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Supply Chain Management and cGMP Certification Course by Tonex

Supply Chain Management and cGMP Certification Course by Tonex

This comprehensive training course provides insights into the integration of Supply Chain Management (SCM) principles with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Participants will learn to optimize supply chain processes while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, fostering efficiency, and enhancing product quality.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Supply Chain Management (SCM) and its relevance in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
  • Explore the principles of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and their significance in ensuring product quality and safety.
  • Learn how to align SCM strategies with cGMP requirements to streamline operations and mitigate risks.
  • Gain insights into effective inventory management techniques, distribution strategies, and supplier relationship management within cGMP guidelines.
  • Acquire knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices for maintaining compliance throughout the supply chain.
  • Develop skills to implement continuous improvement initiatives and optimize supply chain processes for enhanced efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Audience: Professionals working in pharmaceutical and biotech industries involved in supply chain management, logistics, manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory affairs, and procurement.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Supply Chain Management (SCM) and cGMP

  • Overview of Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
  • Importance of Integrating SCM with cGMP
  • Key Components of SCM in Pharmaceutical and Biotech Industries
  • Regulatory Framework for cGMP Compliance
  • Impact of SCM on Product Quality and Patient Safety

Module 2: Principles and Requirements of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

  • cGMP Fundamentals and History
  • Quality Management Systems (QMS) in cGMP
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping Requirements
  • Personnel Training and Qualification
  • Facility Design and Maintenance Standards
  • Validation and Qualification Processes in cGMP

Module 3: Integration of SCM with cGMP: Strategies and Challenges

  • Aligning SCM Strategies with cGMP Requirements
  • Risk Management in SCM and cGMP Integration
  • Ensuring Traceability and Accountability throughout the Supply Chain
  • Balancing Efficiency with Compliance in Supply Chain Operations
  • Collaborative Approaches to SCM and cGMP Integration
  • Overcoming Cultural and Organizational Barriers to Integration

Module 4: Inventory Management and Control in cGMP Environments

  • Inventory Planning and Forecasting Techniques
  • Just-in-Time (JIT) Inventory Management in cGMP
  • Storage and Handling Requirements for cGMP Compliance
  • Batch and Lot Tracking in Inventory Management
  • Inventory Auditing and Reconciliation Processes
  • Continuous Improvement Strategies for Inventory Control

Module 5: Supplier Relationship Management and Vendor Qualification

  • Importance of Supplier Relationship Management (SRM)
  • Vendor Selection Criteria for cGMP Suppliers
  • Contract Negotiation and Supplier Agreements
  • Monitoring and Assessing Supplier Performance
  • Managing Supplier Audits and Inspections
  • Strategies for Supplier Development and Improvement

Module 6: Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance in cGMP Supply Chains

  • Overview of Regulatory Authorities and Guidelines
  • Understanding Regulatory Inspections and Audits
  • Ensuring Compliance with cGMP Regulations
  • Quality Assurance Practices in Supply Chain Management
  • Handling Non-conformances and Corrective Actions
  • Implementing Risk-Based Approaches to Compliance

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