Management Programme for

Medical Professionals - ClinicianX

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IIM Ahmedabad and DailyRounds bring the first-of-its-kind, online + on-campus, part-time management course exclusively designed for MBBS doctors.

Timelines & eligibility

  • Programme starts tentatively in October 2022
  • Duration: 6-7 months
  • Sessions:
    • - Live online 3 hours every Saturday from 6.30 PM - 9.30 PM.
    • - 2 day residential campus program at IIM Ahmedabad
    • - 2 days international experience programme in Singapore
  • Eligibility: Minimum MBBS + 1 year of Internship
  • EMI starts as low as Rs. 25,000 each month
  • Limited number of scholarships available. This will cover a part of the tuition fees. Register now to apply.

Course highlights

Get a certificate from IIMA - an NIRF 2022 Rank 1 B-School

All sessions will be taken by the top IIMA faculty

2 days international experience programme at Singapore with Health-tech entrepreneurs, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning experts

Interactive sessions with healthcare industry experts & entrepreneurs

Access to course materials through IIMA LMS

Be part of a special cohort & grow your network by interacting with a diverse group of peers

Who should apply?

  • Doctors with management and corporate experience
  • Clinicians looking to manage their practice better
  • Clinicians looking to explore alternative careers
  • Only MBBS doctors are eligible to apply
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Course content

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Communication for Management Professionals
  • Organizational Behavior, Human Resource and Leadership
  • Healthcare Analytics, Digitization and Big Data
  • Healthcare Ethics
  • Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Global Health Economics and Public Policy
  • Digital Strategy
  • Operations
  • Integrated Case Learning
  • Industry Talk

7 sessions covering

  • Fundamentals of marketing in healthcare
  • Service attributes that patients look for
  • Pricing of medical services
  • Digital marketing
  • Brand marketing fundamentals, building your personal and clinic's brand
  • Leveraging AI and ML in Healthcare

Arvind Sahay

Anuj Kapoor


Professor Chirantan Chatterjee
Programme Co-chairperson - MPM-Cx
  • Professor of Strategy and Economics - IIMA
  • BTech- IIT Roorkee, MBA - IIM Calcutta, Ph.D. and MPhil (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • ICICI Bank Chair, Chairperson CMHS, Visiting Fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Professor Debjit Roy
Programme Co-chairperson - MPM-Cx
  • Professor in the Production and Quantitative Methods area - IIMA
  • Ph.D. and M.S. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  • Founding Chair, Center for Transportation Research, IIMA
  • Associate Professor in Operations Management, Rotterdam School of Management
  • Professor Arvind Sahay
    Professor of Marketing & International Business- IIMA
    • Ph.D. (University of Texas Austin), P.G.D.M. (IIM Ahmedabad), B.Tech. (IIT Kanpur)
    • MN Vora Chair Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
    • Chairperson - India Gold Policy Center @IIMA
  • Professor Anuj Kapoor
    Assistant Professor of Marketing - IIMA
    • Chair, Corporate Relations and Campus Placement at School of Management and Entrepreneurship, IIT Jodhpur
  • Professor Shailesh Gandhi
    Professor of Finance & Accounting - IIMA
    • Dean, Programmes - IIMA
  • Professor Naman Desai
    Associate Professor of Finance & Accounting - IIMA
    • PhD, Accounting (Florida State Univ.), Chartered Accountant (ICAI), M.Acc. (Univ. of Alabama)
  • Professor Vaibhavi Kulkarni
    Assistant Professor of Communications Area - IIMA
    • PhD - School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University, USA
    • Past affiliations include IIM Lucknow & Xavier's Labour and Research Institute (XLRI) as Guest Faculty
  • Professor Amit Nandkeolyar
    Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior - IIMA
    • Ph.D. (University of Iowa, USA)
  • Professor Aditya Christopher Moses
    Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management - IIMA
    • Ph.D OB & HRM from IIM Bangalore
  • Professor Anindya Chakrabarti
    Associate Professor of Economics - IIMA
    • Ph.D. Economics - Boston University
    • Co-chairperson of the Brij Disa Center for Data Science and AI - IIMA
    • Co-chairperson of the epgd in Advanced Business Analytics - IIMA
  • Professor Anurag K Agarwal
    Professor of Strategy - IIMA
    • B.E. (Mech, NIT Allahabad), LL.B. (Lucknow), LL.M. (Gold Medalist, Lucknow),LLD (Lucknow), LL.M. (Harvard Law School)
  • Professor Pankaj Setia
    Professor of Information Systems - IIMA
    • Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2008
    • Founding Chair of the Center for Digital Transformation at IIMA
    • Ass. Prof. of Information Systems, Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas
  • Professor Jeevant Rampal
    Professor of Economic - IIMA
    • Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Game Theory
    • Ph.D. Economics, Ohio State University
    • M.A. Economics, Delhi School of Economics

How it works

Application Process
  • 1. Register to apply for the program & the scholarship
  • 2. Registrants will receive email with application form
  • 3. Complete application process, upload all required documents
  • 4. The application process will close by September 30th, 2022 - 11:59 PM
  • 5. Prospective students will receive selection communication via email for seat confirmation
  • 6. Make course fee payment to confirm the seat
  • 7. Upon seat confirmation the programme admit letter will be emailed to the participant
Course Progress
  • 1. The course starts tentatively in October 2022
  • 2. Orientation session by IIMA faculty co-chairs
  • 3. Attend online sessions with IIMA faculty every Saturday from October 2022 - April 2023
  • 4. Guest sessions by industry experts
  • 5. Assessment and evaluation of eligible candidates
On Campus
  • 1. Valedictory function with certificate distribution
  • 2. Meet, explore, discover with your peers
  • 3. Register as MPM-Cx Alumni
Program payment plans

Glimpses into MPM-Cx


Appreciation shown by our students for this course

  • In today's medical community, if you have never experienced or been trained in management, then you are lacking somewhere as it's a different fight altogether.
    Dr. Ankit Sharma
    Dr. Ankit Sharma
    Managing Director, Sadhna Hospital
    MBBS, DnB Orthopedic
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • With immense pride, I want to say that MPM-Cx has really opened horizons for us and changed our perspectives in the administrative world.
    Dr. Ruhi Kumar
    Dr. Ruhi Kumar
    MBBS, MD General Medicine
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPM-Cx has helped me become street smart and it gave me a lot of value in today's ever competitive environment.
    Dr. Nisarg Aravindan
    Dr. Nisarg Aravindan
    Junior Resident Academic, Community Medicine, AIIMS, Rishikesh
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • I have come to know a lot more than I expected from MPM-Cx, especially about the basics of management, networking, negotiation, marketing and finance. If you are interested in entrepreneurship,then this is your go-to course for sure.
    Dr. Ratul Maji
    Dr. Ratul Maji
    Junior Resident, Dept. of Dermatology Venereology and Leprosy, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • I was preparing for NEET PG, when I stumbled across the programme by accident and now it has become a life changer. I now gained huge confidence in management strategies.
    Dr. Anirudh Kansal
    Dr. Anirudh Kansal
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • I feel MPM-Cx has a distinctive outlook, outside the realm of medicine and it was a great opportunity at IIMA. I'm really glad to be a part of this programme.
    Dr. Drishti Sinha
    Dr. Drishti Sinha
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • Doctors are not great at their management skills but after MPM-Cx, I know I have gained great understanding of nuances in management. I'd definitely recommend this to all doctors who want to enter into management.
    Dr. Rajesh Surendra Badani
    Dr. Rajesh Surendra Badani
    Senior Consultant, Cardiologist & Electrophysiologist, Aditya Birla Hospital, Pune
    MBBS, MD Medicine, DNB Medicine, DNB Cardiology
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPM-Cx has enhanced our potential to the fullest to become great managers. I really feel honoured and blessed to learn from the most intellectual people of our country at IIMA.
    Dr. Aishwarya Prakash Rendalkar
    Dr. Aishwarya Prakash Rendalkar
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • I'm always interested in adding a new dimension to Healthcare. MPMCx was my best decision which provided me with more than I expected; upskilling on how to think and how to make decisions.
    Dr. Vinuta Neelakanth Murdeshwar
    Dr. Vinuta Neelakanth Murdeshwar
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPMCx opened up an entirely different career path to me. The Faculties and the Cohort IIM -A and DailyRounds gathered for this programme is nothing but extraordinary.
    Dr. Raghul Senguttuvan
    Dr. Raghul Senguttuvan
    Team lead (Marrow)
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • This wonderful course is for any medical professional and I assure this shall definitely add value to your professional life.
    Dr Arun Inamdar
    Dr Arun Inamdar
    MBBS, MD
    Professor & Head, Department of Dermatology,
    BLDE Deemed University
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPMCx is a revolutionary course, where you don't have to go through any qualifying exams or any other entry barrier to qualify in management.
    Dr Sankalp Chaudhary
    Dr Sankalp Chaudhary
    Project Leader-Operations,Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
    MBBS, MHA.
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPM-Cx carefully knits together all the aspects of general management studies giving us a holistic approach to deal with real life scenarios. The unique case based pedagogies and group discussions with an amazing cohort of people from different walks of life was something that all of us looked forward to every single week.
    Dr Siddarth G S
    Dr Siddarth G S
    Manager - Growth, Marrow
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPM Cx broadened my vision and it made me receptive to everything happening outside the world of Medicine. It made me realise the nuances of management and entrepreneurship along with the impact, a good leadership can bring to this society.
    Dr Dev Prasadh
    Dr Dev Prasadh
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
  • MPM-Cx was a Phenomenal course, it opened a new gateway of perspective for me. We all know how difficult it is for us (medical professionals) to understand the nuances of management but the great deal of knowledge that I've gained through MPM-Cx will definitely help me bring in the change at that level in healthcare.
    Dr Isha A Rai
    Dr Isha A Rai
    MPM-Cx Batch 2021
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who can apply for the course?
All medical doctors with an MBBS degree can apply for this course. It is also suitable for doctors who work with corporates, have their own practice or for those considering alternative career options.
2. What are the course fees?
Programme Fee: INR 6,25,000 + GST. Limited number of scholarships available. This will cover a part of the tuition fees. Register now to apply.
3. Can course fees be paid in installments?
No, the fees can't be paid in installments. You can choose to avail the EMI options provided by our education loan partner. The EMI plans are:
Tenure Interest Rate EMI
6 Months 0% Rs. 1,22,917
12 Months 4% Rs. 63,917
24 Months 7% Rs. 35,031
36 Months 8% Rs. 25,403
Please Note: The above EMI's are indicative. The EMI's offered by the loan provider might vary from the above figures, depending upon tenure and loan amount to be disbursed.

You can also apply for the scholarship along with your course application - this will cover a certain amount of the course fees.
4. How will I be eligible for a scholarship?
The eligibility criteria for the scholarship will be a combination of your intent and merit. We will look into your academic qualifications and professional experience, as well as into your interest in the programme.
5. How can I attend the online sessions?
There will be two weekly live sessions of 75 minutes each which will take place every Saturday, between 6:30pm and 9:30pm, through IIMA's virtual classroom program. Participants will receive a link to the class beforehand. Some of the recorded videos of the live class can be watched on the IIMA LMS for upto 10 days after its airing.
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