This six-evening seminar, Tuesdays and Thursdays, examines critical aspects of project management, including an overview of the drug development process and regulatory agencies. Participants gain practical experience with project management tools, such as Product Development Plans, Responsibility Assignment Matrices, Communication Plans, and Work Breakdown Structures. 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 management. Most importantly, participants increase their ability to deliver project results.
In this practical hands-on learning environment, participants gain understanding and skills in the responsibilities, activities, and competencies required of a successful Project Manager in the biotechnology industry. Experiential learning labs, class participation, and real life examples are used to maximize educational learning.
"Biotechnology Project Management" helps executives, researchers, technicians, and managers understand the role of project management and how their job fits into the overall drug development process.
*Participants who complete the course will receive 21 Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI). MassBioEd is an approved, registered provider of continuing education credits under PMI. This course does not qualify for PMP certification, nor does it prepare the participant for the PMP exam.
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**This course is offered under the Workforce Training Direct Access Grant, which enables employees at Massachusetts companies with 100 employees or less to participate at no cost!
To sign up:
1. Register your company through the Massachusetts Training Exchange (MTE).
2. Once approved, enroll your employees in the course through the MTE portal here.
3. Create a free MassBio account if you have not yet.
4. Once approved in MTE, you will be manually registered for the course.
*Please note, your registration must be filled out 4 weeks ahead of your intended start date of training (no later than February 14, 2020).
Further directions on how businesses can register on MTE can be found here. You can find more information on the Direct Access Program here.