OBN are delighted to announce the launch of OBN's BioLearnTM - a rejuvenated programme of training events for anyone working within the Life Sciences industry.

2017 Courses

BioLearnTM - How the Drug Discovery Industry Works

This course is most suitable for those who are new to the drug discovery industry, in non-scientific roles or beginning careers as a scientist, to help gain or develop in depth knowledge of the sector.

During this half-day course the structure and commercial environment of the biopharmaceutical industry will be covered, and will also:

  • Explain how the biopharmaceutical industry operates at the technical and commercial levels
  • Highlight areas in the industry of relevance to organisations that commercialise R&D
  • Help non-technical staff to understand some of the terminology and jargon used in the industry
  • Help those with an existing scientific background re-familiarise themselves with industry processes

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BioLearnTM - Presentation Skills for Scientists

Showcasing your company or latest innovation  to the industry is an essential part of successful growth, yet it can be a daunting prospect.

Our course facilitators, who specialise in both science and communication skills, can help alleviate the common issues associated with public speaking such as nervousness and voice control.

This one day course, unlike many other presentation skills courses, is designed specifically for the practising scientist.

The course will cover all aspects of verbal scientific communication, and encourage delegates to present their own research in a conference format prompting feedback on style and content.

The course will begin with practical instruction on key topics associated with slide content and the process of verbal delivery. Each delegate will then be invited to deliver a short scientific presentation with digital slides followed by a question and answer session.

The process will be filmed and played back to highlight positive aspects of delivery style and talk content, as well as to identify areas that require improvement.

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BioLearnTM - How to Maximise your Business with Social Media

Social media platforms, when used correctly, are a great way to allow businesses to directly interact with existing and potential customers and build a strong online reputation in a cost-effective manner.

Aimed at helping your employees build a good foundation in the world of social media, this course provides an equal balance of interactive presentation, discussion and group work on the applications that are essential to businesses and companies in their marketing mix. 

This course will help dempsify the subject and give you a clear understanding of how your organisation can effectively use applications such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for engagement, promotion, educating, listening and much more.

Our one-day course is perfect for those who are beginners in social media practices as well as those looking to enhance their existing knowledge.

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BioLearnTM - How to Deliver the Perfect Investor Pitch

The outcome of an investor pitch will heavily rely on how clearly and confidently a presentation is delivered.

This course will provide a practical insight into the mindset, requirements and investment criteria of private equity investors active in the life science industry including business angels, venture capitalists and big pharma investors as well as public funding institutions.

During the session the facilitator will provide an in-depth breakdown on what specific investors are looking for, their ‘sweet spots’, preferred language and how to package and structure information from a business plan and turn it into a pitch document.

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Next Event

BioTuesday: Company Showcase - Bristol
Event Start Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Event End Date: Tuesday, November 28, 2017 9:30 PM
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