Clinical Trial Financial Management For Study Sponsors

Recorded Online Workshop Session

Course Description

This course is comprised of the recorded online workshop session from the Virtual ClinBiz Summit 2020 along with the respective speaker slides. The recorded workshop session covers the following:

  • Discussion on the common challenges associated with budgeting & forecasting for clinical trials, and ways you can significantly improve your budgeting effort
  • The different financial accrual methodologies used by different biopharma companies. Multiple accrual models and the respective pros and cons associated with each model are discussed

For context, the online workshop session took place on September 15, 2020.


Primary Audience: Clinical operations, clinical development, clinical outsourcing. accounting, finance and other supporting roles within pharmaceutical and biotech clinical study sponsors.

Secondary Audience: Those from Clinical Trial and Research Industry (Start-up, Biotech, Pharma, e-Health, Diagnostic, MedTech, CROs, Academic, Ect.).

Course Length

Approximately 140 minutes ( 2 hours 20 minutes).

Your Instructor

Chris Chan
Chris Chan

Chris Chan is Executive Director of R&D Finance at FibroGen, Inc, and has over 25 years industry experience, including 20 managing clinical trial & R&D finances for biopharmaceutical companies of various sizes. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) & Certified Financial Manager (CFM). Chris has served as speaker and chair at numerous industry conferences, and has authored multiple published articles on clinical trials budgeting, accruals, and outsourcing.

Course Curriculum

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Continuing Education

Course takers are encouraged to submit course description, course length and course agenda directly to their specific certification associations to confirm course completion will be accepted as part of their continuing education requirements.

Requirements for SOCRA's Re-Certification Continuing Education for Web Based/Online Coursework:

Agenda AND Certificate of attendance and/or letter signed by supervisor. Course Agenda and Certificate of Attendance (at course completion) will be provided to our course takers.

Requirements for ACRP Re-certification Continuing Education

Please contact ACRP directly with this course title, timed agenda/course overview, and objectives included on this page for their approval as a continuing education course in your re-certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like and the course is available - across any and all devices you own.
Will I have access to course updates?
Absolutely yes! You will pay only once for this course but you'll receive access to any and all future updates as long as the course is available.
What is the refund policy for courses?
The courses are non-refundable.

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