Project Management in Clinical Study Operations

LocationBasel, North West Switzerland, Switzerland

Clinical trials are highly complex enterprises that demand professional management at every stage and level. Project managers in clinical study operations take on many challenges including multiple stakeholders, budget control and stringent quality and regulatory requirements. This course teaches the general principles and theory of project management in the context of clinical study operations. In a workshop setting, participants will learn all essential tools for the successful planning, execution, monitoring and controlling of clinical study activities through highly interactive exercises and discussions.

Main topics are: stakeholder management, roles and responsibilities of the project manager and the team, Work Breakdown Structure, project schedule and time management, resource management, quality assurance and quality control, risk management strategies, communication processes.

Learning Objectives:

Conduct a stakeholder analysis, discuss what is needed to keep stakeholders aligned to support the project and develop reports to keep stakeholders informed

3 day on-site training plus pre-reading and homework assignments. Please note: Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the course might be taking place on-line via zoom.

Recommended for everyone working in clinical study operations (physicians, principal investigators, study nurses, study coordinators, study managers, study monitors etc.) in the academic field or a commercial setting wanting to gain proficiency in project management.

Basic knowledge and experience in operational clinical research is highly recommended. No previous knowledge in project management required.

Mareike Gräter Training and Education Departement of Clinical Research (DKF), University of Basel c/o University Hospital Basel Spitalstrasse 8/12 CH-4031 Basel Tel. 0041 (0)61 556 59 76
Training and Education Departement of Clinical Research

Available Mon-Thu 08.30h - 13.30h

CHF 1’500

The Department of Clinical Research (DKF) offers training grants for members of DKF clinical research groups . Applications for training grants can be submitted when registering for the program.

Please note, that training grants can only be offered to DKF clinical research group members, who are working at the group leaders’ local study center.

Cancellation of your registration is possible until 10 days before the course date. Cancellation thereafter or absence from the course will result in a cancelation fee of half the course fee.

The course language is English.
Certificate of attendance issued by the University of Basel, Advanced Studies: 2 ECTS

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