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Training Courses - Web Seminars
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10-Week Risk Management/Risk-Based Quality Management for Clinical Trials Certification Program

Upcoming Courses

Course #: BI16167
June 14 - August 23, 2024 | Interactive Web Seminar
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern

Friday Afternoons. No class July 5.

Course #: B41005
August 23 - October 25, 2024 | Interactive Web Seminar
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern

Friday Afternoons.

Take advantage of our $1,695.00 price by registering early!
* After July 26, costs are $1,895.00
Course #: BI41021
November 1, 2024 - January 24, 2025 | Interactive Web Seminar
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern

Friday Mornings. No class December 27, January 3.

Take advantage of our $1,795.00 price by registering early!
* After October 4, costs are $1,895.00


Course Description

Are you prepared for Quality Risk Management (QRM), Risk Management (RM), Risk-Based Quality Management (RBQM)? With ICH GCP E6 R2 now requiring risk-based approaches to managing quality in clinical trials, this 10-Week series takes you through, step-by-step, how to execute these requirements. We will focus on the critical elements for clinical trial sponsors and CROs included in the ICH GCP E6 R2 expectations, while highlighting key points from other regulatory bodies such as ISO 31000 Risk Management. Each step of risk identification, assessment, control, review, reporting, management, and communication are also reviewed.

The resources required to take this on-line course are already at your fingertips - an Internet connection and a phone. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation that provides you with the Web Seminar link and audio connection information.

Prior to the start of the course, participants will receive Module 1 materials. Course materials for subsequent modules will be sent weekly prior to class. Come to class prepared to interact – you will be able to ask questions, provide feedback and participate in discussions and group work. Upon course completion, participants will be provided training certificates. In order to receive accreditation CEUs, participants are required to pass both a mid-term and final exam. Upon completion of the exams, CEU certificates will be provided.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the expectations of QRM in relation to the ICH E6 R2 updates
  • Discuss how to analyze risks and develop a risk register
  • Describe how to use multiple risk analysis tools including: Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA), Bow Tie, and Affinity Diagram
  • Describe how to formulate risk mitigation strategies

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Quality Risk Management: Quality Risk Management/Risk Management (ICH GCP E6 R2 and ISO 31000), Risk Management Policy/Program, Accountability and Resources
  • Module 2: Risk Management Plan and Culture: Framework for Communicating Risk Within an Organization/Program, Strategies and Challenges for Risk Stakeholders, Required Commitment and Mandate
  • Module 3: Risk Identification: Risk Identification and When to Start, System Level Risks and Project (Clinical Trial) Level Risks, Risk Register (Risk Log) for Tracking Risks
  • Module 4: Risk Evaluation: Impact of Error, Detection of the Error, Risk Priority Number (RPN) Values
  • Module 5: Risk Analysis Tools Part I: FMEA, Bow Tie, and Delphi technique
  • Module 6: Risk Analysis Tools Part II: SWOT (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats), Affinity Diagram, Cause and Effect Analysis
  • Module 7: Risk Control: Risk Mitigation Strategies, Risk Mitigation Options, Priority Rankings of Risk Mitigation Plans
  • Module 8: Risk Communication: Risk Mitigation Plans in the Risk Register/Log, Impact of Internal and External Stakeholders, Escalation Processes and Plans
  • Module 9: Risk Review: Periodic Review, Risk Assessment, and Risk Detection
  • Module 10: Risk Reporting: Risks, Deviations, Predefined Quality Tolerance Limits, Lessons Learned/Continuous Learning, S/Logs

Who Should Attend

  • Quality Control/Assurance Professionals
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • Clinical Research/Operations Personnel
  • Information Technology/Security Personnel
  • Data Managers
  • Study Managers
  • Project Physicians/Medical Monitors
  • Pharmacovigilance Professionals
  • Biostatisticians

NOTE: This course is for individual registrants only and does not allow for group training.

What previous students have said ...

“This course is beyond my expectation with very practical examples and tools. Both instructors are excellent with great attention to address participants’ questions.”

"The course was well designed. These lessons were valuable in seeing the big picture of clinical research."

“The tools provided were great. I hope to use the risk log and risk analysis tools.”


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

Susan M. Leister, M.B.A., Ph.D., CQA, CSSBB

Shelia Russell McCullers, M.S., D.M.

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Course Length and Time

10 weeks for 2 hours each week.

Registration Fees

$1,695 by Early Bird Deadline

$1,895 after Early Bird Deadline

This course is for individual registrants only and does not allow for group training.

All participants are eligible for “Certificates of Attendance,” and accreditation, provided that accreditation requirements are met.

Accreditation Information

Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Participants will receive 20 hours (2.0 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation, including the completion of a mid-term exam, final exam, and program evaluation.  Barnett International will issue a receipt of completion for earned CEUs within three weeks of program completion.  ACPE#: 0778-0000-23-005-L99-P. Released: 4/23.

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