Project Management in Early Drug Discovery and Development

RGA 6215 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Provides an overview of the processes common to researching and developing a new drug. Focuses on the early stages of this progression, from identifying active molecules to completing Phase 1 safety trials. Surveys the predominant biological and chemical techniques used in these efforts. Offers students an opportunity to prepare standard operating procedures and a pre-IND package. The lectures and reading materials focus on how to incorporate key data in writing the IND. Examines the procedures used to execute a Phase 1 safety study and the strategies available to prepare a persuasive clinical study report. Throughout the term, course material highlights the applicability and utility of project management tools.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 02
CRN 20718
Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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