Post Graduate Diploma programme at IGMPI is a serious endeavor to provide trained manpower to business and industry through arduous and comprehensive curriculum. It is designed with a vision to convert today's youth into tomorrow's ingenious Product Managers for Pharma industry.
This programme will enable the participants to:
a. Quality control-analytical method transfer
b. Product transfers including API and product manufacture
c. Processing, packaging and cleaning operations
IGMPI imparts this programme through effective classroom teaching by various experts and professionals. All take-home materials, assignments and necessary reference materials are timely provided to all the participants.
IGMPI imparts this programme in e cum distance learning mode as well through hassle free accessibility in the form of e- learning tools like webinars, e-lectures and online examinations. All the study materials, assignments and necessary reference material are timely dispatched at participant's postal address for their self paced study.
This course is a compilation of all associated aspects to gain proficiency in the field of product management and is meant for all those Graduates as well as Post Graduates who aspire for a career in product management.
Module 1 : Introduction to Pharma Product Management
Module 2 : Principles of Management
Module 3 : Brand Management
Module 4 : Basics of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Module 5 : Basics of Microbiology and Pharmacology
Module 6 : Pharmaceutical Marketing, Logistics, & Sales Management
Module 7 : Pharmaco- economics
Module 8 : New Product Development
Module 9 : Managing Human Resources
Module 10 : Business Communication in Pharma Industry
Module 11 : Pharmaceutical Manufacturing & Regulatory Affairs
Module 12 : An Overview of Technology Transfer
Module 13 : Entrepreneurship Development in Pharmaceutical Industry
Module 14 : Industry specific case studies
After the successful completion of the programme, participant is all set to face the upcoming challenges and take up the responsibility for the establishment of brand equity in the market along with a profitable progress and encounter a boom in his career. Incumbent will learn corporate tactics to improve communication barriers in implementing research results to manufacturing units.
Any Indian or overseas applicants must fulfill following criteria for enrolling into the one year Product Management program. The applicant must be a graduate in any discipline.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is one year while a maximum of two consecutive years 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 21,000 /- (700 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 be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Pharma Product Management. 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, Alkem Pharma, Akkum Drugs, Dr. Morpan Laboratories, Sun Pharmaetc.
The job of product management serving as a link between medical and sales, will allow having interaction with inter departmental workforce. The role and responsibility will revolve around operating a brand and attaining optimum profitability.
Other avenues available to product managers include branching out to training department as 'training managers' or venturing into the challenging domain of 'business development' where they can ensure launch of new promising products for the company. Product managers with flair for market research can move on to become 'market research managers'
This programme allows you to very easily access quality training, and thus overcome the usual barriers to being trained in technology transfer: membership in professional associations or academic environments, requiring previous experience, high cost, etc
Those who take on their career in this field, undoubtedly sky is the limit for them. The person can attain the following positions:
1. Product Manager
2. Area Sales Manager
3. Regional Manager
4. Zonal Sales Manager
5. National Sales Manager
6. Medical Representatives
7. VP Sales
8. President Sales
9. Product Development Specialist
10. Technology Transfer specialist
11. Technology Upgradation Specialist
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
Placement testimonials: Our alumni are working with Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants like