PG Diploma / Executive Diploma / Industry Certificate in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

Programme Duration : 12 / 6 / 3 Months


About IGMPI


Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India, registered as a non-profit society ( under The Societies Registration Act,1860) with Government of India recognised by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of HRD, Government of India, approved training Institute of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and affiliated with Life Sciences Sector Skills Council (SSC) and Food Industry Sector Skills Council of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) -presents unique, friendly and interactive platform to get rid of all your GMP related glitches. GMP- is an essential element of industries like pharmaceutical, cosmetic, Ayurveda, biotech, homeopathic, medical device and food manufacturing. GMP in itself is the most dynamic part which witnesses frequent changes in terms of newer rules being added and older ones being renewed. Keeping self updated with current GMPs thus becomes inevitable to stay abreast with the changing industry needs and practices.

Our group of learned professionals from above mentioned sectors of the Pharma, Healthcare and Food industries have put together their knowledge; know about and practical experiences in form of this GMP guide. IGMPI is moving hand in hand with technology advances and has gained recognition as stronger and better training platform provider for professionals and students in the aeas of GMP, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma, Food and healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR and Good Laboratory Practice and Product Management. The importance of quality healthcare and foods is known to our founders and thus numerous efforts are being made to offer friendly but effective and easy regular, part-time and online/distance sources of GMP training, Quality Assurance and Control, Pharma and healthcare Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical IPR and Good Laboratory Practice in form of formal classroom studies, distance/online/interactive courses, online seminars, as well as onsite training programmes along with knowledge of worldwide affairs of the industry; in short a round-the-clock help for any information in these areas needed by anybody from around the world. Based on high standard of quality, the training programmes in Pharma, Healthcare and Food GMP, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Regulatory Affairs, IPR, Pharma Product Management, Public Health, Hospital Management, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Writing, Medical Coding, Nanotechnology, Drug Design and Discovery, Food QA&QC etc areas have been approved by Quality Council of India, which is an autonomous body and an accreditation authority for education & vocational training providers under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India.

The IGMPI's team of technology experts and other Industry advisors together pursue to make cGMP knowledge, training in the area of Pharma and Food manufacturing easily accessible, through this platform.

Accreditation and Awards

Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI) is registered as a non-profit society with its own Memorandum of Association and bye-laws under The Societies Registration Act, 1860, Government of India.

IGMPI is recognized by Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India and is an accredited Vocational Institution of Ministry of HRD, Government of India (AVI no-710367) and all the courses of IGMPI are approved for life time empanelment under Ministry of Horticulture and Food Processing, Government of Uttar Pradesh also.

The quality based Post Graduate and Executive Diploma programmes of IGMPI in Good Manufacturing Practices, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Public Health, Nanotechnology, Product Management, Sales and Marketing Management, Clinical Research, Medical Writing, Drug Discovery and Development, Pharmacovigilance, Medical Coding have been duly assessed and approved by Quality Council of India, Government of India based on fulfillment of following criteria:

  1. Course Content
  2. Course Design
  3. Course Material
  4. Instructors
  5. Class size & Attendance
  6. Facilities
  7. Evaluation of Students
  8. Written Examination
  9. CertificateCertificate

IGMPI is also an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Organisation accredited under Dubai Accreditation Center (DAC), Accreditation Department, Government of Dubai, UAE and has been conferred with QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA (QCI) – D.L. SHAH NATIONAL QUALITY AWARD – Certificate of Merit 2015 & ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017.
IGMPI is affiliated with Life Sciences Sector Skills Council (SSC) and Food Industry Sector Skills Council set up by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as well.
IGMPI is an approved Training Institute of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) (FSSAI ID: TPINS18) IGMPI PHARMA® is licensed by Department of Food Safety & Drug Administration under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and registered under Food Safety and Standards Act 2006. IGMPI is a PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna) affiliated training partner ( SMART TP Number: Tp010908) IGMPI also offers International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) Accredited Lead Auditor course periodically. IGMPI is also registered under Section 23 (2), Rule 56 (1), Trade Marks Act, 1999, Government of India (Reference No. 2738626).

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), working under the aegis of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, is an apex organization for skill development in the country. The NSDC is responsible for overseeing the many Sector Skill Councils as well as other skill development and promotional activities across the country. It also implements many Government of India skill schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) and UDAAN. NSDC was set up by the Government of India as part of the national skill development mission in order to fulfill the growing need for skilled manpower across sectors. The Chairman of NSDC is nominated by Government of India


Advisory Board and team


For updated Advisory Board members profiles, kindly visit: https://igmpiindia.org/advisoryboard.html

Dr. Mahesh C Gupta, Chief Advisor and Professor:

Dr. Mahesh C Gupta is an experienced and internationally reputed scientist in the field of calibration, quality assurance and testing of the food industry. He has worked with many government organizations like National Physical Laboratory (NPLI), New Delhi for 32 years and later with Dubai Central Laboratory, Dubai as Principal Quality Officer. He has also played a vital role in developing lab accreditation program of India as Head National Calibration Program. He is also the founder president of Indian quality association. He has expertise and proficiency in various fields like food testing, equipment calibration, GLP, food analytical techniques, food quality assurance, food laboratory inter-comparison, proficiency testing, QMS and many more. With his knowledge and rich experience, he is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends, besides alerting the laboratories for future challenges. A PhD from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, Dr. Mahesh C Gupta has been associated as a Fellow with Optical Society of India, Fellow of Indian Society of Lighting Engineers and Vacuum society of India. He is also currently managing Lab World Magazine –a renowned world class magazine dedicated to Quality Testing and Calibration laboratories in all sectors- as the Editor in Chief.

Mr. Vinod Kumar Arora, Principal Advisor:

Mr. Vinod Kumar Arora is an internationally acclaimed industry professional having 35 years of rich experience in pharmaceutical development in the areas of Generics, Differentiated, NDDS/NCE Dosage Forms. He is now associated with IGMPI as an advisor. He joined Ranbaxy in 1983 where he initially worked as scientist for almost 4 years. He rejoined Ranbaxy in 1994 where graduated to Vice President level from Assistant Director position. During his association with Ranbaxy he developed products - Generics, Differentiated Generics, NDA's and NCEGlobal, market specific and OTC. Prior to his association with Ranbaxy, he worked as an Assistant General Manager with the Formulation Development Research in Cadila Laboratories, Ahmedabad and helped in setting up of Oncomanufacturing facility and developed several oncology products. He has expertise in Dosage Form development in the area of dosage forms – Solids -Tablets / Capsules / Granules / Pellets /PFOS/TFOS; Nonsolids –Liquid /Injectables including Lyophilised/Topicals, Inhalations – DPI/ pMDI and Nasal Spray, Dosage Forms Technology such as Nanotechnology, Depot Injection; Modified Release tablets/suspension, SelfEmulsifying System, Oro dispersing tablets/oro - dissolving strips; Particles/Pellets coating and has good understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices and QA/QC. He has made presentations to NDAC Committee for New Drugs Approval in India, had meetings with Oman MOH and Pre IND meetings with USFDA. He has also authored/coauthored over 100 patents in the area of NCE/ Differentiated products /NDDS/Generics. With his knowledge and rich experience, he is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends, besides alerting the pharmaceutical industries for future challenges. He is holding many honorary positions -Member of Indian Pharmacopoeia Scientific Body , Panel member of INMAS-DRDO, Ranbaxy Science Foundation Scholars Award , Global Expert committee member of DFE Pharma , Germany and Distinguished Scientist from World Whos Who Society , Member of Indian Pharma Committee of Make in India Campaign etc. He was felicitated by Hon'ble former President of India, Dr A P J Abdul Kalam for development and launch of first NCE – Anti malarial from India. Mr. Vinod Arora is a M. Pharm degree holder from BHU and DBM from IMM, New Delhi. As one of our principal advisors he will be supporting our initiatives nationally and internationally to rest of faculty members of IGMPI in imparting education, training and continuing education programs as well as our knowledge dissemination initiatives like Current GMP,QA/QC, Regulatory affairs ,Clinical research guidelines and news updates.

Mr. Syed Qamar Abbas, Senior Advisor:

an eminent and a dynamic person, with a rich experience of 37 years in the food Industry. Prior to associating with IGMPI, Mr. Abbas has been working in the Food Corporation of India under both state and central governments in the various departments. He has specialized experience in Storage and Preservation of food grains, Quality Assurance and Quality Control & Supply Chain Management. He has a rich exposure in food safety and quality. He has successfully carried out audits, faced CAG and statutory audits for food safety and quality in the FCI. He has provided trainings and has organized a series of workshops for food professionals. He is presently active in providing the IGMPI his valuable leadership to take it to the new level in the future.

Mr. Syed S. Abbas, Director:

Mr. Syed S. Abbas is currently serving as the Director of IGMPI. Owing to his academic achievements and interests, Mr. Abbas has gained working knowledge of several sectors of the business industry, in his career span of twenty five years. His contributions to Pharma, Food and healthcare industries and development studies are numerous. Some of the generous ones count around the esteemed projects, work models, business agendas and organisational setup works he has plotted, guided and worked for in the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, education and training Industry, Information Technology & Digital media industry, Pharmaceutical training Research, non-governmental organizations, and many others. He has completed Graduation in Science, Masters in Public Administration from Lucknow University and an Executive MBA from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow. He is a member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Quality Council of India. For his continued efforts and enterprising approach towards the education, training and career development, he has been conferred with Quality Council of India (QCI) – DL Shah National Quality Award 2015 & ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017.

As the Administrative head of IGMPI, he with his experience has been guiding and advising sincerely to bring forth a whole new bouquet of easy learning and training tools for all those using or planning to use or otherwise interested in gaining knowledge about Good Manufacturing Practices and related areas. His main emphasis is always to work for relevance in training imparted for various job profiles for the industry right from the shop floor to the top levels and also to ensure that IGMPI and all its branches consistently provide training and other onsite services of the utmost quality, thousands of industry professionals as well as fresh pass-outs from Fortune 500 and global Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare giants have been trained at IGMPI from across the world from the perspective of regulatory and audit compliance, competency development, career development and planning at IGMPI as a result under his leadership that also leads to high quality pharmaceutical and food products and human well-being. He may be contacted for any query on syed@igmpiindia.org.

Ms. Rafat Abedi, Deputy Director:

Ms Rafat Abedi brings with her over 15 years experience and a wealth of operational knowledge and expertise of several industries. She is dedicated to accomplish the mission of the Institute - knowledge dissemination and training in Good Manufacturing Practices and other related areas in Pharmaceutical, Food and Healthcare Industries.

