Welcome to TMF University

Get started on your TMF accreditation journey with a curriculum that provides you with the needed understanding and skills to master all things TMF.

All students attending this real-time, collaborative, educational journey can expect to gain a better understanding of the key aspects of successfully managing the Trial Master File. Importantly, students have the flexibility in course selection, allowing them to align learning with their schedules, interests, and budgets. Every course is accredited by The International Accrediting Organization for Clinical Research (IAOCR), the exclusive global body certifying Clinical Research Professionals to international standards.

Read below to find out more about the topics covered under each level of study. Begin your journey to achieving TMF excellence, register today!

TMF University: General Overview

TMF University & IAOCR Partnership

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum: TMF University, with its dedicated focus on the TMF, ensures a curriculum that's not just broad but also in-depth, covering every nuance of the TMF.
  2. Global Accreditation: IAOCR’s involvement means that the courses aren’t just informational, but they meet global standards of clinical research competencies.
  3. Blended Expertise: A union of TMF University's educational prowess and IAOCR's industry experience ensures trainees get both the theoretical knowledge and its practical application.
  4. Hands-on Training: Unlike many generic courses, this partnership emphasizes real-world challenges, simulations, and problem-solving.
  5. Networking Opportunities: Being affiliated with two renowned entities allows participants to connect with a global network of professionals and industry leaders.
  6. Continuous Updates: In the fast-evolving world of TMF and clinical research, this partnership ensures that course content is regularly updated, keeping participants at the forefront of industry changes.

TMF University: What to Expect

Level 1 - Discovery

Fundamentals of the Trial Master File

Level 2 - Immersion

Essential Knowledge of the Trial Master File

Level 3 - Mastery

Advanced Topics of the Trial Master File

What Students Are Saying

"Going in, I thought I may learn a thing or two. By the end, I feel like I have learned a lot more than I ever expected." - Denise H.

"The course content delivered was helpful for my TMF role. I enjoyed the discussion questions and polls because they helped reinforce the course content learned." - Sophie F.

"There was so much information but the content delivered was detailed, flowed well and told the TMF story from beginning to end." - Jeanine H.

"Great content & very informative! Personally, I really appreciated the knowledge checks to help reinvigorate during the modules." - Jason B.

"I would highly recommend taking any of the courses that LMK Clinical Research Consulting provides to advance you knowledge of the TMF. It is well worth your time!"
- Andrew M.

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Silver Qualification

Qualified TMF Associate
Qualified TMF Associate*

*Recommended TMF Experience: 1 YR

$1,749

Students will receive Accreditation Status for Discovery and Immersion Course Levels plus the Internationally Recognized Qualified TMF Associate Status and Credential.

Requires completion of six course modules and successful completion of required competency assessments

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR

Cohort 3A (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
JUL 8, 15, 22 / 2024
AUG 12, 19, 26 / 2024
Cohort 3B (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
JUL 10, 17, 24 / 2024
AUG 14, 21, 28 / 2024
REGISTRATION COMING SOON:
Cohort 4A (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
OCT 9, 16, 23 / 2024
NOV 6, 13, 20 / 2024
Cohort 4B (8 AM - 10 AM EST)
OCT 11, 18, 25 / 2024
NOV 8, 15, 21 / 2024
tmf-manager

Gold Qualification

Qualified TMF Manager
Qualified TMF Manager*

*Recommended TMF Experience: 2 YRS

$2,549

Students will receive Accreditation Status for Discovery, Immersion and Mastery Course Levels plus the Internationally Recognized Qualified TMF Manager Status and Credential.

Requires completion of nine course modules and successful completion of required competency assessments

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR

Cohort 3A (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
JUL 8, 15, 22 / 2024
AUG 12, 19, 26 / 2024
SEP 9, 16, 23 / 2024
Cohort 3B (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
JUL 10, 17, 24 / 2024
AUG 14, 21, 28 / 2024
SEP 11, 18, 25 / 2024
REGISTRATION COMING SOON:
Cohort 4A (11 AM - 1 PM EST)
OCT 9, 16, 23 / 2024
NOV 6, 13, 20 / 2024
DEC 4, 11, 18 / 2024
Cohort 4B (8 AM - 10 AM EST)
OCT 11, 18, 25 / 2024
NOV 8, 15, 21 / 2024
DEC 6, 13, 20 / 2024

TMF U Accelerate

Qualified TMF Associate or TMF Manager
Qualified TMF Associate - TMFU Accelerate (Silver)
Qualified TMF Manager - TMFU Accelerate (Gold)
$1,749
$2,549

*Required TMF Experience: 2 YRS

Students will receive Accreditation Status either the Internationally Recognized Qualified TMF Associate or TMF Manager Status and Credential. At this time, those wishing to complete the TMFU Accelerate program, must complete either the TMF Associate or TMF Manager accreditation, individual course offerings are not available.

TMF Associate (Silver) requires completion of tw0 course modules and successful completion of required competency assessments.

TMF Manager (Gold) requires completion of three course modules and successful completion of required competency assessments.

