This programme is designed for experienced industry professionals who require current best practices in order to keep up-to-date with industry standards related to Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and its regulations. There are many professionals who have to comply with GLP regulations and most often they are involved in laboratory testing of drug, food, biological or chemical products:
Understanding and applying the principles of Good Laboratory Practices is helpful in performing laboratory studies. This programme helps participants apply GLP regulations and responsibilities to ensure accuracy and reliability of the results, which has been generated and accumulated through laboratory studies.
Module 1 : Introduction, fundamentals and principles of GLP
Module 2 : Documentation, records and preparation of SOPs
Module 3 : GLP compliance & preparation for certification; ISO / IEC 17025: 2017 & Laboratory accreditation
Module 4 : Internal Quality Audits for various Quality Management Sytems (QMS)
Module 5 : Use of Computers in the laboratory
Module 6 : General Good Testing Conduct
Module 7 : International GLP of the OECD, FDA etc
Module 8 : Management, Personnel, Buildings & Equipment
Module 9 : Method Validation and Quality Assurance
Module 10 : Inspection of a testing facility
Module 11 : Demonstration of Instrument Handling used in Pharmaceutical Laboratory
Module 12 : 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.
All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation / Pharma D are eligible to enroll for the course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, experienced individuals worked in any sector (production, processing, quality, trial, R&D etc.) in the healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurvedic, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can also seek benefits of the course.
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 Pharmaceutical Good Laboratory Practice 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.
The participants of this programme have prospective career opportunities in clinical investigation, laboratory management, research, teaching, production, record keeping, technical writing and related activities. They can also work as medical laboratory scientists in diagnostic laboratories, pathology departments in government and private hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and research institutes. Those who are already working in these areas will be benefitted by the programme in terms of career enhancement and growth within the organisation or at the time of switching their organisations
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like