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Project Management for Biomedical Device Development

Project Management for Biomedical Device Development

Friday, September 9, 2022 (2:30 PM - 5:30 PM) (PDT)


Acquire knowledge and skills in the practical aspects of biomedical device development. Gain industry-relevant training in project planning and economic management, intellectual property and regulatory frameworks, and effective and inclusive communication. 

UVic Biomedical Engineering – in partnership with the Gustavson School of Business and the School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of British Columbia – is pleased to offer a short program called Project Management for Biomedical Device Development. 

The program is divided into three modules which cover three competencies: 

1) Project planning and management 

  • project scoping and stages 
  • human and financial resources, and time value of money
  • development of a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis

2) Intellectual property and regulatory frameworks 

  • patents, trade secrets, industrial designs, and security in the biomedical engineering field 
  • standards organizations and associated provincial, federal and international agencies 
  • regulatory frameworks, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulation and certification, biohazard designations

3) Effective communication with stakeholders 

  • appropriate communication strategies with stakeholders 
  • effective recordkeeping, including briefing and Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) reports 
  • consultative frameworks, timelines, transparency, and confidentiality 
  • challenging bias, inclusive strategies, current and emerging analytical frameworks for removing barriers and bias

Upon successful completion, you will: 

  • receive a certificate of completion from the University of Victoria Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science 
  • be entitled to Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) 
  • be entitled to Professional Development Hours (PDHs) verified by the Engineering Institute of Canada


Program starts: September 9, 2022 

Schedule: Friday, 2:30 - 5:30 pm Pacific Time 

Delivery mode: Hybrid (in-person and online) 

Length: 40 hours 

Fees: $5,000 (domestic) | $7,500 (international) 


To register for the micro-credential, please click here. 

For more information: Contact or

VIATEC members receive a 30% discount. Contact Katharine Waring at for more info

University of Victoria (UVIC)
PO Box 1700 STN CSC Human Resources
Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Canada
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Friday, September 9, 2022 (2:30 PM - 5:30 PM) (PDT)
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