Drug discovery and development needs multidisciplinary skills to excel and the IGMPI taps this need by introducing its & trade; new distance cum e-learning Industry Certificate Course in Drug Discovery and Development.
While interest in the field comes as an integral part of the aspiring candidates nature, rest of the skills and knowledge can be built upon by effectively designed courses. The multidisciplinary team at IGMPI has targeted to add to the pool of efficient public health professionals they ought to achieve it through this distance cum e-learning Industry Certificate Course in Drug Discovery and Development.
Module1: Fundamentals of Drug Action.
Module 2: Introduction to Drug Discovery and Design.
Module 3: Role of Pharmacology in Drug Discovery.
Module 4: Methods of Drug Discovery and Target Validation.
Module 5: Natural Products as Leads for New Drugs.
Module 6: Pharmacological Screening Models for Therapeutic Areas.
Module 7: Modern Bioanalytical techniques.
Module 8: Biostatistics in Drug Discovery and Development.
Module 9: Combinatorial Chemistry.
Module 10: Quantitative - Structure Activity relationship (QSAR).
Module 11: Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD).
Module 12: Demonstration of instrument handling and other analytical techniques.
Module 13: Industry-Based Case Study
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.
The candidate is expected to complete the course in a minimum of three and maximum of six months.
The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. 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 oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. 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 be awarded Industry Certificate in Drug, Discovery and Development. 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 its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business 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 while also assisting assessing them to polish their 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, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
Professionals in this industry have a global standing and responsibility as well. The work done here serves to global audience and is not just country specific. Thus, the field beholds immense respect for its takers which comes with equal amounts of pressure to ensure proper code and ethics of the field are followed. IGMPI offers comprehensive training in drug discovery and development which is essential; for ensuring a benefitting future in the industry. Pass outs from this course are eligible to find work in:
The course also prepares for positions and roles like Medicinal chemist, Computational chemist, Nano Technician or In Silico Drug Designer.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like