Spring School 2021 - Advanced Clinical Research Management

Spring School Elective:
Advanced Clinical Research Management

This elective is delivered over three (3) partial days:

  • Monday 11 October 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm AEDT
  • Monday 18 October 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm AEDT
  • Monday 25 October 2021, 11:00am - 2:00pm AEDT

Participants are required to attend all three (3) sessions.

Presenter: Associate Professor Tam C. Nguyen, Deputy Director of Research, St Vincent’s Hospital, Associate Professor, Melbourne Medical School.

The Advanced Clinical Research Management elective will cover the challenges of managing multi- sites, multi-institutional projects including navigating research ethics, research governance, improving community and consumer engagement and building relationships with external funding bodies. The workshop will cover key processes and strategies in business development, project, and team management in the clinical research setting. Participants learn practical and essential skills for effective and active business development and clinical research management.

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The Spring School has no formal pre-requisites for the electives featured in the 2021 program. The electives are intended for:

  • Mid-senior level research management staff interested in developing a deep, practical understanding of the topics; and
  • ARMFs - ARMS Accredited Research Managers (Foundation) or ARMAs - Accredited Research Managers (Advanced) seeking to broaden their practical understanding of the topics.


A link to the pre-reading material will be contained within the Event Purchase Notification, emailed to participants four weeks prior to the start of the workshop.


At the end of the workshop, participants will be invited to complete a non-compulsory assessment; due 25 November 2021.

Those participants who wish to enrol in a future cohort of the Established Level Accreditation Program (ELAP) are strongly encouraged to successfully complete this assessment as this will count as credit towards a future ELAP, provided enrolment commences by the end of 2022.  


ARMS Members: $550 per elective (GST inclusive) - Price will be discounted in the Shopping Cart.
Non-Members: $650 per elective (GST inclusive).

CPD: Accredited members (ARMAs and ARMFs) will automatically accrue 8 CPD hours per elective.

Zoom meeting link: To be provided in Event Purchase Notification.  

Zoom meeting ID and password: To be provided in Event Purchase Notification. 

We strongly recommend you test your ability to connect to Zoom prior to the first session.

If you have any questions, please contact the ARMS Executive Office arms.adminofficer@flinders.edu.au or +61 8 8201 5592.


Should your circumstances change, and you are unable to attend this workshop, you must contact the arms.adminofficer@flinders.edu.au by no later than 10 working days prior to the commencement of the scheduled event. ARMS will refund the full registration fee minus any administrative fees.

Should you cancel less than 10 working days prior to the commencement of this workshop, no refund will be payable but instead you may wish to send a proxy.

ARMS reserve the right to cancel, postpone or re-schedule courses and events due to minimum numbers not being reached or for other unforeseen circumstances.  In the event of a cancellation, ARMS will aim to advise all participants in writing five (5) days prior to the scheduled event and will refund the full registration fee including administrative charges within 30 days after notification.

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If you have any questions, please contact the ARMS Executive Office arms.adminofficer@flinders.edu.au or +61 8 8201 5592.

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