As a part of Board of Directors, she is responsible for the preparation of the financial statements of the organization that give a true and fair view of the financial position, financial performance of the organization and also for safeguarding of its interest, making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controls. She also looks after administration, training co-ordination, training kits and study materials development and other entire logistics for IGMPI. She has previous rich experience in Pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and OTC drugs & education Industries on leading roles of marketing and logics management as well as training and co-ordination of career programs in Pharmaceutical, Food and healthcare industries.

For her continued efforts and commitment for training and development in the area of GMP, she has been conferred with Quality Council of India (QCI) – DL Shah National Quality Award & ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017.

Mr. Amitabh Srivastava, Senior Advisor:

A specialist of food safety and quality. Mr Srivastav has been playing a pivotal role in our team. With a rich experience of 25 years in the food industry. He is an empanelled lead auditor for ISO 22000, HACCP, BRC, GMP, FSSC 22000, and ISO 9001. Mr Srivastava has completed almost 1300 audits and 24 witness audits by different Accreditation Board like NABCB, RVA, JAS-ANZ, Norway, DAC & KAN (Indonesia) with different CBs and carried out international audits in Kuwait,Nigeria and Dubai, and Singapore. He is an IRCA Approved LA courses as tutor on behalf of URSCertification. He has also provided HACCP training in Middle East (Kuwait) to Diet Centers. His scope ofwork also includes Supplier Audits, Certification Audits, FSMS and QMS. In QMS almost covering allsectors; in-house training (Catering, Hotels, Meat Industry, Slaughter House, Hotel ManagementInstitutes, Restaurants, Fast Food Chains),in FSMS Cat:C,D,E,G,H,M. For QMS he is covering all Sectors likeAmity University, National Productivity Council, and IHM. Prior to this Mr Srivastava was a TechnicalManager at K.V. Spices India (P) Ltd and he has also been with the D.S Group Catch Spices, Catch Water &Mouth Freshener Division.

Dr. Neha Ronald William, Associate Professor:

Dr. Neha Ronald William is an Associate Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her B.Pharm from Kurukshetra University in 2010 and M.Pharm (Pharmacology) from Pt. B.D. Sharma University, Rohtak in 2012. She earned her PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences) from Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHUATS), Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) in 2020. Her credentials include 8 publications in various journals of repute with high impact factor (Thomas Reuters) and one book published in lambert academy on memory enhancing activity on Fluvoxamine maleate. She has also represented project in DST. She has 9 years of experience in teaching and research. Her research interests include Alzheimer disease, cancer, Neurodisorders. With her rich involvement with the Pharma area, at IGMPI she contributes her insight and wide experience of the business to prepare and direct the students for the better methodology in the profession way and to take their ability advancement and information to the following step. Under her direction and management students can unquestionably take their vocation forward.

Dr. Saniya Zehra, Associate Professor:

She is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor and prior to that, she has worked for more than 5 years with esteemed healthcare sector, Shri Ram Singh Hospital & Heart Institute and Ashok Multispeciality Hospital as a Quality Head and NABH Consultant. She is an MBA in Health and Hospital Administration from Jamia Hamdard University and BUMS from Delhi University. She brings a rich experienceof nearly a decade in the areas of Patient Care, Quality Audits, Hospital Administration, Quality Management, Accreditation Programmes with ability to lead, supervise and manage. Moreover, she has also been associated with various renowned organisations like Fortis and Metro Group of Hospital as a Senior Quality Coordinator. Additionally, Dr Saniya has also worked as a RMO in various hospitals for their accreditation programmes of multiple hospitals. Over the years, she designs and implements Hospital policies& programs at the highest standards so that the patients receive the highest level of care. She ensures Quality Assurance and Compliance functions. She also monitors expenses and suggest cost-effective alternatives along with creating and reviewing multiple documents of organization including SOPs, Manuals, Protocols,and annual budgets. She has been involved closely in conducting and lead quality audits, drills, awareness, and training programmes. She also leads the periodical assessment of hospitals on quality check list, Identifying the gaps and developing action plan.

Ms. Megha Bharadwaj, Associate Professor:

Ms. Megha Bhardwaj is working as an Associate Professor in IGMPI. She has completed her Masters in Clinical Research from Cranfield University, Bedford, U.K. She also has a certified 1 year PG Diploma in Clinical Research Management. She has 8 years of experience in Clinical Research Industry. She has worked as a Clinical Research faculty with Jims College. She has also worked with Medanta The Medicity Hospital (In Liver Transplant Department, Kidney Dept.). She had also worked with Panacea Biotech and Bristol Mayer’s Squibb. She is a proficient professional with expertise in Clinical trials. She has faced a Global Audit for her Project “CRAD001H2307 Site 4001, Novartis Phase III Drug Trial”. She has immense experience in Clinical Trial Projects that include Sponsor initiated: A 24 month, randomized, controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of concentration-controlled everolimus plus reduced tacrolimus compared to standard tacrolimus in recipients of living donor liver transplants”. Sponsor initiated peritoneal dialysis outcomes, Incidence of graft rejection and risk associated in Patients undergoing Liver Transplantation, Global: Medical Device versus Standard of Care Drug Therapy in patients with Chronic Hepatitis C infection, Prospective, Open label study comparing enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) with Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) with calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) de-novo in patients after primary liver transplant and Acute Kidney Injury. At IGMPI, her responsibilities include teaching, training and guiding of students over subjects of Clinical Research, QA&QC, Regulatory Affairs, and Pharmacovigilance.

