Commercializing Innovation in Life Sciences Certificate Program
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As the life sciences industry continues to experience rapid change, globalization and growth, new opportunities and challenges have emerged for firms across the industry. The Commercialization of Innovation in Life Sciences Certificate Program at Florida International University provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to help their organizations successfully commercialize and market new products and services in this ever-changing environment. This intensive 5-day program is designed for individuals working in a variety of functional areas across the life sciences industry, from pharmaceuticals and therapies to biotechnology to medical devices.
The program covers the following critical business issues:
- Boosting Organic Growth
- New Product Launches
- New Market (Geographic) Expansion
- Strategy Development
- Business Ethics and Compliance
The program is taught by faculty members from FIU’s College of Business and School of Medicine, as well as current and former top-level life science executives who have successfully resolved key business issues the life sciences industry faces.
This program is delivered through the LifeScience Zone™, a unique executive education platform developed through a partnership between Florida International University and Thinkeen Global. The LifeScience Zone™ provides executives, business leaders, and high potential managers with the tools and knowledge they need to succeed in in the fast-changing life sciences industry.
Taught by world-leading FIU faculty members along with experienced, successful industry experts, the Commercializing Innovation in Life Sciences Certificate Program is not theoretical but rather focuses on knowledge and application of business tools.
Upon completion of the program, participants can immediately apply key learnings in their day-to-day work. Participants will:
- Gain a broader, well-rounded knowledge of the fundamental aspects of the globalized life sciences industry
- Achieve an improved ability to contribute to complex, international, multidisciplinary business discussions
- Learn how to better identify and quickly address critical life sciences business issues
- Strenghthen their ability to effectively communicate and credibly present business and strategy plans
Participants will also receive practical management tools such as management checklists, spreadsheet templates and presentation guidance.
Moreover, this program embeds a number of other critical business topics, including ethics and compliance considerations in the life sciences industry as an integral part of success in the workplace.
Who should attend
Executives and other professionals in the life science industry from both large and small organizations who commercialize and market innovative products and services including:
- Medical devices
- Pharmaceuticals (including OTC)
- In-vitro diagnostics (molecular and genetic)
- Laboratory instruments
- Radiology apparatus
- Surgical appliances and supplies
- Medicinal and botanical products
Managers and directors in the life sciences industry who work in functional areas including:
High potential life sciences industry employees