The Executive course 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 Executive Diploma Course in Clinical Research. In this programme the time related concerns and issues of working candidates have been answered through in form of a part-time course, 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 executive e/distance mode programme offers benefits like:
Online/distance mode- Offering convenience of selecting time (less time than regular course), place (e-learning means learning at home), e-tools (classes, lectures, presentations and other course material and guidance) 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 Degree help in brightening growth prospects for the employee too.
The course is meant for Graduates and Post Graduates, employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking Regulatory affairs as their career choice.
Module 1 : Introduction to Clinical Research Industry and Basics of Clinical Trials
Module 2 : Pharmacology-Concepts and Application in clinical trials
Module 3: Drug Development Process
Module 4: Ethics and Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Module 5: Regulations Guiding the Clinical Research Industry- History and Basics of National and International Regulatory Bodies
Module 6: Outsourcing Clinical Trials, functioning of Clinical Research Organisation
Module 7: Biostatistics- Concepts and Application in Drug Development and Clinical Research
Module 8: Clinical Trials- Phases and Trial Designs
Module 9: Documentation and Data Management in Clinical Trials
Module 10: Safety Reporting Techniques and Pharmacovigilance
Module 11: Quality Control and Clinical Trial Management
Module 12: Clinical Trials- Medical Devices
Module 13: Protocol Writing and Designing
Module 14-Clinical Trials -Latest updates : New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019
Module 15: Industry Based Case Studies
The case study based approach in Executive Diploma programme via distance cum e learning mode is designed for working professionals in full-time employment who wish to complete the course in shorter time duration. This course is beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is a fast track and advanced course having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.
All those employed in Clinical Research industry (irrespective of the job profile, position or experience) can apply for the course. Candidates should have completed graduation in any life science or healthcare related subject category (Medicine, Dentistry, Naturopathy, BAMS, BHMS, Pharmacology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biostatistics, Microbiology or even Biochemistry)
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is 6 months while a maximum of 12 months is allowed to complete the course.
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.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 23,000 /- (800 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees ect. 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 receive a certificate of Executive Diploma in Clinical Research by the Institute. 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, 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.
Executive Diploma in Clinical Research is a broad spectrum course which offers to entail the candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities, methodology of trials, techniques of quality control, drug development, post marketing safety checks and all other aspects related to the clinical research industry. 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 faces of the industry, candidate can target to specifically enter the drug development, CTs, Data Management, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance or Post marketing Surveillance teams of various Pharmaceutical companies. Same is true for the professionals who are already a part of the industry but are keen on making lateral movement in their company by shifting to other department.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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