MNGT5380 Managing Biotechnology

6 Units of Credit

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The biotechnology sector offers exciting new opportunities in fields ranging from human health to agriculture, food, and material science. Biotechnology is poised to enter a period of development unparalleled in human history. Managing that development will challenge scientists, executives, and regulators alike. This course is designed to provide insight into the unique opportunities and challenges of the biotechnology industry. Students will be introduced to the various aspects of the science of biotechnology and the roles that it will play in the products and markets of the future. The course will focus on the processes and skills required to manage both the development of biotechnology products and the organisations responsible for bringing the products to market. Case studies will offer an opportunity to learn about both the science and the business behind the biotechnology industry.