Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures

EPFL EMBA

Program Description

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures

EPFL EMBA

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures

To increase managerial competencies and to raise competitive advantage in Life Sciences, particularly in Biotech, Medtech, Pharma domains.

Audience

Professionals and Entrepreneurs in Biotech, Medtech, Pharma Ventures.

Modules

Module 1 Strategic Alliances, Partnership, and Outsourcing - February 4-6, 2014
Module 2 Marketing in Life Sciences - March 4-6, 2014
Module 3 Intellectual Property Management in Life Sciences - March 25-27, 2014
Module 4 Assessing the Valuation of New Venture - April 8-10, 2014
Module 5 Early Stage Drug Development - April 29-30, May 1, 2014
Module 6 Clinical Trial Management & Regulatory Affairs - May 13-15, 2014
Module 7 current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), in collaboration with: Bioalps - June 3-5, 2014
Module 8 Project Management - June 17-19, 2014


The above modules addressing key managerial issues are lead by top European Professors and Executives from Industry.
The EPFL Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures is obtained when at least 5 modules are successfully completed. Each module corresponds to 2 credits.
These modules offered at EPFL are open to professionals, and they can also be followed individually, by people not enrolled in the CAS. At the end of each module, there is an evaluation assessing knowledge acquisition.
To foster appropriate interactions and learning during those modules, the number of participants is limited: first come, first served.

Organization

These 8 modules are organized under the umbrella of the Executive MBA in Management of Technology – MoT, jointly led by the EPFL and the University of Lausanne Business School - HEC.

Credits

Successful completion of each module is worth 2 credits. The EPFL Certificate is granted upon successful completion of 10 credits.

Prerequisite

Master/Bachelor degree and 5/7 years previous related professional experience.

Location

EPFL – College of Management of Technology
Building Odyssea – Station 5
CH-1015 Lausanne

Registration

At least 15 days prior to each module (limited number of places: first come, first served).

Tuition

  • CHF 1.900 for 1 module
  • CHF 3.500 for 2 modules
  • CHF 4.800 for 3 modules
  • CHF 5.900 for 4 modules
  • CHF 6.900 CAS 5 modules
  • CHF 7.900 CAS 6 modules
  • CHF 8.900 CAS 7 modules
  • CHF 9.900 CAS 8 modules

(Prices applicable for a single student and a single billing for modules taken in 2013, include lunches)

Admission to BioModules and CAS

The program targets Professionals and Entrepreneurs in Biotech, Medtech, Pharma Ventures with a Ph.D./Master/Bachelor degree, from well-recognized Universities.
For applicants to the EPFL Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in "Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures", it is required to have minimum 5/7 years professional experience.
Admission decision to the CAS is based upon the degree(s) and the experience.
The first step towards your application to the CAS in Biotech-Medtech or one of its modules is to fill in the Application Form.
At the end of the application form, you will have the opportunity to directly upload the needed documents in order to validate your application, they are:

  • A scan of your Passport.
  • One passport photo (Good looking with 300 dpi .jpg file).

(It will be used in class and published on the MoT website if you are accepted. Please make sure you provide a professional one to your advantage.)

To complete your application file for the CAS in Management of Biotech, Medtech and Pharma Ventures, please upload the following required documents:

  • Curriculum vitae - Résumé.
  • Motivation letter.

Academic information

  • Copy of each degree.
  • Transcript for each degree.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 27, 2017
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