As clinical trials become more complex and there is increasing demand for efficiency and cost effectiveness, the knowledge and skills required to manage all aspects of a clinical project are critical.

This course provides a comprehensive foundation in clinical project management. Using the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) as a guide, participants will be taught how to apply project management strategies, tools and techniques to their clinical trial projects.

In two independent modules of three days each, the following topics will be covered:

Project Definition and Organisational Context

Project Management Tools and Techniques

Scope Management, Resource Estimating and Budget Management of a Clinical Trial

Project Quality Management

Project Risk Management

Communication and Stakeholder Management

Procurement Management

Team Management and Leadership Skills

This course includes many practical examples and case studies which will enable participants to successfully implement and manage their own clinical trial projects effectively.

The course is based on Alexander Gissler’s (PMP, Project Management Consultancy and Training) concept for Clinical Project Management.

Participants are requested to bring their own laptops for this hands-on course. Software required: MS Excel 2007 or later, Open Project (free software available from

What participants from prevous course say:

“Most favorite are real life examples from the instructors”

Who Should Attend

This training course is geared toward professionals who desire a comprehensive foundation in clinical project management. Participants should have at least two years of clinical trial experience, or have completed the DIA training course “Essentials of Clinical Study Management.”

This “Clinical Project Management” training course is targeted at an intermediate/advanced level.