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Clinical Research Project Management

3-day course | 27 - 29 November 2018

Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth, London

As a complex and intricate process, the successful establishment and performance of clinical trials is reliant on a variety of factors.

Throughout the course of 3 days, this training programme will provide delegates with a foundation of project management tools and techniques to maximise the efficiency and success of their projects. Specifically, delegates will learn to cope with the increasingly challenging cost and time standards of the pharmaceutical industry with techniques for reducing set backs, integrating financial and organisations considerations and optimising patient / subject recruitment. 

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.

Ian was recently certified as one of eleven 'Associated Implementation Partner' companies by the Agile Business Consortium

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

  • Manage development and transformations using agile, iterative incremental, predictive and hybrid approaches

  • Examine the key roles and responsibilities required by the research project life-cycle

  • Consider the core competencies required of clinical research project team members

  • Manage projects with timelines and budgets using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

  • Identify the project critical path and its value to making informed decisions

  • Work effectively both as an individual and as part of a team

  • Implement team-based project and information management techniques, and how to use them to your advantage

  • Consider relationships with Contract Research Organisations and Site Management Organisations

  • Implement new strategies for effective patient recruitment

This training course is aimed at clinical research professionals who are or will be involved in clinical research projects, including:

·         Business Transformations

·         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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