Drug discovery and development needs multidisciplinary skills to excel and the IGMPI taps this need by introducing its new distance cum e-learning Executive Diploma Course in Drug Discovery and Development.
While interest in the field comes as an integral part of the aspiring candidate’s 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 Executive Diploma Course in Drug Discovery and Development.
Module 1: 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
Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.
The course will be completed over a period of six months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.
The registration dates for this bi-annual executive 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, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on 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 Executive Diploma in Drug, Discovery and Development by Faculty of Drug Discovery and Development, IGMPI. 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.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with 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 the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical giants like Mankind Pharma Ltd., GSK Ltd, Syngene International, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd, Granules India Ltd., Zuventus Healthcare, Gland Pharma Ltd, Natco Pharma Ltd, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, GVK Biosciences, , Ipca Laboratories Ltd, Cipla Ltd 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:
1: Pharmaceutical companies,
2: Biomedical companies,
3: Technology/consulting companies in the healthcare arena or even government sector
The course also prepares for positions and roles like Medicinal chemist, Computational chemist, Nano Technician or In Silico Drug Designer.
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like