The Academy at BioNJ

To speak with a member of BioNJ’s Talent Services Team about any of The Academy offerings, including information about how to arrange for onsite training programs at your company location, please: Vicki Gaddy or Sarah Shaw at 609-890-3185.


Our Vision

To inspire and create exceptional training and development opportunities for life science industry professionals across the region.

Our Mission

To ensure that employers have access to exceptional programs and resources that will serve to keep employees contemporary, creative and competitive.

The Academy Adds to BioNJ’s Role in Professional Development

The Academy at BioNJ serves as the center for professional development in New Jersey’s vibrant life sciences industry. The Academy provides access to powerful and creative training opportunities for employers and professionals that are delivered by industry-recognized training experts.

Employers and professionals can access specialized programs such as Project Management, Leadership, Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Team Development, Sales, Customer Service, Business Development, Partnering and Finance.

Employers can customize programs and host sessions at their location, or enroll employees in general programs. There is a selection of online training courses as well as more independent learning opportunities.

Member companies and employees of Member companies will benefit from discounted pricing and preferred seating at highly sought after programs.

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High Impact Presentations


A presentation is an important business tool. Whether you’re persuading colleagues, selling to a client, energizing a team or showing an idea to senior management, the power of your presentation can make a difference.

Success depends on your presentation ability, so don’t miss this opportunity to sharpen your skills. Participants will present at least seven times over the course of two days, while being videotaped and evaulated with expert, one-on-one coaching.

After this program, you will be able to: 

  • Project professionalism and competency
  • Communicate with enhanced credibility
  • Develop increased flexibility through the use of expressions, gestures and voice modulation
  • Present in a reults-oriented way
  • Communicate leadership ability to handle stressful situations
  • Use structure to gain the confidence of the audience
  • And more!

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Leading Change Effectively Workshop

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One of the most challenging responsibilities of management is leading organizations and personnel through organization change. This module, presented as part of The Academy at BioNJ, will focus upon the impact of organizational changes due to internal and external factors, the role of the manager and how that role changes as a result.

This interactive morning workshop will help you: 

  • Avoid the most common change management mistakes
  • Identify ways to lead others and manage ourselves during organizational change
  • Recognize the elements of and apply a model for change engagement
  • Define the type of change currently occurring in the organization
  • Manage stress and build resilience

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GPS Gilman Perf. Systems

Gilman Performance Systems, Inc. (GPS) has provided over 750 days of services to Bio Pharma and Medical Device/Equipment organizations.

With eight former Managers of Learning and Development as our consultants, our services include:

  • More than 50 training programs for Managers, Professional Staff, and Sales including POA product rollouts, including Leadership/Management Development, Project Management, Root Cause CAPA, Meetings, Influence, Sales Development and Sales Coaching
  • Team building to team effectiveness and team kickoff meeting
  • Facilitation for strategy, management, department and project team meetings
  • Coaching for key individuals and new leader assimilation
  • Web-ware for interviewing and collaboration
  • Section 503 consulting and required training

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Leadership Edge

Current Program Offering – The Leadership Edge: Mastering Matrix Leadership

The Academy at BioNJ is pleased to offer The Leadership Edge’s 2-day course, Mastering Matrix Leadership. This program transforms science-minded managers into capable team leaders so they can fully leverage your company’s human capital. As a result of developing over 4,000 successful leaders and managers over the past 26 years, The Leadership Edge uses proven, time-tested, practical techniques; offers life-time support after graduation, and guarantees great results.

BioNJ Members = $995 per person
Future BioNJ Members = $1,295 per person

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Leadership Edge

From the Laboratory to Leadership

“From the Laboratory to Leadership” program turns science-minded managers into capable business leaders. Enroll your managers today to gain the core management skills they need to fully leverage your company’s human capital. As a result of developing over 4,000 successful leaders and managers over the past 26 years, we use proven, time-tested, practical techniques, offer life-time support after graduation, and guarantee great results. “From the Laboratory to Leadership” program is developed exclusively for mangers who are involved in the research, development and commercialization of life science and medical device technologies.

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Executive Education

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