Management Training Course for the Biotech Industry
Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8:47PM
By Stephanie Griffin - GradDiv Funding Peer in Conferences, Job Training, ascb, biotech, historical, keck graduate institute, management course, phd student, short course, summer course

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), in partnership with the Keck Graduate Institute, is offering a one-week intensive management training course from July 11-16 at the Keck Graduate Institute in Claremont, CA. This course will accommodate 50 graduate students and postdocs (international and domestic). The course registration fee is $300, with an additional, optional accommodations package of $500.

The course will introduce Ph.D. scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project. They will learn how academic science is commercialized and gain insight into the way industry views scientific research. The course is designed for advanced graduate students with at least three years of research experience and for postdocs.

Eligibility: Postdocs and Ph.D. students with at least 3 years' research experience; both international and US students are welcome to apply.

Application Deadline: April 15

Program Dates: July 11-16

Program Fees: $300; accommodations (optional) are an additional $500.

Where: Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA

Apply online here.

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