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5-week online academy

Learn how to implement robust structures for vendor outsourcing in clinical trials to minimise investigations and costly delays

Course Overview

It is essential for industry to employ efficient and accurate strategies for monitoring outsourced clinical trials to minimise the chances of receiving warning letters from competent authorities. Companies should have robust structures in place for successful vendor selection, contract design, quality monitoring and risk minimisation when outsourcing clinical trials to remain compliant.

In 10 modules, over 5 weeks, you will learn many aspects to support effective and compliant outsourcing.

Online Academies

Pharmaceutical Training International online courses are on-demand digital courses developed by our expert faculty providing learning on a range of technical topic areas.

Over 5 weeks students will learn through:

  • 10 modules, split up into multiple bitesize recorded videos
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
  • Revisiting the content with unlimited access to all the materials for 3 months
  • Participating in the discussion forum to interact with other students
  • Interacting with the trainer through the forum during the course
  • Additional content such as materials and white papers available to download

Delegates will receive login instructions within a week of the course start date. If you have any questions please contact

What will you learn?

Vendor Oversight
Vendor Oversight

Introduction to the complexities of vendor selection, management and oversight

Outsourcing Strategy
Outsourcing Strategy

Review of different outsourcing strategies and models and consider different outsourcing models from strategy, through vendor selection and effective implementation

Define Responsibilities
Define Responsibilities

Comprehend your responsibilities as the sponsor both from GCP perspective and from vendor management perspective


Understand the outsourcing strategies for selecting, monitoring and communicating with your service providers

Who is this course for?

All professionals who are involved in vendor oversight will benefit from this course, including:

Clinical Outsourcing

Contracts and Outsourcing

Clinical Quality Assurance

Clinical Quality Control

Clinical Operations

Vendor Management

Global QA/Compliance

Regulatory Affairs

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online academies are perfect for busy professionals as they require just 2 hours per week of your time, and include an interactive forum for you to ask direct questions about challenges you are facing to expert course leaders.

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CPD Certified

Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’ themselves, regardless of occupation, age or educational level. This course has been assessed and is CPD certified.