Want to learn more about the "Business of Biotechnology"? Consider this course that is offered at the UC Berkeley Extension: The Business of Biotechnology Gain an understanding of the biotechnology industry—what makes it so compelling and what makes it one of the riskiest sectors for investors. Study the career paths of some of the innovative entrepreneurs who created the industry back in the late 1970s. Learn about the risks they took and how the value they generated surpassed even that of dot-com successes. You also get a guided tour of the mysteries of the drug development process and the convoluted funding trail, from venture capital through the all-important initial public offering (IPO).
This course is a requirement in the Professional Program in Biopharmaceutical Business program from the UC Berkeley Extension. Learn more here.