Pharmaceutical Training Courses

The 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.

  • 20 Jan 2022-
  • +3

A Practical Guide to Producing and Maintaining the PSMF

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 13 Jan 2022-
  • +3

A Practical Guide to Writing Risk Management Plans (RMPs)

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 1-3 Dec
  • +4

Advanced Pharmacovigilance

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 3-4 Mar 2022-
  • +1

Agile Leadership for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals in a virtual world

Live online
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
  • Bespoke

An Essential Overview of Medical Information

Bespoke

In one day understand the role of medical information, the legal requirements for a medical information service, clarify the guidelines for medical information and advertising, receive practical advice on Black Triangle products and additional monitoring

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 8 Apr 2022-
  • +1

An Essential Overview of Pharmacovigilance

Live online
Focused

A practical guide to understanding the role of pharmacovigilance.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 23 May 2022-
  • +1

An Essential Overview of the Medical Device Industry

Live online
Focused

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.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr David Jefferys
  • and Ms Theresa Jeary
  • 1 Mar 2022-
  • +1

An Essential Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries

Live online
Focused

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
  • 28-29 Mar 2022-
  • +2

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Packaging

Live online
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Chris Penfold
  • Bespoke

Basic Principles of Pharmacokinetics

Bespoke

An introduction and overview of the main principles and concepts of Pharmacokinetics relating to drug discovery and development.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 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
  • 11-12 Jan 2022-
  • +3

Biosimilars

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Marloes van der Geer
  • 1-3 Dec
  • +3

Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Adekunle Onadipe
  • + 6 more
  • 10 Dec
  • +2

Borderlines between Medicines and Food

Live online
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by David Richardson
  • + 2 more
  • 3 Dec
  • +3

CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Action)

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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
  • 30 Mar 2022-
  • +1

Clinical Overview and Clinical Summary: Creating Effective Marketing Authorisation Application

Live online
Focused

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)

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr John Price
  • 18-19 Nov
  • +2

Clinical Quality Management Systems

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Laura Brown
  • 27-28 Jan 2022-
  • +1

Clinical Trial Regulatory Requirements

Live online
Focused

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
  • Bespoke

Collaboration and R&D Agreements for the Pharma Industry

Bespoke

A practical 2-day seminar focusing on the key legal and commercial challenges to achieving a successful collaboration agreement in the pharma, biotech and life sciences sector

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Patrick Duxbury
  • + 5 more
  • 1-2 Dec
  • +3

Common Technical Document

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Hans van Bruggen
  • 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
  • Bespoke

Decision Making & Problem Solving in the Pharma Industry

Bespoke

A two-day course for those looking to improve their decision-making and problem-solving skills within the pharma industry. Also suitable for the biotech, medical device and animal health industries. *Fully updated programme!*

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 22-23 Feb 2022-
  • +2

Development of Combination Products: Critical Interactions

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

Drafting and Managing Pharmaceutical Safety Data Exchange Agreements

Bespoke

Some of the topics to be covered at this meeting include overview of the legal/policy landscape as it affects the terms of CTAs, clause by clause review, legal clauses, review of a Universitys CTA

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 5 Nov
  • +4

Drafting and Negotiating Clinical Trial Agreements

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Alex Denoon
  • 24-26 Nov
  • +4

Drafting Commercial Contracts for the Pharmaceutical Industry

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Alex Denoon
  • + 15 more
  • Bespoke

Effective Compliance with Good Marketing Practice in the Pharma Industry

Bespoke

This unique two-day *In-house* workshop will give you key insights into how the global, regional and national codes of practice work together to form a framework for compliance.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 1 Dec
  • +4

Effective Technical Writing & Editing

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Ms Barbara Grossman
  • 11-12 Jan 2022-
  • +3

Effective Technology Transfer

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Bruce Davis
  • Bespoke

Effective Training Skills and Processes in the Pharma Industry

Bespoke

Interactive course ideal for anyone with responsibility for planning or delivering training in the pharma, device or animal health industries (including GXP and SOP training to comply with EU and FDA inspection requirements).

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 10-11 Jan 2022-
  • +3

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
  • 11-12 Apr 2022-
  • +2

EU Pharmaceutical Regulations & Strategy

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mrs Norah Lightowler
  • Bespoke

Exploring Routes to Market for Herbals

Bespoke

Acquire key skills to maximise success in an expanding herbal product market.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 18 Jan 2022-
  • +3

Filing eCTD Submissions

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Maikel Bouman
  • and Marloes van der Geer
  • Bespoke

Finance for Non-financial Managers in the Pharma Industry

Bespoke

A 2-day *In-house* guide to the essentials of effective financial and commercial skills for non financial managers working within the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 10 Mar 2022-
  • +2

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
  • Bespoke

GDPR and Implications on Drug Development - Webinar

Bespoke

This one-hour *webinar* will help you understand what the impact of GDPR has been on drug development 25 February 2019 - 2pm (GMT)

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

Intellectual Property for Pharma Regulatory Affairs

Bespoke

Understand the impact of IP on pharmaceutical regulatory strategy

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

Keeping Up-To-Date as a (GMP) Qualified Person

Bespoke

An *In-house* GMP QPs programme providing up-to-date and detailed guidance for current, trainee and returning QPs, to help them fulfil their duties effectively and efficiently in the pharmaceutical Industry.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

