About this Course
Life science industries are very complex and require the management of large portfolios and programs where best project management practice is essential to successful product completion and subsequent enduring market leadership. The umbrella of programs required to feed the pipeline of therapeutic candidates and their subsequent development into commercial products are much diversified and range from exploratory research, determination of novel biological pathways, lead discovery and development, preclinical studies, clinical trials, regulatory compliance and filings, manufacturing and sales and marketing.
This course will address most major components and phases of the drug, biopharmaceutical and medical device product development and cover in detail the various project management methodologies and core competencies associated with each of the essential elements of the product development cycle. Students will be invited to apply the principles learned in class to their real-life environment via custom-designed projects.