Laura Brown

Dr Laura Brown MBA, BSc (Biochemistry), BSc (Psychology), PhD, Diploma in Clinical Science, FICR, is a Pharmaceutical Management and Training Consultant, Course Director for the MSc in Clinical Research at the University of Cardiff, and MSc Regulatory Affairs, TOPRA. She has more than 19 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked for several companies, including GlaxoWellcome, Hoechst Marion Roussel, Farmitalia and Phoenix International. She has worked in Drug Development, Clinical Research, Quality Assurance and Marketing and has a particular expertise in Clinical Research and GCP issues. She was Chairman of the ACRPI GCP Forum for six years. She regularly writes on clinical research issues and ICH GCP, is author of SCRIP’s GCP guide and is a member of the editorial board of the Good Clinical Practice Journal. She is co-author of several books on management including ‘Developing the Individual’, 'The Ultimate Book of Business Skills’ and ‘Pharmaceutical Project Management’.

  • 1 Nov
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How to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail

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Focused

Understand the importance of accuracy and attention to detail in day-to-day work and overcome the distractions of home working

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 10-12 Nov
  • +3

The Pharma Mini MBA

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 18-19 Nov
  • +2

Clinical Quality Management Systems

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Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 2 Dec
  • +3

Best Practice for Writing Effective SOPs

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 3 Dec
  • +3

CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Action)

Live online, Classroom
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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.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 9-10 Dec
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Project Management for Pharma Professionals

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 10-11 Jan 2022-
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EU Clinical Trial Regulation: Overview and Implementation

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 27-28 Jan 2022-
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Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements

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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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 1 Mar 2022-
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An Essential Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 3-4 Mar 2022-
  • +1

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

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Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 31 Mar-1 Apr 2022-
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MBA Strategic Thinking for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

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Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 17-18 Jan 2022-
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Managing Vendor/CRO/CMO Oversight

Live online, Classroom
Focused

Optimising oversight for inspection compliance

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 29 Apr 2022-
  • +1

Risk Management for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

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Focused

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.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 6 May 2022-
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Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Critical Thinking

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 10 Mar 2022-
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GCP and Clinical Research Update - Hot Inspection Topics

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 5 Apr 2022-
  • +2

Data Integrity and Document Management

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown