Corporate Professional Training
for Members

BioCT company members have access to MassBioEd’s professional training courses at a discounted member rate. Taught by experts in the field, industry courses provide individuals with the skills and knowledge to enhance career growth and cultivate a broad professional network. Courses are tailored to ensure content and format maximize interaction and engagement.

COURSE OFFERINGS

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Upcoming Courses

English Coaching for Non-Native Speakers

January 10 – December 31, 2023 (8:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Biotechnology Project Management (Jan-Feb 2023)

Janaury 24 – Febraury 16, 2023 (2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Transitioning to Leader (February 2023)

February 14 – 17, 2023 (9:00 AM – 11:30 AM)

Building & Managing a High Performing Team (Feb-March 2023)

February 27 – March 10, 2023 (9:00 AM – 12:30 PM)

Presenting with Persuasion, Clarity, & Strength (March 2023)

March 6 – 9, 2023 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)

Accelerated Leadership

March 22 – April 26, 2023 (9:00 AM – 12:30 PM)

Intro to Biotech (March 2023)**

March 28 – 29, 2023 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

**Course will be held in-person at MassBioEd Office (Cambridge, MA).

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Individual Discount: The MassBio member discounted rate applies to employees of companies that are BioCT members. Simply click ‘Member Rate’. Note: BioCT is a member of the Council of State Bioscience Associations.

Group Discount: An additional 15% discount is applied with the registration of 10 people or more for any given course to be used within a one-year time frame. Enrolled employees can register for any offering of that particular course within one year. Please email courses@massbioed.org for the coupon code.

Package Discount: If you are registered for Business of Biotech 101 or have taken the course in the past year, you are eligible to receive a 10% discount applied to your registration of Business of Biotech 201. Please email courses@massbioed.org  for the coupon code.

 

MassBioEd’s mission is to build and sustain a talented life sciences workforce with a focus on expansion, opportunity and diversity.

English Coaching for Non-Native Speakers
JANUARY 10, 2023 | 8:00 AM - DECEMBER 31, 2023 | 5:00 PM

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 roleplays of common workplace situations that take students out of their comfort zones. Sessions are scheduled on an individual basis with the instructor.

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Biotechnology Project Management (Jan-Feb 2023)
JANUARY 24, 2023 | 2:00 PM - FEBRUARY 16, 2023 | 5:00 PM

Biotechnology Project Management is designed specifically for the biotech industry professional. The class 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.

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Transitioning to Leader (February 2023)
FEBRUARY 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM - FEBRUARY 17, 2023 | 11:30 AM

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. Learn effective delegation tools to get more accomplished through direct reports. Participants will also learn the fundamentals for interviewing, hiring, and more.

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Building & Managing a High Performing Team (Feb-March 2023)
FEBRUARY 27, 2023 | 9:00 AM - MARCH 10, 2023 | 12:30 PM

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.

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Presenting with Persuasion, Clarity, & Strength (March 2023)
MARCH 6, 2023 | 1:00 PM - MARCH 9, 2023 | 3:00 PM

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.

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Accelerated Leadership
MARCH 22, 2023 | 9:00 AM - APRIL 26, 2023 | 12:30 PM

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 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.

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Intro to Biotech (March 2023)
MARCH 28, 2023 | 10:00 AM - MARCH 29, 2023 | 5:00 PM

Intro to Biotech is a course that 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 an overview of 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 focuses on the basics of cells and molecular biology that help students’ overall understanding of how a life science company operates. Lab work will also be implemented during in-person sessions.

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