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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. 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. MassBio Member – $650 / Non-Member – $775

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

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. MassBio Member – $1,680 / Non-Member – $1,900

Science of Biotech 101 is designed for the non-scientist. The class acts as a survey of the basic biological processes that are foundational to the biopharma and life sciences industry. Participants will apply their new understanding of basic cell and molecular biology to the work of life sciences companies that research and develop therapies and products to improve lives, enhance agriculture, and decrease the dependence on fossil fuels. MassBio Member – $625 / Non-Member – $825

Business of Biotech 101 explores the business considerations that drive company strategies. Students will be provided with foundational information about the BioPharma industry and regulation via instruction, storytelling, and breakout group discussions. Industry ethics will be discussed, with emphasis on historical precedents. The course touches on topics such as market share, phases of development, patient population, and safety profile. A high-level overview of Research and Development, including pre-clinical through market approval will also reviewed. MassBio Member – $625 / Non-Member – $825

Business of Biotech 201: From Molecule to Market, R&D And Regulatory Considerations builds on the business overview of the “Business of Biotech 101” 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. MassBio Member – $625 / Non-Member – $825