Bio / Pharma / Healthcare

Welcome to Fordham University Gabelli School of Business’ Bio/Pharma/Healthcare Community! Here you’ll find resources such as blogs, events, and resources specific to Bio/Pharma/Healthcare to help you embrace your career and academic journey and explore Fordham’s career resources in one central space.

The opportunity in biopharmaceuticals is big and growing rapidly. Today, biopharmaceuticals generate global revenues of $163 billion, making up about 20 percent of the pharma market. By far the fastest-growing part of the industry: biopharma’s current annual growth rate of more than 8 percent is double that of conventional pharma, and growth is expected to continue at that rate for the foreseeable future.

The healthcare industry in the United States has experienced steady growth over the past decade while simultaneously promoting quality, efficiency, and access to care. Between 2012 and 2019, profit pools (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization, or EBITDA) grew at a compound average growth rate of roughly 5 percent.

 

As future leaders, let’s be mindful of the Human Energy Crisis

“We’re faced with a Human Energy Crisis.

As with climate change, warning signs abound. Just as we’ve seen melting ice caps, rising sea levels, and wildly swinging temperatures, on the human level we’ve seen languishingdepleted surge capacity and a 

By Fernanda Carvalho
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The Best Managers Are Leaders — and Vice Versa

From the Harvard Business Review, read about the importance of striking the right balance between leadership and management rather than treating them as two different skill sets.

By Basundhara Parasar
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How to Improve your Time Management Skills

Homework, exams, networking, friends, and recruiting are all part of the graduate school experience. Unfortunately, time is limited and if not properly managed, may leave many feeling like they are doing everything and nothing at the same time.

If you …

By Fernanda Carvalho
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What the Case Study Method Really Teaches

B-School case studies elicit a range of emotions from students – curiosity, excitement, and even fear!  Here is a good resource by Nitin Nohria, former dean of Harvard Business School on how to make the best of case studies and …

By Basundhara Parasar
Basundhara Parasar
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Q&A with L.E.K. Consultants Lauren DeVestern and Neil Mittal

L.E.K. Consulting has an extensive consumer practice that works with a diverse range of companies to address the many complex issues facing leaders in the consumer sector. Lauren DeVestern and Neil Mittal are managing directors and partners in L.E.K.’s Boston …

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