Executive Leadership Program


The only leadership program specifically for the life sciences ecosystem delivered by a national leadership team. Applications will open soon for 2023.


The Institute's Executive Leadership Program will help key executives and first-time CEOs:

  • Develop personal leadership

  • Build productive and established teams

  • Develop clear, concise, executable strategies

  • Identify the challenges that lie around the corner

  • Plan for personal and company growth

Program Dates*
Thursday, February 9, 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2022 Virtual Session

Thursday, April 27, 2023
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023

*The Executive Leadership Program in 2023 will be held in person unless changes occur related to COVID-19. It is the priority of the Colorado BioScience Insitute to keep participants safe and continue to deliver high-value content.


The program is designed to enable leaders to build better businesses by learning to resolve strategic problems, drive change through their organization, design and motivate effective teams, and communicate plans and strategies to get to the next level of growth in the venture. The program includes five interactive modules over seven months including an emphasis on peer-to-peer networks, executive coaching, and mentoring to drive action and accountability. The program will launch in February 2023.


The Executive Leadership Program is currently accepting applications. Apply here. If you are interested in the program and want to learn more about the 2023 opportunities, email Janie Butler at jbutler@cobioscience.com 

Interested in the program? Join our informational session on November 4th from 9:30-10:30 AM. Hear from the facilitators and past participants to gain insight on if the Executive Leadership Course is for you. We welcome prospective participants to join this session.

$5,000 Investment per Leader. Scholarships are available based on need.

Connect with Janie Butler, Colorado BioScience Association Program Manager, jbutler@cobioscience.com



The Modules will be delivered by a national leadership team, with extensive coaching experience and targeted real-world business acumen. The program will run for six months starting January 2022. Inclusive in the $5,000 (scholarships available*) program fee is:

  • Three 90 minute coaching sessions to set objectives and work on individual goals

  • Five Interactive Modules

  • Peer-to-peer group coaching

  • Mentoring Program with industry veterans

Modules include:

  • Who am I as a leader? Articulating your leadership style and goals.

  • How do I influence? Hone your executive presence - a critical part of being an effective leader.

  • How do I execute? Address how you execute on your strategies and development plans.

  • Where am I going? Learn to understand and articulate your organization’s vision and how to translate that into strategy.

  • Who's on my team? Learn to strategically build and develop your team.

Please watch our video for an overview of the Colorado BioScience Institute. Executive Leadership program information begins at the 2:55 mark.

2020 Participating Companies

Arpeggio Biosciences
Boulder iQ
Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) 
Janssen Biotech, Inc.
Novartis Gene Therapies

Probi USA
Securisyn Medical
Sheridan Ross