DBA Dental Business Administration Mastership Course

A business administration course designed from Dentists for Dentists & Dental Managers/Administrators.
This program is carefully designed to fulfill all of today’s dentists’ needs and quests.
It addresses dentists who are now graduating, starting their career or have a constant need of upgrading and updating their business.

DBA Dental Business Administration Mastership CourseProgram Aim:

This program’s main aim is to create every dentistry’s individual character in order to differ from competitors and always earn and be the best in power and patients preferences.
Dentistry is a brand where many different educational fields have to come together to ensure success. Accounting, management, public relations, human resources, if you don’t know what they are supposed to be doing how you can control them?

Mainly a Mastership Class for mastering and achieving ideal dental management skills in which students have the advantage of evaluating and practicing the learned subjects.

Our Goal is to prepare dentists to undertake their business as entrepreneurs and to make them able to solve problems concerning:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Patient Satisfaction Surveys
  • Leadership Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Presentation & Communication Skills
  • Presentation & Assessment of a Business Plan


Why DBA?

  1. A programme designed from dentists for dentists, Dental Managers & Administrators
  2. Includes all necessary knowledge to run you own clinic
  3. Business consultation & Guidance
  4. Location
  5. Certification conforming to continuing professional development principles
  6. Small Class Sizes
  7. Top Educators

Main Content of Program:

3 Session consisting the modules of the program

Session 1: 18th to 20th March 2016
Session 2: 20th to 22th May 2016
Session 2: 30th June to 3rd July 2016
Lectures and Skill – Training: 60 hours
Homework: 160 hours
Total: 240 hours


Merimna Institute – Athens Greece
Vouliagmenis A. 272Α Ag. Dimitrios
(Metro Station Agios Dimitrios)

Course fee: 3500€

Course Content:

Marketing, Patient Satisfaction Surveys, Accounting, Economics, Leadership & Negotiation Skills, Human Resource Management, How to write your own business plan, Consumer behaviour, Presentation & Assessment of a Business Plan

The course will be in Greek. All modules are compulsory. It will contain homework and 2 different kinds of assignments: Group & Individual Participants are also advised to carry electronic devices that support PDF in order to receive handouts electronically.

Fundamentals of:

  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Business Administration


  • Be Managers and Directors of their own clinic
  • Business Development & Sustainability
  • To make Case Presentations
  • To select the most appropriate associates and employees for their clinic
  • Create and complete their own business plan
  • To evaluate and inspect the needs of their clinic through satisfaction surveys
  • Outsourcing & Insourcing Management
  • Make their clinics more profitable
  • Increase loyalty of their customers/ patients
  • Best Resources Utilization

Attitudes / Behaviour:

  • Be able to handle and coordinate their team and patients affectively
  • Confidence
  • Power
  • Control

At the end of the course:
Creation of a business Plan for your Clinic, Case Documentation Discussion

Course Schedule:

10 Days including the Ceremony

Day 1:

Day 2:
Presentation & Communication Skills

Day 3:

Day 4:
Creation of Business Plan

Day 5:
Human Resources Management

Day 6:
Written Exam for Modules of the 1st Session – Leadership

Day 7:

Day 8:
Consumer Behavior

Day 9:
Development Patient Satisfaction Surveys – Negotiation Skills

Day 10:
Written Exam for Module of the 2nd Session – Presentation & Assessment of business plan Certification Awards

Other Information:
Above modules are consisted of lectures that include the following teaching methods: lecture – demonstration – participation. Program is divided in 3 Sessions.

Course Leader/ Lecturer:

DBA Dental Business Administration Mastership CourseDr. Anna – Maria Yiannikos DDS, MSc, MBA, LSO:
Course Leader/Keynote Lecturer

She has the privilege of being one of the few dental practitioners with an MBA degree and has been practicing dentistry for more than 20 years in Cyprus. She is a pioneer in the field of Dental Lasers and Cosmetic Dentistry. Her Clinical Research about Dental Lasers received a Golden Award in ISLD Congress in Berlin 2006. Furthermore Dr. Anna-Maria Yiannikos has 2 Master Degrees one in Lasers (MSc. 2006) and one in Business Administration (MBA, 2009) and is an Adjunct Faculty Member of AALZ at RWTH Aachen University Campus.




nakas nikolaosDr. Nakas Nikolaos DDS CEO at Merimna Institute:
DBA Program Manager Greece / Visiting Lecturer

Dr. Nakas Nikolaos was born in Tirnavos, Larissa, Greece. He graduated dentistry in Aristotle Dental School, Thessaloniki, Greece in 1991.He graduated Advanced Educational Program in Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation at New York University College of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education Program in 1994.
He also attended the Advanced Educational Program in Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation at New York University College of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education Program in 2007.
Dr. Nakas is the Greek Program Leader of all the continuing dental education programs in Greece by the New York University College of Dentistry Linhart Continuing dental education program since 1994.

He is the Greek Program Leader of the CPD programs in Greece for the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, Continuing Professional Development, London, UK since 2008. He is the founder and CEO of the Merimna Institute in Athens, Greece, the first Continuing Dental Education Center in country and, also, the President of the Hellenic Association of Continuing Dental Education. Dr. Naka’s private dental center in Athens, Greece, “Odontiatriki Merimna” is limited in implant surgery and Aesthetics.

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