BME 276 - Project Management in Biomedical Technologies
Context for the emergence of project management as a credible business discipline increasingly integrated into the functional and decision-making fabric of companies in the biomedical technology sector; exploration of the typical skillset of the modern project management professional and the teams they lead in companies developing medical devices and pharmaceutical therapies; fundamentals of applied traditional project management tools and techniques to medical device, pharmaceutical and combination product research, development and commercial launch; overview of typical development cycles including regulatory pathways, timeline management and risk mitigation approaches; exposure to contemporary technical project management challenges emerging from value perception, organizational politics, people and power dynamics including the imbalance of technical and commercial conflicts.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing or instructor consent.
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