The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Mastering Budgeting at Your Site: Building and Negotiating Clinical Trial Budgets that Make Sense

Contact Hours: 1.5 (ACRP, CBRN, ACCME)

Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149


This eLearning course will be accessible for up to one year from the date of purchase.

Course Description

Take control of investigative site budget development and negotiation.

This course is ideal for both site and sponsor personnel who are tasked with building site budgets and reaching agreeable terms. Learn the key phases of the budget process and critical components required for consideration, including:

  • Preparation and Study Protocol Review
  • Budget Development and Negotiation
  • Study Start-Up Costs
  • Per-Subject Costs
  • Variable Costs

The included job aid provides common budget categories and associated fee structure essential for developing an appropriate site budget.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe an industry-initiated clinical trial budget
  • Detail the phases of budget development
  • Describe the budget negotiation process


Clinical research professionals involved in site budget development and/or negotiation.

Bring this Program to Your Team!

Bring the quality and effectiveness of this program to your entire clinical research team! We’re ready to help you achieve your organization’s goals and promote excellence in clinical research. Get in touch today and we’ll get started!

Jenna Rouse

Director, Business Development
Talent Onboarding & Staff Development