The Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences in collaboration with the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) of the Claremont Colleges is proud to offer a Management Training Program for graduate students. In order to participate the student must have passed Qualifying Exam 2, advanced to candidacy, and receive the full permission of their research advisor. Students will receive full scholarships to take business-related courses at KGI and to earn a certificate in bioscience management. The program is designed to prepare students for intellectually challenging careers in the private sector.
Required courses include Finance and Accounting Principles, Corporate Finance, Bioscience Strategy, Introduction to Bioscience Industries, Professional Development for Scientists. This program provides excellent preparation for careers in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies as science and disease concepts are integrated with management and industry.