This leading project management course will provide you with a thorough understanding of project management skills, including both technical and interpersonal skills
9-10 Dec 2019
& 18-19 Jun 2020 , 10-11 Dec 2020
GBP 1,199 999 *
EUR 1,679 1,399 *
USD 1,870 1,558 *
* When you book before 24 Oct
Drug and device development is a complex process which needs effective project management. With ever-increasing pressures to complete the development of drugs and medical devices in ever shorter timescales, the use of project management can provide essential tools and techniques to achieve this. Indeed effective project management can be a key factor in the successful completion of bringing a drug or medical device to market, as demonstrated by the FDA critical path initiative.
This interactive course has been designed to provide you with a thorough understanding
of both technical and interpersonal project management skills. You will be provided with an integrated project tool kit which can easily be used to improve the success of existing or future projects.
Interactive sessions applying techniques to a simulated case study and your own projects The course will include a number of sessions where you will be able to apply some of the techniques to a simulated pharmaceutical case study as well as your own projects.
Therefore, you are encouraged to bring a current real project you are involved in or will be working on – to which you can apply some of the concepts and techniques. There is no need to disclose any confidential information about your project.
This interactive course will:
This course has been specifically designed to address the needs of pharmaceutical/bio professionals. The course is also very applicable to those working in the device and animal health industries. The programme will be of benefit for both members of the project team as well as newly appointed project team leaders/managers. In addition it may also be useful for established project team leaders who want to improve their project management skills.
What is a Project / Project Management in the pharma/bio industry?
Setting clear project objectives and defining the scope of pharma/bio projects
Detailed project planning of pharma/bio projects
Project implementation and control for your projects
Project implementation and control continued
Project review and closure
Pharma/bio leadership skills
Motivate to achieve project milestones
Building pharma/bio project teams
Project communication and cross-cultural communication skills
Project time management
Personal action planning
Dr Laura Brown MBA, BSc (Biochemistry), BSc (Psychology), PhD, is a Pharmaceutical QA and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research, School of Pharmacy at the University of Cardiff. She has more than 20 years’ experience of quality assurance and regulatory requirements in clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry. She has worked in senior positions for several companies, including GlaxoWellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Farmitalia and Phoenix International. She has a particular expertise in quality systems including data protection and data integrity in clinical trials. She was Chairman of the ACRPI GCP Forum for six years. She regularly writes on pharmaceutical regulatory issues in clinical trials
Dr Laura Brown is a QA and training consultant in the pharmaceutical industry and the course director of MSc Clinical Research at the School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University. She has also worked as an Associate Facilitator at Cranfield School of Management. She has worked in senior management roles for companies including Wellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Good Clinical Research Practices and Phoenix International where she gained extensive experience of problem solving and decision making. Since completing her MBA Laura has co-authored several books on management including: Strategic Thinking (Be Your Own Strategy Consultant – Demystifying) Strategic Thinking), Developing the Individual, The Ultimate Book of Business Skills and Project Management for the Pharmaceutical Industry. She also has a degree in psychology and extensive experience of problem solving and decision making in the biopharmaceutical industry.
|9-10 Dec 2019|
|9-10 Dec 2019||Rembrandt Hotel, London||GBP 1,199.00
+ VAT @ 20.00%
Until 24 Oct*
|18-19 Jun 2020|
|18-19 Jun 2020||Rembrandt Hotel, London||
+ VAT @ 20.00%
|Online registration unavailable: this date is nearing full capacity; please call us on 020 7749 4730 to register.|
|10-11 Dec 2020|
|10-11 Dec 2020||Venue not yet confirmed||
+ VAT @ 20.00%
* Note the early booking discount cannot be combined with any other offers or promotional code