Drugs, Devices, and Diagnostics: New Challenges, Strategies, and Execution

QST HM 717

This course will examine issues and opportunities in life sciences focused on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices sectors and the life sciences service industry supporting these sectors, through the eyes of the CEO. The course will investigate who manages these companies and what are the strategies that are used to build successful enterprises. Students will be introduced to individuals and institutions at every stage of the development cycle from idea generation and start-up fundraising to manufacturing, commercialization and global expansion. We will specifically look at key elements of strategy and the execution by examining companies, that have either succeeded or failed, by discussing the pros and cons of different approaches and teasing out the lessons one can derive from leaders in the field and case studies examining their approaches.

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
E1 Conti HAR 406 R 6:30 pm-9:15 pm Rsvd for Hsm.
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