The goal of this program is to impart information and skills necessary for the variety of management and leadership positions in different clinical research settings such as academia, pharmaceutical, medical device or biotech industry, as well as clinical research organisations and regulatory agencies. The program extensively covers the ethical challenges of performing research involving human participants, it teaches project management skills and covers efficiency strategies and the latest technology options, all specifically applied to clinical trial planning and conduct. Further topics are regulatory and legal requirements in international research settings and enhanced communication and conflict management skills.
This continuing education program has been designed to meet the needs of experienced clinical research professionals from industry and academia (study/trial coordinators, study /trial managers, study physicians, clinical trial/research associates, clinical monitors, study nurses, etc.), as well as experienced members of ethics committees or regulatory agencies. It provides an opportunity for advancing experience, knowledge and skills and for professional networking in the environment of clinical trial practice and management.
Students interested in a higher level of postgraduate education in this field may consider completion of the program Diploma of Advanced Studies DAS Clinical Trial Practice and Management. The DAS program requires successful completion of the CAS Clinical Research I or an equivalent training program from other universities, successful completion of the CAS Clinical Research II, composition of a diploma thesis and passing of an oral final exam.