The Sustaining Biological Infrastructure (SBI) initiative provides program management training for scientists by scientists. 

Learn the skills necessary to prioritize projects, and protect your program from fluctuations in funding, in a context you're comfortable in. 

We have two trainings coming up:

Strategies for Success
October 15-17 Fort Collins, CO


Come spend 3 days with our expert instructors where you will:

-Create a plan to make your project more financially sustainable and successful:
-Learn how to secure funding from private foundations;
-Hone your skills in strategic planning, financed, and communication; and,
-Network with colleagues who face similar challenges.

Bring a colleague and save!

It helps to attend our training as a pair (or group!) so you can brainstorm and implement your action plan together. Bring a colleague to 'Strategies for Success' and save $200 on their course fee. 

How to Create a Successful Business Plan
December 10-11 Baltimore, MD

Deadline to register: November 1st

Come spend 2 days with our expert instructors where you will:

-Learn to apply business models to your program or project
-Leave with a draft business plan and feedback from your instructors and peers
-Have an opportunity to plan a follow-up consultation with one of our experts
to keep you motivated and on the path to financial sustainability

Register for both courses and save!  Save 10% on December's Business Planning course when you sign up for the Strategies for Success course!

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