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Virtual Good Manufacturing Practice course


An interactive instructor-led virtual course that delegates can attend from home or at work. Delegates will gain a greater appreciation of the high level requirements of GMP and how to implement them in the workplace.

The class size will be limited to 8 delegates with two experts facilitating 3 highly interactive, educational and enjoyable 90 minute sessions.

Key InformationWhy Inspired

GMP made interesting – a highly interactive, educational and enjoyable virtual instructor-led Good Manufacturing Practice training course

An interactive instructor-led virtual course that delegates can attend at home or at work. Delegates will gain a greater appreciation of the high level requirements of GMP and how to implement them in the workplace.

The class size will be limited to 8 delegates with two experts facilitating 3 highly interactive, educational and enjoyable 90 minute sessions spread out over 3 days.

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Make a Booking

Our Virtual Good Manufacturing Practice training course is available on the following dates:

Tuesday 7th – 9th July 2020

Venue: Virtual Class each day from 2pm to 3.30pm

Future dates

We have a more in-depth 1-day classroom course that is scheduled to run next in October 2020. If social distancing measures mean that it is unlikely to take place we will schedule more virtual courses. Select the button below to find out about our classroom course:  

All Dates:

The cost is £395 plus VAT. Course will be charged in GB pounds. To find out more our approach to instructor-led virtual classroom training select the link in blue in this sentence.

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.

Alternatively, if you want to discuss any aspect of this GMP training course or want to reserve a place, please send an email with your enquiry or call +44 1635 866699.

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.

Key Course Information

Who will the course benefit?

Our GMP course is aimed at new starters to the pharmaceutical industry and people recently promoted into a more senior role.  Ideal training for anyone new working in Quality Assurance or Quality Control and new Production Team Leaders.  At the end of the course a delegate will have a greater appreciation of the high level requirements of GMP and how to implement them in the workplace. 

GMP Course overview

Delegates will learn about GMP and how it is applied in a manufacturing operation.  Delegates will leave the GMP course with a clear understanding of the requirements of EU GMP and an appreciation of USA GMP.

For a more in-depth review of GMP our 3-day Advanced GMP course may be of interest.

A short online refresher/compliance programme costing from £95 per delegate is also available with versions for Packaging, Warehouse, Laboratory, QA, Engineering and Manufacturing personnel available – for more details click here. 

To try a free taster of these online courses to see if they are of interest visit this page.

 

Course Content

Session 1 Tuesday 2pm – 3.30pm
  • What is GMP?
  • The history of GMP, including pharmaceutical disasters
  • Why do we have GMP in pharmaceuticals?
  • Protecting the patient or end user of the medicine
  • Licences for medicines and sites for manufacturing
  • How a new medicine gets to the market
  • The role of GMP in the Product Lifecycle
  • .  The problem of relying only on QC sampling and testing.
  • Initial process validation and the need for change control.
  • The Qualified Person and batch release.
  • The link between GMP and other guidelines, such as GLP, GCP, GPvP and GDP (GXP).

 

Session 2 Wedesday 2pm – 3.30pm
  • GMP in the European Union. 

  • The Chapters and Annexes of EU GMP. 

  • The UK’s MHRA. 

  • The UK’s Orange Guide. 

  • The ramifications of Brexit in the UK. 

  • GMP in the USA. 

  • The FDA. 

  • The Code of Federal Regulations and CGMP. 

  • Enforcement of GMP – inspections and the consequence of poor inspections.

  •   An overview of the main requirements of GMP. 

  • The importance of the QA system.

 

Session 3 Thursday 2pm – 3.30pm
  • The golden rules of GMP. 

  • Documents, records and Data Integrity. 

  • Dealing with deviations. 

  • The need for Root-Cause Analysis (RCA). 

  • Typical RCA tools that can be used. 

  • Correction,  Corrective Action, Preventive Action. 

  • Change control – assessing the impact. 

  • Performing Risk Assessments.  Improvements. 

  • Conclusion of the course and feedback.

Instructor-led Virtual Classroom

Stay Safe - Attend from home or whilst at work

With 2 expert facilitators and a maximum of 8 delegates our course will utilise state-of-the art virtual 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

The classes start at 2pm promptly and just like in a real classroom you should schedule to arrive 10-15 minutes early to ensure  the technology is working as it should be, on your device (which could be a desktop/laptop pc, an iPad or an iPhone). Each session lasts just 90 minutes.

 

As always we will seek to make this event inspirational, enjoyable and educational.

 Course cost:

£395  per delegate plus VAT. Course will be charged in GB pounds.

VAT will be charged for these courses, 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.

The cost includes:

  • Course folder delivered to your home, workplace or the ‘Cloud’ (your choice) containing copies of slides and supplementary notes and handouts.
  • Course attendance certificate.

Full tutor support and access during course times.

Times: 

 14.00 – 15.30 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please access the virtual classroom 10-15 minutes before the start time using the links we provide.

Why choose Inspired Pharma?

Expert Tutors

Dominic Parry

Dominic Parry

Dominic Parry has worked in the pharmaceutical industry since 1992 and is a leading pharmaceutical quality management specialist. He worked for 4 years at Evans Medical Limited (now Novartis Vaccines) as a Production Development Scientist. He then moved to Hoechst Marion Roussel (now Patheon, UK), where he worked for 4 years as a Quality Assurance Officer and then Validation Manager for the sterile manufacturing operations.

Over the past 15 years, he has worked as a leading pharmaceutical GMP trainer and Quality Management System specialist. He works closely with pharmaceutical companies and their suppliers on evaluating, developing and continually improving their quality systems.

He is generally recognised as one of the leading GMP trainers in the UK and brings an enormous amount of interest, enthusiasm and fun into the training he presents. He is Managing Director of Inspired Pharma Training Ltd.

Matt Morris

Matt Morris

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.

GMP courses delegate Feedback

Dominic was outstanding

Site Head, NOVARTIS

Excellent materials delivered in a digestable format 

Team Leader, SOURCE BIOSCIENCE

Super training course. Will definitely keep you in mind for future requirements

Business Manager, SMITHERS PIRA

Dominic is an excellent tutor – very interesting without being boring

Laboratory Analyst, DERMAL LABORATORIES

Thank you for making the training so interesting

Senior Buyer, INDIVIOR

Excellent – a very good trainer

Compliance Specialist, TAKEDA

Fantastic – kept everyone interested and engaged

QA Manager, ESCUBED PHARMA

Very well presented, entertaining and informative

Production Supervisor, PERRIGO

Very knowledgeable and eye opening

Team Leader, AESICA

Excellent – well presented

Team Leader, TEVA

An excellent and relaxed course

QC Manager, DDD Ltd

Excellent – truly inspirational

Project Manager, CONCORDIA

Brilliant

Product Technician, MERIAL ANIMAL HEALTH

Dominic was brilliant – one of the best GMP courses I have attended

Facilities Manager, DDD Ltd/FLEET LABORATORIES

An excellent course

QA Officer, TEVA

Well presented and interesting

Director of Clinical Operations, TAKEDA

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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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Forthcoming Public Courses

2020

Virtual Instructor-led courses in July and classroom courses currently scheduled for September

July

7-9 2-3.30pm Good Manufacturing Practice,Virtual Instructor-led 

14 Problem Solving,Virtual Instructor-led 

September

7 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor

15 Documentation and Records

16 Good Distribution Practice

21 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor London, UK 

22 Advanced GMP

October

06 Responsible Person

06  Data Integrity

12 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor Manchester, UK

20 Good Manufacturing Practice

21 Sterile Products

November

10 Internal Auditor

24 Problem Solving

30 Pharma GMP Lead Auditor

All pharma training courses held in Reading UK unless stated otherwise. Click on course name for full details.

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Data Integrity

Good Distribution Practice (GDP)

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)

Pharma Quality Management Systems module

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QP Quality Management Systems module

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