Program content & pedagogical objectives

All courses are available in English and you will have the opportunity to learn some French if you wish (online and face to face courses).

Start with e-learning

Before you arrive on campus and start your courses, you will have access to elearning material and emlyon business school online resources. Depending on your profile and background, you will be able to catch up or review at your own rhythm the basics required to start the MSc in Health Management & Data Intelligence. You will follow a core syllabus which will allow you to acquire the fundamentals of management, gain the necessary skill set of international business management and apply it to the Health Industry.

Courses include: Fundamentals of Economics, Cost Accounting, Fundamentals of Finance, Fundamentals of Marketing and Fundamentals of Legal.

Get familiar with your future academic environment

Based on your application and registration, you will have access to many of the digital resources available to emlyon business school campuses students by summertime:

  • emlyon business school apps and platforms (Learning Hub, Career Centre)
  • first courses available online
  • information on your integration process (visa, accommodation, administrative procedures, Lyon city council, etc.)

This access, via your personal ID, will help you to get to grips with the various tools and ensure that your integration is a success, as you will have a busy schedule once the program begins in September.

The first term (September to December) in Lyon Ecully

Transforming Early Makers module

The Transforming early makers module challenges you to disrupt existing business models to imagine new value systems in the 2030 horizon through an innovative learning path, directly preparing you for your new profession: carrying / steering / participating / supporting the emergence, deployment, development and diffusion of transformation projects using digital technologies as a lever for disruption.

The challenges of artificial intelligence & the health sector

List of courses :

  • Innovative Project management
  • The healthcare ecosystem
  • Economy and Sociology of Health
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: An introduction
  • Patient-centric ecosystems
  • Health Information System
  • Ecosystems and Platform Business models

Learning trip

This learning trip is the opportunity for you to confront to the healthcare ecosystem in another cultural and value systems. The targeted country is USA as a major country in the development of new digital solutions covering the healthcare path. During this learning trip, you have the opportunity to visit companies and start up, to participate in roundtables with experts in order to understand how a revolution in health management is clearly occuring thanks to what is sometimes called “exponential technology” and how this other country is coping with these disruptive issues.

The second term (January to March) in Lyon Ecully

With some seminars in Saint Etienne (Mines Saint Etienne campus and CHU – hospital units)

Healthcare & artificial intelligence courses

List of courses :

  • Health issues in the work place
  • Medtech and digital Startup
  • Ethics and Policy Risks of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
  • Patient data for diagnosis and prevention
  • Interacting with Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data and Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare: Challenges and Issues
  • Biomedical devices and sensors
  • “Omics” and Nanotechnologies

Soft skills

List of courses :

  • Collective intelligence
  • Change Management

The third term (April to July) in Shanghai

List of courses :

  • Asian business environment & intercultural management
  • Intercultural management and negociation
  • Sociology of health in China
  • Performance evaluation of healthcare systems
  • Logistics in healthcare
  • Ambiant and Assisted Living
  • Decision support tools in Healthcare
  • Smart Health Technologies
  • The in company project

The 4th term (from July on)

Professional experience

From July after the end of your courses you have to validate a minimum 4-month (up to 6 months) professional experience, and produce a master thesis to submit before December.
This in company mission (generally an internship) is a great opportunity to put your academic knowledge to the test, and acquire tangible experience to prepare your employability.

Graduate thesis

This thesis is an analytical work on a topic related to the professional experience gained during your MSc in Health Management & Data Intelligence. This is a great opportunity for you to research a subject which has the potential to contribute powerfully to your personal and professional development.
An integral part of the thesis is the presentation of your work in front of an official jury. This presentation is a good stepping-stone to market yourself as it obliges you to showcase the skills you have acquired throughout the program and practice.

Among your professors

From Mines Saint Etienne

From emlyon business school