(PDCP) Pharmaceutical Development Certified Professional

Increasing the time-to market is a primary goal shared by all pharmaceutical development professionals. While the initial designation of a development candidate is the ultimate goal of drug discovery research, the development professional must understand the wide range of issues involved in moving a product along the development timeline.

CfPIE is proud to offer a development certification program that will help participants improve their pharmaceutical product development process skills. The Pharmaceutical Development Certified Professional (PDCP) program is designed to provide the training necessary to improve the proficiency of all who are involved in product development.

Topics covered include all aspects of the development process including, sound clinical practices, product advancement criteria, lead optimization, candidate criteria, Phase I through IV, QA/QC through regulatory review and approval.

Certification Requirements:

  1. Choose 3 Core Courses from any of the courses listed below.
  2. Choose 1 Elective Course from any of our other classroom courses.

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Skill Level Course Name
Advanced Specifications for APIs & Pharmaceutical Drug Products
Advanced ADME, PK-TK, and Drug Metabolism in Drug Discovery and Development
Advanced Analytical Method Validation: Biologics & Biopharmaceuticals
Advanced Auditing and Qualifying Suppliers and Vendors
Foundational Cleanroom Microbiology for the Non-Microbiologist
Foundational Clinical Trial Project Management, Phase 1-4 Best Practices
Foundational CMC Regulatory Compliance for Biopharmaceuticals & Biosimilars
Foundational Comprehensive Overview of FDA Regulatory Compliance for Drug and Biotech Products
Foundational Effective Internal and External Quality Assurance Auditing for FDA Regulated Industries
Foundational Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & Risk Based Monitoring- Understanding and Implementing Current Global Requirements
Foundational Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) for Nonclinical Laboratory Studies
Foundational Good Manufacturing Practices Training | GMP Course
Foundational Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) in a Regulated Environment
Foundational Introduction to Molecular Biology Techniques – Applications in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries
Foundational Pharmaceutical Root Cause Analysis of Failures & Deviations - Developing an Effective CAPA Strategy
Foundational Preparing the CMC Section for NDAs/INDs/CTDs
Foundational Process Validation for Drugs and Biologics
Foundational Product Quality Reviews
Foundational QbD - Product and Process Optimization using Design of Experiments
Foundational Selecting and Managing CROs
Foundational Understanding Sterilization Methods for Products and Devices
Foundational The Drug Development Process from Concept to Market
Foundational Water Purification Systems for Regulated Industries

If you have 10 or more employees that would benefit from certification, we can offer complete program tracks on-site at your facility. For more information, call us at 1-610-648-7550 or contact us.

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