Advances in nanotechnology will benefit pharmaceutical companies by not only improving the efficacy of existing drugs, but will enable a faster drug discovery process with less investment. The Industry Certificate Programme thus provides all the information related to the development of new and effective nanotechnology-based therapeutic approaches. This will be particularly useful to scientists, investigators, graduate and post graduate students interested in the field of drug delivery and designing of novel nano technological tools.
The module based approach in Industry Certificate 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.
Module 1 : Basics of nanotechnology
Module 2 : General Characterization Techniques in Nanotechnology
Module 3: Biology of cell-cell interactions
Module 4: Fundamentals of sustained/controlled/targeted drug delivery
Module 5: Principles of Advanced Drug Delivery Systems
Module 6: Polymers used for the preparation
Module 7: Regulatory Guidelines
Module 8: Applications of Nanotechnology in Pharmaceutical and other Life Science Disciplines
Module 9: Case Studies on Nanotechnology inventions and patents
After completion of this course, the candidates will get a thorough overview of the current state of nanotechnology as well as the implications of these technologies for safety, regulation and innovation.The regulatory and ethical issues in using nanotechnology and their impacts are also discussed. Awareness about Nanoscale structures, their preparation, properties and applications will also be developed. The case study based approach in Industry Certificate 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.
Any Diploma holder/ Life Science graduate / B.Pharm / M pharm / MSc / or passed outs of Clinical Research degree or diploma courses are also eligible for the course. Working professionals of any of the following industry types Drugs 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 programme.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is 3 months while a maximum of 6 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 strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 22,000 /- (800 USD for overseas 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 expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry Certificate in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. 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.
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, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.
One can avail employment opportunities in various companies and organizations by a professional training in nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is an expanding and emerging industry, thus a large number of job opportunities will open up in the near future. There are many exciting career opportunities for nanotechnology experts in the areas of research and development in government, healthcare industry, universities, laboratories and private research institutes. They can also work as advisors in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development industry and/or as consultant in pharmaceutical, medical, agriculture, food and beverage, environment industries, etc. The job profile may include working on drug delivery process or development of new therapeutic drug. It may also include the manufacturing of devices based on nano technology or working on a nanoparticle-based system. Apart from this, business development, product development, sales and marketing are other areas where there are job opportunities in the field of nanotechnology.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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