Pharmacovigilance is an inseparable part of ever growing and recession proof CR industry. Only professionally trained employees get to make their mark and reach pinnacles of success in this fast moving sector of the health care industry. Thus IGMPI targets to teach, train and polish aspirants as Clinical Research professionals with clear understanding and complete knowledge of the industry and its working.
The Executive Diploma in Pharmacovigilance aims to benefit the professionals working in the various CR industries as it is structured by experts from the industry themselves and so global coverage and understanding of the industry and its functional areas is promised.
Module 1: Introduction to Pharmacology, Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance
Module 2: Adverse Drug Reactions and Safety Reports
Module 3: Methodologies in Pharmacovigilance
Module 4: Management Systems and Drug Dictionaries in Pharmacovigilance (Argus, ArisG, MedWatch, MedRA, WHODD etc.)
Module 5: Seriousness & Expectedness & Causality Assessment Criteria
Module 6: Aggregate Safety Reports
Module 7: Pharmacovigilance Regulations in Various Countries
Module 8: Pharmacovigilance Programme in India (PVPI)
Module 9: Signal Detection and Data Mining
Module 10: Pharmacovigilance of Herbal Drugs & Medical Devices
Module 11: Pharmacovigilance Compliance and Inspections
Module 12: Hands-on training on Argus, ArisGlobal, ABcube etc software platforms.
Module 13: Case Study
After the successful completion of the programme, participant is all set to face the upcoming challenges and take up the responsibility for the establishment of brand equity in the market along with a profitable progress and encounter a boom in his career.
Any Indian or overseas applicants must fulfill following criteria for enrolling into the six months Pharmacovigilance program. The applicant must be a graduate in any discipline.
The course will be completed over a period of Six month which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.
The registration dates for this bi-annual programme 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.
All the efforts will be made in the form of 6 weeks internship to provide industrial exposure to the students through internship with pharmaceutical company so that they can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience.
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 appear for annual exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Pharmacovigiliance. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material 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. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.
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, 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.
IGMPI offers professional and industry oriented training in Pharmacovigilance thus opening doors for entry into the industry. Executive diploma in PV adds advantage for those already in the industry as a tag of professional training and those new to the industry feel comfortable with backing of apt and up-to-date information and training required to have sustained growth in the industry.
Executive Diploma in Pharmacovigilance is a comprehensive course offering candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities, methodology used, techniques of quality control, drug development precisely but whole emphasis remains on Pharmacovigilance. This includes in depth study of varied types of adverse effects, serious adverse effect, adverse effect reporting regulation, documentation methods etc. 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 theoretical and practical facts about post marketing surveillance, candidate feels comfortable and confident when working in the industry. Obviously experience has no match and thus efforts are made to bring in experienced professionals to present projects, take lectures and thus add to the benefits reaped from the course. Same is true for the professionals who are already a part of the CR industry but are keen on making lateral movement in their company by shifting to other Pharmacovigilance Department.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like