Quality assurance (QA) is a way of preventing mistakes or defects in manufactured products and avoiding problems when delivering solutions or services to customer. Only when you know the need, you can anticipate problem area or prospective problem areas better than newbie or an untrained person on the field. The existing employees of the industry understand the needs, work scenarios, role and responsibility of the quality division.
This Post Graduate Diploma course targets to benefit such prospective candidates especially who are targeting to harness benefits of being part of the much regarded and most important part of the healthcare industry- the quality assurance and quality control division. Quality control and assurance for medical devices is remarkably different for medical device sector, when compared to the pharmaceutical industry. With the knowledge of healthcare industry and its norms and working models it becomes easier for a candidate to grasp and adjust to delicacy and heavy responsibility of the role of quality inspector.
IGMPI offers an opportunity for everyone to come and learn with us the intricacies of this exciting career choice and be a very good professional at it through the learning acquired here.
Module 1: Quality, Quality Assurance and Quality Control in pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
Module 2: Medical Devices, In –vitro devices, Biologics & Combination Products: Introductory Module
Module 3: Qualification and Validation
Module 4: Quality Assurance and Quality Control- Possible Problems and Fixes
Module 5: Types of Quality Testing (models, types, procedures etc.)
Module 6: Quality Testing Tools and Techniques
Module 7: Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Medical Devices(International Perspective)
Module 8: Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Medical devices (Indian Perspective)
Module 9: Quality Management System (International Perspective)
Module 10: Introduction to Risk Management to Medical Devices
Module 11: Industry based Case Studies
Any Indian or overseas applicants must fulfill following criteria for enrolling into the one year Quality Assurance and Quality Control (Medical Device as Major) program. The applicant must be a graduate in any discipline.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is 12 months while a maximum of 24 months is allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual program 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 fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 21000 /- (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.
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 be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Quality Assurance and Quality Control (Medical Device as Major) by IGMPI. This programme is approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Government of India.
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 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 employability of our participants. 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, Medical devices 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, Biocon , Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices, Wipro GE Healthcare, Medtronic, Bausch & Lomb, Baxter, Sushrut Surgicals, Wipro Technologies, HCL Technologies etc.
Medical Devices Industry is highly alluring sector now a days. Hence, there is fierce competition in this sector. Proper training and knowledge in this field is required so as to reach the pinnacle of success in this particular sector.
Professional and industry oriented training courses such as Quality Assurance and Quality Control (Medical Device as Major) by IGMPI, open doors for entry into the industry. Post Graduate Diploma in Quality Assurance and Quality Control (Medical Device as Major) is a broad spectrum course which endows theoretical as well as practical knowledge to the candidate required to sustain successfully in industry. After the completion of this course the candidate gets selected in industry/sector of his/her interest. This course is also beneficial for working professionals to gain hike in their sector by getting updated knowledge of the field.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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