This programme, consisting of five course days to be chosen freely from the available dates in the public programme, is designed especially for you if you want a complete training to advance your career as a starting PM or as a Clinical Research Associate progressing a project management position. It includes technical skills, management tasks, as well as leadership skills training.

Course time
09h00 - 17h00
Programme highlights

The courses included in the PM STAR programme are selected to provide the essential competencies needed for you to work as a Clinical Project Manager. After following this programme, the PM function will not have any secrets anymore for you! The programme is composed of the following courses:

Learning Objectives


This series of courses cover 95% of competencies that are needed for a Clinical Project Manager as described in the ECCRT Competency Framework

  • Scientific Concepts & Research Design (1)
  • Ethical & Participants Safety Considerations (1)
  • Investigational Product Development and Regulation (3)
  • Clinical Studies Operations (GCPs or ISO 14155) (5)
  • Study and Site Management (7)
  • Data Management and Informatics (2)
  • Leadership and Professionalism (6)
  • Communication (4)
  • Teamwork (4)
  • 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.
3 570,00 € excl. VAT (if applicable)


Cynthia Okhuijsen
March 2019
UMC Utrecht

I really enjoyed the PM star programme and feel that I can use the knowledge obtained for my job! The trainings were a good combination, of theory and practice studies and each training was well-designed and there was a lot of time for (personal) questions and case material. I would recommend it!