Ms. Indrani Dasgupta, Assistant Professor:

Indrani Dasgupta is a dynamic professional and an educator at the Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India. She is a Management Grad from Doon Business School, Dehradun. Along with her PGDM in Marketing and Human Resources, she also holds a Master's degree in Commerce from Nagpur University. She is certified in Strategic Management from IIM, Rohtak. She oversees the full spectrum of marketing communications, digital marketing and electronic commerce management courses at IGMPI.

Indrani has worked with an advertising agency driving digital communications and social media strategies for brands across diverse industries-food and nutraceuticals, healthcare, electronic commerce, education, etc. Indrani has volunteered in Indonesia, promoting United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 8- Decent Work and Economic Growth).

Ms. Deepti Makhija, Assistant Professor:

Ms. Deepti Makhija is an Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has completed her M.Pharm from Manipal University. She has sound experience in research and development in formulation of oral Solid Dosage form, Semi-Solid dosage form and Parentral formulations. She is the spectator of “International Seminar on “Innovation and Entrepreneural Opportunities in Nanotechnology”, 10th knowledge Millenium summit inaugurated by the honourable President of India on ‘Curing the incurables : sharing of innovations ‘ at Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and technology, Government of India, CSIR sponsored National Seminar on IPR in Pharmacy: Patent Drafting & filling, AICTE sponsored seminar on Design of Experiments and Speaker of the Interactive Session of Pharmaquora, ICMR sponsored National seminar on Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology and dosage form- Where does India stand in global Context. She had been associated with various Pharma giants which include Ranbaxy Laboratories, Jubilant Generics Ltd., Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Kusum Healthcare and Mankind Research Centre. At IGMPI, she contributes her knowledge and wide experience to guide the students to pick their path for the better approach in their upcoming career from the industry related to Pharma, healthcare; Pharmaceutical Packaging, Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer, Pharma Product Management, Pharmaceutical Formulation and Entrepreneurship, Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Management, Pharmaceutical Process Engineering and Cosmetic Technology.

Ms. Priyanka Rautela, Assistant Professor:

Ms. Priyanka Rautela is working as Assistant Professor at IGMPI. She has experience of more than six years in Sales & Marketing and Pharma Industry, she holds a Master’s Degree in Pharmacy (Pharmacology). She has worked in sales for with Cipla and has rich experience as a Product Specialist. Her main forte is training with good interpersonal skills, she has prepared strategies for various brands pan India, has an experience in new product launch with sound knowledge on data analysis, Brand planning, visual aid designing. She also carries an experience of Digital marketing, social media marketing, email marketing . In IGMPI, she is contributing as a faculty of Pharma Product Management, Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Management.

Ms. Eebha Saxena, Associate Professor:

Ms. Eebha Saxena is associated with IGMPI as an Associate Professor. Prior to this association,she has a rich experience of over 10 years as a Quality Assurance professional.She have recently worked in filing an IND in the USA for Akamara Biomedicine Private Limited, New Delhi where she worked as Quality Assurance Manager-II for 1.5 years.Her areas of expertise include QA/QC, GMP, GDP, Validations, Audits, Computer System Validation, Regulatory affairs etc.

Prior to this, she has excelled in documentation &imparting trainings at Invictus Oncology Private Limited, New Delhi where she was associated as Quality Assurance-Manager for 06 yearstaking care of the overall QA & QC departments. Over the years, she assisted in the development and implementation of Quality Systems where her help was invaluable in setting up the Quality and Operations functions at the company.She used to conduct awareness and training programs for lab safety and documentation compliance. She was also appointed as a Biosafety Officer by CPCSEA for Invictus Oncology for which she used to impart trainings on Biosafety and waste management. At Invictus, she was involved with drafting and reviewing multiple documents for the organization, including SOPs, protocols, and safety training for employees. She has proven to be an effective liaison between the Team and external organizations.She is a self-motivated and diligent individual who is able to deliver the required outputs within the set timelines and able to adapt to constantly changing environments and situations.She was also associated with Getwell Pharmaceutcals Limited , Gurgaon for a span of 03 years.She has faced few audits/ inspection here which includes national and international regulatory bodies. Her academic credentials include Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics from IIMT college of Pharmacy, Greater Noida and MBA in Total Quality Management from Shobhit University, Meerut. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow.

Ms. Saumya Gupta, Assistant Professor:

Ms. Saumya Gupta is working as Assistant Professor in IGMPI. She has completed Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialization from RGPV, Bhopal and Bachelors of Pharmacy from UPTU, Lucknow and also undergone professional training in clinical research and medical writing. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow. She has rich teaching experience. She also has worked in BioMedRA as Clinical Research Administrator. She had attended Indian Pharmaceutical Conference in Sikkim Manipal University. She has also attended various workshops on analytical instrumentation. She is a proficient professional with expertise in equipment handling and quality testing. Her responsibilities include teaching, training and counselling of students. She has good knowledge over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, RA, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Research, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Drug Designing.

Ms. Bincy Abraham, Assistant Professor:

Bincy is working as a Assistant Professor with IGMPI. She is responsible for developing training modules, e-lectures, personal lectures in the domain of Pharma Product Management, food Product Management and Pharma Sales and Marketing Management. Prior to working with IGMPI, she was associated with Arya Institute of Engineering and Technology as an Assistant Professor. She also worked as trainer in her college facilitating the Management and Engineering students with practical, interactive and fun filled activity based trainings through classroom lectures and seminars. She is a post graduate in Management with specialization in Human Resource and Finance from FMS-The IIS University Jaipur. She has completed her graduation i.e. B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Gyan Vihar School of Engineering and Technology. Fast paced solutions, creative techniques and innovative ideas coupled with her expertise in Management & Marketing areas facilitate her as a fully dedicated and passionate trainer and a lecturer.

