Quality and GMP Compliance for Virtual Companies (Pharmaceutical and Biologics Industries)
: 29 Mar 2021 - 30 Mar 2021
In this two day workshop conference you will learn the requirements and expectations of major health care regulators that are applicable to "virtual" companies. You will learn how to diagnose your company's needs based on which GMP and GCP-governed operations you retain and which you outsource; what the current expectations and best industry practices are for selecting, qualifying and monitoring your contractors to ensure they are meeting your requirements; and how to build a quality system framework that is not excessive for your current needs, but has the structure and integration to "grow with you" as the scope your operations change in the coming months and years.
You will also learn best practices for managing a regulatory inspection, with emphasis on FDA, EMA and Health Canada, but applicable to most other major agencies as well.
Participants in this seminar will:
Understand the GMP and GCP requirements all virtual companies must meet regardless of the extent of their outsourcing operationsUnderstand how to select, qualify and monitor CMOs, CROs and Contract LaboratoriesLearn the elements to include in a quality agreement (also known as a technical agreement)Learn how to determine which GMP or GCP requirements apply to you, depending on the things you do internally and those you outsourceUnderstand your obligations under the law for products you release to the clinic or the marketplaceAppreciate the importance of maintaining data integrityLearn how to effectively manage a health regulatory inspection: Inspection logistics, Responding effectively to document requests and questions from inspectors, Managing the inspection exit discussion, How to write an effective response to inspection observations.
Who will Benefit:
This course is designed for those charged with managing Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs for companies in the development or commercial phase of growth who either release investigational drugs to clinical trial sites or send commercial products to the market, but rely to a great extent on the use of Contract Manufacturers and/or Contract Laboratories. The following personnel will benefit from the course:
Senior quality managers in manufacturing QA/GMP or clinical quality areas, Quality professionals, Regulatory professionals, Clinical Operations, Compliance professionals, Quality auditors – GMP and GCP, Document control specialists.