This 4 Day STAR Programme is intended for CRAs wishing to boost their career.

As a more experienced monitor, you will be getting an in-depth overview of the responsibilities laid upon you when progressing your career. This STAR programme will provide a very varied selection of topics with a mix of technical and soft skills needed, such as how to work and communicate in a team, improve your time management skills and making sure the trials you are working on are ready for an inspection.

Course time
09h00 - 17h00
Programme highlights

The courses included in the Advanced CRA STAR programme are selected to provide the essential competencies needed for you to work as an experienced CRA and to become a role model for more junior colleagues.

The programme is composed of the following courses:

These courses are organised 3 times per year, you can either follow them consecutively (in 1 week) or compose your own schedule over the 3 occasions.

Learning Objectives


This series of courses cover 89% of competencies that are needed for a Senior CRA as described in the ECCRT Competency Framework 

  • Scientific Concepts & Research Design (0)
  • Ethical & Participants Safety Considerations (5)
  • Investigational Product Development and Regulation (4)
  • Clinical Studies Operations (GCPs or ISO 14155) (9)
  • Study and Site Management (6)
  • Data Management and Informatics (6)
  • Leadership and Professionalism (5)
  • Communication (8)
  • Teamwork (1)
  • Business acumen (0)

Be aware that attending one of ECCRT open course does not guarantee that the competency is acquired but only guarantees that the related knowledge has been trained.

Book a course

Date Lang Location
Proceeding your application may take up to 24 working hours. In case of question, contact

Booking is desired 1 week before F2F session in order to allow the participant to go through pre-read materials.
3 400,00 € excl. VAT (if applicable)