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260.815.01 THE BUSINESS OF ACADEMIC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Department:
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  2:30 - 3:20pm

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Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
George Dimopoulos
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

None

Description:

Addresses topics related to business aspects of academic biomedical research, and focuses specifically on organizational, managerial, political, strategic and economical characteristics of academic biomedical research. Prepares students for a career in academic biomedical research by discussing essential features for success, other than the actual science.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the economics of academic biomedical research at an institutional and national scale
  2. Explain basic concepts of research institutions organizational structure and behavior
  3. Assess the quality of leadership & management styles in an academic research environment
  4. Develop competitive research project portfolios
  5. Define basic funding & publishing strategies
  6. Perform effective career planning & management
Methods of Assessment:

Students are evaluated on their attendance and active participation in discussions, the preparation and presentation of a short paper on a specific topic.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required