Executive Leadership Program

The only leadership program specifically for the life sciences ecosystem delivered by a national leadership team. Applications for 2020 now open.


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


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 strategy 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 launches March 2020.


The Executive Leadership Program is accepting applications until January 31st, 2020.


Connect with Jennifer Jones Paton, CBSA President & CEO, jjones@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 from March 2020 – August 2020. 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.

Generous scholarship support for the Institute’s Executive Leadership Training Program were provided by the Fitzsimons Innovation Community.

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

2019 Participating Companies

Biodesix (2 participants)
Boulder iQ
Taiga Biotechnologies

GE Johnson
LGC Biosearch Technologies
PhotonPharma, Inc.
Probi USA

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