Advanced Education, Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Advanced Education

Babson College educates entrepreneurial leaders who create economic and social value everywhere.

We want to expand the notion of entrepreneurship and celebrate entrepreneurs of all kinds. We want to put the power of entrepreneurship as a force for economic and social value creation in as many hands in the world as we can.

The Kerry Murphy Healey Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship (The KMH Center) is one of the most visible and important ways we support entrepreneurs and providers in healthcare and life sciences. We offer customizable short courses and certificate programs for healthcare delivery, digital health, medical devices, and drug development organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Below briefly describes some of our offerings.

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Health Entrepreneurship Short Course Series

This online short course series seeks to better equip scientists and clinicians who are considering starting a venture, as well as leaders of early-stage healthcare ventures to successfully launch with intentional consideration of both economic and health value across the venture’s capabilities and product/service portfolio.

Healthcare and Life Sciences Entrepreneurial Product Development Immersion for New Technologies and Solutions Program (L-SPRINT)

The Healthcare and Life Sciences Entrepreneurial Product Development Immersion for New Technologies and Solutions (L-SPRINT) Program is designed for healthcare providers and scientists with an interest in generating, developing, and commercializing ideas and inventions (such as healthcare delivery, digital health, devices, and drug development). L-SPRINT targets areas of life science and medical need that have been difficult for commercialized breakthrough (e.g., addiction, cancer) to examine novel approaches to innovation, tech transfer and commercialization. This program prioritizes health equity in venture solution development, empowering participants to increase the pipeline for more equitable products and services, and serve communities inclusively.

Innovation & Investment in Global Surgery: Convening Sessions

Convene stakeholders to increase number and scale of innovative solutions and investment in global surgery.

Babson Health Sector Entrepreneurial Leadership Program (H-SEL)

The Babson Health Sector Entrepreneurial Leadership Program (H-SEL) is designed for a diverse group of owners and leadership teams of new healthcare and life science ventures. Through a specialized curriculum, case studies, and experiential learning, H-SEL helps scale early-stage ventures, focusing on creating economic and health equity value simultaneously. Participants learn and develop best practices for communicating their technologies and solutions, while increasing their overall entrepreneurial thinking, decision making, and leadership capabilities.

Lead with Health Data Analytics

The Lead with Health Data Analytics program is a leadership program designed for a consortium of health tech startups and healthcare practices to provide insights based on AI and in-depth interviews with the practices to propel their businesses and professional growth. This virtual analytics and insights sharing platform consists of analytic support to health tech startup participants and quarterly (or semi-annual) half-day consortium summits where insights from those analyses will be shared to healthcare practices.

Entrepreneurial Leadership in Healthcare-Community Health

This program focuses on increasing the entrepreneurial leadership capabilities of healthcare leaders in community health settings that serve underserved populations, empowering them to utilize an entrepreneurial mindset to solve problems and advance health equity.

The Business Case for Health Equity

This program trains minority and minority-serving entrepreneurs to increase capital raised and leverage improved metrics and practices to more accurately describe and favorably pitch the equitable nature of a venture solution.