Introduction to Clinical Research

(7 customer reviews)




The Introduction to Clinical Research (ICR) course is an online eLearning course that covers the core areas of the clinical research. It introduces you to the clinical research field and the core processes within it. This course is for students and professionals who wish to gain a basic understanding of the clinical research industry and its processes.

A clinical trial is a research study conducted to investigate new treatments such as a new drug compound in human volunteers or research participants. Each clinical trial is designed to learn about a potential treatment and its effect on humans. Before a new treatment is tried in human, extensive laboratory testing are done to identify promising compounds and toxicological (safety) tests conducted to determine possible risks. The treatment with the most promising results is then moved into clinical trials. Research in humans takes a cautious and progress in a sequential or phase approach.

The program is made up of 1 module, 7 topics and 8 Quizzes. It provides an Introduction to Clinical Research, its key stakeholders and role of various personnel involved. The course discusses the History and Milestones in Clinical research, Principles of Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and the various technologies used in Clinical Trial management. The course concludes with an overview of the various regulatory bodies in clinical research.

On completing your enrolment for the Introduction in Clinical Research program you will instantly get access to our online learning portal.

Find more information about the field of Clinical Research – What is Clinical Research

Looking for a comprehensive program in Clinical Research? Explore our Diploma in Clinical Research program.

Key Features


  • Full access to e-Learning Portal containing Multimedia Tutorials, Recorded Lectures and Quizzes.
  • Course Instructor support via Discussion Forums



  • Pharmaceutical & Clinical Research – Industry Overview
  • Introduction to Clinical Research
  • Stakeholders and Roles in Clinical Research
  • History and Milestones in Clinical Research
  • Principles of Good Clinical Practice
  • Technologies in Clinical Trial Management
  • Overview of Clinical Research Regulatory Bodies



At the end of the course, students will be awarded a certificate of completion.



The duration of this program is 2 months.

You will have access to the course on the learning portal, for the duration of the program.

7 reviews for Introduction to Clinical Research

  1. Bilal Ahmed

    Appropriate course for someone getting started with clinical research.

  2. Rahul Arya

    Good starter course.

  3. Timothy

    Value for the fees the program is offered it and topics are covered comprehensively.

  4. Zoya Tripta

    I am a B.Pharm and this was my first course to foray into clinical research. Easy to understand for beginners like me.

  5. Dr. Tariq Iqbal

    Being an introductory course i thought it would be very basic but i was suprised by the depth of the content. Well worth the fee.

  6. Payal Sharma

    Great course for beginners!

  7. Shynaa

    Good course that covers primary understanding of clinical research.

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