This course will explore the history of the biotechnology industry and will learn the fundamental concepts of biotechnology science. Participants will also learn basic terminology and how it is applied in the industry. The course will identify basic process science and unit operations for the manufacture of products and will describe the regulatory foundation that makes biological products different from traditional pharmaceutical products.
This fundamental course is ideal for professionals that are new to the biotechnology industry, professionals entering new work assignments encompassing biotechnology operations, or individuals with previous pharmaceutical industry experience that want to learn the basics of biotechnology. This is a course that is ideal for individuals involved in human resources, economic development, and business and strategic planning efforts. Professionals in quality control, quality assurance, and technical management support will also find it beneficial.
There will be discussions to evaluate emerging technologies and how they will impact the industry. The course will also classify validation issues surrounding compliance with GMP and define basic requirements for facilities that manufacture biological products.
Immediately apply the course learning objectives with pre and post assessments, downloadable course presentation for note taking, learning reviews highlighting important points, hot-links to regulatory and industry information, and an online resource handout as a quick reference for all web links discussed.
This self-paced, pre-recorded course includes a downloadable presentation for note-taking, engaging graphics, links to regulatory information, assessments to measure your comprehension and the ability to start and stop at any time, beginning where you left off.
ISPE CEUs are provided once you achieve an 80% passing grade and complete the evaluation as required.
Approximate Course Duration: 1 Day (this is a self-paced course)
*NOTE* You will have 7 calendar days to access and complete this course from time of purchase.
ISPE CEUs: .60 ISPE CEUs will be awarded upon successful completion of grading requirements