Schulich Mini-MBA:
Dentist Business Leadership Program

Where dental professionals become business leaders.

Develop a unique business acumen specific to the dental industry. Our specialized Mini-MBA for dental entrepreneurs is a unique program that offers practical business training for busy dental professionals. Gain core MBA skills from Canada’s #1 business school and learn from highly experienced, leading dental practitioners.

 

Graduates of our Dentist Mini-MBA will be eligible to receive advanced standing towards a sought-after Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation, the only certification program for Canadian health leaders.

 

Schulich Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program

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Length: 18 three-hour sessions over 6 months
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Schulich Mini-MBA:
Dentist Business Leadership Program

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The Ultimate
Program For Entrepreneurial Dentists

In today’s world, dental entrepreneurs need to embrace their role as business leaders. To gain a competitive advantage, they must be able to plan the next steps of their business.

Schulich ExecEd’s Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program—the only program of its kind in Canada—provides experiential learning opportunities to take your practice to the next level. Our program helps fast-track essential business training, covering core topics like strategic management, communication, marketing and finance. 

Empower yourself with key business management skills to drive long-term growth and profitability for your practice. Apply learnings to your own career with the Personal Entrepreneurial Project, a condensed version of the Schulich MBA Strategy Field Study.

Packed with robust and highly relevant topics, this program is designed for mid-career dental professionals who would like to learn more about the business side of dental practice.

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Get Training in Marketable Skills

Strategic Thinking
Leadership Skills
Decision Making
Problem Solving
Risk Management
Communication Skills
Negotiation Skills

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Healthcare Professionals

This program packs rich learnings into a manageable timeframe. Attend 18 three-hour evening modules over six months. Between modules, engage at your own pace with online material, videos and readings.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get a unique business education directly related to your dental practice. This program covers core MBA topics, from finance and marketing to strategy and business analysis.

Learn from the Pros

Train with renowned Schulich MBA instructors, experienced dentists and business leaders in dentistry.

Tackle Exciting Challenges

Apply your newly acquired skills to an engaging team project, modelled after the renowned Schulich Strategy Field Study. Get feedback from leading business leaders in dentistry.

Build A Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from like-minded peers and professionals in dentistry.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Dentists

Dentists who are starting or expanding their practice will develop entrepreneurial mindsets fit for today’s dental industry and the business strategies to build and run a successful practice.

Mid-Career Leaders

Dental professionals in leadership roles will prove their business acumen in the context of dental practices and be prepared for more senior-level positions.

Program Overview

  • Examine how the dental industry is governed, managed and funded. Gain insights into the role of sub-national, national and international public and private agencies and markets, and how the political economy of dentistry is changing.

  • Examine the decision-making and accountability structures of hospitals, governments, and regional authorities. See strategic management concepts at play in various settings, with changing technologies and methods of health delivery.

  • Continuation of Strategic Management I. Develop a robust business strategy to deal with competing practices. Discover methods to highlight your unique selling proposition and distinguish your practice in a competitive market.

  • What is cybersecurity in relation to your dental practice and why does it matter? This interactive session discusses cybersecurity risks, threats, regulatory compliance, common insurance requirements, phishing, ransomware, and safeguarding strategies to protect your practice.

  • Identify key metrics that impact appraisal. Learn the factors involved in buying and selling a practice, and issues associated with purchasing or joining a dental corporation. Dive into the opportunities and challenges caused by larger clinic networks like 123Dentist and Dentalcorp.

  • Get hands-on knowledge on the legal and regulatory considerations of starting, purchasing, operating, expanding, and selling a dental practice. Learn what you need to know about  Employment Law, Corporate Law, Tax Law, IP Protection, Regulatory Compliance and Leasing.

  • An interactive workshop to dive deeper into strategies and techniques for powerful, compelling and impactful communications, including successfully giving and receiving feedback. Manage conflicts effectively and navigate challenging conversations with ease.

  • Learn human resources from a managerial standpoint with new perspectives on actively managing your own practice. Attract and recruit top talent and staff, and manage ongoing support staff issues.

  • Explore leading empirical evidence and practices for conceiving and executing a marketing strategy and building strong businesses. Learn the economics and neuroscience behind  consumer behaviour today.

  • Examine some of the world’s top companies and how they successfully execute their marketing and brand strategy. Explore opportunities for dentists to increase their marketing and brand presence in their own marketplace.

  • Master the skills to negotiate, persuade and influence others. Examine evidence-based approaches to building agreement between parties and negotiate with strategy.

  • Link your business strategies to innovations and new technology in the industry. Explore rising digital trends in dentistry including virtual personalized care. 

  • Get expert tips to improve daily business operations and increase patient satisfaction. Learn the best practices to better manage your dental clinic for growth and profitability.

  • Develop effective strategies for managing internal and external stakeholders such as government entities, suppliers, communities, and the media.

  • Explore the role of disruptive technologies, innovation and new business models to drive investment, innovation and transformation in healthcare. Leverage public and private partnerships and understand complex regulatory requirements.

  • Learn the fundamentals of investment and financing as a leader in private practice. Make investment decisions based on the allocation of resources and asset valuation.

  • Discuss the future of the dental business industry with Canada’s leading dental entrepreneurs and professionals.

  • Program Dates
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Faculty

Michael Glogauer,
DDS, PhD, Dip Perio

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Ali Daneshvar,
IBBA, JD, MBA

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Andrea Chan,
CPA, CA

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Ashley Konson,

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Beppino Pasquali,
CPA, CA

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Carlos Quiñonez,
DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

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Cy Charney,
BA, MBL, P. Admin

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Eric Pook,
B.Comm. Cum Laude

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Gail Levitt,
PhD, MA

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Guy Amini,
Hons. BA, JD

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Jeff MacInnis,

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Kevin Tasa,
PhD

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Megan Mitchell,

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Sandie Baillargeon,

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Shane Saunderson,
PhD, MBA, B.Eng.

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Stephen Friedman,
MA Psych

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Tracey Levison,

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Wissam AlHussaini,
PhD

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What You Get

After completing the Schulich Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize. Graduates will also achieve advanced standing towards the Certified Health Executive (CHE) designation.
As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Schulich Mini-MBA Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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