Advancing Viable Applicable Innovations in Life sciences




The following short online Accredited Training Courses are designed for new or aspiring managers who want to develop key entrepreneurial skills:

Develop a Business Plan and Build an Effective Team 

Start Dates: February 1, 2019; September 2, 2019  

Duration: 4 weeks

Weekly Study: 3 hours

Languages: English and German

By the end of the course participants will be able to

- Develop a business plan that meets stakeholder needs, including required resources 

- Explain what is essential in producing a good business plan

- Identify what is involved in recruiting and building an effective team, including team welfare 

- Develop and draw up an action plan to support the personal development of team members

- Discuss approaches to managing poor performance and supporting performance improvement

Raising Funds for Your Startup

Start Dates: April 1, 2019; November 4, 2019 

Duration: 4 weeks

Weekly Study: 3 hours

Languages: English, German and French

By the end of the course participants will be able to 

- Identify the potential investors and understand their decision process and their selection criteria

- Design a sound financing plan in order to estimate the financing needs and the value of the startup

- Reflect on the terms and consequences of a legal agreement along successive financing rounds

- Identify the key points to watch in order to succeed the post-investment phase and prepare to exit



The following exclusive on-site course is available for a restricted number of motivated participants with appropriate qualifications and experience:

Launching and Running a Business in Basel

Scope: Knowledge building and sharing of key strategic and practical information through a series of lessons based on personal twenty-year experience

Duration: Flexible timelines and duration

Location: To be agreed

Languages: English and German

Rules: Selective admission, signature of a privacy and confidentiality agreement on enrollment