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Starting 24 - 25 October 2023

LIVE Online Training Course | 10:00am - 4:00pm GMT

Starting 24 - 25 October 2023

LIVE Online Training Course | 10:00am - 4:00pm GMT

Ensure Effective Clinical Trial Outsourcing: Learn Best Practices for Vendor Management and Oversight

Gain expertise in effective clinical trial outsourcing and master vendor management and oversight best practices for successful trials.

Course Overview

This essential 2-day course provides you with the necessary skills to formulate and implement a successful clinical trial outsourcing strategy.

Through a combination of theory, case studies and practical discussion sessions, this course will help you understand the current regulations and how they apply to outsourcing. Best practices for competent selection of the right CROs and vendors for you as the sponsor. Management and Oversight of the CROs, vendors and third-party vendors covering the process and documentation to provide to an inspector to demonstrate the sponsor is in control.

Live Online Training Courses

Gain real-time access to a subject matter expert delivering online training in a structured virtual classroom environment. Live online training courses are virtual versions of some of our most popular face-to-face courses.

Over 2 days students will learn through:

  • Live interactive sessions
  • Direct interaction with the trainer during live sessions
  • Participation in interactive features within sessions including live Q&A's, break out rooms, tasks, case studies, and more
  • Interaction with peers during live sessions and through the online forum

Timings and dates are subject to change - final confirmation will be provided with login details. Delegates will receive login instructions two days prior to the start date. If you have any questions please contact

What will you learn?

Evaluate Outsourcing Models and Vendors to Find your Perfect Match

  • Leverage expert knowledge of ICH E6 R2 ensuring good clinical practice and regulatory compliance
  • Assess industry leading outsourcing models and test each in challenging clinical contexts with case studies
  • Improve your vendor qualification, contract negotiation and quality agreement when selecting vendors

Employ Vendor Management and Oversight to Hit Your Business Goals

  • Develop a deep understanding of vendor management and oversight while defining successin each
  • Excel in relationship management, contract management and change order management 
  • Demonstrate control to inspectors and deploy strategies to ensure positive vendor participation

Embed Yourself in the Role to Overcome Challenges in Outsourcing

  • Acquire the competencies and capabilities to become a high-level sponsor and vendor manager 
  • Advance your skill set to nurture communication and collaboration with multiple vendors in projects
  • Subdue problems in outsourcing via issue management and escalation including contract termination

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for clinical & medical affairs professionals working within biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. This includes those working in the following areas:

  • Clinical Development
  • Clinical Operations
  • Outsourcing
  • Vendor Management
  • Procurement
  • Purchasing