Course Overview

This course addresses project management issues and skills needed to wisely choose and effectively develop new therapies in today’s global climate. Key concepts include managing drug development teams through major decisions points during the stage-based drug development process, including organizational options team building, resource and budget planning, and R&D portfolio management.

Benefits of Attendance

  • Understand the activities and interdependencies of drug development
  • Learn project management concepts and challenges
  • Build more effective project teams
  • Interact with industry professionals
  • Discuss the drug development process and decision points/stage-gates
  • Define how to build more effective project teams
  • Plan and manage development programs
  • Apply the principles of financial planning
  • Interact more effectively with the FDA
  • The Pharmaceutical Development Process and Environment
  • The Art and Science of Project Management
  • Organizational Challenges and Opportunities
  • Financial Overview for Project Managers
  • Project Planning
  • Risk Management for Project Managers
  • Team Communications
  • Managing Alliance Project Teams
  • Project Team or Program Managers
  • Project Coordinators and Team Leaders
  • Clinical Research Directors
  • Pharmacists
  • Regulatory Affairs and R&D Professionals

Continuing Education Credit
Pharmaceutical Education & Research Institute, Inc. (PERI) is pleased to make continuing education credit available to you for attendance at this program. To receive credit, you must attend the entire program and submit the Continuing Education Application form directly to a PERI on-site coordinator. Additional $35 fee applies for students who are applying for continuing education credit.

Continuing Education Information Forthcoming.

Course Director: James M. Huebner, MS, MSPP

2d472faJames M. Huebner is a Director of Project Management at Celldex Therapeutics in Needham, MA and has over 20 years of collective experience in drug development project management, competitive intelligence, clinical operations and discovery/basic research. He is a frequent invited lecturer on Drug Development and Project Management at national professional meetings and has served as a faculty member for PERI pharmaceutical industry training courses since 2005. Jim holds Masters Degrees in Biological Sciences from Western Michigan University and in Ethics & Public Policy from Suffolk University in Boston.

Event Details

Date: March 22-23, 2018
Location: PERI Training Facility
Fairfax, VA 22031
Course Rate: $1695
Early Bird Rate: $1495
Early Bird Deadline: 02/09/2018

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  • 1 “This provided an overview of the drug development process which enables me to understand the tasks my colleagues undertake.”

  • 2 “Love the workshops! Excellent activities and follow-up discussions. I learned that it is not easy to manage a portfolio because of all the elements you must consider.”