Careers in Clinical Research Event with Beth Harper

Date / Time

March 30, 2019

10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Erie Cafe


Careers in Clinical Research
The Pathway to Competency and Career Development- Part 2

Program Agenda:
10:00 – Registration
10:15 – 12:00 – Educational Session 12:00 – 12:45 – Lunch & Discussion 12:45 – 2:00  – Educational

Join us for lunch, networking, and learning as Beth Harper presents and discusses career
development in clinical research. A classic, family style Italian lunch will be served.

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.

Upon completion of this lecture, attendees should be able to:
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

Date: March 30, 2019 Time: 10am- 2pm
Location: Erie Cafe, 536 W. Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois

Speaker: Beth Harper, Workforce Innovation Officer, ACRPGlobal

Registration Cost:
$20 Chapter Members
$30 Non-Members

Register here:

Contact hours: The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) provides 3.0 continuing
education credits for the completion of this educational activity. These credits can be used to
meet the
certification maintenance requirement. (ACRP-2019-CPT-106)

Contact hours will be available for purchase on our chapter’s website
( from now until 4/13/2019.

Contact Hour Cost: $0 Chapter Members / $25 ACRP Members / $40 Non-Members

Refund Policy: No refunds

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