California Life Sciences connects business and workforce leaders, as well as the academic community, to elevate talent, accelerate change, cultivate skills, foster inclusivity, promote productivity and create employment opportunities in the life sciences. We provide professional development offerings for employees and other professionals who seek to build their skills in the life sciences industry, and for employers seeking to develop and retain their staff. 

Professional Development Course Providers

Biotech Primer

Forward-thinking, non-science professionals, whose products or services are tied to the industry recognize the importance of improving their skills and competencies by increasing their knowledge of scientific concepts. Biotech Primer builds on its extensive experience to facilitate learning in a quick, easy-to-understand manner.

ion Learning

ion Learning, the preferred Learning Platform for the Life Sciences industry, transforms the way learning and connection happens at work. Cohorts of learners work together in small, diverse peer-groups to collaborate and cross-train each other through course content on Inclusion, Emotional Intelligence, Change Management.

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Keck Graduate Institute

Advance your career with professional continuing education at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI).  KGI, a member of The Claremont Colleges, is a recognized leader in biotechnology, healthcare, and life sciences education. KGI offers certificates that are stackable to a master’s degree in areas such as bioscience management, regulatory affairs, healthcare economics, supply chain operations, marketing, leadership, innovation, and more. All courses are online, taught by faculty experts with hands-on industry experience, and incorporate biotech or healthcare job-related projects and examples. After completing courses at KGI, you will have skills you can use in the workplace to move your career to the next level.

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The Leadership Edge

The Leadership Edge is a catalyst for empowering people worldwide to continually make positive changes in their personal and professional lives. Great science or technology alone doesn’t make a great company. To turn an innovative concept into a business reality, you need leadership and commercial competence.

Life Sciences CEO Connection Program

Procopio’s Life Sciences CEO Connection program offers an unparalleled opportunity for select early-stage life science CEOs to engage in a vibrant, monthly, peer-to-peer forum. This exclusive, invite only and complimentary program, limited to 20 life science CEOs in each location, fosters meaningful connections and provides participants with the support needed to address the unique challenges of leadership in the life science sector.

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Upcoming Professional Development Courses

CLS Career Center

The California Life Sciences Career Center is designed to help innovative companies recruit qualified candidates in the life sciences industry. Through our job board, job seekers at all levels can search current openings and find their next career opportunity.

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