|Fakulteit||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Introduction to the principles and realities of working in the field of biotechnology. Discussions on various essential components of the biotechnology industry including bio-entrepreneurship, marketing, business plan writing, business communication skills, capital for start-ups, incubators, basic accounting and finance as well as issues surrounding biosafety, ethics and legal aspects. The module is concluded by students writing a business plan for the development of a hypothetical biotechnological venture. This module is jointly presented in the Departments of Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology and Plant and Soil Sciences.
|Contact time||2 discussion classes per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology|
|Period of presentation||Year|
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