their leadership and management skills in preparation for career advancement
    • Professionals in leadership positions in private or public healthcare, including hospitals, CCACs, LHINs, long-term care facilities, etc.
    • Managers, directors, physicians, researcher’s administrators, team leaders, and other officials in healthcare organizations

    Unique Program Features

    • World-class instruction by accomplished healthcare, business, and academic experts
    • Applied learning through an individualized anchoring project that can be used in your workplace immediately
    • Respects your busy schedule: one work-day matched with one weekend day demonstrates personal commitment and avoids multiple work absences
    • Network with peers from different parts of the healthcare spectrum and share experiences for valuable insights into the whole system
    • Learning is practical, interactive and healthcare-sector focused with many take-away tools

Course Content Details

Additional Delivery Options

Adapt this program to your organization with these additional delivery options.


David Donaldson

David Donaldson,

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Diana Elder

Diana Elder, BA, MA, MBA

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Venita Indewey

Venita Indewey, BAS, MIR

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Diana Kawarsky

Diana Kawarsky, MA, CCP

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Rob Lajoie

Rob Lajoie, MBA

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Susan Ludwig

Susan Ludwig, BAA, MEd

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Mike Nader

Mike Nader, MBA, MA, BSc

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Mark Norman

Mark Norman,

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Emma Pavlov

Emma Pavlov, MBA

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Kevin Quinn

Kevin Quinn, MA, MPA

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Tyson Roffey

Tyson Roffey,

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Andrea Swanson

Andrea Swanson, MA, PPCC

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David S. Weiss

David S. Weiss, PhD, ICD.D. CHRE, CHSPC

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Jeff Woods

Jeff Woods, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

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Continuing Education Credits

10 CCHL MoC Cat. II

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE/Fellow) to Category II credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.

25 Royal College - MOC Section 2

“For information on how this activity fits in the Royal College Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, please visit the Royal College’s website ( For more personalized support, please contact the Royal College Services Centre (1-800-461-9598) or your local CPD Educator.

1 Digital Credential - Masters Certificate

A digital credential is an encrypted symbol acknowledging that the person displaying it has successfully completed a course and acquired a new skill that directly relates to their employability. It is linked to the owner and can’t be duplicated. A Masters Certificate is the more extensive course which can include multiple individual certificates and badges.