The objective of this course is to provide a clear vision about the action of the biotechnology-based companies, knowledge in management and administration of business related to this field, as well to provide concepts about the project’s valorization and funding, invest and business development processes.

Participant profile

Postgraduate health sciences profiles (biotechnologists, biologists, biomedical researchers, biomedical engineers, biochemists and others), PhD students and/or professionals working with transference offices or companies with less than 3 years of experience.

Careers opportunities

The achievement of this postgraduate course will enable the students to develop their professional career in business specialized departments in biotechnology-based companies, transference offices and consulting offices applied to the valuation and project development within the healthcare sector.

  • Campus

    Faculty of Biology (University of Barcelona)

  • Credits

    30 ECTS

  • Methodology

    In-class teaching

    From Monday to Thursday - 18h to 21h

  • Dates

    From February to June 2018

  • Price

    3.390 euros



  • Module 1

    Biotechnology-based Company Management.

    Biotechnology-based company bases: During the subject we will study the company creation process, financial accounting, costs and analytic accounting, financial statement analytics, budget control and biotechnology-based company taxation.

    Investment feasibility: The objective of this subject is to learn the companies feasibility methods, project analysis, venture capital, real options and valuation of companies.

  • Module 2

    Management Development and Financial Management.

    Financing and Investment: The content of this subject is oriented to the financial planning, financing methods, venture capital operations and methods of value analysis.

    Strategy and Business Development: During this subject we will go deeper into the biopharmaceutical sector dynamics, strategic alliances, corporate financing, corporate law, license agreements, fusions and acquisitions.

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