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 9th December Clinical Trials Workforce Development Workshop -

Benchmark roles and responsibilities: overcome the challenges associated with developing a culture of clinical trials in your organisation

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester

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10th December How to Improve Clinical Trials Feasibility and Study Planning Workshop
This Clinical Trials study day will focus on assessing the feasibility of your study and planning for implementation. Use this workshop to explore ways to deliver a successful study, manage your budget and implement an effective risk strategy.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Manchester
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Full Details of 2016 training coming soon

Bookings will open for Q1 during November.

  • E2 How to Develop & Manage Outsourced Clinical Trials – 12-13th January 2016
  • E3 Essentials of Essential Document Management: Managing the TMF 3rd February
  • E4 Risk Based Monitoring 4th February 2016
  • E5 Aim High: Getting More out of Quality Management, Your Audits & Inspections 10th February 2016
  • MT0116 Managing Stress Better – 18th February 2016
  • E8 Project Management for Clinical Trial Managers 1-3rd March 2016
  • E9 Study Delivery Skills for Clinical Researchers 8th March 2016
  • MT0216 Building Outstanding Teams 9th March 2016
  • MT0316 Giving and Receiving Feedback 10th March 2016
  • E10 Skills & Competencies of a Clinical Trial Manager 12-16 March 2016
  • E11 Introduction to the Principle of GCP 22nd March 2016
  • E12 The Function Importance and Writing of SOPs 23rd March


ICR Exams 2016


  • 13th May Certificate & Diploma [Morning and Afternoon respectively]

  • 23th September Certificate & Diploma [Morning and Afternoon respectively]

ICR Publications Career guidance ebooks - free download

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  • To Be a CRA[pdf/542KB] An eBook with information about how to become a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). 
  • To Be a CTA [pdf/524KB] An eBook about the role of the Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA). 
  • To be a pharmacy professional [pdf/569KB] An eBook about the role of the pharmacy professional in clinical research. 


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The ICR Guide to Freelancing New 2013 edition Hundreds of ICR members already work as consultants or freelance contractors, and many more clinical research professionals are considering it. Anyone working freelance needs to feel confident they comply with business and tax regulations, and that their venture will succeed. 

  • Clinical Trial Design - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Archiving Clinical Trial Documents - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Outsourcing Clinical Research Projects - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Statistics in Clinical Research - Updated summary coming soon 
  • Management & Leadership Essentials - Updated summary coming soon
  • Communication & Presentation Skills - Updated summary coming soon 


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