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The Intermediate – A CRC’s Guide to Clinical Trials and Clinical Research Management


An intermediate course that equips Clinical Research Coordinators I and Senior Clinical Research Coordinators (CRCs) with the necessary competencies and skills to manage and plan both clinical trials and clinical research activities.

This course is delivered in 3 parts. Firstly, the eLearning portion will guide participants on the necessary know-hows of planning and managing an Investigator Initiated Trial (IIT), as well as management of Investigational Products.

Next, the lectures during the face-to-face workshop will allow participants to gain insights on basic leadership, project management in Clinical Trials and study budgeting skills. The workshop will also include interactive small group discussions on real case scenarios and sharing of best practices.

Finally, participants will then be required to complete an online quiz comprising of Short Answered Questions (SAQs) before concluding with the course.

This course is part of the cluster CRC training series brought to you by SingHealth Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CTCC).

Programme Outline*

This course will be delivered in 3 parts:

Part 1 - eLearning Modules
  • Protocol Design for an Investigator Initiated Trial (IIT)
  • CRF Design for an IIT
  • Randomization for an IIT
  • Re-packaging & Re-labelling of Investigational Products
Part 2 - Face-to-Face Workshop (on 15 November 2023)
  • Project Management in Clinical Trials
  • Study Budgeting
  • Case Studies Discussion
  • Leadership
Part 3 - Quiz

The quiz consists of Short Answer Questions (SAQs) based on real case scenarios. Participants will be given 2 weeks to complete the SAQs before submitting their answers via email.

Participants are required to complete Part 1 and Part 2 before they can proceed to attempt the quiz.

*Programme may be subjected to change

Note: Attendance will be taken for all components and an eCertificate of Attendance will be issued after completion of the course.

Target Audience

Clinical Research Coordinators with at least 4 years of experience in the conduct of clinical trials or clinical research studies:

  • Clinical Research Coordinator I
  • Senior Clinical Research Coordinator


  • Part 1 - eLearning: 16 Oct - 14 Nov (1 month)
  • Part 2 - Face-to-Face Workshop: 15 Nov (1 half-day)
  • Part 3 - Online Quiz: 16 Nov - 29 Nov (2 weeks)


Part 2 - Face-to-Face Workshop: 9.00am to 1.00pm
Registration starts from 8.30am

Note: Participants are advised not to schedule appointments/ meetings within the duration of the workshop.


Course Fees

S$862.92 (SingHealth staff, including GST)
S$1,035.72 (Non-SingHealth staff, including GST) 
NOTE: Course fees* are not chargeable for Research Coordinators/ Clinical Research Coordinators (i.e. staff mapped to the CRC CDP) as it will be offset from your institution’s CT Vouchers programme. Please contact CTCC ( to check if you are eligible for this scheme.
*Full course fees will be charged to your department if you do not attend the course.

Class Size

30 pax


Academia, 20 College Road, Singapore 169856
Level 1, L1-S3


SingHealth Academy & Clinical Trial Coordinating Centre

Registration Details

NOTE: Please inform and attain approval from your supervisor and respective institution HRs before sending in your registration.

To register, please email the following information to -    
Full name: 
Contact number:
Email address:
SingHealth eLearning Portal User ID:
Mode of payment: Cheque/ Sponsored by Department/ CT Voucher
Supervisor's name:
Supervisor's designation:
Supervisor's email address:
Number of years of CRC experience:

Nature of research involved (apportion percentage if you are involved in >1 type of research):
S/N Involvement Weightage (%)
1Clinical trials (interventional studies involving drug/biologics, medical device or procedures) 
2Clinical Research (non-interventional studies) 
3Medical Records Review (non-interventional and non-invasive) 
4Questionnaire/Survey/Interview (non-interventional and non-invasive) 
5Others (Please list):
Total 100



S/N Involvement Weightage (%)
1Clinical trials (interventional studies involving drug/biologics, medical device or procedures)20
2Clinical Research (non-interventional studies)30
3Medical Records Review (non-interventional and non-invasive)50
4Questionnaire/Survey/Interview (non-interventional and non-invasive)​0
5Others (Please list): 

Total 100

Please register by 9 October 2023.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful registrants will be notified via email with information on payment details and instructions for completing the course.

In line with the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), please note that we have updated our SingHealth Data Protection Policy, a copy of which is available at Hard copies are also available on request.

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