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Jack Welch Management Institute & TJU Offers Game-Changing MBA

10/09/15

The Jack Welch Management Institute & Jefferson University Join Forces to Offer Game-Changing MBA Healthcare Pathway That Will Help Doctors Meet Today’s Most Urgent Healthcare Challenges

Doctors and healthcare professionals will have opportunity to learn critical leadership skills under the direction of business icon Jack Welch and take innovative healthcare courses offered through Jefferson 

Jack Welch Management Institute & TJU Offers Game-Changing MBA

(HERNDON, Va./PHILADELPHIA) – The Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, a widely acclaimed, rapidly growing executive MBA program for working professionals, and Thomas Jefferson University’s renowned College of Population Health today announced that they are joining together to offer an MBA pathway that is designed to help doctors confront today’s most urgent healthcare challenges.

Currently, there are over 400,000 doctors in the U.S. who do not have an MBA, yet healthcare systems face unprecedented complexity – rising costs, economic inefficiencies and increased regulation -- under the Affordable Care Act. These factors, combined with changing technologies and the widespread availability of data, will force a change in the future of the current healthcare model, and demand leaders who can navigate a highly ambiguous and quickly evolving economic and regulatory landscape.

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In this unique new offering from Jack Welch and Jefferson, doctors and healthcare leaders will now have access to a powerful combination of courses that address these critical issues through one of the most innovative healthcare organizations in the country, as well as the opportunity to learn proven leadership, change management and business skills from one of the most successful business leaders of all time. The program will be delivered 100 percent online so that doctors do not have to take time away from their practices to travel to residential sessions.

Founded specifically to foster transformative thinking and innovative practice in healthcare, Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health is the first school of its kind in the country, and the only comprehensive, application-focused, for-credit program on the market for experienced physicians and healthcare executives.

The Jack Welch Management Institute is among the fastest growing MBA programs in the world, with over 1,000 students. It is known for teaching highly actionable leadership practices lifted from the frontlines of business, and preparing students to be strong business leaders in their fields.

 “The Jack Welch Management Institute and Thomas Jefferson University share a common mission – to prepare their graduates to not only succeed in their careers, but to go on to drive meaningful change in their organizations and industries,” said Jack Welch, executive chairman, Jack Welch Management Institute, and former CEO of General Electric. “Through our relationship with Jefferson, we can use our game-changing management practices to develop leaders who will ignite and transform the healthcare industry.”

“This is just the beginning of our relationship with the Jack Welch Management Institute,” said Stephen Klasko, M.D., president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.   “Jack has been the most important voice in leadership in the business community.  Jefferson is transforming healthcare to meet the needs of the future with its population health focus. Together, JWMI and Jefferson share the goal of creating a new generation of physicians prepared to lead in the new age of healthcare.”

The Jack Welch Management Institute is accepting applications immediately. Applicants interested in learning more about this new MBA pathway should call 1-855-596-5964 to speak to an admissions officer.

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