Executive Leadership Program


The only leadership program specifically for the life sciences ecosystem delivered by a national leadership team. Applications for February 2022 are now closed.


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* TBD for the 2022-2023 Year 
Thursday, February 3, 2022

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Thursday, April 28, 2022
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Thursday, June 23, 2022

*The Executive Leadership Program in 2022 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 2022.


The Executive Leadership Program is not currently accepting applications. If you are interested in the program and want to learn more about the 2023 opportunities, email Janie Butler at jbutler@cobioscience.com 




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

Questions? Want to be on the waiting list for 2023?
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