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Industry-Readiness Training

The Life Sciences Talent Accelerator’s Industry-readiness courses provide essential skills and knowledge for careers in the biomedical and life sciences industry. 


Upon successful completion of the modules, students will be awarded digital badges recognized by industry professionals. 

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"The preliminary courses provided by the Life Sciences Talent Accelerator program are incredibly useful for interns entering the workforce

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​About Training

Students

All students in the Life Sciences Program are required to complete each course before starting their internship in the Life Sciences Industry.

Partners

Created with the help of various Professionals in the Life Sciences Industry, each module was created based on current industry needs.

Badges

By completing each course, students gain a digital badge to help validate their knowledge and create a digital showcase of their abilities. 

Industry

Each digital badge is endorsed a national association representing the Canadian Life Sciences industry.

Program Modules

Sales
Project Management, Product Launch & Strategies
Medical Writing
LifeSciences 101
Commercial & Business Operations
AI in Life Sciences
Sales

Sales

Throughout this module, talent will learn about 
  • the pharmaceutical product life cycle, 
  • the role and responsibilities of a pharmaceutical sales representative and 
  • the pharmaceutical selling skills model. 

This module will also explore the evolving landscape of pharmaceutical sales and considerations for the future.

Project Management, Product Launch & Strategies

Project Management, Product Launch & Strategies

By the end of this module students will learn about:

  • the five phases of a project, 
  • the internal and external activities of a project launch and 
  • how project management is key to a project’s success. 


Students will use their training to strategize how to transform an idea into a fully realized product. 


Medical Writing

Medical Writing

In this module, students will learn about 

  • the different types of medical writing, 
  • the qualifications and responsibilities of a medical writer and 
  • good publication practices for better preparedness in the medical industry. 


LifeSciences 101

LifeSciences 101

The LifeSciences 101 module will take talent through the entire life cycle of a pharmaceutical product, from:
  • discovery to clinical trials, 
  • approvals, 
  • pricing, 
  • sales and beyond.


Commercial & Business Operations

Commercial & Business Operations

This module will introduce students to the Canadian healthcare system through 

a study of:

  • business analytics, 
  • market research, 
  • advanced forecasting, 
  • market assessment and 
  • sales force effectiveness.


AI in Life Sciences

AI in Life Sciences 

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"Graduates are well prepared to work for Canadian life sciences companies across the spectrum.

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MedTech Talent Accelerator, Ryerson University, McGill, Biomedical Zone, Medtech Canada