Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4kzkw/managing)
has announced the addition of the "Managing
Vendor/CRO Oversight in the Pharma Industry - An Invaluable Workshop for
Sponsors and CROs/Vendors (London)" conference to their
The Managing Vendor/CRO Oversight in the Pharma Industry workshop will
be held on the 17th & 18th March 2014 at the Rembrandt Hotel, London.
Topics to be Covered Include
- Understand how to Effectively Manage CROs/Vendors used in the
- Build an Understanding of your Responsibilities as the Sponsor or the
Vendor: Identifying the Right Level of Management and Oversight
- Using a Robust CRO/Vendor Selection Process
- Discover Tools and Processes to Manage CROs/other Vendors
- Gain an insight for CROs/other Vendors of what Sponsors Expect and how
to Meet their Expectations
- Measuring CRO Performance including Metrics and Key Performance
- Sharing Experiences and Lessons Learned from other Pharma
Professionals Managing CROs/other Vendors
WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
With Regulatory Inspectors increasingly finding issues with vendor
oversight by sponsor organisations, it is becoming increasingly
important for the pharmaceutical industry to employ efficient and
accurat strategies for managing outsourced activities.
A company's ability to identify and select the right CRO/vendor for the
right project and manage them efficiently and effectively will help to
ensure compliance with the Regulators' expectations. On this course you
will learn how to prepare a Request for Proposal (RFP) and use that to
find, evaluate and select the right CRO for the clinical studies you
need to outsource.
You will also cover the techniques for successfully managing
CROs/vendors and the shared responsibilities required by the sponsor and
the service provider. Managing CRO performance issues will also be
discussed. The course is equally useful to CROs/other vendors and
consultants to understand how to work effectively with sponsor
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is designed for personnel involved in CRO/Vendor oversight
in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Veterinary and Medical Device
Industries including those working in Clinical Research, Regulatory
Affairs, Pharmocovigilance, Manufacturing, Clinical Outsourcing,
Contracts and Outsourcing, Quality Assurance; QualityControl, Clinical
Operations, Vendor Management, Global QA/Compliance and also
CRO/Vendor/Consultant personnel. Outsourcing, Purchasing, Finance and
Contract Management staff who participate in the Request for Proposal
(RFP) process will find this course a valuable introduction or refresher
course focusing on best practice. VPs, Directors, Managers and other
personnel involved in selecting and managing CROs/ Vendors will benefit
from this course.
This course will also help professionals from CROs/Vendors/Consultants
to work more successfully with Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical
Device companies through gaining a much clearer understanding of their
needs when outsourcing.
Participants will receive a course material folder containing
comprehensive documentation provided by the seminar leader, which will
be a valuable source of reference for the future.
A Certificate of Attendance for Professional Development will be given
to each participant who completes the course
17 March 2014 Start: 09.30 - Finish: 17.00
18 March 2014 Start: 09.30 - Finish: 16.30
REGISTRATION & COFFEE
17 March 2014 09.00
VENUE & ACCOMMODATION
The Rembrandt Hotel, 11 Thurloe Place, London SW7 2RS
Opposite V&A Museum. Nearest underground station: South Kensington.
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j4kzkw/managing
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