Master in Biotechnology ManagementIE (Instituto de Empresa)
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- Madrid (España)
The biotechnology revolution brought about by the recent advances in life sciences is transforming. From agricultural and environmental to pharmaceutical and healthcare products and services, the industrial sectors transformed by represent one of the largest and most steadily growing building blocks of the global economy.
Their social impact is overwhelming, generating tremendous progress in quality of life but also strong reactions that need responsible management based on solid ethical principles.
The challenge of scientific complexity, tight regulatory oversight, long development times, unusual market structures and highly unpredictable outcomes are defining constraints within which the biotech industry evolves.
The Master in Biotechnology Management is a rigorous program that, through the combination of specific and general knowledge, offers its students the skills and abilities, as well as the network that are necessary in order to gain a competitive advantage in the biotechnology industry and be able to excel in any position in the biotechnology and its related industries.
Participants must posess a university degree or equivalent and work experience.
Students in this master program may come from a wide range of undergraduate majors and professional areas, and from any country.
This program is aimed at:
· Scientists engineers /technicians, pharmaceutical or medical specialists seeking to undertake management positions in biotech firms.
· Professionals from diverse backgrounds (financial, legal, commercial, human resources) seeking to enter the biotech sector or engage biotech clients.
· Academic institution or public sector officials needing a deep understanding of the biotech industry.
· Entrepreneurial individuals striving to create and manage a biotech business they will establish themselves.
The main objective of the Master in Biotechnology Management is to thoroughly prepare professionals from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds to develop a
successful managerial career into the biotech companies and related areas.
Provide an advanced level of general and specific knowledge combined with managerial abilities and skills in order to enable students to undertake the highly professional positions in this industry.
Create a stimulating learning environment of innovation, entrepreneurship and social responsibility, bringing together highly qualified students, a worldclass international faculty of experts, leaders in the biotech industry.
Networking and Collaborators
This program will collaborate with a variety of organizations, throughout the biotechnology industry, enabling students to discuss issues directly with key managers and increasing their network.
The residential periods permit students to work with concepts and skills that require physical presence, establish contact with the professors and interact with their fellow participants.
During these periods different activities take place, such as seminars focused on skill-building activities, presentations of individual and group projects, assessment tests for monitoring the students' progress, and conferences or visits to relevant enterprises of biotechnology market.
The second residential period will take place in Boston, the biotech capital of the world. Boston, which nests the largest concentration of biotech, pharma and related companies in the world, will allow our students to visit some of the most recognized companies, such us the Genzyme Center Corporate Headquarters, which combines innovative design and cutting-edge technology to achieve two goals: creating an exciting new workplace for more than 900 Genzyme employees, and setting a new standard in environmentally responsible architecture.
Along this residential period, a series of conferences to focus on the latest issues and challenges that professionals face in the sector will take place in the Executive Conference Center at University Park Hotel. These conferences will be led and chaired by leaders from the sector, who will share their real-world experiences, knowledge, and expertise, keeping you up to date with the latest developments within it, as you expand your network of contacts within the industry itself.
· Online methodology
Based on the case method and facilitating team work in diverse and highly international teams, the methodology of the Master in Biotechnology
Management focuses on real business cases discussion and analysis of specialized issues. It is enhanced by the participants' experience and moderated by the professor in such a way that it fosters decision making and problem identification.
The virtual campus is the fundamental point of reference for the online activities that form a communication platform for group work and for the teacher-led online sessions. Students participate in online forums and discussions and have easy access to the comments, opinions and experiences of professors and fellow students, as well as general information on the program.
These online forums will be active 24 hours per day allowing each person more convenient time management and facilitating active participation and contribution.
-Industry Specialized Conferences
During the online periods, video-conferences by experienced industry professionals will be held. These conferences will provide a real taste of biotech sector in order to apply techniques and keys learnt in more theoretical classes.