The Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research has been structured by experts from the industry themselves and thus comprehensive coverage and understanding of the industry and its functional areas is promised. The e/distance course has following tempting features which are definite to benefit one to all participants of the course:
Comprehensive information, clearly targeting the healthcare industry;
Well-structured course, intelligently put together under guidance of industry experts from same field;
Easy to use, browse and explore e-tools woven remarkably well into the course make the study material, lectures, online database, examination preparation modules as well as assessment papers easily accessible.
E-tools make the course self-paced and online exams make things easier and less complicated for the participants.
Clinical Research Industry in constantly growing and recessions proof but at the same time very challenging and dynamic. 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 in Clinical Research professionals with clear understanding and complete knowledge of this industry and its working.
The course is meant for all those keen on being a part of Clinical Research industry, so all graduates, post graduates and even working professionals can apply for the course and affirm a strong position in the industry.
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
On successful completion of this course, participants are expected to have better understanding of the requirements of GLP for the efficient working of a testing laboratory by applying the knowledge into practice. The course provides an overview of ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 as well as the common requirements of GLP Compliance (OECD & FDA) as applicable to various testing Laboratories and research organizations. This will also include recent developments related to computer validation.
Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.
The course will be completed over a period of one year 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 strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. 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 annual programme fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs. 21,000/- (700 USD for overseas 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. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Exservicemen, Defence personnel & their progeny or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).
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. This programme is approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Government of India
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 Post Graduate 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. 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.
IGMPI offers professional and industry oriented training in Clinical Research thus opening doors for entry into the industry. PG diploma in CR 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 sustain and grow in the industry.
PG 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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