Ms. Ankita Gururani, Assistant Professor:

An industry professional with management experience, Ankita Gururani has been associated with implementation of quality assurance in FMCG sector. She has completed her Bachelors in Medical Microbiology from H.N.B Central University and Masters in Microbiology from Amity University, Noida. Apart from these, she has also acquired a certification on Patent Analyst and has thorough knowledge on IPR, database searches. SWOT, CI, patent portfolio and landscaping. She has also worked with Britannia India Ltd., where she had been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting internal audit programs and implemented QNN and 5S as part of manufacturing excellence. At IGMPI, Ankita has an important role to play in the development of the course content and training modules in the field of food safety and quality assurance with an objective of achieving larger mission and goals of the organization.

Ms. Somya Purwar, Assistant Professor:

Somya Purwar is working as Assistant Professor in IGMPI. She has completed Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics Specialization from RGPV, Bhopal and Bachelors of Pharmacy from UPTU, Lucknow. She is registered Pharmacist under Uttar Pradesh Pharmacy Council, Lucknow. She has rich teaching experience and professional exposure in Pharma industry. She has good command over subjects of GMP, QA&QC, RA, Formulation and Development, Pharmaceutics and Pharmacovigilance. She was Assistant Professor at GNIT College of Pharmacy, Gr. Noida. She has been a part of core team in organizing and coordinating the activities of the department. She has worked as Research Trainee in formulation and development department of Jubilant Generics, Noida and Akums Drugs & Pharmaceuticals, Haridwar. She had published one research papers as a co-author in Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology and review articles in Asian Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology and Asian Journal of Research in Pharmaceuticals Sciences. She has also accomplished a certificate for “Abbreviated new drug review process” an online program organized by FDA. Also attended International e-Conference on COVID- 19: Global Voices and participated in the National symposium organized by the Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad.

Ms. Rajni Jha, Advisor:

Ms. Rajni Jha, an expert professional in International Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance for APIs for US, European as well as Asia-Pacific markets completed her M.Sc. and Post M.Sc Research work from I.I.T., Kanpur. She has more than 20 years of rich experience working with various pharmaceutical companies like Ranbaxy, Morepen Laboratories, Torrent Pharma, Nicholas Piramal, Unimark Labs, Glenmark Generics and Indswift Labs Ltd.

She is associated with IGMPI for development of training modules, e-lectures, personal lectures, workshops etc. Owing to her skills and proficiency; she had been leading a team of both RA and QA personnel from different departments. Her key responsibilities and roles included submission of API Dossiers including Drug Master Files (DMFs), Technical Data Packages (TDPs) and their updates, Supplements, Amendments, Responses to Queries of different Intermediates & APIs for Filing purposes to Regulatory authorities of various countries as per current global Regulatory guidelines for approvals across all markets (USA, Europe, Australia, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Russia, etc.), development and upgradation of various Protocols /Checklists for CQA as well as RA, assessment of various outsourced DMFs and maintenance of existing DMFs, preparation and streamlining of SOPs, etc. She has also successfully completed USFDA, PMDA, TGA, MHRA and Greece Authority audits for GMP compliance for outsourced intermediates and APIs as a part of QA function. She has attended various conferences/seminars on Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance and compliance through both domestic and International training programs. She has also been actively involved in imparting internal training and creating awareness on current GMP requirements, data generation with respect to regulatory requirements and updating of systems with current regulatory requirements across different departments in various organizations through training modules and workshops.

Dr. Ankita Gattani, Assistant Professor:

A Bachelor's in Dental Surgery (B.D.S) from Rajasthan University of Health And Sciences, Rajasthan. A dynamic person with experience in public health ventures at college and school levels. She has also been involved in holding health camps at village levels to promote dental hygiene. At IGMPI her role is module development and lecture preparation and providing assistance to students. Her fields of interests are Public Health, Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance, Conservative Endodontics and Community Dentistry.

Dr. Manisha Gupta, Assistant Professor:

Dr. Manisha Gupta has rich teaching experience in Management Stream. She was Assistant Professor at Management Department in Lingaya's Lalita Devi Institute of Management & Sciences, Delhi for more than two years. She has been a part of core team in organizing many events like various Faculty Development Program, Conferences and Seminar at National level. She has expertise and proficiency in various fields like Principles of Management, Organization Behavior, Business Communication, Marketing Management, Indian Economy, Business Ethics and CSR, IBM, Digital Marketing and Research Methodology. With her knowledge and rich experience, she is focused on practical aspects of current needs, contemporary and emerging trends in Management fields like Pharma and Food Marketing Management and Indian Economy. She has research experience in the Management field. She had published one book and nine research papers in national and international Journals and one paper in Scopus listed Journal also. She holds the doctoral degree Ph.D. in Management from SHIATS (Formerly called Allahabad Agriculture Institute-Deemed University, Allahabad). She had qualified UGC NET in Management twice. She is MBA with the specialization Marketing from SPMIT, Allahabad which is affiliated to GBTU and in Graduations she has done B.Sc (Bio) from Ewing Christian College which is an autonomous college of University of Allahabad.

Mr. Mohammad Atiq Alam, Assistant Professor:

A pharmaceutical sales , marketing and product management professional with rich management experience in pharma companies like Abbott Healthcare, BSN Medical India and Fresenius Kabi , Mohammad Atiq on various profiles like Area Business Manager / Territory Business Manager is responsible for teaching and industry oriented intensive training for our product management, sales and marketing and medical sales programmes. He is also coordinating and providing assistance to senior faculty members in updating and finalizing the training modules, content and methodology. He is an MBA in Pharmaceutical Management from Jamia Hamdard New Delhi and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Uttar Pradesh Technical University Lucknow.

Ms. Sneha Gupta, Faculty Member:

She is a highly experienced Regulatory Affairs professional with exceptionally positive personality. She has specialized experience in managing all kinds of Regulatory and Start-up activities for Clinical Research (across multiple therapeutic areas), Product Registrations, Quality Management, Training Workshops and Conferences for India and South-east Asia. She possess working knowledge of key International Regulations (that of USFDA, EMEA, Health Canada and WHO) for the Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research Industry. Ms. Sneha is a "Certified Trainer" for clinical trials regulatory affairs and corporate behavior. Her academic profile encompasses B. Tech in Biotechnology and Masters in Clinical Research along with a Certificate Course in Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Also, she has undergone professional trainings/certifications in Schedule-Y and Indian GCP; Good Laboratory Practices (GLP); IPR and TRIPS Agreement; Preparation, Filing and Review of Regulatory documents; Guidelines for Cosmetic Registration and Import and many others. Apart from Regulatory‚ and Study Start-Up Operations Management, her areas of expertise include Quality Control and Internal Quality Audits of Regulatory Documents; Strategic Risk Management and Mitigation Strategies; Client Management & Retention Negotiations; Business development; Training and Development; and Strong Analytical and Content Development Skills. She has attained wealthy proficient experience as a Regulatory affairs professional by serving for 8 years in different organizations like Jubilant Clinsys Pvt. Ltd., Asiatic Clinical Research, Lambda Therapeutic Research; Indian Council of Medical Research; and GVK Bio among others which has eventually helped her develop excellent working relationships at Regulatory Agencies and Scientific Committees. Sneha authored an article titled "Implications of Drugs Going Off Patent"‚ published in magazine‚ "Lifescience India"‚ and has co-authored a chapter on "Anti-Retroviral Medication‚ for a book on Clinical Pharmacology by Dr. S. D. Seth. She also writes a blog named CheersZindagi.

Mr. Deepanshu Soni, Technology Officer:

With a rich experience in Software Development, Web Development, application development, Deepanshu works as a Technology Officer and is responsible for all the technical works and new initiatives at IGMPI in order to make our Learning Management System (LMS) and other web services to our training participants and students user friendly. He also possesses technical competence and interest in the areas of code development, web design etc. He has completed his B. Tech in Information Technology (I.T) from Vindhya Institute of Technology and Science, R.G.P.V University, Bhopal.

Md. Rameez Akhtar, Associate Programme Manager:

He is dedicated towards maintaining a quality service and continuous improvement of management standards at IGMPI. He upholds his responsibility of maintaining a healthy relationship with existing and potential delegates by carrying out regular follow ups and interactive sessions for dealing with various queries. His academic tenure comprises of Bachelor in Artys and Masters in Business Administration. He has made serious efforts towards understanding the requirements of potential delegates and provided them with requisite support, information and guidance. He has earned rich experience in the field from his previous dealings at Ananya Creations Ltd., InterGlobe Technologies, Panasonic Toughbook and Pantaloons Customer Relationship Management.

Mr. Ujjaval Jain, Associate Programme Manager:

At IGMPI, his role covers making use of marketing background, interpersonal skills and managerial abilities for carrying out the promotional activities for potential delegates. He is responsible for program coordination and management and often undertakes research work to expand database and ensuring the organization's involvement in events of notable significance. His academic profile comprises of B.E. (ECE) and MBA. Prior to working for IGMPI, he has worked as International Business Associate for Allan Lloyds Group, SNP Infra Research Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and ICICI Securities Ltd.

Mr. Pankaj Musyuni, Associate Visiting Professor:

An experienced professional in the fields of research and consultation for taxonomy of IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) including literature and prior art search for novelty, patentability analysis and infringement opinion for different markets and patent validity analysis. With an experience of more than five years in pharma industry & his expertise in IPR which is evident as he's a reviewer of dossier and validation activities related with GMP, ISO and FDA requirements for pharmaceutical human, animal, FMCG and pesticides sector regulatory affairs. Mr Pankaj has published around 13 research papers/articles in various well known journals. His work fields also include book/manual reviewing as well. Mr Pankaj is an M.Pharm, also holds a diploma in Management and an L.L.B. At IGMPI he plays a pivotal advisory role in module development, lecture preparation and student consultation.

Advisory Faculty from Industry

Apart from regular faculty members, eminent and dynamic industry professionals having rich industrial experience of up to 35-40 years have got associated with IGMPI in regular, part-time, online learning and Continuing Education Programme (CEP). The industrial professionals who have joined IGMPI in this initiative have worked in reputed pharmaceutical companies like Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd, Cadila Pharma Ltd, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Quintiles, IPCA, Cipla, etc. in the areas of GMP, GLP, Clinical Research, QA/QC, IPR, Regulatory Affairs, Drug Discovery, Public Health, Medical Coding, etc. The continuing education training programme has been launched with an initiative to provide training to the workforce in the industry on specific topics in a short time period and to quick-fix the issues with possible solutions by having an interface with senior industrial professionals.


Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

The challenging and high market demand call for pharmaceutical companies to have a competitive strategic roadmap developed by their management teams. As it is a highly innovative industry with advanced innovations always involved, it is crucial for the executives to implement the strategy across the organizational stakeholders in order to achieve short, mid and long-term corporate gains, not just annual profits.

Introduction to the Course

This course has been carefully curated by pharmaceutical industry experts and academicians in order to make the students and professionals adept with the concepts and implementation of the strategic management techniques and practices, ensuring end-to-end learning. This programme has a lot of motives. One of those ultimate goals is to make the participants aware of the holistic character of strategy development activities and the role it plays in the pharmaceutical industry, helping them transform into leaders within the industry.

While we speak of strategy formulation, the techniques, implementation and measurement are not always easy. It is also important to experience the highly volatile market of the pharmaceutical industry.

This course distinguishes between the theoretical and practical needs of an educational approach and hence advances in a mixed pace through live and interactive sessions to fit in the concepts of strategic management by developing a cutting-edge learning framework for the participants.

Programme Structure

The entire course has been defined into smaller, calculated modules. While here, you will only get to see a vague representation of the subject details, this is an example to illustrate how the course syllabus is carefully modelled into sections. This distribution is to serve the purpose of suiting both time and gradual and informative study.

This course can be seen as the base over which other pharmaceutical management courses can be swiftly passed. The major goal of this particular programme, or one can say the basic prime aim, is to build the foundation of a smooth professional by laying out all the core principles of the discipline.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

Module 2: Creating Competitive Advantage- Porter’s Five Forces and Generic Strategies, Growth-Share Matrix, etc.

Module 3: Market Research and Study of Market Potentials

Module 4: Design Thinking, Ideation and Change Management

Module 5: Corporate Strategy and Models- Internal & External Analysis, PESTEL, VRIO Framework, GE-McKinsey Matrix, etc.

Module 6: Innovation and Product Value Management

Module 7: Strategic Marketing for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 8: Strategy Development in the Digital Economy

Module 9: Brand Building for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 10:Cultural Intelligence, Diversity and Global Leadership

Module 11:Sustainability, CSR and Corporate Governance

Module 12: Industry-based Case Studies

Eligibility

Any graduate/ B.Pharm/M pharm/MSc/Phd in science disciplines/ or passed outs of Clinical Research degree or diploma courses are also eligible for the course.

Programme Duration

The Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management is a course for twelve months and involves detailed learning via uniformly distributed modules.

Registration

The entire process of registering for the course, applying via the internet, paying the fee, gathering the schedule, and any such information can be found on the institute’s official website.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

– Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.

– Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.

– Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.

– All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.

– Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.

– At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.

– All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

The institute organizes timely evaluations and assignment assessments to keep track of the course. The participants are expected to submit the assigned work on time to support their final evaluation results. A major examination is conducted at the end of the term. This examination involves the entire curriculum and the markings are treated as the deciding factor for the allotment of the Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management.

Industry and Corporate Placements

Strategic management plays a vital role in the pharmaceutical industry. Building a holistic career in strategy opens up vast fields of opportunities be it in corporate strategy, management consulting, research and development, change management and a lot more. Strategic leaders play a pivotal role in organizations as they are the decision-makers for long-term success, collaborating across teams and departments to determine and implement long-term strategies.

With the help of a well-maintained network of human resource professionals from all over the place, IGMPI ensures that every participant gets a chance to showcase their talent through industry placement opportunities.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global organizations like Mankind Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Sanofi, Panacea, etc.


Executive Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

The challenging and high market demand call for pharmaceutical companies to have a competitive strategic roadmap developed by their management teams. As it is a highly innovative industry with advanced innovations always involved, it is crucial for the executives to implement the strategy across the organizational stakeholders in order to achieve short, mid and long-term corporate gains, not just annual profits.

Introduction to the Course

This course has been carefully curated by pharmaceutical industry experts and academicians in order to make the students and professionals adept with the concepts and implementation of the strategic management techniques and practices, ensuring end-to-end learning. This programme has a lot of motives. One of those ultimate goals is to make the participants aware of the holistic character of strategy development activities and the role it plays in the pharmaceutical industry, helping them transform into leaders within the industry.

While we speak of strategy formulation, the techniques, implementation and measurement are not always easy. It is also important to experience the highly volatile market of the pharmaceutical industry.

This course distinguishes between the theoretical and practical needs of an educational approach and hence advances in a mixed pace through live and interactive sessions to fit in the concepts of strategic management by developing a cutting-edge learning framework for the participants.

Programme Structure

The entire course has been defined into smaller, calculated modules. While here, you will only get to see a vague representation of the subject details, this is an example to illustrate how the course syllabus is carefully modelled into sections. This distribution is to serve the purpose of suiting both time and gradual and informative study.

This course can be seen as the base over which other pharmaceutical management courses can be swiftly passed. The major goal of this particular programme, or one can say the basic prime aim, is to build the foundation of a smooth professional by laying out all the core principles of the discipline.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

Module 2: Creating Competitive Advantage- Porter’s Five Forces and Generic Strategies, Growth-Share Matrix, etc.

Module 3: Market Research and Study of Market Potentials

Module 4: Design Thinking, Ideation and Change Management

Module 5: Corporate Strategy and Models- Internal & External Analysis, PESTEL, VRIO Framework, GE-McKinsey Matrix, etc.

Module 6: Innovation and Product Value Management

Module 7: Strategic Marketing for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 8: Strategy Development in the Digital Economy

Module 9: Brand Building for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 10:Cultural Intelligence, Diversity and Global Leadership

Module 11:Sustainability, CSR and Corporate Governance

Module 12: Industry-based Case Studies

Eligibility

Any graduate/ B.Pharm/M pharm/MSc/Phd in science disciplines/ or passed outs of Clinical Research degree or diploma courses are also eligible for the course.

Programme Duration

The Executive Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management is a course for six months and involves detailed learning via uniformly distributed modules.

Registration

The entire process of registering for the course, applying via the internet, paying the fee, gathering the schedule, and any such information can be found on the institute’s official website.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

– Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.

– Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.

– Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.

– All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.

– Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.

– At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.

– All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

The institute organizes timely evaluations and assignment assessments to keep track of the course. The participants are expected to submit the assigned work on time to support their final evaluation results. A major examination is conducted at the end of the term. This examination involves the entire curriculum and the markings are treated as the deciding factor for the allotment of the Executive Diploma in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management.

Industry and Corporate Placements

Strategic management plays a vital role in the pharmaceutical industry. Building a holistic career in strategy opens up vast fields of opportunities be it in corporate strategy, management consulting, research and development, change management and a lot more. Strategic leaders play a pivotal role in organizations as they are the decision-makers for long-term success, collaborating across teams and departments to determine and implement long-term strategies.

With the help of a well-maintained network of human resource professionals from all over the place, IGMPI ensures that every participant gets a chance to showcase their talent through industry placement opportunities.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global organizations like Mankind Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Sanofi, Panacea, etc.


Industry Certificate in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

The challenging and high market demand call for pharmaceutical companies to have a competitive strategic roadmap developed by their management teams. As it is a highly innovative industry with advanced innovations always involved, it is crucial for the executives to implement the strategy across the organizational stakeholders in order to achieve short, mid and long-term corporate gains, not just annual profits.

Introduction to the Course

This course has been carefully curated by pharmaceutical industry experts and academicians in order to make the students and professionals adept with the concepts and implementation of the strategic management techniques and practices, ensuring end-to-end learning. This programme has a lot of motives. One of those ultimate goals is to make the participants aware of the holistic character of strategy development activities and the role it plays in the pharmaceutical industry, helping them transform into leaders within the industry.

While we speak of strategy formulation, the techniques, implementation and measurement are not always easy. It is also important to experience the highly volatile market of the pharmaceutical industry.

This course distinguishes between the theoretical and practical needs of an educational approach and hence advances in a mixed pace through live and interactive sessions to fit in the concepts of strategic management by developing a cutting-edge learning framework for the participants.

Programme Structure

The entire course has been defined into smaller, calculated modules. While here, you will only get to see a vague representation of the subject details, this is an example to illustrate how the course syllabus is carefully modelled into sections. This distribution is to serve the purpose of suiting both time and gradual and informative study.

This course can be seen as the base over which other pharmaceutical management courses can be swiftly passed. The major goal of this particular programme, or one can say the basic prime aim, is to build the foundation of a smooth professional by laying out all the core principles of the discipline.

Module 1: Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Strategic Management

Module 2: Creating Competitive Advantage- Porter’s Five Forces and Generic Strategies, Growth-Share Matrix, etc.

Module 3: Market Research and Study of Market Potentials

Module 4: Design Thinking, Ideation and Change Management

Module 5: Corporate Strategy and Models- Internal & External Analysis, PESTEL, VRIO Framework, GE-McKinsey Matrix, etc.

Module 6: Innovation and Product Value Management

Module 7: Strategic Marketing for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 8: Strategy Development in the Digital Economy

Module 9: Brand Building for Pharmaceutical Companies

Module 10:Cultural Intelligence, Diversity and Global Leadership

Module 11:Sustainability, CSR and Corporate Governance

Module 12: Industry-based Case Studies

Eligibility

Any graduate/ B.Pharm/M pharm/MSc/Phd in science disciplines/ or passed outs of Clinical Research degree or diploma courses are also eligible for the course.

Programme Duration

The Industry Certificate in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management is a course for three to six months and involves detailed learning via uniformly distributed modules.

Registration

The entire process of registering for the course, applying via the internet, paying the fee, gathering the schedule, and any such information can be found on the institute’s official website.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

– Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.

– Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.

– Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.

– All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.

– Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.

– At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.

– All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination and Certification

The institute organizes timely evaluations and assignment assessments to keep track of the course. The participants are expected to submit the assigned work on time to support their final evaluation results. A major examination is conducted at the end of the term. This examination involves the entire curriculum and the markings are treated as the deciding factor for the allotment of the Industry Certificate in Pharmaceutical Strategic Management.

Industry and Corporate Placements

Strategic management plays a vital role in the pharmaceutical industry. Building a holistic career in strategy opens up vast fields of opportunities be it in corporate strategy, management consulting, research and development, change management and a lot more. Strategic leaders play a pivotal role in organizations as they are the decision-makers for long-term success, collaborating across teams and departments to determine and implement long-term strategies.

With the help of a well-maintained network of human resource professionals from all over the place, IGMPI ensures that every participant gets a chance to showcase their talent through industry placement opportunities.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global organizations like Mankind Pharma, Novartis, Pfizer, Sun Pharma, Cipla, Sanofi, Panacea, etc.



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