Approaches to Address Challenges in Vendor Management

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Course Description

The stipulation of taking a more proactive approach to managing risk in clinical trials is a major component of ICH GCP E6 R2. As outsourcing in clinical development continues to grow, so do the challenges of ensuring quality outcomes. In this web seminar, recommendations for sponsor oversight practices are discussed, as well as tools and best practices for managing vendor relationships. Managing a vendor vs. micro-managing a vendor will also be discussed. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify key approaches to planning and preparing to outsource while managing clinical trial risk
  • Identify key components for formal study of vendor performance management
  • Identify adequate oversight SOPs and other practices
  • Employ end of project analysis to pave the way for improvement in future relationships

Who Should Attend

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


The course will be led by one of the following instructors:

Debbie Harper, B.Sc., P.M.P.

Jeanne Morris, B.S., MT (ASCP)

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Registration Fees


Includes up to 20 participants at one site. All participants (up to 20) are eligible for “Certificates of Attendance,” and accreditation, provided that accreditation requirements are met. For groups larger than 20 or for additional sites, please call +1 781.972.5400 or toll-free in the U.S. 800.856.2556 for pricing.

Accreditation Information

Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Participants will receive 2.5 hours (0.25 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation, including the completion of a pre-test, post-test, and program evaluation.  Barnett International will issue a receipt of completion for earned CEUs within three weeks of program completion.  ACPE#: 0778-0000-18-009-L01-P. Released: 3/18. 

Hold this course at your company! For more information, contact Naila Ganatra at +1 215.413.2471.