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Clinical Research Project Management

5 - 7 March 2018

Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton, London

Setting up and running clinical trials is a complex, timely and costly process. It is essential to manage your clinical projects with streamline efficiency to ensure they are completed within set timeframes and to budget. With this in mind clinical professionals are increasingly looking for ways to improve the results of their clinical projects by implementing project management techniques.

Over three days this course will examine key management techniques such as analysing stakeholders, assessing risk/benefits and management style. Clinical project management examples, exercises and discussions will be used throughout the course to maximise your understanding of this essential skill.

This course is also available for studying online, check website for dates>>

Ian Stokes is a project management practitioner, certified facilitator and trainer who delivers process and learning solutions to the pharmaceutical industry. His recent clients include Pfizer, Sanofi Aventis, Nestlé, Danone and Celgene. He delivers courses
on several Masters and MBA courses in France. As chairman of several project user communities in France he believes in a customer-centric approach to projects, with frequent feedback and open teamwork.

Course Leader review:
"Ian is really good at referring back to what is relevant to the industry and to each person’s questions or their area, which really helped to grasp the audience’s attention.” Clinical Research Manager

  • Identify and communicate the key roles and responsibilities needed through the clinical research project life-cycle
  • Examine the core competencies needed to successfully select your clinical research project team
  • Bring your projects in on time, within budget and to specification using a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identify the project critical path and use it to make informed decisions
  • Work more effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Improve your relationship with Contract Research Organisations and Site Management Organisations to ensure smooth running of outsourced clinical phases
  • Implement new strategies for effective patient recruitment

All clinical research professionals who are or will be involved in clinical research projects will benefit from this course, including:

  • Clinical Trials Projects
  • Medical Equipment Needs
  • Product Development
  • R&D Projects

“The best part of this course was being able to understand the importance of work breakdown, forming effective timelines and future planning of studies. The trainer was very engaging. All-in-all a good course by an engaging trainer.” Clinical Project Manager, AW Pharma

“The interactive games were excellent.” Senior CTM, Trizell

“The open discussion and case studies were very useful. Sharing each other’s experiences was also very beneficial.” Study Manager, Synexa Life Science

"There was a good, broad discussion in this course and I gained knowledge which I can transfer. Great tutor with genuine support provided. It was a great refresher of well-established PM topics with the latest PM topics. I really appreciated hearing recommendations for further readings and access to tools and materials." Clinical Research Manager

The Clinical Research Project Management course with Ian Stokes was a great learning experience and I will recommend it to everyone.

Study Manager, 

Synexa Life Sciences

I really enjoyed the training, it covered areas that were very relevant to my day to day job and industry. I can use many things discussed.


Clinical Project Coordinator, Chungai Pharma

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