Introductory course for students interested in the intersection of biology and business.
Introduction to Healthcare Consulting is a 10-week long introductory course designed for students with an interest in business or healthcare.
The first few weeks of the course are lecture-based and will delve into the variety of careers in healthcare, current problems in the industry, and provide an introduction to adjacent fields such as biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
The second half of the course will be focused on group work, simulating a healthcare consulting case and equipping students with the fundamental skills required to pursue a career in healthcare consulting. Overall, this course will provide students with an engaging and comprehensive look into healthcare consulting and adjacent industries.
Darren Cooke is the Executive Director of Berkeley’s Life Sciences Entrepreneurship Center and has a rich background in healthcare, business, and entrepreneurship.
Biotech Connection Bay Area
This course is also mentored by Biotech Connection Bay Area, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization led by graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about them here.