MIMBA Orientation 2023

Medical Industry MBA - China

The Medical Industry MBA program is designed to equip experienced professionals with knowledge and practical skills related to the management of the medical industry. Graduates from the program obtain an MBA degree from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Classes are taught by preeminent faculty in the field who hold a strong commitment to teaching, learning, and research. A key component of the class will be the use of cases based on real issues facing well-known organizations and leaders. In addition, students conduct market assessments for new medical innovations through the Medical Industry Valuation Lab, helping assess new medical product ideas and streamlining the time to market.

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Program at a Glance

The Medical Industry MBA program is tailored for experienced professionals with a solid management background of three or more years. Each application is meticulously evaluated, ensuring enrollment is limited to the most exceptional candidates who exhibit unwavering dedication to the program's academic rigor. Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission. To accommodate professionals' busy schedules and personal commitments, the program follows a flexible Friday-to-Sunday format once a month, enabling participants to effectively balance their full-time careers while pursuing their coursework.

2 year, part-time degree program
Courses are delivered in person in Shanghai, China
Convenient format
Friday-Sunday once a month


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Why the Medical Industry MBA?

The MIMBA program incorporates both the groundbreaking Medical Industry Valuation Lab and real-world case studies to offer a comprehensive learning experience. Through the Valuation Lab, students assess market viability for emerging medical innovations, expediting their time to market. Additionally, the program utilizes authentic cases that tackle challenges encountered by renowned organizations and leaders, fostering practical insights and critical thinking skills.

MIMBA Orientation Opening Ceremony 2023

Welcoming the newest students to the Carlson School of Management's MIMBA program.

Get to know the MIMBA program.

The Carlson School of Management launches an MBA program for medical industry professionals, focusing on innovation through classroom instruction, case studies, and site visits.

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"The two-year journey with the endearing MIMBA III has been an incredibly enriching, delightful and fulfilling experience. The meticulously structured curriculum enabled us to seamlessly connect the dots and forge our own path towards personal growth and development. This transformative journey has left us feeling rejuvenated, grateful and forever changed, and we are truly indebted to the program for bringing us to where we are today."
– Timo Wan, MIMBA III

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