Pharmaceutical Process engineers are involved in the planning, conception, design, construction/Execution, management, operation of research facilities, pilot plant for scale up, manufacturing plants and labeling & packaging processes in the conversion of chemical and biological materials into valuable pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical therapies. They have to implement FDA regulations, validation assurance, quality control, and maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant facilities. In addition to the safety of the end product, they have to maintain a level of personal and environmental safety. The processes that they come up with are used to create products ranging from oil, gas & drugs to food and drink.
This course will provide a thorough understanding of Process engineering in API and in formulation for develop and design new process and modify existing ones in very cost effective way with safety, increase productivity in existing system, engineering calculations for taking decision at spot etc. This course provides professionals with the skills and knowledge to allow them to participate effectively in the creation and growth of high impact pharmaceutical business ventures. The development of this course is in direct response to the demands of industry and its professionals will be highly competitive in the global jobs market.
This short term programme has been designed mainly to provide brief of Pharmaceutical Process Engineering. The programme provides collecting, linking, and manipulating different types of biological information to discover new biological insight. Thus it works as re-fresher course for those already in the industry and an insight or practical guide for those planning to enter into this sector. You can complete this course from your own city.
Module 1: Process Engineering in the pharmaceutical industry: An Introduction
Module 2: Regulatory aspects (India & International): FDA regulations and ICH guidelines, safety aspects, Policy, Legal and statutory framework on industrial safety and health.
Module 3: Technology Transfer by Process Engineer in pharmaceutical Industry and Various Functions of departments of industry
Module 4: Stoichiometry & the Role of Chemical Engineering in Pharmaceutical API Process R & D.
Module 5: Industrial Processes for Reactions, Reactor types & Design with accessories.
Module 6: Heat and mass Transfer Operations
Module 7: Process Engineering Package & Designing with material and energy balance, Process diagrams and project costing.
Module 8: Fluid handling - Fluid flow, Line sizing, Pressure drop calculation, Pipe network analysis, Pumps & Compressor, Steam, compressed air, ETP, refrigeration & HVAC system.
Module 9: Industrial Unit Processes - Air conditioning & Humidification, Various separation process - Distillation, Evaporation, Crystallization, Filtration & Drying.
Module 10: Particle Size, Reduction and classification, Mixing
Module 11: Process Engineering role in Clean Room Management, solid dosage formulation, Sterilization and Bio-processing
Module 12: Pilot Plant - Scale up and HAZOP study
Module 13: Material packaging and quality principles.
Module 14: An Introduction to CHEMCAD
Module 15: Industry based Case Studies
All those who have completed their Diploma and Degree B.E / B.Tech in relevant subject such as Chemical engineering, biochemical engineering, mechanical engineering, manufacturing or industrial engineering, production engineering, Petro Chemical engineering, Sugar Engineering, B. Pharma and Post Graduates such as M. tech & M.Pharma, are eligible to enroll for this course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, employed individuals working in any sector (production, processing, quality, Process engineering, technology transfer, Pilot trial, R&D etc.) in any healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can seek benefits of the course.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 6 Months while a maximum of one year is allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual executive program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty. 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 25,000 /- (900 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.
All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Pharmaceutical Process Engineering. 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 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.
Pharmaceutical Process Engineering provides a strong focus on problem solving, Technical, conception, design as well as managerial and practical application of knowledge to particular fact scenarios through a number of advice drafting exercises. The Process Engineer professionals will execute the process development experiments and process optimization of API & formulations, Scale-up of API & formulations from lab scale to pilot/commercial scale, execution of submission batches and validation, Preparation & review of batch documents & protocols. Process Engineering is important in extending benefits of R&D, Production and engineering to the society at a large, especially in developing countries. Technology Transfer is important for commercialization especially, in the case of developing and underdeveloped countries.
Technology Transfer is important in extending benefits of R&D to the society at a large, especially in developing countries. Technology Transfer is important for commercialization especially, in the case of developing and underdeveloped countries.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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