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Business Planning and Development for Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs in Healthcare and Science

Healthcare leadership and management

What is an RCSI Online micro-credential course?

Whether you're looking to enhance your knowledge in a specific healthcare related field, acquire new knowledge and expertise, or stay updated with the latest healthcare advancements, RCSI Online micro-credential courses offer a convenient and reputable pathway to achieve your learning goals and credit bearing qualification.

An RCSI Online micro-credential is a focused, flexible course that allows learners to gain specialised knowledge and skills in a specific health-related topic. These courses are designed to be short in duration making them an ideal choice for busy healthcare professionals. Micro-credentials are awarded following assessment of learning outcomes and can also be accumulated to build towards larger awards.

RCSI Online's micro-credential courses are delivered entirely online, providing learners with the convenience of accessing high-quality education from anywhere in the world. Each course is carefully crafted to provide in-depth insights, practical expertise, and internationally recognised ECTS credits upon successful completion. They are an excellent way to upskill, advance your career, or explore a new area of interest.

Why Business Planning and Development for Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs in Healthcare and Science?

The healthcare industry is rapidly evolving, presenting both challenges and opportunities for those at all levels and backgrounds. As the demand for innovative healthcare solutions continues to grow, individuals with a passion for driving change in this sector must equip themselves with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed. Healthcare professionals and those working in healthcare organisations can play a key role in enabling positive transformation in their environment by channelling their entrepreneurial drive. Similarly, those who wish to launch their own start up within the healthcare industry can create positive impact and offer innovative patient care solutions.

This micro-credential course is designed for those passionate about making a difference in healthcare. It focuses on the unique challenges and opportunities within the healthcare industry, equipping participants with targeted skills and enabling them to explore the essential aspects of business planning and development, tailored specifically to healthcare professionals and those working in the industry or related fields.

Participants will gain the ability to identify, evaluate, and capitalise on opportunities within their chosen domain, fostering a proactive and innovative mindset while developing competencies that are directly applicable to real-world healthcare scenarios. Whether you're an entrepreneur launching your own healthcare venture or an intrapreneur driving change within an organisation, this healthcare micro-credential has something valuable for you. 

Follow in the path of former students who have embraced 230 years of teaching excellence.

Driven by the promise of 'leading the world to better health', RSCI has been at the forefront of international healthcare education since our establishment in 1784, and we have a worldwide reputation for delivering excellent undergraduate and postgraduate health professions education.

RCSI's singular healthcare focus is evident through all our postgraduate programmes, offering innovative, insight-rich and immersive development opportunities for both current and future leaders in healthcare.