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  • Teacher Daniele Fabbri

  • Credits 5

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language English

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Economics and Economic Policy (cod. 8420)

  • Course Timetable from Mar 17, 2023 to May 24, 2023


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education

Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

The aim of this workshop is to present to HEM students key players operating in the European and international marketplace for health and healthcare. Special emphasis is given to market structure and key leaders in the market for healthcare insurance, pharmaceuticals, medical devices. NGOs, Intergovernmental and international institutions are also introduced and presented. A special attention is given to the analysis of tasks assigned and skills required by each type of players to successful employees. Contributions and witnesses from qualified key players area constituent part of this workshop.

Course contents

This workshop develops in 4 steps:

step 1: understand your vocation

  • students take part to workshops with representative companies: for-profit industrial multinational (ROCHE), international NGO (MSF), multilateral organization (WHO). The aim is to let students better understand what they are looking after, their vocation, their goals.

step 2: sharpen your profile

  • students are involved into 2 meetings with HRM consultants to understand how to present themselves, how to draft a CV, how to deal with a job interview.

step 3: meet HEMAP mentors

  • students take part to several meetings with HEMAP ex-alumni (mentors) to search for their role model and receive tips and advice. HEMAP mentors present their current job, first steps into the profession, errors and successes in their career path.

step 4: meet potential employers

  • By the end of this workshop we run the “Healthcare Employers Day”. Invited companies and organizations present their profile, values, HRM policies. We organize mock interviews to let students practice and improve their employability.

Teaching methods

Workshops, presentations, simulations, mock interview.

Assessment methods

This is a "professional enhancing activity". Final assessment implies no grade but just a PASS or FAIL.

Students are asked to:

  • actively participate to each organized activity
  • fill in a questionnaire BEFORE and one AFTER the workshop. The questionnaire contains a set of multiple choice questions about students' professional aims and goals plus a "motivation letter".

Links to further information


Office hours

See the website of Daniele Fabbri