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Approaches to Address Challenges in Vendor Management August 2010

Course Description

Outsourcing in clinical development continues to grow and so do the challenges of ensuring quality outcomes.  Managing a vendor vs. micro-managing a vendor will be discussed with some practices to improve the relationship. Recommendations for Sponsor oversight practices are discussed with some review of helpful tools.



Learning Objectives

  • Identify key approaches to planning and preparing to outsource to improve relationships
  • Identify key components for formal study vendor performance management
  • Identify adequate oversight SOP and other practices for the sponsor
  • Employ end of project analysis to pave the way for improvement in future relationships

Who Should Attend

  • CROs/Vendors
  • Those that choose, manage, or evaluate external service providers


Sandra SAM Sather, MS, BSN, CCRA, CCRC

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Course Length Time

2.5 hours; 12:00 - 2:30 p.m. Eastern

Course Dates 

August 13, 2010                                      

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