CERTIFICATE of ADVANCED
STUDIES (CAS)

in Management of Biotech, Medtech & Pharma Ventures

The Program

The objectives of this Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) program are to increase managerial competences and to raise competitive advantage in Life Sciences, particularly in Medtech, Biotech and Pharma Ventures.

It is aimed at  professionals in Medtech, Biotech, Pharma domains.

Modules

1 STRATEGIC ALLIANCES, PARTNERSHIPS & OUTSOURCING

Jan 29-31, 2019

Enterprises in life sciences need considerable amounts of resources. Alliances, partnerships or outsourcing are often required for success. This module provides a framework to select partners; to identify the appropriate form of partnership (joint-venture, alliance or outsourcing) and to implement it.

2 MARKETING IN LIFE SCIENCES

Feb 12-14, 2019

The key challenge in life sciences sector is to grow the business in increasingly competitive & global markets. With this module you will grasp the global market environment (customers, competitors, channels); improve your command of concepts & methods to design/ implement marketing strategies.

3 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT IN LIFE SCIENCES

Feb 26-28, 2019

International intellectual property protection issues and strategies are highly important in domain such as medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and generic. Strategic issues of IP and how patent, trade mark, etc. are created, managed and enforced will be addressed.

4 ASSESSING THE VALUATION OF NEW VENTURES

Mar 12-14, 2019

Valuation of new ventures requires assessments of dimensions such as: uniqueness & potential of the innovation, competitive positioning, management team, etc. State of the art methods for assessing the valuation & risk of new ventures, for licensing in Medtech and Biotech domains will be provided.

5 CLINICAL TRIAL MANAGEMENT & REGULATORY AFFAIRSTwo Tracks: Biotech, Medtech  Mar 26-28, 2019

Getting the authorizations and approvals for new medicines and devices is critical. The module will address how to manage and carry out clinical trials, while respecting the legislative framework. It covers good practices management and the regulations applying to medical devices & therapeutics.

6 CURRENT GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE (cGMP)Two Tracks: Biotech, Medtech  Apr 9-11, 2019

Manufacturing facilities occupy a growing share of an enterprise’s strategic horizon. Planning, design, construction, qualification, validation and operation are key steps to deliver a production facility. Quality systems, GMP and their impact on Medtech and Biotech new process validation will be addressed.

7 PROJECT MANAGEMENT

May 14-16, 2019

The development of new devices and medicines is a long process. A thorough planning of different steps/ milestones of the project is key for reaching success. You will learn how to give project solid foundations, with due considerations for stakeholders, precise objectives and key success factors.

Format

These modules address key managerial issues and are led by top European Professors and Executives from Industry. They are be case study oriented.

Program participation is flexible. Participants can choose to follow the whole program or select the modules they have an interest in.

Tuition Fees

Per module 2 modules 3 modules 4 modules
CHF 2’100 CHF 3’900 CHF 5’400 CHF 6’700

 

5 modules 6 modules 7 modules
CHF 7’900 CHF 8’900 CHF 9’900