Packaging is pervasive and essential and plays a significant role in the quality of Pharmaceutical products by providing protection from environmental, chemical, and physical challenges.This protection can be as simple as preventing breakage of the product to providing barriers to moisture, oxygen and other environmental conditions.
Pharmaceutical packaging(or drug packaging) is the packages and the packaging processes for pharmaceutical preparations. It involves all of the operations from production through distribution channels to the end consumer.Pharmaceutical Packaging is a very specialized area. Packaging of pharmaceutical products requires specific knowledge in areas such as packaging material, packaging machinery, legislation, risk and safety. This course will provide professionals with a good basic grounding of what is required for the packaging of pharmaceutical and health care products.
Module 1: Introduction to Pharma Product Management
Module 2: Pharmaceutical Logistics management
Module 3: Introduction to Packaging Science and Technology
Module 4: Packaging Trends: A Global Scenario
Module 5: Variation in Packaging
Module 6: Pharmaceutical Packaging Material
Module 7: Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems
Module 8: Logistics Packaging for Pharmaceutical Marketing
Module 9: Total Quality Management and GMP: Quality Risk Management, Assessing Quality Concerns at Different Work Units or Areas
Module 10: Testing and Quality Control
Module 11: Shelf life evaluation of Pharmaceutical Packaging
Module 12: Laws for Pharmaceutical Packaging and related issues
Module 13: Industry based Case studies
All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ Pharma are eligible to enrol for the course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, employed individuals working 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, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can also seek benefits of the course.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
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 21,000 /- (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. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).
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 Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Packaging. 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, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
In today's world of global markets and stiff competition in every product along with increasing consumer demand, it becomes imperative for companies to explore ways to improve their productivity in terms of maintaining safety, using sustainable packaging materials, implementing flexible and standardised technology, and adopting proven management principles.Packaging Industry offers multi-disciplinary careers and requires specialised knowledge of the materials, processing, design, quality, and environmental trends.This course is the perfect choice for professionals who want to get up-to-date easily on the most important aspects of pharmaceutical packaging.After completion of this course, professionals can work as packaging engineer, pharmaceutical packaging consultant, packaging technician, packaging technologist, packaging analyst.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like