Long Courses

Mastering Clinical Research Project Management: From Planning to Execution

Clinical research, Project management, Project planning, Team coordination, Timeline management, Risk assessment

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Virtual (Google Meet)
Self Paced
3 Months


This program aims to equip participants with the skills and knowledge required for successful clinical research project management. Participants will learn the essential project management principles, techniques, and best practices to effectively plan, implement, and oversee clinical research projects.

Short Courses Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental principles of project management and their application in clinical research.
  • Learn how to develop comprehensive project plans, including defining project scope, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Gain insights into effective communication and collaboration strategies with project stakeholders, including investigators, sponsors, and study teams.
  • Develop skills in risk assessment, mitigation, and issue resolution to ensure project success.
  • Understand the regulatory requirements and ethical considerations in clinical research project management.

Short Courses Structure

Week 1: Introduction to Clinical Research Project Management

  • Overview of clinical research project management
  • Key roles and responsibilities of a project manager

Week 2: Project Initiation and Planning

  • Defining project objectives, scope, and deliverables
  • Stakeholder identification and management

Week 3: Project Charter and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Creating a project charter and obtaining stakeholder buy-in
  • Developing a detailed WBS and project schedule

Week 4: Resource Allocation and Budgeting

  • Identifying project resources and estimating resource needs
  • Budget development and cost management in clinical research projects

Week 5: Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies

  • Identification, assessment, and prioritization of project risks
  • Developing risk mitigation and contingency plans

Week 6: Communication and Stakeholder Engagement

  • Effective communication strategies for project teams and stakeholders
  • Managing stakeholder expectations and fostering collaboration

Week 7: Quality Management in Clinical Research

  • Establishing quality objectives and metrics
  • Implementing quality control and assurance processes

Week 8: Project Execution and Monitoring

  • Managing project progress and performance
  • Tracking milestones, deliverables, and key performance indicators (KPIs)

Week 9: Change Control and Scope Management

  • Handling project changes and scope creep
  • Change control processes and impact assessment

Week 10: Vendor Management and Outsourcing

  • Selection and management of external vendors and service providers
  • Contracts, service level agreements (SLAs), and performance monitoring

Week 11: Project Closure and Lessons Learned

  • Project closure activities and documentation
  • Capturing lessons learned and continuous improvement

Week 12: Leadership and Team Management in Clinical Research

  • Effective leadership skills for project managers
  • Motivating and managing project teams in the clinical research setting

Participant’s Eligibility

Graduates, Post Graduates, Research Scholars, Academicians, Industry Professionals of Healthcare and Medical research Sector

Short Courses Outcomes

  • Proficiency in project management principles and techniques specific to clinical research.
  • Ability to develop comprehensive project plans and manage project timelines and resources effectively.
  • Skills in communication and collaboration with stakeholders in clinical research projects.
  • Competence in risk assessment, mitigation, and issue resolution in project management.
  • Understanding of regulatory and ethical considerations in clinical research project management.

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