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260.815.01 THE BUSINESS OF ACADEMIC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Term: 4th term
Credits: 1 credits
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Analyze the economics of academic biomedical research at an institutional and national scale
Explain basic concepts of research institutions organizational structure and behavior
Assess the quality of leadership & management styles in an academic research environment
Develop competitive research project portfolios
Define basic funding & publishing strategies
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.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Wednesday 2:30 - 3:20
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Enrollment Maximum: 50
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Prerequisite:

None

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail