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Effective Vendor Management and Vendor Oversight

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Who should attend?

Anyone involved in or those seeking a better understanding of vendor management and vendor oversight: Clinical Development staff, including those working in Clinical Outsourcing, Contracts and Outsourcing, Clinical Quality Assurance, Clinical Quality Control, Clinical Operations, Vendor Management, Global QA/Compliance and Regulatory Affairs.


Course Objectives

  • Understand the key components of vendor management and vendor oversight
  • Learn about governance and how to implement an effective structure
  • Discuss risk management approaches when outsourcing your clinical trials
  • Describe different aspects of vendor oversight including third parties, local and emerging economies
  • Implement metrics to drive performance and transparent vendor oversight
  • Discuss the evidence a sponsor requires to convince a regulator you maintain control and oversight


This course is designed for those working/interacting with the vendors to deliver your clinical trials. How do you ensure you manage them to optimise your clinical trial delivery? What is required for compliant vendor oversight? What could put you at risk of inspection findings? Do you require a governance system with your vendors?  How should you implement this for your outsourcing model and how will it add value?  What is the best approach to maintain healthy business relationships when outsourcing? How do you drive performance transparency through use of metrics?

Key Topics

  • What is Vendor Management and what is Vendor Oversight
  • The many Aspects of Vendor Oversight
  • What is Governance and how to Implement an Effective Government Structure
  • Risk Management when Outsourcing
  • Maintaining Healthy Business Relationships to Support Effective Management and Oversight
  • Regulatory Inspections when Outsourcing


Early Bird Fee: CHF 950.00+ 7.7% VAT (valid until: 14.09.2018) Regular Fee: CHF 1'100.00 + 7.7% VAT (valid after: 14.09.2018) Registration fees include: Course documentation, refreshments, lunch and a course participation certificate. Group discounts available, for more information please contact:


Tamara Kohler

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