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Budget Management for Clinical Trials

19 - 20 November 2019

CCIB - Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona

This essential 2-day course provides you with the necessary skills to formulate and implement a successful clinical trial budget.

Through a combination of theory, case studies and practical discussion sessions, this course will help you understand the budgeting process, share best practice, facilitate cross-company collaboration, define fair market value and standardise the clinical grant process within your business.

  • Build a successful, cost-effective budget plan for your clinical trial programme
  • Gain a thorough understanding of budget management and the challenges faced when putting them together
  • Understand the costs associated with clinical trials and where to make savings
  • Discover how budget management differs country-to-country and what difficulties may occur

Roger Joby

Roger Joby is a chartered scientist and a member of the Association for Project Management (APM), and has been involved in the pharmaceutical industry for over 30 years. He has experience in clinical operations, project management, proposal generation and third party contracts at all levels.

He has worked as an employee or more recently as a consultant for several pharmaceutical companies and Clinical Research Organisations (CROs). Roger also takes an active part in project management research, and has published several papers on the role of Earned Value Analysis in clinical research with a colleague Dr. David Bryde (Liverpool JM University).


This 2-day course has been designed for those who are involved in managing clinical budgets and is intended for Vice-Presidents, Heads, Directors, Managers and Team Leaders working in the below areas:

  • Clinical Development
  • Outsourcing 
  • Finance
  • Contract Negotiation 
  • Project Management 
  • Trial Coordination and CROs

The knowledge of the teacher was second to none. Touched on all the main subjects linked to budget management in research and it was all very clear.

Corporate Clinical Department, Cost & Resource Administrator, Chiesi Farmaceutica SpA

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