Leading & Developing Successful Pharma Teams

Bespoke

Creating a team that speaks and acts with one vision in the pharma/device/animal health industries

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 17-18 Jan 2022-
  • +3

Managing Vendor/CRO/CMO Oversight

Live online, Classroom
Focused

Optimising oversight for inspection compliance

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

MBA Strategic Thinking for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

Live online
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
  • 25-26 Apr 2022-
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Development of ATMPs

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

Pharmaceutical Law Update

Bespoke

Protect your business by ensuring your legal team understand the impact and implications of recent legal changes and updates within the pharmaceutical industry with this *In-house* training programme.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 14-15 Dec
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Packaging, Labelling and Artwork Origination

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Christopher Waterhouse
  • + 6 more
  • 24-25 Nov
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Africa

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Makram Nehme
  • and Salma Ismail
  • 15-17 Nov
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Asia

Live online
Focused

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

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Alan Chalmers
  • and Ms Monica Dressler-Meyer
  • 24-25 Nov
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in China

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Alan Chalmers
  • and Ms Monica Dressler-Meyer
  • 3-4 Feb 2022-
  • +1

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in Russia and the Eurasian Union

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mrs Anna Harrington-Morozova
  • 15-16 Dec
  • +2

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Ms Heba Hashem
  • and Ms Ilona Putz
  • Bespoke

Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs in the Middle East, Dubai

Bespoke

This seminar will provide you with an essential overview of the key areas of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in the Middle East.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • 6-8 Dec
  • +3

Pharmacovigilance

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Glyn Belcher
  • + 6 more
  • Bespoke

Pharmacovigilance / GCP Audit Report Writing

Bespoke

This course will provide you with practical advice on preparing an effective audit report to ensure your readers understand the findings and the key messages you are trying to convey. Examples of common issues and pitfalls will be discussed to enable you to improve your audit writing skills.

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 25 Apr 2022-
  • +2

Pharmacovigilance Aspects of Licensing Agreements

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • and Joanne Flitcroft
  • 18-19 Nov
  • +2

Pharmacovigilance QMS & Inspection Preparation

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 16-17 Nov
  • +2

Positive Persuading and Influencing Skills for Pharma Professionals

Live online
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Robert Hersowitz
  • 14-15 Mar 2022-
  • +2

Process Validation with Qualification

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mr Bruce Davis
  • 9-10 Dec
  • +4

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
  • 28-29 Mar 2022-
  • +2

Regulatory Affairs for Support Staff

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Mrs Norah Lightowler
  • 22 Nov
  • +3

Regulatory Strategies for Orphan Drugs

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 6 CPD hours
  • Presented by Marloes van der Geer
  • Bespoke

Risk Management for Clinical Research

Bespoke

Ensure your clinical trials comply with the latest focus on GCP inspections and develop your own quality risk management principles and procedures

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 29 Apr 2022-
  • +1

Risk Management for Pharma and Biopharma Professionals

Live online
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-
  • +1

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Critical Thinking

Live online
Focused

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
  • 1-2 Nov
  • +3

Signal Detection and Regulatory Expectations

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Dr Graeme Ladds
  • 1-2 Dec
  • +1

Stability Testing of Pharmaceuticals and Biopharmaceuticals

Live online
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Ray Munden
  • and Dr Allan Watkinson
  • 27-29 Apr 2022-
  • +2

Successful Medical Writing

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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.

  • 18 CPD hours
  • Presented by Ms Barbara Grossman
  • + 2 more
  • Bespoke

The Arab Pharmacovigilance Guidelines

Bespoke

Practical tips on introducing a compliant pharmacovigilance system

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Bespoke

The end of the Brexit Transition Period – Impact on Pharmaceutical Industry

Bespoke

The very latest information and operational experiences to be shared. 90 minute live webinar 14:00 (UK/London Time Zone)

  • 6 CPD hours
  • 21-22 Mar 2022-
  • +2

The FDA Drug Approval Process

Live online, Classroom
Focused

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

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Self-paced

The Pharma 'Mini-MBA' On-line Learning Programme

Self-paced

A 14 module self-managed, flexible, online learning course: Focus on the essential MBA theory, practice and technique needed to be a high-performing manager in the field of pharmaceutical with this 14 module course allowing 3 to 4 hours per module to be completed in your own time.

  • Mark Thomas
  • + 6 more
  • 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
  • + 2 more
  • Self-paced

Understanding the Pharmaceutical Industry

Self-paced

A 6 MODULE SELF-MANAGED DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE – An insider’s guide to the pharmaceutical industry for anyone new who wants to enhance their knowledge on working in the pharma, bio-tech or life sciences sectors. Gain key skills needed with this 6 module course requiring 3 to 4 hours study each module.

  • Mr John Ansell
  • 26-27 Apr 2022-
  • +1

Variations to Marketing Authorisations

Live online
Focused

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.

  • 12 CPD hours
  • Presented by Marloes van der Geer