Partnership Strategies with CRO/Vendors: Create Relationships that Create Results

Date: September 25, 2014
Time: 1pm - 2:30pm EDT
Duration: 90 Minutes - Online
Price: $299 - Introductory Rate

Course Description:

Do you struggle to maintain effective relationships with your CROs and vendors?  Would you like to set up your vendor relationships and communication strategies at the start to maximize communication and avoid inefficiencies?   Do you have existing relationships that you just need more out of?  If so, this course is for you!

This detailed, 90-minute session will help you navigate complex relationship strategies and brainstorm ideas to set you up for success.  Topics include:

  • What should a sponsor do to set up effective vendor oversight plans?
  • What can you do when a relationship is not going well?
  • What are the best ways to discuss issue resolution most effectively?

Attend this interactive live session and you will be able to:

  • Apply renewed communication strategies to improve CRO and vendor relationships
  • Effectively manage CRO and vendor issue identification and resolution
  • Learn how to act as one team and avoid an “us versus them” mentality

This course will be of benefit to anyone involved in CRO/Vendor selection and/or management on a global or domestic scale.  

Keri Urwin joined Halloran Consulting Group in 2013. She has more than 14 years of experience in Clinical Trial Management.  Keri has expertise leading large global teams and has led many projects, Phases I-IV, from study start through regulatory submission.  Keri has significant therapeutic experience in neurology, pain management and PE/DVT as well as experience in CHF and Oncology.   

Prior to joining Halloran, Keri spent five years at Biogen Idec where she focused on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) trials for Avonex and Tysabri and was part of the submission team responsible for FDA approval of Tysabri.  She spent two years at GlaxoSmithKline where she was a Lead Study Manager assigned to various global trials focusing on restless leg syndrome and MS.  Keri has spent the last six years working as a consultant for Pfizer on pain management and PE/DVT trials.

Keri earned a Master of Business Administration from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Iowa.