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Industry Certificate in Medical Writing

The Industry Certificate Programme 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 programme in Medical Writing. In this programme the time related concerns and issues of working candidates have been answered through in form of a online programme, 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 online learning program offers benefits like:

  • Online learning– Offering convenience of selecting time (less time than regular programme), place (online learning means learning at home), online tools (classes, lectures, presentations and other programme material and guidance available 24X7) 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 Certificate help in brightening growth prospects for the employee too.
  • Programme Modules

    Module 1: Introduction to Medical Writing (Types and Requirements)

    Module 2: Writer's Role -Need or Basis of Medical Writing

    Module 3: Tools Used for Medical Writing- Reference, Writing Style and Resources

    Module 4: Medical Writing for Clinical Research Industry (Designing and Preparation of Protocols, ICDs, CRFs etc)

    Module 5: Writing for Regulatory submissions and Drug Promotion Activities (IND, NDA, BLA, SNDA, ANDA)

    Module 6: Dossier preparation in CTD Format, eCTD Submissions

    Module 7: Scientific Writing (Manuscript, Abstract writing, review articles)

    Module 8: Documents in Medico Marketing

    Module 9: Achieving Flow and Cohesiveness

    Module 10: Managing the Review Process (Quality Control Check/Proof Reading Concept)

    Module 11: Judicial/ Copyright Issues in Medical Writing & Unethical Practice

    Module 12: Ethics and Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

    Module 13-Clinical Trials -Latest updates: New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019

    Module 14: Industry Based Case Studies


    Any Graduation/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

    Programme Duration

    The candidate is expected to complete the programme in a minimum of three and maximum of six months.


    The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

    Programme Deliverables

    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.

    • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
    • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
    • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
    • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
    • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
    • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
    • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

    Examination & Certification

    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 programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry Certificate in Medical Writing by Faculty of Clinical Research, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate programme 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.

    Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

    The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to 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.

    In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare like HCL Technologies, Syneos Health, Tata Consultancy Services, Parexel, Novartis, Labcorp, Indegene, Cognizant Technology Solutions, IQVIA, Quintiles Research (India) Private Limited, UDG Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Sun Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly and Company, Sanofi, Novo Nordisk, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Accenture, Baxter International, Unichem Laboratories Limited, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

    Future career prospects of Training in Medical Writing

    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 them to polish their interview & soft skills.

    There is a vast scope of medical writing in various types of companies and sectors like in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other healthcare-related companies. A medical writer can work in a medical communications firm and can contribute in the creation of pharmaceutical/healthcare educational programs. In any such company, scientific medical writer can be undertaken for the purpose of preparation of clinical and pre-clinical manuscripts, abstracts, articles, posters, clinical trial reports, and medical education materials. The scientific medical writers also have scope in the biotechnology industry and are responsible for editing and re-writing scientific papers amd granting applications, and for providing education and training to staff in scientific writing and editing.

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