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Biotechnology in the workplace 701


 
Modulekode BTW 701
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module-inhoud

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.

Modulekrediete 20.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
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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