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CPM Beginners Online Course (September 10, 2022 October 1, 2022)

  • Training
  • 1 Day
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • September 10, 2022 and October 1, 2022 00:00
  • CGX Training
  • ID: 5582372
This course focuses on the Clinical Project Manager (CPM) trial objectives and creating an effective project plan. Considerable attention is given to the critical stages of planning and setting up a clinical trial and setting clear and realistic milestones.

This course examines key trial stages and identifying the key trial activities. Participants will have hands-on practice using project management tools and will learn key techniques for effective project management.

All learning is within the context of the regulations and rules governing clinical trials and activities based on real case studies and scenarios. During the course, we use several learning styles and methodologies. Sample study templates and documents will be reviewed and constructed to reinforce the learning concepts.

The online courses take place in virtual classrooms and are instructor-led by a course trainer. The courses will be run using the online Learning Management System (LMS).

The CPD Accredited CPM Online Interactive Version of the course is conducted 2 days a week. Running at 3 hours each day over the course of 4 weeks. Around 18 training hours in total.


How will I benefit from taking this course?


This module will look at:

  • Understand how to effectively plan your studies and projects
  • Understand how to effectively manage and control your study budget and finances
  • Understand how to manage your team, cross functional stakeholders, CROs and vendors
  • Understand how to oversee quality management for your trial
  • Understand how to identify risk and adopt mitigation and or contingency strategies
  • Understand how to use effective PM tools and techniques to facilitate study objectives What prior knowledge is needed?
  • BSc. degree in Life Sciences, Public Health or other related disciplines
  • A background in clinical trial development at a Contract Research Organisation (CRO), pharmaceutical company or another medical environment
  • A previous role in Clinical Trials, e.g. Clinical Research Associate (CRA), Senior Clinical Project Assistant (CPA) or Associate Clinical Project Manager (ACPM)
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organise and manage resources to bring to successful completion of specific study or project goals and objectives in accordance with defined quality and time-based metrics
  • Proven expertise in the proactive identification of issues which may impact clinical programmes
  • An ability to contribute to solutions affecting cross-functional matrix teams

Course Content

  • What is a Clinical Trial Project?
  • What is Clinical Trial Management?
  • What are the Objectives and Scope of a Clinical Trial?
  • How to develop a Clinical Trial Plan
  • How to effectively plan, set up and manage a Clinical Trial
  • How to manage study budgeting and financing of a Clinical Trial
  • What Clinical Trial Project Management tools to employ?
  • Useful Clinical Project Management Techniques
  • How to communicate with stakeholders