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Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training Course

Course Title:Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training Course
Course Delivery:

The Introduction to Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training Course can be delivered in a hotel, one of our offices, your premises or online via a virtual classroom. The course content can be tailored to meet your requirements. Request a quote for an onsite or online virtual course for an agreed number of delegates from your site.

Course Duration:1 day
Course Overview:

Are you trying to interpret and understand more precisely what good distribution practice means?

It could be that you’re new to the company or role. You could work for a supplier and want to learn and appreciate what good distribution practice means for you and your customers.

The Good Distribution Practice (GDP) training is a foundation or refresher course useful for individuals who need to understand what GDP means for the pharmaceutical manufacturer and subsequently their suppliers.

Organisations who store or transport pharmaceutical products need to understand and comply with GDP to ensure the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products throughout their shelf life and demonstrate commitment in providing a quality service for the delivery of pharmaceutical products in an ever increasing complex supply chain.

Course Content:
  • Investigate a review of the industry regulations
    • What is the scope of good distribution practice?
    • Directive 2001/83/EC and EU Guidelines on Good Distribution of Medicinal Products for Human Use 2013/C343/01
    • The Falsified Medicines Directive
  • Consider a number of subject areas relating to GDP including:
    • Essential quality management system elements
    • Good storage practices
    • Temperature mapping
    • Use of quality risk management
    • Equipment qualification and validation
    • Good transportation practices
    • Managing outsourced activities
  • Use case studies to explore the causes and implications of deviation from GDP
    • Analyse real scenarios
    • Determine suitable actions for workplace improvements

Open Course Dates:
Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training Course
16 July 2021, Newcastle, £577+VAT per learner.
Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training Course
15 October 2021, Near Manchester Airport, £577+VAT per learner.
Onsite Courses:

This course can be delivered to a group of up to 12 delegates at your premises or as an online virtual classroom course for an agreed number of delegates from your site. Request a quote.


“Good breakdown on all subjects, easy to follow and learn.”
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

“Course was tailored to meet requirements of group.”
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

“Very informative, interactive and relaxed atmosphere.”
Strathclyde Pharmaceuticals Ltd

ITS Tutor's Experience:

ITS’ Regulatory Compliance Trainer, Dr Jennifer Thompson, has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector in computer systems validation and IT infrastructure controls and compliance and has delivered projects for a wide range of companies in the UK, EU and USA including GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis Healthcare, Lonza Biologics, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Hoffman LaRoche and others. Her experience covers computerised systems used in manufacturing, laboratories, enterprise systems and clinical trials management. She has written articles and given presentations on a wide range of topics and contributed to the GAMP® Good Practice Guide “A Risk-based Approach to GxP Process Control Systems” and “The Risk Based Compliance Handbook” by Siegfried Schmitt (Paraxel).


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