Business Concepts for Life Scientists

The purpose of the Business Concepts for Life Scientists online course is to enhance PhD scientists’ understanding of foundational business concepts. This business coursework is unique because it is designed to prepare scientists for career transitions into both academic and non-academic settings. The course comprises a series of three modules - Business Strategy, Finance and Business Development.

Hosted by:

  • iBiology

Recommended Audience:

  • Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the Life Sciences

What to Expect:

  • Commitment of 3 hrs/week

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain key terms used in the business and financial management of scientific enterprises
  • Apply foundational concepts to your own research planning
  • Develop increased confidence in using business terminology during interviews or networking events
  • Identify knowledge areas within business for further study