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Supporting individual development in health research management

Course Title: Essentials of Research Sponsorship

Duration: 1 day

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide the essentials to become and/or improve the management of clinical research as a sponsor.  A one day course that will provide an opportunity to develop skills and gain knowledge in the underlying principles of sponsorship. The course covers widely accepted concepts that not only directly apply to sponsorship but are transferable to other areas of the research industry.

The course is not a replication of Good Clinical Practice, a deep dive into regulatory compliance or a “how to” guide to being a sponsor, but is designed to support organisations in developing tools to become effect and efficient sponsors in the research landscape.

Content Covers: Sponsor Oversight, Financing, Risk Assessments, Quality Management Systems and Transparency

Who is the Course for?

The course is designed for anyone working in research sponsorship from non-commercial organisations or even small companies wishing to develop their own sponsorship portfolio.  If your organisation is new to research sponsorship or would like to build on your current processes this course will provide the information to support that development.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the course participants should:

  • Understand the basics of Sponsorship
  • Understand the concept of oversight
  • Know the essential tools and processes for effective oversight (Risk Assessment, Quality Management Systems)
  • Be aware of pragmatic and effective approaches to sponsorship

All of the courses in our prospectus are available to run in your local organisation or region. A discounted price can be offered if a room can be provided free of charge or for guaranteed number of delegates.  All courses require at least 15 delegates to run. We have various pricing structures for hosting an in house course.

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