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Program Directors


Prof. Rajiv Misra (XLRI)XLRI Jamshedpur
Dr. Haresh Chandwani (PHFI)


The MDP on Health Program Management is designed and implemented by the joint efforts of PHFI and XLRI considering the dearth of trained healthcare professionals for effective and efficient health program management in the country. The aim of the program is to enhance the management skills of professionals in the field of public health and to equip them in utilizing various scientific and proven approaches in program planning and management .This will also provide the practical exposure needed to enhance the effectiveness of the professionals working with government, non-government and private institutions. This will be a 5 days residential management development program comprising of an interdisciplinary approach by blending theory and practical application in a problem-solving perspective.



Xavier Labour Relations Institute

Public Health Foundation of India

XLRI established in 1949, has continually focused on training future business leaders who can help shape the destiny of India with competence and commitment. XLRI is a pioneer in developing and offering short duration Management Development Program (MDPs) with a four-decade enviable standing in the committee of B-schools in India.The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is a public private initiative that has collaboratively evolved through consultations with multiple constituencies. PHFI is a response to redress the limited institutional capacity in India for strengthening training, research & policy development in the area of public health.
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  • To provide an overview of health programs by public, private and not-for profit organizations (national and       international) in the country.
  • To orient the participants on the gaps and challenges in the management and implementation of international) in       the country.
  • To improve the skills of working professionals using evidence based curriculum which includes tools and techniques       to manage health programs efficiently to produce the desired health outcomes.
  • To develop competence and confidence of Program Managers for troubleshooting challenges in the field of health       management.
  • Course Details


  • The program will have strong emphasis on adult learning methods – lectures, group work, case studies and       experience sharing.

  • Any graduate with minimum 5 years of experience in health program management or Post-graduate with       minimum 3 years of experience in health program management.
  • The participants should be key functionaries at government NGOs or public health sector undertakings.

  • State of the population health in India and the responsiveness of the State and other players: An analytical       overview
  • Health Program Management from Project Cycle Management perspective
  • Health Program Planning – Concepts, Theories, Frameworks and Models
  • Project Management- Tools and Software
  • Fundamentals of Financial Management and Grant Management
  • Resource planning, mobilization and allocation (HR, Finance, Technology, Equipment, materials etc.)
  • Leadership and communication skills, team building & management, problem-solving, conflict resolution etc.
  • Program Evaluation- What is evaluation, Types of evaluation, Developing an effective evaluation plan
  • Reports and documentation as management requirement and for knowledge sharing

  • 5 Days: April 22-26, 2019 (Monday - Friday)

  • XLRI, Jamshedpur
  • FEE (Per Participant):

  • Residential - Rs. 47,500 (Double Occupancy)
          Rs. 55,000 (Single Occupancy)
          Taxes as applicable (GST)
  • Nominations

  • Filled-in Nomination Forms should reach the Program Secretariat three weeks before the commencement of the       program.
  • Seats may also be booked by filling an online nomination form.
  • FEE

  • The Residential Nomination Fee covers course material, board and residence in a twin sharing air-conditioned       room in the MDP residence at XLRI Campus.
  • The fee is payable by either of the following options:
  • Offline payment method

    Online payment method:

    Demand Draft favouring XLRI, Jamshedpur payable at
    Jamshedpur and courier the same to the following address:
    Program Title
    Accounts Office
    XLRI Jamshedpur
    CH Area East, Bistupur P. O.
    Ph: 0657-6653333
    Xavier Labour Relations Institute Jamshedpur (RWW)
    Account No.- 340010100060996
    Bank Name- Axis Bank Ltd.
    IFSC Code- UTIB0000340
    Branch- Sakchi, Jamshedpur
    Account Type- Savings
    Swift Code- AXISINBB012

    Program Schedule


  • 8:45 AM on the first day for registration
  • The program sessions begin at 9:00 AM on the first day and conclude at 5:00 PM on the last day
  • Accommodation for residential participants would be available from one day prior to the commencement of the       program.
  • Participants should make arrangement for their travel accordingly.

  • Nominations will be confirmed only after receipt of payment.
  • Confirmations will be given on a first-come ,first served basis.
  • The institutes reserve the right to refuse nominations.

  • Information about cancellation of nominations, if any should reach the MDP Office at least two weeks before the       commencement of the program.
  • Cancellations received after above mentioned deadline will entail a cancellation charge of 100% of the nomination       fee.
  • Downloads

    MDP - Health Program Management Nomination Form




    Mr. Clarence Toppo
    Circuit House Area (East)
    Jamshedpur 831001
    Phone- +91-657-6653329 or 6653330
    Fax- +91-657-2227814
    Email- or
    Dr. Shruti Wahal
    Plot No 47, Institutional Area,
    Sector 44, Gurugram,
    Haryana 122002
    Phone:+91-124-4781400 | Extension: 4583