Give Yourself an Edge as You Prepare for the Board of Governors Exam

The Online Tutorial is a convenient way to prepare for the Board of Governors Exam. The tutorial uses an online self-study format to help refine your knowledge and improve your study skills. This program provides a detailed look at the different topics covered on the exam and resources to focus your preparation.

One of the requirements for becoming a Fellow is passing the Board of Governors Examination in Healthcare Management. Prior to taking the Examination you must submit your Fellow Application. Once your application is approved, you will receive authorization to take the Board of Governors Exam.

Increase your knowledge and confidence in preparation for the Board of Governors Examination—sign up for the Online Tutorial!

Select a session:

August 15–November 13, 2018

December 12, 2018–March 19, 2019

April 3–July 16, 2019

How Does the Online Tutorial Work?

The Online Tutorial is a 12-week self-study course that allows you to complete each week’s assignments when and where it is convenient for you. Through this online course you will have access to PowerPoint slides, audio lectures, reading materials and a group message board.

Upon completion of the 12-week course, you will earn 6 ACHE Qualified Education credits toward your advancement in ACHE. To earn the credits assigned to this course, you must complete the program in its entirety.

What Does the Online Tutorial Include?

The Online Tutorial provides resources to help you prepare for the Exam. The course includes:

  • The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, Eighth Edition, by John R. Griffith, FACHE, and Kenneth R. White, PhD, RN, FACHE

  • PowerPoint slides, audio lectures and reading materials that you can access online day or night.

  • Opportunities to interact with other tutorial participants via an online community.

How Do You Register for the Online Tutorial?

Registration Instructions

  • Register online by clicking on your preferred session above.
  • Print or Mail: download registration form (PDF)
  • Call: (312) 424-9400
    (Pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card)

Please note: The registration deadline is two weeks after the beginning of the course. Course materials and an assigned password will be mailed to participants two weeks before the beginning of the course.


Tuition for the Online Tutorial is $495. The Well-Managed Healthcare Organization, Eighth Edition, by John R. Griffith, FACHE, and Kenneth R. White, PhD, RN, FACHE, is required reading for this course. If you already own the book, tuition for this course is $410.

A limited number of tuition waivers are available for this program. Application period opens 16 weeks prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel your participation in the online tutorial, please notify the Customer Service Center at least 14 business days before the start of the program for a full refund or credit, less a $50 cancellation fee. After that time, a refund or credit is forfeited. If you applied a coupon towards your registration fee and cancel after the cancellation deadline, you will forfeit the coupon amount.

ACHE must receive notification of your cancellation prior to shipment of the course book. Once the book has shipped, no refund or credit for the book will be granted. Substitute attendees are permitted. Notifications of the substituted attendee must be made in writing and can be emailed, faxed or mailed to the Customer Service Center (numbers listed below) and must include the name of the original registrant and the new registrant's name, address and phone number.

Cancellation requests must be made in writing. You can send your cancellation request to ACHE's Customer Service Center at:

Fax: (312) 424-9405


Mail: ACHE's Customer Service Center
300 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60606-6698

Registered Participants: Access Online Tutorial

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