UC Berkeley Extension's courses in project management in the life science industries build on your existing skills to advance or shift your career path, whether you are an experienced project manager or scientific professional. Get exposure to best practices in project management in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics industries. To ensure success, consider taking prerequisites.
Courses are offered as two-day intensives, making it easy to advance your skills while you continue working. Classes are offered throughout the Bay Area, including convenient locations in Berkeley, San Francisco and Belmont.
In this two-day intensive course, learn how aligning resources and project objectives can lead to successful partnerships and reduce risk. Learn more.
Examine clinical data-management practices, and learn how to identify and analyze risks such as protocol deviation and adverse event reporting. Learn more.
Hone your project management tools and techniques as they specifically apply to biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, blood testing and vaccines.Learn more.
If you are an experienced life sciences professional but new to formal principles of project management, you should complete Project Management X470 to familiarize yourself with the vocabulary and skills required for successful project planning and control.
If you are a Project Management Professional (PMP) or experienced project manager but new to the life sciences industry, you should complete Bioscience Essentials for Industry Professionals: An Intensive Seminar and The Drug Development Process: An Intensive Seminar for thorough introduction to crucial industry processes and practices.
Project Management in the Life Science Industries (EDP 402339)
Learn project management in the life science industries best practices, and gain exposure to the latest professional trends in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and diagnostics industries. Learn more.
Life Sciences Business (EDP 402397)
Focus on the aspects of business and development unique to biotechnology, medical devices, vaccines and pharmaceuticals with the Professional Program in Life Sciences Business in order to start, develop, expand and operate a successful business in the life science industries. Learn more.
All of our project management courses apply toward professional development units (PDUs) through the Project Management Institute (PMI provider 1173). Extension is a recognized provider with the Project Management Institute Registered Educational Provider Program (PMI R.E.P.). UC Berkeley Extension accepts and adheres to all PMI R.E.P. program policies, requirements and rules concerning the provision of professional education activities and materials.
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