Courses

To earn the Certified Research Developer designation you must complete 20 course credits* (20 hours). You will receive the entire curriculum of courses listed below. You can listen to the remaining electives at your leisure. You can retain the entire ensemble of courses for future reference.

The total tuition for the curriculum below is $10,455, but if you enroll now, you can save thousands!

Act Now! Candidates that enroll in the CRD program before December 31, 2016 pay just $2,875!
That's a $7,580 discount!

Application Fee  

 

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Course Duration (in hours)

Credits

Tuition

Innovation Scouting 1.0 1.0 $175
Invention Scoring 1.0 1.0 $175
Overview of Pursuing Research Grants 1.0 1.0 $175
Engineering Management & IP Development 1.5 1.5 $295
A Researcher's Primer on Patent Drafting and Prosecution 2.0 2.0 $345
Conducting Free Patent Searches 1.0 1.0 $175
Patent Triage for Assertion 1.0 1.0 $175
What Can Go Wrong After a License Agreement is Reached 1.0 10 $175
Drafting Invention Disclosures 1.5 1.5 $295
Drafting Provisional Patent Applications 1.0 1.0 $175
How Researchers Can Take a Constructive Part in the Patent Prosecution Process 2.0 2.0 $345
Detecting Red Flags in Patent Prosecution 1.5 1.5 $295
Productizing Your Invention 1.5 1.5 $175
Voice of the Customer 1.5 1.5 $295
Vetting New Products with Predictive Markets 1.0 1.0 $175
Primary Competitive Intelligence 1.0 1.0 $175
Secondary Competitive Intelligence 1.5 1.5 $295
Patent Licensing 3.0 3.0 $615
Drafting Royalty Clauses 2.0 2.0 $345
Patent Anatomy and Hygiene 1.5 1.5 $295
Researchers' Legal Obligations 1.5 1.5 $295
Patent Family Analysis 1.5 1.5 $295
How Researchers Can Better Influence Corporate Results 1.0 1.0 $175
Introduction to Real Options 1.0 1.0 $175
Forward Rejection Analysis 1.5 1.5 $295
Patent Analytics with Pantros IP 1.0 1.0 $175
Communications Skills for Researchers 1.0 1.0 $175
Business Model Validation 3.0 3.0 $615
Evaluating Patent Examiners 1.0 1.0 $175
Managing IP During Mergers & Acquisitions 3.5 3.5 $615
Patent Industry Standards Agreements 1.5 1.5 $295
Negotiating Licensing Agreements with National Laboratories 1.0 1.0 $175
Negotiating Collaborative Research Agreements 1.5 1.5 $295
Negotiating Material Transfer Agreements 1.0 1.0 $175
Negotiating the Purchase and Sale of Patents 1.5 1.5 $295
Managing Licensing Compliance 1.0 1.0 $175
Evaluating the Merits of Pursuing Patent Litigation 1.5 1.5 $295
       
Required Reading Materials Approx. $100
       
Examination Fee     $295
2015 Membership Fee     $195
       

CRD candidates receive all of the above courses (delivered by archived webinar) and course materials.

Total Tuition     $10,455
Total Tuition When Matriculating Before December 31, 2016     $2,875
Savings When Matriculating Before December 31, 2016     $7,580
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To register for the courses to become a Certified Research Developer, please contact Neomi Barazani at 609-919-1895 ext. 100 or via email at info@bdacademy.com. All sales final.

*To earn the Certified Research Developer designation, you must satisfy the other requirements. These additional requirements consist of reading the three books on the required reading list and agree to the Certified Research Developer Disclaimer. Beginning in July 2017, you will be required to pass a quiz after each course you take and each book you read.