Pharmacovigilance is an inseparable part of ever growing and recession proof CR industry. 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 as Clinical Research professionals with clear understanding and complete knowledge of the industry and its working.
The Industry Certificate Programme in Pharmacovigilance aims to benefit the professionals working in the various CR industries as it is structured by experts from the industry themselves and so global coverage and understanding of the industry and its functional areas is promised.
Module 1: Introduction to Pharmacology, Clinical Trials and Pharmacovigilance
Module 2: Adverse Drug Reactions and Safety Reports
Module 3: Methodologies in Pharmacovigilance
Module 4:Management Systems and Drug Dictionaries in Pharmacovigilance (Argus, ArisG, MedWatch, MedRA, WHODD etc.)
Module 5: Seriousness & Expectedness & Causality Assessment Criteria
Module 6: Aggregate Safety Reports
Module 7: Pharmacovigilance Regulations in Various Countries
Module 8: Pharmacovigilance Programme in India (PVPI)
Module 9: Signal Detection and Data Mining
Module 10: Pharmacovigilance of Herbal Drugs & Medical Devices
Module 11: Pharmacovigilance Compliance and Inspections
Module 12: Hands-on training on Argus, ArisGlobal, ABcube etc software platforms.
Module 13: Case Study
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. .
The candidate is expected to complete the course in a minimum of three and maximum of six months.
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.
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 be awarded Industry Certificate in Pharmacovigilance. 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.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 22,000 /- (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 Industry Certificate in Pharmacovigilance 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.
IGMPI offers placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting them to polish their interview & soft 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, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, etc.
IGMPI offers professional and industry oriented training in Pharmacovigilance thus opening doors for entry into the industry. Industry Certificate in PV 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 have sustained growth in the industry.
Industry Certificate Programme in Pharmacovigilance is a comprehensive course offering candidate with knowledge and practically important information about the industry type, working modalities, methodology used, techniques of quality control, drug development precisely but whole emphasis remains on Pharmacovigilance. This includes in depth study of varied types of adverse effects, serious adverse effect, adverse effect reporting regulation, documentation methods etc. 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 theoretical and practical facts about post marketing surveillance, candidate feels comfortable and confident when working in the industry. Obviously experience has no match and thus efforts are made to bring in experienced professionals to present projects, take lectures and thus add to the benefits reaped from the course. Same is true for the professionals who are already a part of the CR industry but are keen on making lateral movement in their company by shifting to other Pharmacovigilance Department.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like