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CRO Contracts

17 - 18 October 2017

Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, London

Contract decisions and negotiations are the first vital steps to establishing an effective partnership. Initial agreements will have long term and far reaching consequences for everyone involved in the project.

This practical two-day training course will examine every aspect of the contract process – from choosing the right pricing scheme, through to improving your negotiating skills. Our experienced trainer will encourage flexibility in adopting the best-fit scheme depending on the type of study, and will invite interactivity and

  • Choose the best-fit pricing scheme for your project
  • Optimise your contract negotiation skills
  • Establish responsibilities from the start
  • Manage the lifecycle of your contract
  • Maximise the value of your outsourcing agreement

Roger Joby

Roger 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).

In addition to Earned Value, Roger also interested in Risk Analysis, Project Pricing, Forecasting, and Stakeholder analysis.

This course will be beneficial to personnel working in the following areas:

  • Clinical Operations
  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Outsourcing Contracts
  • Project Management
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Medical Affairs
  • Procurement / Purchasing
  • Strategic Sourcing / Strategic Planning
  • Business Development / Proposal Development / Client Relations

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