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Pharmaceutical

Discovery, development and manufacture of drugs are central to the pharmaceutical industry. Keeping up to date with the latest regulations and new discoveries in this fast-paced environment is essential for all professionals working within this industry. Our pharmaceutical industry training courses have been designed to focus on latest developments and best practice, presented by industry experts on key topics across the pharmaceutical lifecycle, including clinical, regulatory, pharmacovigilance, medical writing and biopharma.

By attending our pharmaceutical industry training courses online or in person, you will also gain the opportunity to network and discuss topics with other like-minded pharmaceutical professionals.

 

A Practical Guide to Producing and Maintaining the PSMF Training Course

A Practical Guide to Producing and Maintaining the PSMF

20 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 5 Apr 2022

This course provides a practical guide to both producing and maintaining the PSMF to ensure compliance and has been fully revised to include the latest updates.

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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A Practical Guide to Writing Risk Management Plans (RMPs) Training Course

A Practical Guide to Writing Risk Management Plans (RMPs)

13 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 4 Apr 2022

Understand the relationship between RMPs and safety reviews; PBRERs/DSURs; licence submissions (CTD) and their maintenance.

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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Advanced Pharmacovigilance Training Course

Advanced Pharmacovigilance

1-3 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Jun 2022

This course will be of maximum benefit to those drug safety professionals who are working both in the clinical and post-marketing safety arena including QA for auditing.

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world Training Course

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

3-4 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 29 Sep 2022

This comprehensive two-day course will introduce you to the core concepts of what makes an excellent leader - in the context of the pharmaceutical industry - and how to apply the different skills of leading your staff and team to maximise results

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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An Essential Overview of Pharmacovigilance Training Course

An Essential Overview of Pharmacovigilance

8 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 10 Oct 2022

A practical guide to understanding the role of pharmacovigilance.

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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An Essential Overview of the Medical Device Industry Training Course

An Essential Overview of the Medical Device Industry

23 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 2 Nov 2022

This one-day workshop aims to give all the key information necessary to understand the regulation of medical devices and diagnostics and to appreciate the key differences from pharmaceutical regulation.

Presented by Theresa Jeary (bio)
David Jefferys (bio)

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An Essential Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries Training Course

An Essential Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries

1 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 16 Sep 2022

This programme will give you an invaluable overview of the pharmaceutical industry, from discovery of the molecule through development to marketing.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging Training Course

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging

28-29 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 13 Jun 2022

This course provides an essential overview of pharmaceutical packaging and will be valuable for newcomers to this field. It will also act as a good refresher for those with more experience.

Presented by Chris Penfold (bio)

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Best Practice for Writing Effective SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) Training Course

Best Practice for Writing Effective SOPs

27 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 19 Sep 2022

An essential course for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and including best practice SOP writing using process mapping.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Biosimilars Training Course

Biosimilars

11-12 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 4 Apr 2022

A two-day seminar providing an essential overview of biosmilars and how they differ from the original biological product.

Presented by Marloes van der Geer (bio)

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Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist Training Course

Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist

7-9 Mar 2022 - London
Also on: 27 Jun 2022

An ideal course for non-scientists and scientists who need to understand the basic theory, principles, techniques and potential of biotechnology.

Presented by Adrian Haines (bio)
and 6 more leading experts

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Borderlines between Medicines and Food Training Course

Borderlines between Medicines and Food

16 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 1 Dec 2022

This seminar aims to assist delegates to an understanding of how the borderline between medicines and foods may be defined and how best to tailor the presentation of their products to the regulatory structure appropriate to them

Presented by Brian Kelly (bio)
David Richardson (bio)
Penny Viner (bio)

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CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Action) Training Course

CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Action)

28 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Sep 2022

This course will cover CAPA methodology and documentation, diagnosing process improvement, developing options for process improvement and CAPA and planning and implementation in practice of improvements and CAPA.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Clinical Overview and Clinical Summary: Creating Effective Marketing Authorisation Application Training Course

Clinical Overview and Clinical Summary: Creating Effective Marketing Authorisation Application

30 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 8 Sep 2022

This seminar looks at the latest guidance on how to prepare a clinical overview and summary in accordance with regulatory expectations and to comply with the requirements of the Common Technical Document (CTD)

Presented by John Price (bio)

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Clinical Quality Management Systems Training Course

Clinical Quality Management Systems

26-27 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 17 Nov 2022

A two-day course that will ensure you comply with new regulatory requirements.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements Training Course

Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements

27-28 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 14 Jul 2022

This course will take you through the key regulatory and guideline requirements for clinical research in Europe, including the new EU Clinical Trial Regulation and existing Directive requirements.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Common Technical Document Training Course

Common Technical Document

1-2 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 5 May 2022

A comprehensive review of the regulations and technical requirements for chemistry, manufacturing and control (CMC) management of your application.

Presented by Maikel Bouman (bio)
Hans van Bruggen (bio)
Marloes van der Geer (bio)

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Data Integrity and Document Management Training Course

Data Integrity and Document Management

5 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Jul 2022

Data integrity is a critical issue in document governance and is increasingly becoming a focus for regulatory inspections globally. This course will equip you with the necessary knowledge to identify and avoid potential data integrity issues before auditors do.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Development of Combination Products: Critical Interactions Training Course

Development of Combination Products: Critical Interactions

5-6 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Nov 2022

Linking the technical requirements of device design and pharmaceutical product development.
Using QbD to deliver drug/device combinations.

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

24 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 13 May 2022

This intensive and interactive one-day programme focuses on CTAs in the pharmaceutical industry where legal, policy and ethical considerations underpin how these agreements are drafted

Presented by Alex Denoon (bio)

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Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry Training Course

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

9-11 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 23 Nov 2022

A three-day practical and interactive seminar focusing on current contract drafting, negotiating, best practice and related issues within the pharmaceutical, biotech and life sciences sectors.

Presented by James Agnew (bio)
and 10 more leading experts

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Effective Technical Writing & Editing Training Course

Effective Technical Writing & Editing

9 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 15 Jun 2022

Expert advice on how to write and edit scientific and medical texts, technical documents and those documents needed for regulatory submission.

Presented by Barbara Grossman (bio)

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Effective Technology Transfer Training Course

Effective Technology Transfer

11-12 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 6 Apr 2022

The ‘how to’ of technology transfer across the product lifecycle

Presented by Bruce Davis (bio)

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EU (European Union) Clinical Trial Regulation: Overview and Implementation Training Course

EU Clinical Trial Regulation: Overview and Implementation

21-22 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Apr 2022

This course will provide an essential understanding to help with compliance with the new regulation and associated implementing acts and other texts for carrying out clinical trials in the EU

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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EU (European Union) Pharmaceutical Regulations & Strategy Training Course

EU Pharmaceutical Regulations & Strategy

11-12 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 5 Jul 2022

The course will provide an up-to-date overview of the European pharmaceutical regulatory environment procedures and obligations.

The regulatory impact of post-Brexit changes on regulatory obligations and strategic considerations for obtaining and maintaining marketing authorisations in the UK will be discussed.

Presented by Norah Lightowler (bio)

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Filing eCTD Submissions Training Course

Filing eCTD Submissions

18 Jan 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 25 Apr 2022

This intensive one-day course will provide an overview of eCTD submissions and clarify the main components required for a successful submission.

Presented by Maikel Bouman (bio)
Marloes van der Geer (bio)

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GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and Clinical Research Update - Hot Inspection Topics Training Course

GCP and Clinical Research Update - Hot Inspection Topics

10 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 16 Jun 2022

This course provides recent updates on the EU Clinical Trial Regulation, other EU, MHRA and FDA requirements, consideration for managing Covid-19 for studies in the future and technology developments

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Managing Vendor/CRO (Contract Research Organisation)/CMO (Contract Manufacturing Organisation) Oversight Training Course

Managing Vendor/CRO/CMO Oversight

11-12 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 11 Jul 2022

Optimising oversight for inspection compliance

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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MBA Strategic Thinking for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals Training Course

MBA Strategic Thinking for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

31 Mar-1 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 12 Sep 2022

Working in the highly competitive pharmaceutical industry, with ever-increasing change and pressure including the impact of COVID-19, is probably one of the most challenging managerial roles of any industry today.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Development of ATMPs Training Course

Pharmaceutical Development of ATMPs

25-26 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 13 Jul 2022

This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the regulatory, quality and GMP requirements to consider when developing ATMPs.

Pharmaceutical Packaging, Labelling and Artwork Origination Training Course

Pharmaceutical Packaging, Labelling and Artwork Origination

27-28 Jun 2022 - London
Also on: 12 Dec 2022

This course has been designed to present a number of important developments in pharmaceutical packaging and labelling from regulations, standardisation and technology to innovation and artwork origination.

Presented by George Barrie (bio)
and 6 more leading experts

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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Africa Training Course

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Africa

25-26 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 23 Nov 2022

Covering the key regions of South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana and Maghreb countries - Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia

Presented by Salma Ismail (bio)
Makram Nehme (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Asia Training Course

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Asia

20-22 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 12 Oct 2022

This seminar will provide an overview of the key areas of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in Asia including, China, Hong Kong SAR, Brunei, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Taiwan, Korea, Japan

Presented by Alan Chalmers (bio)
Monica Dressler-Meyer (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in China Training Course

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in China

25-26 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 22 Nov 2022

A detailed overview of the key areas of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

Presented by Alan Chalmers (bio)
Monica Dressler-Meyer (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Russia and the Eurasian Union Training Course

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Russia and the Eurasian Union

3-4 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 15 Aug 2022

This interactive course will discuss the regulatory requirements within these regions, and discuss the implications of the new joint Eurasian Union regulation.

Presented by Anna Harrington-Morozova (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East Training Course

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East

29-30 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 14 Dec 2022

Covering Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, UAE and Yemen

Presented by Heba Hashem (bio)
Ilona Putz (bio)

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Pharmacovigilance Training Course

Pharmacovigilance

6-8 Dec 2021 - Online webinar
Also on: 21 Jun 2022

Understanding PhV today – a basic training course on the principles and practice of global PhV for those working in drug safety.

Presented by Glyn Belcher (bio)
and 5 more leading experts

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Pharmacovigilance Aspects of Licensing Agreements Training Course

Pharmacovigilance Aspects of Licensing Agreements

25 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 13 Jul 2022

This programme will be of interest to all personnel involved in business development and licensing agreements aspects of pharmacovigilance

Presented by Joanne Flitcroft (bio)
Graeme Ladds (bio)

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Pharmacovigilance QMS & Inspection Preparation Training Course

Pharmacovigilance QMS & Inspection Preparation

23-24 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 16 Nov 2022

This course is designed to help understand pharmacovigilance quality management systems (QMS) and risk-based audits.

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals

17-18 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 14 Nov 2022

This two-day workshop will give you an opportunity to improve and enhance your persuading and influencing skills within business

Presented by Robert Hersowitz (bio)

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Process Validation with Qualification Training Course

Process Validation with Qualification

14-15 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Jun 2022

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the EU and FDA process validation guidance, learn how to establish a process validation programme, understand the link between QbD and process validation, apply relevant tools for process validation including risk assessment.

Presented by Bruce Davis (bio)

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Project Management for Pharma Professionals Training Course

Project Management for Pharma Professionals

9-10 Dec 2021 - Online webinar
Also on: 24 Mar 2022

The leading project management course designed specifically for the pharma/bio industries – also applicable to those working in medical devices and animal health

Includes: Interactive workshop sessions

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Regulatory Affairs for Support Staff Training Course

Regulatory Affairs for Support Staff

28-29 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 27 Jun 2022

This two-day course provides an introduction to pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and the basics of drug development and has been designed specifically for those working in a support staff role.

Presented by Norah Lightowler (bio)

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Regulatory Strategies for Orphan Drugs Training Course

Regulatory Strategies for Orphan Drugs

16 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 27 Jun 2022

This must-attend new event will provide an essential overview of the opportunities and challenges presented by orphan drug regulation.

Presented by Marloes van der Geer (bio)

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Risk Management for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals Training Course

Risk Management for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

29 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 14 Oct 2022

This essential course will explain the importance of using risk management techniques in drug and device development to comply with the latest focus on inspection in this area.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Root Cause Analysis and Critical Thinking Training Course

Root Cause Analysis and Critical Thinking

6 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 21 Nov 2022

This programme will explore the key concepts of critical thinking applied to problem solving and decision making for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical professionals

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Signal Detection and Regulatory Expectations Training Course

Signal Detection and Regulatory Expectations

22-23 Feb 2022 - London
Also on: 16 May 2022

This two-day programme will give you a comprehensive review of signal detection and regulatory expectations including the new updated Signal Module IX and Eudravigilance quantitative signal requirement

Presented by Graeme Ladds (bio)

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Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals Training Course

Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals

14-15 Jul 2022 - Online webinar

Design efficient stability studies that are suitable for global marketing. Be able to carry out appropriate stability studies and manage stability samples and facilities, learn how to save resources on stability testing and improve the likelihood of regulatory approval of stability protocols.

Presented by Allan Watkinson (bio)

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Successful Medical Writing Training Course

Successful Medical Writing

27-29 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 11 Jul 2022

Success in the pharmaceutical industry depends on the speed and efficiency of new drug approvals and the quality of documentation submitted to the regulatory authorities. This intensive, practical medical writing course will benefit participants by enabling them to achieve this standard.

Presented by Barry Drees (bio)
Barbara Grossman (bio)
James Visanji (bio)

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Drug Approval Process Training Course

The FDA Drug Approval Process

21-22 Mar 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Jun 2022

A comprehensive overview of FDA procedures, requirements for marketing authorisations and recent developments affecting the drug approval process in the US

The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

7-9 Feb 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 18 May 2022

A three-day accelerated management programme to give you the high-performance management skills of an MBA, designed specifically for pharmaceutical/biotechnology professionals and also applicable to medical device/animal health industries

Presented by Leela Barham (bio)
Laura Brown (bio)

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Variations to Marketing Authorisations Training Course

Variations to Marketing Authorisations

26-27 Apr 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 13 Oct 2022

A two-day event that will provide an invaluable overview of the EU system for variations, with practical advice on the preparation and submission of variation applications using the various European procedures.

Presented by Marloes van der Geer (bio)

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Very good presentations and discussions. Overall good interactions of participants.

Mario Caiano, PV Operations Unit Support - GVP Compliance Manager, PQE

Both speakers set out their presentations in a clear and easy-to-follow manner, ensuring that a wide range of points were covered. Both answered everyone's questions in great detail which was very helpful and the experience and expertise of each speaker was evident.

Michaela Muller, Safety Scientist, Panacea Pharma Projects Ltd

[The speaker] was very friendly, professional and thoughtful. He encouraged all the trainees to participate in the exercises in a very positive & constructive way.

Grace Jung , Senior Scientist, Design Transfer, Speedx Pty Ltd

Personally I found the training very helpful as I realised how the concept of Data Integrity reflects in my daily work. I understood the big impact of Data Integrity in the Clinical Research which is becoming more and more digital.

Chiara Delmaestro, , Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.

The content was excellent and all presenters were clearly SMEs, who managed to explain much of the complex content in an understandable way.

Sunil Singh, Director, Regulink Ltd

[Laura] is a good presenter, she has world of knowledge. She was also able to get open discussion with the participant which made the course more interesting.

Angelo Jacala, Director, Clinical QA, MEI Pharma

Excellent training session, highly recommended.

Magali Le Goff, Director Scientific Writing & Regulatory Sciences, BlueReg

Laura was great speaker and very competent. I took this course to get more insight in what leadership is and to get tools and tips in how to manage people. I definitely got what I hoped for to get.

Fida Issa, Safety Surveillance Specialist, Novo Nordisk A/S

Overall I quite enjoyed the webinar. Everything was thoughtful and easy to perceive. Particularly I liked the part when speaker introduced with the requirements of registration purposes in United States and compared with EU regulations.

Alise Spakevica, , AS Kalceks

I enjoyed the course and learnt more tips on preparing better quality documentation.

Louisa Dew, Regulatory Affairs Consultant, NDA Regulatory Science Ltd