The Industry Certificate course has been designed keeping in mind the zest and vigour in industry employees to know and experience work areas other than their own. This skill improvement and extra training helps in lateral movement of employees within the company. IGMPI thus offers an Industry Certificate Course in Clinical Research. In this programme the time related concerns and issues of working candidates have been answered through in form of a part-time course, designed to comfort working schedule of employees while time guiding and training them about each major to minor detail of the clinical research industry at their convenient pace.
An e/distance mode programme offers benefits like: Online/distance mode- Offering convenience of selecting time (less time than regular course), place (e-learning means learning at home), e-tools (classes, lectures, presentations and other course material and guidance) etc. Executive learning: Modules designed for employees already knowing the industry. Crisp, practical and adequate knowledge provided. But each and every aspect of the industry is covered! Focus on strength: The employee with his experience in the industry and knowledge of processes and work methodologies of all other departments of the industry can now easily select to shift to another one of his/her interest. An added Degree help in brightening growth prospects for the employee too.
Module 1 : Introduction to Clinical Research Industry and Basics of Clinical Trials
Module 2 : Pharmacology-Concepts and Application in clinical trials
Module 3: Drug Development Process
Module 4: Ethics and Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Module 5: Regulations Guiding the Clinical Research Industry- History and Basics of National and International Regulatory Bodies
Module 6: Outsourcing Clinical Trials, functioning of Clinical Research Organisations
Module 7: Biostatistics- Concepts and Application in Drug Development and Clinical Research
Module 8: Clinical Trials- Phases and Trial Designs
Module 9: Documentation and Data Management in Clinical Trials
Module 10: Safety Reporting Techniques and Pharmacovigilance
Module 11: Quality Control and Clinical Trial Management
Module 12: Clinical Trials- Medical Devices
Module 13: Protocol Writing and Designing
Module 14-Clinical Trials -Latest updates : New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019
Module 15: Industry Based Case Studies
The case study based approach in Industry Certificate programme via distance cum e learning mode is designed for working professionals in full-time employment who wish to complete the course in shorter time duration. This course is beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is a fast track and advanced course having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.
Any Diploma holder/ Life Science graduate / B.Pharm / M pharm / MSc / or passed outs of Clinical Research degree or diploma courses are also eligible for the course. Working professionals of any of the following industry types Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology or any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the programme.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is 3 months while a maximum of 6 months is allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 22,000 /- (800 USD for overseas students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees ect. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 450/- (USD 20) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Industry Certificate in Clinical Research by the Institute. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
IGMPI offers placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants.The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy™s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon etc.
Industry Certificate Programme in Clinical Research is a broad spectrum course which offers to entail the candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities, methodology of trials, techniques of quality control, drug development, post marketing safety checks and all other aspects related to the clinical research industry. With the completion of this course the candidate gets to select from varied work areas of the industry/sector of his/her interest. Knowing all faces of the industry, candidate can target to specifically enter the drug development, CTs, Data Management, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance or Post marketing Surveillance teams of various Pharmaceutical companies. Same is true for the professionals who are already a part of the industry but are keen on making lateral movement in their company by shifting to other department.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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