Two-Day Project Management Training Course for Pharmacy Professionals, March 24-25, 2022 – | Business and finance


DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 3, 2022–

This interactive two-day course has been designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of technical and interpersonal project management skills. You will receive an integrated project toolkit that can easily be used to improve the success of existing or future projects.

Drug and device development is a complex process that requires effective project management. With ever-increasing pressures in the industry, the use of project management can provide essential tools and techniques and be a key factor in bringing a drug or medical device to market successfully. – as demonstrated by the FDA’s critical path initiative.

The program will include a number of sessions where you can apply some of the techniques to a simulated pharmaceutical case study as well as your own projects. You are therefore encouraged to bring an actual project that you are currently involved in or will be working on and to which you can apply certain concepts and techniques.

There is no need to disclose confidential information about your project.

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of technical project management methodologies and techniques to apply to pharmaceutical/bio projects, including agile project management
  • Learn how to incorporate these project management processes into daily work practices and your ongoing projects
  • Understand how to combine both the technical aspects of project management and essential interpersonal skills
  • Discover how to develop basic skills to become an even more effective project manager
  • Discuss how to achieve the best results in a project team environment

The objective of this course is to ensure that you gain a comprehensive understanding of project management tools and techniques and discover how they can be applied immediately to your own pharma/bio or medical device projects.

The program has been specially designed to ensure that you:

  • Understand technical project management tools and techniques and be able to apply them to your work
  • Examine the appropriate skills for an effective project manager
  • Identify the project’s critical path and use this information to aid in planning decisions
  • Gain a better understanding of the essential soft skills that are needed to achieve project goals

This course has been specifically designed to meet the needs of pharmaceutical/bio professionals as well as those in the medical device and animal health industries.

The program will benefit newly appointed and established project team leaders/managers who wish to refresh or update their skills.

What is a project/project management in the pharmaceutical/bio industry?

  • Define the key characteristics of project management and their importance for the bio/pharmaceutical industry
  • Use a project management process to improve the success of your own projects
  • Sharing experiences and lessons learned from previous bio/pharmaceutical projects

Set clear project objectives and define the scope of pharmaceutical/bio projects

  • Alignment of project objectives with strategic and financial business objectives
  • Define result, cost and time
  • Understand the importance of having an overall strategy for your projects

Detailed project planning of pharmaceutical/bio projects

  • Identification of key project activities using a work breakdown structure (WBS)
  • Assign responsibilities using the Responsibility Matrix
  • Plan a realistic timeline using Gantt analysis and set clear milestones
  • Budget planning, Communication plan, Quality plan
  • Implementing risk management and contingency planning for your project
  • Experience with project management software and tracking systems

Project implementation and control for your projects

  • Identify possible causes of problems in pharmaceutical/bio projects
  • Effective communication and stakeholder management
  • Overcome the facilitators and constraints of your projects
  • Implementation of project control and reporting systems
  • Monitoring of project activities and performance

Project review and closure

  • Close project
  • Identify critical success factors and learn from mistakes

Pharmaceutical/bio leadership skills

  • Define the role and skills of effective pharmaceutical project managers
  • Improve your interpersonal skills as a leader

Motivate to achieve project milestones

  • Understand how to motivate different people and what motivates your project team
  • Complete a self-assessment questionnaire

Creation of Pharma/Bio project teams

  • How to change your leadership style to get the best results in a project team environment
  • Building a high performing team

Project communication and cross-cultural communication skills

  • Effective communication and how to get project buy-in
  • Prevent and overcome misunderstandings and manage conflicts
  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders, including cross-cultural ones

Laura Wood, Senior Press Officer

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SOURCE: Research and Markets

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PUBLISHED: 02/03/2022 07:01 AM/DISC: 02/03/2022 07:02 AM

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