Designed to help junior faculty, postdocs, and scientific staff, this weeklong course will teach participants how to run their research program like a successful business.


Topics this year include:

The Parallels Between Research Labs and Small Businesses: Larry Forney, University Distinguished Professor 

The Elements of a Compelling Research Pitch: George Tanner, Idaho Entrepreneur Director

Economic Impact Analysis in Your Grant Proposals: Steve Peterson, Professor of Economics

Managing Your Research Team: Scott McDonald, Instructor of Operations Management

Conflict Resolution: Leslie Robison, Clinical Health Psychologist

Strategic Planning and Elements of Decision Making: Ray Dacey, Professor of Business

Foundations as Sources of Extramural Funding: Debbie Hornbuckle, Grants Manager

Proposal Preparation and Grant Management: Sarah Koerber, Proposal Development Specialist

Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer: Jeremy Tamsen, Director of the Office of Technology Transfer