INDUSTRY SCIENTIST LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
UW-Madison | Online and on campus in Madison, Wis.
What’s offered: Short in-person and distance-learning courses address a range of industry issues including “Practical Strategies for Developing Preclinical and Phase 1 Oral Drug Formations” (June 11-13) and “CNS Pharmacology Targets, Drug Abuse Liabilities and More” (online Sept. 11-Nov. 13).
Best for: Scientists and technical managers working in drug development.
TABLET MANUFACTURING WORKSHOPS
Natoli | St. Charles, Mo. and Brooklyn, N.Y.
What’s offered: Three-day workshops provide hands-on training on producing tablets, tooling options, inspection, tool reworking and more. Multiple class dates available including July 24-26, Aug. 19-22 and Oct. 23-25.
Best for: Tooling technicians, tablet press operators, maintenance technicians, R&D personnel and supervisors.
Techceuticals | Cleveland, Ohio
What’s offered: Two-and-a-half day workshops combine lectures with hands-on training to provide a comprehensive overview of solid dose manufacturing. Upcoming dates include “The Manufacturing Process and Troubleshooting” (June 5-7) and “Tablet Pro II Troubleshooting and Defects Resolution” (July 24-26).
Best for: Managers, operators, quality assurance, sales, tech services, R&D and anyone else involved in solid dose development and processes.
PHARMA BUSINESS AND TECH COURSES
Center for Professional Advancement | Online; various locations
What’s offered: A wide range of distance learning and in-person classes around the country address everything from regulatory topics to aspects of the manufacturing process, R&D, IT challenges and more.
Best for: Various pharma professionals.
Pharmaceutical Education and Research Institute | Online and at locales on the East Coast
What’s offered: In-person courses cover topics such as drug development and project management in the pharma industry, while online options give pointers on best practices for clinical trials, R&D and pharmacology.
Best for: R&D professionals and managers.