Professional Development Seminar (CLRE-258): Clinical Research Project Management and Budgeting:
Student will learn basic project management skills for medical research projects. Research Project Management is the application of knowledge, skills and techniques to execute research projects effectively and efficiently. It’s a strategic competency for organizations, enabling them to tie project results to research and development goals — and thus, better compete in their markets or increase their ability to get and maintain research funding. Topics include Good Clinical Practice, planning and managing resources, monitoring progress, managing risk, engaging stakeholders, tools for project management, setting and meeting goals, quality monitoring, multi site studies, and maximizing the chances of successfully carrying out clinical and health research studies. In the Research Budgeting portion of the class, scholars will gain a solid understanding of Study Set Up and Management, Effective Study Budget Preparation and Negotiation, Billing and Financial Management, Auditing, Research Compliance and Ethical Considerations.