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Training courses & Webinars:
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

12 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 4 Oct 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)

11 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 3 Oct 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

21-23 Sep 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 7 Dec 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

29-30 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

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

10 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

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

2 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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

16 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

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

13-14 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 28 Sep 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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An Introduction to Quality Management for Managers Training Course

An Introduction to Quality Management for Managers

15 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 15 Sep 2022

This seminar has been designed to provide a highly interactive introduction to Quality Management for managers and will provide the opportunity to share and consolidate the key elements of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS). It will provide practical advice and guidance on how to ensure legal and operational responsibilities are fulfilled.

Presented by Rob Hughes (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

4-5 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 11 Oct 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

27 Jun-1 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 28 Sep 2022

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

Presented by Robert Alvarez (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

5-6 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

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

17-18 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Clinical Trial Monitoring Training Course

Clinical Trial Monitoring

18-19 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 3 Oct 2022

This course will assure monitors understand the importance of compliance with GCP standards, and how these apply to monitoring clinical trials including during the pandemic and in the future.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements Training Course

Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements

14-15 Jul 2022 - Online webinar

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 key difference it compares with the Clinical Directive requirements.

Presented by Laura Brown (bio)

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Common Technical Document Training Course

Common Technical Document

18-19 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 28 Nov 2022

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

Presented by 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

7 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 10 Oct 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

7-8 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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

Presented by David Howlett (bio)

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Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements Training Course

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

1 Aug 2022 - London
Also on: 4 Nov 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

23-25 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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 13 more leading experts

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Effective Technical Writing & Editing Training Course

Effective Technical Writing & Editing

15 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 30 Sep 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

4-5 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 11 Oct 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 536/2014: Overview and Implementation Training Course

EU Clinical Trial Regulation 536/2014: Overview and Implementation

23-24 May 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 4 Jul 2022

This course will provide an essential understanding to help with compliance with the new regulation and associated implementing 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

5-6 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 18 Oct 2022

This interactive course will provide an up-to-date overview of the European pharmaceutical regulatory environment, procedures and obligations and discuss how to interpret and apply the legislation.

Presented by Norah Lightowler (bio)

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Filing eCTD Submissions Training Course

Filing eCTD Submissions

11 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 19 Oct 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

23 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

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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GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Fundamentals Training Course

GMP Fundamentals

30 Jun-1 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 18 Oct 2022

This two-day seminar will consider the relationship between the legal requirements for pharmaceutical manufacture, the PQS and the delivery of GMP. It will provide a highly interactive session to discuss the key elements of the PQS and the relationship with GMP as described in the “Orange Guide”, including the practical application of GMP in manufacturing and quality control.

Presented by Rob Hughes (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 Jul 2022 - London
Also on: 17 Oct 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

12-13 Sep 2022 - Online webinar

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

14-15 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 6 Oct 2022

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

Presented by Andrew Willis (bio)

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Pharmaceutical Packaging, Labelling and Artwork Origination Training Course

Pharmaceutical Packaging, Labelling and Artwork Origination

12-13 Dec 2022 - Online webinar

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

12-14 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

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

24-25 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

15-16 Aug 2022 - Online webinar

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

21-23 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 20 Sep 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

13 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 17 Oct 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

13-14 Jul 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

20-21 Jun 2022 - London
Also on: 26 Sep 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

20-21 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 8 Sep 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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Quality Management Refresher Training Course

Quality Management Refresher

29 Sep 2022 - London
Also on: 26 Jan 2023

This seminar has been designed to provide a highly interactive session to refresh key personnel in the principles and practices of Quality Management and bring them up-to-date with the latest legal requirements. The seminar will review the key elements of the Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS) and the roles and responsibilities of all staff involved in the PQS, including management.
It will also provide a comprehensive overview of the essential principles and requirements of "The Orange Guide” and other relevant regulatory requirements.

Presented by Rob Hughes (bio)

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Regulatory Affairs for Support Staff Training Course

Regulatory Affairs for Support Staff

27-28 Jun 2022 - London
Also on: 27 Sep 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

20 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 26 Sep 2022

This must-attend 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

14 Oct 2022 - Online webinar

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

21 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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

29-30 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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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Smart Packaging and Electronic Patient Information Training Course

Smart Packaging and Electronic Patient Information

13 Jul 2022 - London
Also on: 2 Nov 2022

Increased use of SMART technologies has become ever more prevalent in the delivery of healthcare solutions as well as in the electronic delivery of Patient Information (e-PIL) and leaflets (e-leaflets). This course will provide an overview of the current technologies, the patient and societal benefits and some building blocks for the establishment and delivery of e-PIL and SMART strategic initiatives, providing insight as to where organisations may be most significantly impacted.

Presented by Christopher Waterhouse (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 Paul Palmer (bio)

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Successful Medical Writing Training Course

Successful Medical Writing

11-13 Jul 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 11 Oct 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

27-28 Jun 2022 - Online webinar
Also on: 19 Sep 2022

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

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

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The Pharma Mini MBA Training Course

The Pharma Mini MBA

9-11 Nov 2022 - Online webinar

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 Laura Brown (bio)

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Variations to Marketing Authorisations Training Course

Variations to Marketing Authorisations

7-8 Jul 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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It was a very useful training that fulfil my necessities about the Industry standards for the Technology transfers... Bruce is very knowledgeable and he was continuously asking the participants to provide feedback and their own experiences.

Sergio Molina Zaragoza, Vice President Research and Development, Grifols Biologicals LLC

Excellent would attend other similar webinar/trainings

Cheryl Dicks, Sr. Mgr. Regulatory, CANbridge Pharmaceuticals

Very engaging with lots of examples to ease understanding.

Kirsty Brown, Scientist II, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Very good presentation and useful information with links, examples and clips which made it more interesting.

Kianoosh Khaksar, Compliance Specialist, Lundbeck

The level of detail and complexity was just right and I have learnt a lot and would certainly recommend this course to others. I thoroughly enjoyed the course.

Melanie Pires, Pharmaceutical Assessor, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

I was hoping to achieve more knowledge about combination product and the regulatory documentations needed for the market authorisation and this was completely accomplished.

Greta Ferrari, Analytical Scientist, Chiesi Farmaceutici

Understanding RFP and RFI were achieved, KPI session was very helpful and I learnt about oversight plan which I never knew about... Laura was very good, provided great content of the subject matter and discussions included were good and relevant.

Stephanie Yearwood, Senior Vendor Management Coordinator , IQVIA

I learned a lot about Risk Qualification and Validation. It helps me understand my role in Facilities Qualification.

Morady Som, Facilities Qualification , Cepheid

The webinar was very good overall with very comprehensive material and understandable throughout. The speakers were very knowledgeable and were open to questions and comments and answered them very professionally.

Tomas Orn Sigurbjornsson, Sourcing Lead, Alvotech

I did get some interesting information that may be useful when writing these documents in the future.

Nele Hilgert, Medical Writer, Emtex Life Science