Good Distribution Practice courseGDP made interesting - a highly interactive, educational and enjoyable one-day GDP training course delivered using our proven live online interactive technology enabling you to attend the course from your home or workplace and be heard and seen throughout, just as you would be if we were in a room together. In 2022 we also plan to offer some traditional classroom courses - see below for details. Key InformationWhy Inspired
GDP made interesting – a highly interactive, educational and enjoyable GDP training course
Our 1-day GDP Training course will help you to learn about GDP and how it is applied
Are you used to working with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and need an insight into the
Attend this course and you will leave with a clear understanding of the requirements of EU GDP and how it is used.
Some key features of our 1-day Good Distribution Practice course:
Lively and highly interactive course
Our one day course is designed to ensure that this is a lively and highly interactive course with practical workshops and exercises throughout the programme. See the incredible feedback from delegates about our ‘live online interactive ‘ courses in this article.
Maximum class sizes
For maximum interactivity and effectiveness, our class size is limited to either 10 delegates (live online interactive) or 12 delegates (classroom) with at least two tutors. The quality and effectiveness of our courses is unrivalled in the industry.
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Exceptional value £495/delegate
£495 per delegate plus VAT. Course will be charged in GB pounds.
However delegates from outside the UK but within the European Union (EU) will not be charged VAT if they supply their own company’s national VAT number when booking. VAT will not be charged for any delegates coming from outside the EU.
Accommodation costs are not included if you are attending a tradional classroom course.
What's included in cost
The cost includes:
- Course folder containing copies of slides and supplementary notes and handouts.
- Course attendance certificate.
- Full tutor support and access during course times.
Plus on Classroom courses refreshments and lunch are provided during course times.
Not Included on Classroom courses: Accommodation costs – which need to be booked directly with the hotel – see venue details.
Payment can be made by cheque, electronic transfer, credit or debit card. Payment must be made before the course start date. Either payment or a Purchase Order number will be required to secure a place on the course.
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Alternatively, if you want to discuss any aspect of this RP training course or want to reserve a place, please send an email with your enquiry or call +44 1635 866699.
Based Outside the UK?
If so, be sure to pick the ‘Tax Exempt’ options in the payment method list when you are making a booking. If you are based in the EU then you must also enter your VAT number to qualify to be exempt from VAT.
Group Bookings - discounts of up to 50%
Book 2 or more individuals from the same company for the same course date to enjoy substantial discounts. The first booking is charged at the full published rate with the second booking charged at full published rate minus 20%. A third or fourth booking is charged at full published rate minus 50%. These discounts are applied automatically when you make a booking.
Classroom venues and 'Live Online'
Due to the uncertainties involved in travel at the moment most of our public courses are being delivered using our proven ‘live online interactive’ technology. Delegate feedback from these courses has been just as positive as our classroom courses and in addition, many people have enjoyed not having to travel in these difficult times. In 2022 we are looking to also offer traditional classroom courses – see the Course Dates panel for details. For venue and accommodation cost details click here.
N.B we reserve the option to switch our classroom courses to our ‘live online interactive’ format if this is no longer a viable and safe delivery method.
When a delegate completes their Course Feedback form they will be offered free unlimited access to nearly 400 self-paced online courses for 3 months. For more details select the icon.
Key Course Information
Is this course right for you?
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Who will the course benefit?
This GDP course is aimed principally at personnel new to working with GDP as well as those needing an update on more recent changes in GDP requirements and expectations. The course is also of great value to anyone who is, or wishes to be, a Responsible Person (RP). In addition the course will provide those used to working with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) an insight into the principle similarities and differences between GDP and GMP.
09.00 – 17.00 consisting of four 90 minute live interactive online sessions and 3 breaks of at least 30 minutes
09.00 – 16.30 with a break for lunch
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Delegates will learn about GDP and how it is applied during warehousing and transportation of pharmaceutical products. Delegates will leave the course with a clear understanding of the requirements of EU GDP and how it is used.
For a more in-depth course our unique 3-day Responsible Person course may be of interest.
- An introduction to GDP
- Why do we have GDP in pharmaceuticals?
- Licences for medicines and those that handle the finished product
- The legal status of GDP
- The structure of the UK/EU Guide to GDP
- The Falsified Medicines Directive (an overview)
- Duties of Management and the Responsible Person
- The requirements for documentation and records
- GDP in the warehouse
- GDP during transportation
- The recall mechanism
Live Online Interactive Training
This course is currently available using our proven ‘live online interactive’ format. Select the tabs below to find out more:
Stay Safe - Attend from home or whilst at work
With 2 and sometimes 3 expert facilitators and a maximum of 8 delegates our course will utilise state-of-the art interactive online classroom software that will enable you to:
- chat online with the facilitators and other delegates
- raise your ‘virtual’ hand to ask a question
- participate anonymously in a poll or survey and see an instant display of the class results
- undertake exercises on your own or in a group
And best of all no travel is needed nor a stay in a hotel reducing any risks of COVID-19 and saving you a lot of time, hassle and money.
As always we will ensure this event is inspirational, enjoyable and educational. See the feedback below:
What is involved?
For this certified course IRCA lay down strict requirements in terms of the hours of learning (40+), continuous assessment and the supervision of the exam. This means that you will need to undertake just over 3 hours of online learning prior to the 5 day event and that the event itself will be very intensive and includes evening work – see Timetable details above. It is very important that during the 5-day event you focus totally on the course and that distractions are minimal.
We will send you detailed joining instructions once you have booked your place and in sufficient time for you to undertake the pre-course work..
Your active participation is expected: everyone will be heard and seen throughout, just as they would be if we were in a room together. To be heard, hear and be seen you will need a microphone, speakers and camera — if you have a modern laptop that’s all you will need. Remember, you’ll need a quiet place to call from and a decent internet connection is a must.
Traditional Classroom courses in 2022
For those of you who would prefer to attend a traditional Classroom course we hope to offer this option in 2022 – see the ‘Course Dates’ panel for availability
Why choose Inspired Pharma?
Christine started her career with Sanofi Winthrop working in QC over 20 year’s ago, moving through to the QA Department and from there into QP training as her career progressed, finally working as Head of Quality. She has extensive experience of working in both ethical and generic pharmaceutical companies and with a wide range of dosage forms. She is eligible to work both as a Qualified Person (QP) and a Responsible Person (RP), having extensive GMP and GDP experience internationally.
Dominic Parry has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992 and is a leading pharmaceutical quality management specialist. He initially worked for Evans Medical Limited as a Production Development Scientist. He then moved to Hoechst Marion Roussel where he worked as a Quality Assurance Officer and then Validation Manager for the sterile manufacturing operations.
Over the past 20 years he has worked as a leading pharmaceutical trainer and Quality Management System specialist. He works closely with pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers on evaluating, developing and continually improving their quality systems so that they add real-value to organisations. He has a real passion for training in the pharmaceutical industry and has presented GMP and Quality Management related training courses all over the world. He is an IRCA registered GMP Lead Auditor and regularly performs audits of pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers.
Matt is a dynamic, energetic and authentic trainer who demonstrates his passion and communicates this to all who encounter him. He began his Pharma career at Napp Laboratories before having short spells in related industries. He then spent 15 years with GlaxoSmithKline gaining extensive knowledge of GMP from roles in Packaging, Logistics and QC.
More recently, Matt worked as GMP Learning and Development Manager for Lonza Biologics and draws on all his varied experience to create a lively, relevant training environment.
This was a great course that met my needs to get trained in GDP. There were lots of practical examples to test learning during the course
Good content, nice pace & well delivered
Informative on the subject, tutor was able to help with all questions
Really well presented with a great mix of slides and exercises
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About Inspired Pharma
We help people in Pharma organisations to continually improve their regulatory systems to gain competitive advantage and ensure compliance.
We offer a wide range of highly praised and respected classroom and online training courses and also provide our global pharma clients with consultancy support. Our classroom courses are available on a public schedule and also can be customised for inhouse delivery at a client site.
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Our Public Course range
Most of our public courses are currently being delivered using our proven 'live online interactive' courseware enabling you to attend the course from your home or workplace and be heard and seen throughout, just as you would be if we were in a room together. In 2022 we will also begin to offer some traditional classroom courses - see details on each course page.
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Online courses available anytime anywhere
Each course typically consists of 10-20 minute chapters of content followed by a quiz based assessment. The QP courses feature tutor assessment too. The learning is accessed over the internet using desktop computers, laptops, tablets and even smartphones.