Corporate Professional Development


MassBioEd is committed to the development of the current biotechnology workforce. Its Corporate Professional Development's primary focus is to offer high quality professional development programs for members and non-members alike. Courses are taught by experts in the life sciences field who must stay current on regulatory changes and industry trends. Corporate Professional Development features seminars designed as refresher courses as well as courses that target skill building with hands-on training.

All of our programs are:

  • Designed by biotechnology industry experts.
  • Updated every six months to keep pace with scientific advances and government regulations.
  • Taught by practicing professionals who have years of experience in the life sciences industry.

MassBio Company Members are eligible for a $150 discount on all courses. All Companies with 100 or fewer employees may be able to take advantage of state workforce grant programs.

All of our courses can be tailored to meet company's individual training needs and delivered on-site. For more information, please contact Megan Schulz at or (617) 674 5137.

2016 Course Listings:

Biotechnology Project Management  October 12 – November 16, 2016
Wednesday evenings, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Making the Transition to Leader/Manager  Wednesday, November 2, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Looking for Ways to Maximize your Training Dollars?

Do you have 100 or fewer employees in your company?  If so, you may be eligible to receive up to 50% reimbursement for the cost of training under the State Workforce Training Express Fund.   All current MassBioEd Foundation courses qualify under the Express Program for reimbursement.  For more information contact Peter Abair.


Workplace Safety Training Dollars Available

The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) Safety Grants Program awards up to $25,000 to organizations to fund workplace safety training.  Eligible employers within Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Worker's Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding.