Careers in Clinical Research

When:  Mar 30, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  ACRP Chicagoland Chapter

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Program Title:
 The Pathway to Competency and Career Development- Part 2

Location: Erie Street Café, 536 W. Erie Street, Chicago, IL

Speaker: Beth Harper, Workforce Innovation Officer, ACRP Global

Registration Fees:  Chapter Member - $20    //    ACRP Member - $30    //    Non-Member - $30

Program Description:

During the Fall 2018 Chapter Event, The Pathway to Competency and Career Development, ACRP’s Workforce Innovation Officer, Beth Harper, led a discussion on the theory and practice of clinical research competencies.  In this follow-up session she will expand the discussion to several key areas that can be directly applied for individual competency development and career progression as well as for attendees who are in the position of hiring, managing and retaining staff.  This interactive workshop will provide hands-on practice with various competency and career planning tools along with plenty of time for networking and best practice sharing.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify their own competency gaps and develop a plan for achieving greater competence in priority areas
  2. Discuss methods for validating competency
  3. List several techniques for competency-based approaches to the hiring of new staff, and the management of existing staff to promote career advancement and reduce turnover
  4. Describe several career path options and how to create a personalized career progression plan


  • 10:00 – Registration

  • 10:15 – 12:00 – Educational Session

  • 12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch & Discussion

  • 12:45 – 2:00  - Educational Session

Contact hours: 3.0 Contact hours 

To receive contact hours: Purchase the contact hours, sign in at the registration desk and attend the program. Log on to the ACRP website then “My Courses” to complete the evaluation no later than 30 days following the event and obtain the online certificate. After 30 days, contact hours are no longer available.


Erie Street Cafe
536 W. Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60654