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Supervising Across Differences (New) will equip supervisors and managers of all levels with the tools to supervise across differences (e.g. age, race, ability, class, education). Participants will explore identity, and how it relates to power and privilege, and will learn how to apply these insights to supervision. Tools include active listening, power-sharing, and decision making.

Online: MassBio Member – $935 | Non-Member – $1,055
In-Person: MassBio Member – $1,035 | Non-Member – $1,155

Finance of Biotech (New) will focus on various aspects of what’s needed for successful fundraising at each stage of company growth. The course will also address some of the common questions around risks of investing, types of investment securities and differences between private and public markets.

Online: MassBio Member – $825 | Non-Member – $945
In-Person: MassBio Member – $925 | Non-Member – $1,045

Presenting Technical Data & Information (New) provides biotech and life science professionals at all levels with essential communication tools, techniques, and proven approaches to share technical data and information effectively.

Hybrid: MassBio Member – $1,395 | Non-Member – $1,499

Supply Chain Management in Biotechnology (New) will explore Tech Transfer Process from Clinical to Commercial, Compliance Considerations and Requirements, Raw Material Management, Geopolitical/COVID Considerations and Supply Chain Issues, and Global Import-Export Requirements.

Online: MassBio Member – $825 | Non-Member – $945

Ethics in Biopharma (New) looks at various case studies of ethical conundrums throughout the industry, with historical context and a deep dive into modern-day issues. Participants will gain skills in identifying, navigating, and circumventing current and potential future ethical challenges. The course will start with a discussion on the concept of ethics, include recent examples of ethical breaches, and end with an overview of steps to take to avoid future ethical dilemmas in the workplace.

Online: MassBio Member – $825 | Non-Member – $945

Biotechnology Project Management examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies. Participants learn to use tools and strategies for working in a team environment to analyze risk, allocate resources, track projects, resolve conflicts, make decisions, and manage teams. Experiential learning labs, class participation, and real-world examples are used to maximize educational impact.

Online: MassBio Member – $1,765 | Non-Member – $1,985
In-Person: MassBio Member – $1,865 | Non-Member – $2,085

Transitioning to Leader provides participants with a clear understanding of the leader-manager they aim to be and the essential skills and strategies to get them there. Approaches to effective communication and how to foster collaboration among teams (both remotely and in-person) are discussed. Participants will also learn the fundamentals for interviewing, hiring, and more.

Online: MassBio Member – $875 | Non-Member – $995
In-Person: MassBio Member – $975 | Non-Member – $1,095

Intro to Biotech explores the business considerations in biotech as well as basic biological processes that are foundational to the biopharma and life sciences industry. The course is divided into two parts: Intro to Business and Intro to ScienceIntro to Business provides foundational information on the Biopharma industry and regulation through instruction, storytelling, and small group sessions. Topics such as market share, phases of development, patient population, and safety profile will be reviewed. Intro to Science is designed for non scientists and focuses on the basic biological processes that help students’ overall understanding of how a life science company operates. Lab work will also be implemented during in-person sessions.

Online: MassBio Member – $1,250 | Non-Member – $1,450
In-Person: MassBio Member – $1,350 | Non-Member – $1,550

From Molecule to Market, R&D and Regulatory Considerations builds on the business overview of the Intro to Business course. This course delivers an outline of clinical, regulatory, and quality considerations and practices. Attendees will be provided foundational information about the Biopharma industry and regulations via instruction, storytelling, and breakout group discussions. Applied industry ethics will be discussed with emphasis on historical precedents. The course will explore the decision-making process by touching on relevant topics such as market share and phases of development.

Online: MassBio Member – $725 | Non-Member – $825

The Accelerated Leadership Program provides leaders with critical leadership competencies to accelerate their performance in leading life sciences companies. Specifically, the course will focus on leaders’ capabilities in the areas of strategic planning and decision making, influence, collaboration, and executive presence. The skills associated with the program, when mastered, can enable significant and strategic impact for a leader and their contributions to an organization.

Online: MassBio Member – $990 | Non-Member – $1,110

Building & Managing a High Performing Team is intended to help leaders at all levels in the biotech and biopharma industries improve how well they participate in and lead teams. The course focuses on principles that enhance leaders’ collaboration skills and help them to better model effective collaboration for others. Participants will consider how to address some of the typical dysfunctions and challenges that can diminish a team’s effectiveness.

Online: MassBio Member – $1,140 | Non-Member – $1,260

Leading in a Hybrid Environment provides leaders in the life sciences with the skills and knowledge to successfully lead their teams and organizations in a hybrid work environment. The sessions focus on the best practices that enable high performance, engagement, and strategic alignment for their employees. Participants learn how to adapt their leadership and people management to the unique demands of employees working both remotely and in the office.

Online: MassBio Member – $825 | Non-Member – $945

Presenting with Persuasion, Clarity & Strength provides professionals with key skills to comfortably speak in a clear and confident manner. Whether presenting internally or externally, telling your story effectively, delivering meaningful messages, being persuasive, and speaking confidently in a variety of settings takes skill development and practice. The course is taught with role playing and exercises.

Online: MassBio Member – $750 | Non-Member – $875

English Coaching for Non-Native Speakers offers coaching for life sciences professionals for whom English is not a native language. The course provides in-depth training on ways to become more confident communicating inside and outside of the workplace. Classes incorporate key soft skills using role plays of common workplace situations that take students out of their comfort zones. Session are scheduled on an individual basis with the instructor.

6 Private Online Sessions: $750