GW Online Healthcare MBA May 25th Webinar

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In this webinar, our panelists Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy, Research Professor; Stephanie Clark, Associate Director of the Healthcare MBA Program; Christopher Longtin, Student Services Program Manager; and Gillian Birmingham, Admissions Advisor answer questions about the Healthcare MBA online program and what it's like to study online.

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  • Welcome to The George Washington University’s online Healthcare MBA webinar. My name is Angela and I will be your moderator for today. In a moment, I will be handing things over to our first panelist. Before we begin, I would like to explain how this presentation will work. To cut out the background noise, we’ve muted your phone. So you can hear the panelist, but they cannot hear you. Please complete the poll questions on the right-hand side of your screen in the “Poll Box.” Your answers will be used to improve future webinars. To ask questions, just type your question into the chat box in the right-hand side of your screen and hit ‘Enter.’ We will address your questions in the order asked and will try to answer as many as time allows.
  • Your panelists today are: Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy, Gillian Birmingham , and Christopher Longtin. Professor Tarabishy holds M.B.A. and doctoral degrees from the George Washington University.  He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the George Washington University's School of Business and the Executive Director of the International Council for Small Business. He has also worked at the World Bank in the Corporate Strategy Group. Professor Tarabishy’s current research is in entrepreneurial leadership. Gillian Birmingham , our Admissions Advisor, is on board to answer any of your admissions questions. As an Admissions Advisor, Gillian walks new students through the entire admissions and financial aid process, making it easy for them to get started and pursue their degree. We also have Christopher Longtin , Student Services Program Manager , on hand to answer your enrollment and class questions. Christopher’s objective is to help all students achieve their educational goals by counseling students during the enrollment process. Okay, let’s get started.
  • GW Online Healthcare MBA May 25th Webinar

    1. 1. To hear the audio portion of this webinar, please follow the instructions on your screen The George Washington University Healthcare MBA Online Webinar Tuesday, May 25 th @ 12:30 PM EST
    2. 2. <ul><li>In order to minimize background noise, we have muted all of your phone lines (so we cannot hear you ask questions or make comments…) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions anytime by typing your question into the chat box on the right-hand side of your screen </li></ul><ul><li>We will address your questions in the order asked and will try to answer as many as time allows </li></ul>Webinar Logistics To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    3. 3. Panelists Ayman El Tarabishy , EdD Research Professor GW School of Business Christopher Longtin , MA Student Services Program Manager GW Healthcare MBA Online Program Gillian Birmingham Admissions Advisor GW Healthcare MBA Online Program To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    4. 4. <ul><li>The GW Online Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>The Student Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Support Network </li></ul><ul><li>Program Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>About GW – Quick Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>Admission Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid Options </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>Agenda To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    5. 5. <ul><li>Flexibility – Log in anytime, from any Internet connection. Post responses on the discussion board and submit assignments, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. </li></ul><ul><li>Connection – Gain individualized attention from faculty and develop close relationships with fellow learners as you interact with them creating a vast network of professional contacts. </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction – Post and respond to messages with fellow business leaders. Online learning puts you much closer to the thinking and experience of your instructors and classmates. </li></ul><ul><li>Timely Curriculum – Course content is continually updated. Assignments incorporate the specific issues you deal with at school allowing you to apply lessons from each course. </li></ul>The GW Online Experience To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    6. 6. <ul><li>Faculty at GW are: </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders in their fields </li></ul><ul><li>Prominent scholars and educators </li></ul><ul><li>Specially trained to teach in an online environment </li></ul><ul><li>Real-world experts in their industry </li></ul>Experienced Faculty To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    7. 7. <ul><li>Here’s what our alumni have to say about the </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare MBA online program: </li></ul>The Student Experience &quot;My educational journey began in medical school but culminated with George Washington University's Master in Business Administration program.&quot; ~ Peter Francis , MD, Online Graduate &quot;When I chose an MBA program, it was important to me that the program had outstanding credentials and instructors of high caliber.&quot; ~ Kristine McGarigle , Online Graduate To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    8. 8. <ul><li>We are here to support you through every step of your online learning experience. We offer you a multi-level support network, including: </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions Advisor: Counsels you through the application process </li></ul><ul><li>Student Services Advisor: Liaises with the University on your behalf and acts as your personal coach </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Instructor: Guides you through the course content and requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty: Develops the curriculum and constantly assesses its relevance and timeliness </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Support: Assists you with any technical problems you may have </li></ul>Support Network To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    9. 9. <ul><li>Enroll in 23 seven-week core classes in areas such as business law, strategy, finance, operations, and marketing management. </li></ul><ul><li>Enroll in 12 additional classes in areas such as management of acute care hospitals, physician practice management, and managing skilled nursing facilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop your ability to evaluate, assess, judge, and take action in any business situation regardless of the career you choose. </li></ul><ul><li>The online program is a tightly structured and can be completed in two years . </li></ul><ul><li>Learn from distinguished faculty who are engaged in a wide variety of research activities at GW's four research centers. </li></ul><ul><li>Be associated with one of the best business schools and programs in the country; GW is AACSB-accredited  and ranked among the top 50 MBAs in the United States in 2009 by the Financial Times . </li></ul>Program Overview To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    10. 10. <ul><li>The program has 52.5 credit hours: 23 core classes and 12 additional classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Each module has three classes and lasts seven weeks. </li></ul><ul><li>Each class within the module is worth 1.5 credits. </li></ul>Curriculum Core Classes Financial Accounting I Financial Accounting II Managerial Accounting Judgment, Uncertainty, and Decisions Data Analysis and Decisions Operations Strategy Financial Markets Financial Management Global Perspectives Microeconomics for the Global Economy Macroeconomics for the Global Economy International Management Additional Classes The following is a partial list. Management of the Acute Care Hospital Physician Practice Management Aging and Disability: Needs and Services Managing the Skilled Nursing Facility Compliance and Risk Management in Health Services Supply Chain Management in Health Services Service Line and Project Management Management of Information Systems Organizations and Leadership Managing Human Capital Entrepreneurship The Nature of Markets Marketing Decisions Ethics Business and Public Policy Business Law and Communication Business Strategy To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    11. 11. About The George Washington University
    12. 12. Quick Facts about GW <ul><li>Ranked on  U.S. News & World Report's  list of Top National Universities </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Washington, DC, situated a few blocks from the White House and the National Mall </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1821 as The Columbian College on land provided by former President George Washington </li></ul> To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    13. 13. Accreditations <ul><li>The George Washington University is accredited by the: </li></ul><ul><li>Middle States Commission on Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) </li></ul> To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    14. 14. Admission Requirements <ul><li>A completed application form and $60 application fee </li></ul><ul><li>Official transcripts of all post-secondary academic programs attended. </li></ul><ul><li>Three to five years of professional working experience </li></ul><ul><li>Current resume </li></ul><ul><li>Two letters of recommendation demonstrating your professional experience and qualification for graduate study </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of program objectives and professional goals </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) results. The GMAT may be waived for US board certified medical doctors and those with seven or more years of professional experience </li></ul><ul><li>Applicants who earned their undergraduate degree outside of the US are required to submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score </li></ul> To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    15. 15. Financial Aid Options <ul><li>Employer-Sponsored Tuition Assistance: </li></ul><ul><li>Employers may cover 100 percent of tuition costs. To learn more, consult your personnel office. </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Aid and Alternative Financing: </li></ul><ul><li>To be eligible for the Federal Stafford Loan, you must be a degree student and registered in a minimum of five credit hours in a semester </li></ul> To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389
    16. 16. Questions?
    17. 17. Contact Information Do you have further questions regarding the Healthcare MBA online program? Web : www.mbahc.info E-mail : [email_address] Toll-Free : 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389 Twitter : @ GWMBAHealthcare To contact our Admissions Office, please call 1.866.232.0232 Ext. 3389

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