IGMPI is offering an opportunity to get certified and become a certified Good Laboratory Practice Professional (GLP). This certification is meant for experienced professionals who are already a part of laboratory testing and compliance and are aware of the GLP regulations applicable in their line of work. To enable the participant, clear the qualifying exam for obtaining the certification, the institute will be offering proper study resources.
This certification is aimed at improving the conceptual knowledge of the participant for Good Laboratory Practice and resolving any dilemmas that a working professional may face regarding the application of GLP guidelines at his workplace. Successful performance in this exam implies that the participant has in-depth knowledge and clear understanding of guidelines and regulations. The study material has been carefully designed to introduce the attendee to various aspects and basics of GLP, its need and benefits in assuring quality production.
GLP has become an indispensable and integral part of any research lab. Be it medicines, cosmetics, biotechnology products, food supplements, new medical devices or any other healthcare related consumable product. Everything emerging in the market has to witness its first day in a laboratory surrounded by professional and skilled laboratory technicians. As part of their responsibility, scientists have conventionally adopted good laboratory practices directed at ensuring the quality of their data.
The case study based approach in the training provided for the certification programme is designed for working professionals in full time employment who want to update their knowledge and gain required skills and attitude in the area in order to become a certified Good Laboratory Practice Professional in the domain. This certification is also beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. An advanced training having rigorous case studies based methodology will be imparted to all participants for preparing for the Certifying Examination.
· Introduction to Good Laboratory Practice
· All about GLP documentations
· GLP compliance & preparation for certification; ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 & Laboratory accreditation
· About GLP audits and Quality Management Systems (QMS)
· Computer based record keeping in laboratory
· General Good Testing Conduct, Inspection of a testing facility
· GLP as given by OECD, FDA etc (International perspective)
· Management, Personnel, Buildings & Equipment
· GLP for Quality Assurance, Method Validation
· Case studies
Any Life sciences graduate/B Pharm/ M. pharm, MSc in science disciplines/ any diploma /degree holders. Working professionals of any of the following industry types Drugs or Food manufacturing, Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology or any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the certification.
The registration dates for this certification run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the certification lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self regulated and self-paced performance to the participants. After registration confirmation by the institute, required study resources, assessment test papers will be dispatched to the participants. This study material is considered sufficient for the preparation of the certification exam. However, the participants should feel free to go through other study resources and resources as well. The certification examination will be notified after 2 months of the registration.
Rs. 20,000/- for Indian nationals and 600 USD for overseas professionals. This covers the certification registration fee and examination fee. An additional membership fee of Rs 4500/-(USD 125 for overseas) is optional to pay in order to avail the services of Certified Study Resources and training for the preparation of the certification exam.
All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be certified as Good Laboratory Practices Professional by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.
In case the participant is not able to pass the certification exam in first attempt/exam notification, he/she will have to re- register for the next scheduled examination by submitting re- registration form along with the re- registration fee of Rs. 1500/-(50 USD). However, the participants will be given sufficient flexibility in scheduling their “First” certification exam.
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.
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, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy , Biocon 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 and Food industries on regular basis.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like