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26-May-2020 - 28-May-2020

J18 Effective Project Management for Clinical Trials

  • Location:
    • Cedar Court
    • White Waltham
    • Maidenhead, Berkshire
    • SL6 3LW
    • England
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The Course

This practical course provides delegates with basic project management techniques that can be applied to clinical trial project management. Learning is through a combination of trainer input, discussion groups and exercises. There will be a workshop where delegates will develop a plan for tracking and managing a clinical trial case study. Delegates will receive a comprehensive course workbook.

Learning Objectives

• Define basic project management terms

• Create a work breakdown structure and task network

• Develop a skills matrix

• Define a project schedule and conduct critical path analysis

• Analyse resource requirements

• Describe and apply a process for managing risks

• List the common parameters that need managing and tracking

• Outline a general process for dealing with variance

• Outline techniques for modifying the project plan

• Develop strategies for managing change

• Define strategies for managing and maintaining an effective project team

Course Outline

• Definition of Project Management terms 

• The role of the Project Manager 

• The life cycle of a project 

• Defining a project & developing a project objective 

• Project constraints 

• Common parameters that need managing & tracking  

• The major steps in managing a project  

• Creating a work breakdown structure a task network & schedule  

• Feasibility studies 

• Risk assessment, risk planning and management  

• Task dependencies 

• Project schedules & critical path analyses 

• Project tracking and dealing with variance 

• Managing change 

• Project close out