A Management Development Program For Managers and Leaders of Health Care Organizations

a one-week intensive program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills

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Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP)

A practical application or experiential component of the program

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MDI in French to be Launched in 2016 in Dakar Senegal!

In order to extend the geographical reach of this outstanding program and meet the leadership & management needs of francophone Africa, the MDI will be launched in French in Dakar in Novermber 13-19, 2016, in partnership with the Institut Supérieur de Management/International School of Management (ISM). This is a major milestone for the MDI partners as the program celebrates 10 years of success on the continent.

MDI Dates and Application Deadlines

Southern Africa

August 21-27
UCT, Cape Town, South Africa

Western Africa

October 8-16, 2016
GIMPA, Accra, Ghana

Dakar, Senagal

November 13-19, 2016
International School of Management (ISM), Senegal

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How to Apply

How to Apply

Thirty-six participants will be selected for each session. For an application form or further information on the MDI click here. A mandatory requirement for your application to the program is a commitment to scope a Community Healthcare Improvement Plan during the program. In many cases, an interview will be required.

Program Overview

Program Overview

The Management Development Institute (MDI) for Health Care Organizations is a one-week intensive program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of program managers and leaders of sub-Saharan African organizations

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Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP)

The Community Healthcare Improvement Project (CHIP) is the practical application or experiential component of the program, allowing the participants to immediately translate the MDI curriculum to improve performance in their own health systems. 

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UCLA Contacts

Miguel Unzueta, Ph.D.
Program Director
Phone: (310) 825-9169
E-mail: miguel-email

UCLA Anderson School of Management
110 Westwood Plaza, Suite B307
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1481

Amref Health Africa Contacts

Anthony Wairagu
Regional Project Coordinator

Phone: (254) (020) 6993234
or 6993000
Fax: (254) (020) 6009518
E-mail: hq.mdi@amref.org

Lang’ata Road, Opposite Wilson Airport
P.O. Box 27691 00506
Nairobi, Kenya