Project Management in the Pharmaceutical Industry

All levels
18 lessons
18 quizzes
514 students


  • Willingness to dive into harnessing pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Intermediate level of English and higher, good Internet connection
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines


  • Gain access to the latest project management best practices, techniques, and methodologies tailored to the pharmaceutical industry
  • Understand the role of the project manager at each stage of product development, including collaborating with key stakeholders throughout the process
  • Utilize templates and timelines to navigate critical paths from development to commercialization
  • 200 LAI credits, 3 CECs
  • Research Scientist Title
  • Academy membership
  • Postgraduate Certificate
  • Mobile access
  • Downloadable handy resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Language: English + English subtitles

Target audiences

  • This course is designed for project managers across all levels, from entry-level to seasoned professionals
  • It also caters to non-project managers in clinical development, clinical operations, regulatory affairs, medical affairs, clinical pharmacology, and biostatistics

This comprehensive Project Management Course focuses on the practical application of project management principles in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Provides a deep understanding of various pharmaceutical sectors: regulatory affairs, medical affairs, pharmacovigilance, supply chain, sales operations, clinical operations, clinical science, clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical science, and other functions.

This Project Management Course provides possibility to be qualified and to get an expertise in the following roles: Research Project Manager, Development Project Manager, Commercial Project Manager, CMC Project Manager, Regulatory Project Manager, Medical Affairs Project Manager, Pharmacovigilance Project Manager, Supply Chain Project Manager, Sales Operations  Project Manager, Technical Operations Project Manager.

With a 20% theoretical foundation and 80% practical guidance, you’ll gain a deep understanding of real-world scenarios faced by development project managers.

Course Benefits

  • Enhances your project management skills and knowledge to manage complex pharmaceutical projects effectively.
  • Develops strategies for building efficient and effective team structures and environments.
  • Addresses the challenges project managers encounter in pharmaceutical development and find solutions.
  • Makes a valuable asset to your team and contributes significantly to the success of pharmaceutical projects.

This Project Management Course was prepared by Linda Pelosi, with the guidance of Ladavius Dean, Ellen Shokalo, who are delighted to share knowledge and expertise in the pharmaceutical industry with our members — aspiring professionals like you.

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📚 Passionate Academy Lecturer | Clinical Development Industry Specialist | EMA Advisor | GRIDALL MBA Model Tutor | Coach | 26 years of global project management experience | Regulatory and Medical Writing

This course is designed for both entry-level and advanced-level project managers working in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. It is also suitable for non-project managers in other functions who want to learn more about project management in the pharmaceutical industry.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to: Gain knowledge of the development process for biopharmaceutical products, from preclinical research to regulatory approval and lifecycle management. Overcome the challenges in pharmaceutical project management. Develop a deep understanding of best practices for handling international projects, information systems, key plans, and regulatory submissions. Apply portfolio management strategies to optimize the allocation of resources and maximize project returns. Become a more valuable asset to your organization.
Willingness to dive into harnessing pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Problem-solving and analytical thinking skills. Intermediate level of English and higher, good Internet connection. Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines.
The estimated time to complete this course is 3,5 hours. However, you may need to spend more time reviewing the course materials and completing the exercises.
There are no exams for this course. However, you will be required to complete a series of assignments and exercises to demonstrate your understanding of the course material.
You can contact the course instructors by email or through Ladavius Network anytime.