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Pre-event Forum | November 9 - 10 2019
SIDE Design Hotel Hamburg,

Business Development Executive Forum

Strengthen and refine your business development skills on this interactive case study led course

Course overview

A discussion led course learning about the latest trends in life science partnering through a variety of group tasks and real-life case studies. Ideal for C-suite and senior business development professionals, this 2-day event provides you with ample opportunity to make connections with fellow professionals and the faculty through dinners, lunches, breakfasts and group work. 

This course is designed to maximise learning through:

  • Peer to peer interaction
  • Sharing of experiences
  • An expert faculty of 10+ EBD Academy trainers
  • Real life case studies of deals
  • Group tasks
Case Studies

EBD Academy’s expert faculty will discuss successful and unsuccessful deals they have experienced with you and share the lessons they learned. Case studies will cover a variety of business development themes (IP, negotiation and product valuation), across a multitude of therapies at different stages (pre-clinical to commercial).

Group Tasks

The tasks are short, informative and engaging exercises, designed to stimulate discussion amongst your peers. You will complete tasks or discuss topics on business development such as negotiation, IP and valuation. They will encourage you to connect with your peers and learn from their past experiences in addition to the EBD faculty.

Learning Objectives

Learn from a faculty of experts with a combined experience of over 250 years in industry
Connect with and learn from the EBD Academy faculty and other business development professionals
Discover the secret ingredients to deal success, learning why some succeed and others fail
Discover how the latest deals in new and emerging areas were formulated such as immuno-oncology and digital health

Who should attend?

This course is for C-suite and senior professionals who would like to further advance their business development skills and knowledge of the industry. Perfect for previous attendees of the Advanced Business Development (ABD) course, over two days you will enhance your knowledge of current business development trends and hone your strategic abilities.

If you have not previously attended the ABD course, please speak to one of our training consultants to determine your suitability.


For any course enquiries, or if you would like further information, please contact our training consultants below:

Elysia Ndubuisi


Tel: +44 (0)20 3377 943

Tamara Smith


Tel: +44 (0)20 7017 6803