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260.815.01 THE BUSINESS OF ACADEMIC BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Term: 4th term
Credits: 1 credits
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
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 and management styles in an academic research environment
Develop competitive research project portfolios
Define basic funding and publishing strategies
Perform effective career planning and 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