Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
BTMN 632 Commercializing Biotechnology in Early-Stage Ventures (3)
(Formerly BIOT 641.) An overview of the methods for planning and organizing biotechnology ventures. The elements of a business plan are considered, as are methods for assessing various needs, such as capital, personnel, technology, and marketing. Emphasis is on approaches to marketing technology and developing joint ventures. The advantages and disadvantages of forming international ventures are weighed. Discussion also covers the importance of maintaining relations with external constituents and the need for managing public awareness.
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82697 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yan, Qing Syllabus Course Materials
BTMN 634 Selection and Evaluation of Biotechnology Projects (3)
A study of the applications of methodologies for technology forecasting, technology assessment, project management, and data auditing to the selection and evaluation of biotechnology projects. The underlying rationale, principles, procedures, and cost effectiveness of data auditing are examined. A systems approach to performance evaluation is presented.
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82698 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Yan, Qing Syllabus Course Materials
BTMN 636 Biotechnology and the Regulatory Environment (3)
A comprehensive review of the role of regulation in biotechnology products and services development and commercialization. Emphasis is on the roles of the federal government, state government agencies, international bodies, and professional groups, especially the regulatory roles of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Agriculture, and Food and Drug Administration. Discussion covers human subject protection, good laboratory practices, and good manufacturing practices.
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82699 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Boulanger-Espeut, Corinne Syllabus Course Materials
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