A comprehensive strategic exercise as the executive leadership team of a hospital

€ 3.000
Price (+ VAT)

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This online program offers the participants a comprehensive strategic exercise as the executive leadership team of a hospital to test and strengthen their managerial and organizational skills. In the simulation they’ll have to analyse their institution’s overall strategic direction and make all decisions central to its successful operation: mission/vision, service line mix, capacity, investment in quality, patient/payer mix, marketing, staffing, financial structure.

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The course in Hospital Management is available in two editions.
If you wish to apply to the winter edition, please click here.

Who is it for

The Hospital Management Simulation course is addressed to international healthcare professional with at least 5 years of experience, preferably middle-career and senior-career professionals (10 yrs+ of experience). The reference job title is that of Hospital Director, Hospital manager, Healthcare Executives, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Medical Officer, and Chief Nursing Officer.

Structure & Topics Covered


The course consists of 14 sessions, spread over 4 days, during which you will address the following topics:

  • Opening and comparative healthcare systems
  • Simulation team exercise: the “set up”
  • Simulation team exercise
  • Simulation team exercise
  • 360-degrees simulation review session: the link between hospital management and quality of care
  • Closing remarks



Why join us?

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Benefits for the participant


  • To understand and experience the team interaction aspects of human behavior in a dynamic system of healthcare delivery
  • To benefit from a close interaction with other participants coming from a similar but often different background
  • To reflect and process what has happened during the past 18 months of pandemic


Benefits for you company/firm


  • To strengthen the team’s ability, and thus the organization ability, to respond to the challenges of a rapidly evolving healthcare market
  • To acquire a deep understanding on complex decision making and its direct and indirect effects
  • To show the healthcare professionals the implications and complexities associated with managing a complex hospital environment improving their positive action on the institution.


SDA Bocconi’s New Campus & Services


The new campus features broad spaces for networking with colleagues from your course, faculty, and staff, as well as participants in other courses and master’s programs.


  • The new Campus Designed by Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of studio SANAA, the campus comprises 35,000 square meters of indoor space with 39 large and IT equipped classrooms, 2 auditoriums with 300 and 150 seats, offices and communal areas. Our campus guarantees safety and efficiency standards like few other institutions in Italy and Europe. It is also a “Near Zero Energy” site, and a Platinum LEED-certified example of a highly environmentally sustainable urban development.
  • Community #MINE The MINE Community - Your Community of Managerial Ideas, Networking and Events – includes over 25,000 managers from various backgrounds and with different experiences. It is designed to offer networking opportunities for those who have attended programs at the School and want to keep up to date on current issues through both on-campus and online events. Thanks to this initiative the School remains a landmark for its participants, who can feel they are lifelong members of the SDA Bocconi community.
  • SDAB Match Through the SDAB Life app you will be given access to the reserved SDAB Match area, an exclusive service whereby you can contact other participants in the School’s programs for discussions or business meetings on campus.
  • Economia & Management A free one-year subscription to the School’s magazine, Economia & Management, entitles you to: read and download all magazine contents, including the historical archive; comment and share extra content; access podcasts, and the online books from SDA Bocconi’s Leading Management series.
  • Bocconi Sport Center You can access the new Bocconi Sports Center by purchasing single admissions or subscribing to a membership. You will enjoy both an Olympic 50-meter as well as a 25-meter swimming pool, a fitness area with a gym, a wellness area and an elevated running track, as well as regulation-sized basketball, volleyball, and five-a-side soccer courts. For more info please refer
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This simulation training exercise is as close to real life as I’ve ever seen. It replicates the implications and complexities associated with managing a complex hospital environment. In addition to the intricate lessons of decision-making and resource allocation, participants are enveloped into the competitiveness and team interaction aspects of human behavior that are also essential elements of success this ever changing and dynamic system of healthcare delivery.


The complex decision making was probably the best part of the simulation for me. In the past I have engaged in problem solving by looking at each issue in isolation instead of thinking about factor analysis—analyzing how each decision will impact all the other areas of operation



Certificate of Attendance


At the end of the program a participation certificate will be issued to the participants (minimun required frequency: 80% of training hours).





€ 3.000 (+VAT)




Special Payment Terms


Women Are Good For Business and We Need More

To foster women’s education in management and contribute to their professional development, SDA Bocconi School of Management offers them, until 8 March 2023, a 20% reduction on the participation fee for all Executive Open Programs, including Online On Demand. This reduction cannot be combined with other promotional offers.


Bocconi Alumni Community

Bocconi Alumni are entitled to a 10% reduction on participation fees. To take advantage of the discount, please enter your Alumnus status when registering by indicating “ALUMNI10” in the notes section. Remember that without this indication, the discount will not be applicable.

“Hospital Management: The Simulation & the Pandemic is an opportunity to experience the challenges of executive leadership and strategic decision-making of a competitive and dynamic multi-hospital environment”.


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Viviana Mangiaterra

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