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Finance Management, Accounting and Budgeting

Summer Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Auditors Allowed
Yes, with instructor consent
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025
Explains the role of budgeting as a key component of the administrative process. Describes basic financial management concepts and techniques, and provides a foundation for integrating these techniques into health care organizations. Presents strategies for evaluating the financial status of a department or health unit in order to determine whether corrective actions need to be taken. Presents various analytical methods in management decision making, including benefit/cost ratio analysis, and break-even analysis.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Explain components of financial proposals for health care projects/studies
  2. Describe the balance sheet and income statement in health care settings
  3. Develop budgets for revenues, staffing and salaries, supplies and services, and equipment
  4. Evaluate the financial status of a health service unit or department
  5. Determine the cause(s) of performance deviation
  6. Use a variety of analytical methods to support sound business decision-making
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 50% Assignments
  • 25% Midterm
  • 25% Final Exam
Enrollment Restriction
Only students enrolled in the MPH program with IIHMR, Jaipur are permitted in this section
Special Comments

This section is offered in Jaipur, India