Clinical Trial Project Management (CTPM)

A collaborative program among Montgomery College and Amarex Clinical Research - A pharmaceutical product development company. Clinical Project Manager – Careers in Clinical Research.

Interested in CTPM during the Fall 2019 Semester?
Get yourself added to our registration reminder list by emailing Noel Lazaro at 
An email will be sent to you 1-2 weeks before FALL 2019 registration opens. Space is limited.
*The CTPM course is only offered once each fall term*

This course provides an introduction to project management of clinical trials in the pharmaceutical industry. If you want to learn basic project management skills and how they can be applied to the drug development process, especially in the management of clinical trials, this course is for you. If you are looking for careers in the clinical development industry but are not familiar, or experienced, with specific technical tasks involved in clinical trial management, this course is for you. This course will walk you through the various aspects of clinical trial projects with special focus on the need to anticipate, understand, and implement detailed project management activities in a proactive manner. This course will help students understand a highly detailed and fully developed clinical trial management project. Discussions will be led by industry experts via case studies and mock clinical trial projects to train students in the practical aspects of clinical projects to help assure a successful clinical project management career. 
With increasing number of clinical trials conducted to satisfy FDA requirements for marketing approval of all biomedical products, demand for clinical trial professionals is on the rise. However, there are very few programs that provide comprehensive education in all major components of clinical projects. Clinical Project Manager: Careers in Clinical Research introduces the core competencies essential for successful clinical project career.

This 39-Hour Program is divided into four modules, providing training in the following areas:

  • Clinical protocol development 
  • Regulatory processes 
  • Clinical site selection, training and management 
  • Clinical monitoring 
  • Safety Monitoring 
  • Data management 
  • Statistical analysis of clinical data 
  • Human subject protection and ethics


Course Syllabus 

This class meets for 13 weeks with 3 hours of lecture per week. Students will be assigned a clinical project during the first class. The Clinical Trial Project Management Program Syllabus 2019 will be posted at a later date.


Our Partner – Amarex

Amarex is a global Clinical Research Organization (CRO) that provides contract research services to pharmaceutical companies to assist in the development and eventual approval of the companies’ new medical drugs and devices. The basic services Amarex provides include: 1) the creation of product development strategies, 2) the conduct for human clinical trials, 3) the analysis of clinical trial data, and 4) the presentation of clinical trial results to the FDA to support the approval of a new medical product. 
Job disciplines utilized by Amarex include: project management, review of medical records, database design and programming, data entry and data cleaning, statistics, medical writing, quality control, and regulatory affairs. 


The Clinical Trial Project Management (CTPM) Course at Montgomery College is offered in partnership with Amarex Clinical Research Organization (CRO) once each Fall Term. Space is limited each fall. Montgomery College does not offer job placement upon course completion.

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