This course examines the topics of laboratory management and laboratory operations including both education and research. The management components of the course explore the principles and practice of workforce, communication/professionalism, finances, and operations including government regulations and accreditation standards. The education unit focuses on instructional design including the development of learning outcomes, activities, and assessments. A required service learning allows students to practice designing and delivering an instructional unit. The research unit emphasizes research design and implementation including the analysis, interpretation, and reporting of results.