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Christine Harland selected to attend Global Health Care Conference at Harvard Business School

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Professor Christine Harland

Professor Christine Harland, Professor in Supply Management in the School of Management, has been invited to an invitation-only conference at Harvard Business School on 4-5 October, 2012.

Entitled ‘21st Century Health Care Management Education: Confronting Challenges for Innovation with a Modern Curriculum’ Professor Harland has been asked to be an ambassador for the University of Bath and other similar UK universities involved in health care management education.

The inaugural two-day conference will include a select representative group of academics and health care industry professionals drawn from around the world.

The ultimate goal of the conference is to lay the foundation for innovation curriculum in health care management education. The conference will produce a White Paper which will be circulated to all stakeholders.

The more specific objectives involve:

  1. Curriculum. Develop curricula which reflect the needs for innovation of 21st century health care systems worldwide
  2. Pedagogical Tools. Capture best practices, including greater use of case-study and field-based instruction.
  3. Peer-to-Peer Network. Create a network of health care innovation educators.
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General Notes For Editors:

The School of Management is one of the UK's leading business schools. Currently ranked 1st for Student Experience (Times Higher Education 2015) and 1st for Business Studies (The Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016), we are a leading centre for management research - placed 8th in the UK in the latest REF2014.

We are one of a select number of international business schools accredited by EQUIS, the European Foundation for Management Development's quality inspectorate and the Bath MBA has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) since 1976.

The centrality of research to teaching is an essential feature of all our programmes. The School offers a full range of programmes from undergraduate to postgraduate up to PhD level and post-experience programmes including the world-ranked Bath MBA. The School also provides tailored executive development programmes for middle and senior management.

The School of Management has a faculty of over 100 teaching and research staff, including visiting academics, with a professional support team of around 90 managerial and administrative staff. Research income averages £2 million per annum. There are approximately 2,400 students in total comprising some 150 MBA students, over 500 Master’s students, 250 full- and part-time research students, and over 1500 undergraduates following BSc degrees.