The purpose of the Dental Business Institute Foundations program is to educate, train and develop entrepreneurial dentist-owners to successfully lead, manage, govern and grow dental practices of any shape or size from solo practice, to managed group practice, to corporate models. The One-Day program provides exposure to some of same principles and the Operations course helps Office or Practice Managers lead an efficient, profitable practice.
The Foundations program is designed ideally for dentist-owners in the early stages of practice development who currently have 0-4 locations under ownership but want to have more and/or want to:
The Henry Schein Dental Business Institute (DBI) delivers professional business education for dental practices. This program is ideal for dental practice owners like you, who want to explore different business models, streamline their business, grow, and be more profitable. Any dental practice seeking to learn and strengthen its fundamental business acumen will benefit from this unique curriculum focused on the business of dentistry. Throughout each session, the Dental Business Institute delivers critical business education to allow dentists to succeed in the fast-paced dental market.
The Dental Business Institute is a year-long educational program that guides practitioners through the process of applying different business models to their practice vision. Attendees first identify their desired outcome, then design a business model that helps achieve that outcome. The model is tested through simulation to see how different decisions impact financial statements and attainment of business goals.
Program attendees can experience the impact of business decisions prior to investing time and resources. As plans are made, each action is tested to determine the impact on cash flow, profitability, and valuation. Based on the simulation results, participants learn where to adjust prior to implementation in the real world.
The PLAN sessions provide you the foundation upon which dental practitioners can effectively build businesses. You will gain and refine fundamental skills in executive communications, finance, and marketing.
The BUILD sessions allow you to establish, evaluate and refine your business resources as you seek to improve and build upon your existing business operations.
The LEAD sessions deliver skills and resources related to team development and leadership capacity for you, the practice owner. You will examine methods of creating motivated staff members across your organization.
The LEAN sessions equip you to implement improvements in existing processes within your organization. This session also provides multiple opportunities to apply the overarching business principles developed throughout the program including direct interaction with a variety of investment entities.