A certificate, which is an educational program offered by many colleges and universities, may help students gain greater skills and experience in their existing career field. Many programs are short and can typically be completed in as little as a year.
Certificate in Biotechnology
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. [+]
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, 2014Module 2 Marketing in Life Sciences - March 4-6, 2014Module 3 Intellectual Property Management in Life Sciences - March 25-27, 2014Module 4 Assessing the Valuation of New Venture - April 8-10, 2014Module 5 Early Stage Drug Development - April 29-30, May 1, 2014Module 6 Clinical Trial Management & Regulatory Affairs - May 13-15, 2014Module 7 current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), in collaboration with: Bioalps - June 3-5, 2014Module 8 Project Management - June 17-19, 2014... [-]