Professional Development Programs


We offer courses that help life science professionals achieve personal and professional development. Biocom California members receive exclusive discounts.



HR Biotech Group (HRBG)

Be part of an inclusive forum in partnership with life science professionals in human resources across California, where members can freely exchange valuable resources, innovative ideas, best practices, policies, programs, and networking opportunities.

Life Science XP

Life Science XP program provides college students with industry experiences and college faculty with professional development opportunities.

Amgen Biotech Experience

In partnership with Miramar College, Biocom California Institute brings the Amgen Biotech Experience to San Diego, offering a hands-on science education program for secondary students.


HR Executive Educational Program

This program is designed for human resources professionals to engage in strategic sessions and hear from experienced practitioners and experts. The goal is to learn, share and discuss the best approaches, processes and resources required to deliver a high value in executive HR roles. The program also includes networking with current and alumni participants.


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Meet Our Partners

Biocom California Institute partners with major industry leaders to develop programming that exposes educators and students to state-of-the-art research technology and engages them in real-world, hands on experiences. These programs provide training and professional development for educators, while giving students impactful experiences that are designed to introduce them to the excitement of scientific discovery and make professional industry connections.


Biotech Primer

Biotech Primer delivers current, relevant training to help professionals understand the science, business, and regulatory processes essential to biotech, pharma, device & diagnostics industries.

Cal State University Biomanufacturing Sciences and Applications

The Biomanufacturing Bridge Course is a FREE, short-term, intensive program aimed at students from a wide range of educational backgrounds who are seeking a bridge between their current knowledge and the advanced concepts and skills taught in CSU’s Biomanufacturing Science and Applications certificate program.

NOVAworks Job Seeker Services

NOVAworks is a nonprofit, federally funded employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce development services.

Santa Clara University Learn Python in Biomanufacturing Applications

Discover the synergy between Python and biomanufacturing with our comprehensive curriculum, encompassing over 25 hours of immersive content–with more on the way!

The Leadership Edge

For over 30 years, The Leadership Edge has provided learning and development, executive coaching and consulting services exclusively to the life science industry.

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