Please note, each course will incorporate the three modules from each of the levels, but they will be delivered in an accelerated manner.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR

Cohort 3C (8 AM – 12 PM EST)
       TMF Associate (Silver)

DISCOVERY: JUL 1, 2024
IMMERSION: AUG 5, 2024
 

Cohort 3C (8 AM – 12 PM EST)
       TMF Manager (Gold)

DISCOVERY: JUL 1, 2024
IMMERSION: AUG 5, 2024
MASTERY: SEP 3, 2024

level-1

Level 1 - Discovery

Fundamentals of the Trial Master File
Discovery Level Accreditation*

*Recommended TMF Experience: 6 MO.

$899

Discovery course modules cover the fundamental topics concerning the TMF: Introduction to TMF, Document Quality Control, and TMF Indexing. These modules will ensure that Clinical Trial Assistants, Document Associates and those new to the TMF environment are well-trained to make confident TMF decisions within their roles.

Full course description

(Choose One)

Cohort 3A: JUL 8, 15, 22 / 2024
Cohort 3B: JUL 10, 17, 24 / 2024
Cohort 3A: Mondays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 3B: Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
REGISTRATION COMING SOON:
Cohort 4A: OCT 9, 16, 23 / 2024
Cohort 4B: OCT 11, 18, 25 / 2024
Cohort 4A: Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 4B: Fridays 8 AM - 10 AM EST
Certificate Only Option

If you are interested in taking any of the Discovery Level course modules individually and not for accreditation, please email us at triumph@tmf-university.com or call us at +1 980-206-3216.

level-2

Level 2 - Immersion

Essential Knowledge of the Trial Master File
Immersion Level Accreditation*

*Recommended TMF Experience: 1 YR

$999

Immersion course modules will cover essential topics that are critically important to TMF quality:  TMF Quality Control, Audits & Inspections, and TMF Technology. These modules will help guarantee that individuals in more experienced roles such as Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Trial Coordinator and Functional Clinical Trial Team Member are well-equipped with a more comprehensive understanding of the TMF.

Full course description

(Choose One)

Cohort 3A: AUG 12, 19, 26 / 2024
Cohort 3B: AUG 14, 21, 28 / 2024
Cohort 3A: Mondays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 3B: Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
REGISTRATION COMING SOON:
Cohort 4A: NOV 6, 13, 20 / 2024
Cohort 4B: NOV 8, 15, 21 / 2024
Cohort 4A: Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 4B: Fridays 8 AM - 10 AM EST
Certificate Only Option

If you are interested in taking any of the Immersion Level course modules individually and not for accreditation, please email us at triumph@tmf-university.com or call us at +1 980-206-3216.

level-3

Level 3 - Mastery

Advanced Topics of the Trial Master File
Mastery Level Accreditation*

*Recommended TMF Experience: 2 YRS

$1,099

Mastery course modules will cover advanced topics of TMF Management, including Current Regulations, TMF Process, and TMF Metrics. These modules will give experienced TMF professionals in roles such as Clinical Project Manager, TMF Lead, TMF Project Manager or Head of Trial Master File a more in-depth understanding of complex TMF concepts and responsibilities, while also ensuring a broad understanding of how to apply their knowledge to unique TMF challenges and lifecycles.

Full course description

(Choose One)

Cohort 2A: JUN 10, 17, 24 / 2024
Cohort 2B: JUN 12, 19, 26 / 2024
Cohort 2C: JUN 10, 17, 24 / 2024
Cohort 2A: Mondays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 2B: Wednesdays 3 PM - 5 PM EST
Cohort 2C: Mondays 8 AM - 10 AM EST
REGISTRATION COMING SOON:
Cohort 3A: SEP 9, 16, 23 / 2024
Cohort 3B: SEP 11, 18, 25 / 2024
Cohort 3A: Mondays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Cohort 3B: Wednesdays 11 AM - 1 PM EST
Certificate Only Option

If you are interested in taking any of the Mastery Level course modules individually and not for accreditation, please email us at triumph@tmf-university.com or call us at +1 980-206-3216.

Compare Accreditation Options

Organizations who want to offer their TMF Professionals educational training to help deepen their knowledge of a certain topic can choose from a range of non-accredited courses. Learn more on our Education page.

What Students Are Saying

“I chose to attend TMF University because I wanted to update my training and the courses offered in the program seemed both challenging and relevant to my tasks as a TMF Manager. I feel confident that TMF University has made an enormous difference in how I will approach all aspects of TMF management." – Nina Apfelbaum TMF Manager at Regenxbio Inc.

"I really enjoyed TMF University because although I perform document quality checks in my current role, this helped tie in why I do what I do with the regulatory requirements. I think the level of information provided was on topic and important to cover during this module." - Danny Tubosa

"I thought the audit & inspections module was informative a session that was long overdue for me. I was more engaged during this session." - Sarah H.

"I thought it was a deeper dive than expected for Discovery Level, but great content. I have 16+ years in the industry with TMF Management experience and I learned new things.." - Sita B.

"I would highly recommend taking any of the courses that LMK Clinical Research Consulting provides to advance you knowledge of the TMF. It is well worth your time!"
- Andrew M.

TMF University Registration

(All start times are in EST!)

To speak with our TMF University administrator, send an email to triumph@tmf-university.com or call us at +1 980-206-3216.