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Virtual Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management


Jun 15 2024, Saturday - Dec 16 2024, MondaySee Schedule below for times (GMT +2:00) Kaliningrad, South Africa



, Singapore



As a participant of this course, you will have the opportunity to take part in a newly launched program and learn from international industry specialists without ever having to leave your home or office. It will prepare you to take your next career step in the field of clinical research, be it as an industry newcomer or as someone changing areas within the pharmaceutical field.

Course Description & Learning Outcomes

The program is a part-time course, delivered fully online. There are seven highly engaging modules:

  • Drug Development

  • Ethics and Regulations of Clinical Trials

  • Clinical Trial Project Management

  • Clinical Monitoring

  • Clinical Data Management

  • Clinical Supplies and Logistics

  • Core Competencies of the Clinical Research Professional

At the end of the course, you will be able to gain the qualification the participant will have demonstrated:

(i) Knowledge and understanding in the context of the subject

- principles of clinical research

- awareness of ethical issues in life sciences and clinical research

- principles of drug action and knowledge of the drug development process

- principles of pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, and drug effects

- principles of clinical pharmacology and study design

- comprehensive knowledge and understanding of international regulations governing clinical research

(ii) Cognitive skills

- discuss findings and draw conclusions

- analyse and synthesize

- apply theoretical knowledge to practical work requirements

- extrapolate from general knowledge to particular topics

- evaluate own actions

(iii) Subject-specific practical and professional skills

- understand basic gene technology

- apply international regulations and standard processes to conduct clinical trials

- create key documents independently

- operate clinical databases and process case report forms

- communicate, report and present study related issues and own research results

(iv) General and transferable skills

- effectively apply learning and creative working methods to new situations

- understand principles and core processes of project management

- prioritize tasks and manage time effectively

- think in abstract terms

- work well in a team

- appreciate intercultural differences in working environments

Pre-course instructions

  • To apply for the program, you can send your CV and certificates, accompanied by a presentation email to [email protected], with subject line as follows: "vPGC Application NAME SURNAME".

  • All applications will be reviewed and potential participants will be contacted by a team member from Parexel Academy.

  • Registration close date: 10/06/2024


Start Date: 15 Jun 2024, Saturday
End Date: 15 Dec 2024, Sunday

Thursdays and Saturdays, 3:00-6:00 PM (Central Europe Summer Time)

Location: Online


Course fees: $3,000 (Early Bird Discount: $2500)