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GDP Champion

1,450.00 per place


Are you involved in the Manufacturing, Transportation or Storage of Pharmaceutical or Medical Device products and need a better understanding of your responsibilities to ensure supply chain compliance?  If so, the GDP Champion training course is for you.

The IEA’s Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Passport plays a key role in assuring security in the life sciences supply chain through compliance and understanding risks and responsibilities. The GDP Champion is the key contact point on all compliance and quality aspects of GDP practices along the supply chain.

Increasing demand from industry and evolving EU Guidelines for Good Distribution Practice has brought GDP to the forefront of Pharma, MedTech and Logistics operations.  This course covers the practical implementation of GDP in the Supply Chain.

What is covered?

  • Regulatory Compliance including Pharma, Medtech, Cosmetics and Falsified Medicines
  • Quality Management / Systems
  • Premises
  • Documentation (Including records)
  • Recalls / Returns
  • Transportation (Including Outsourced activities / Sub contractors)
  • Temperature controlled requirements
  • Validation of a Supply Chain
  • SLA / SOP writing
  • Deviations / CAPA’s
  • Pre – Audit Inspection processes

Who should attend?

  • Supply Chain Companies
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Life Sciences Companies


The unsubsidised price for this course is €1,850.

This course is delivered by the Irish Exporters Association.

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Commencement Date:

24th March 2020, 25th August 2020, 12th November 2020, 10th March 2021, 12th May 2021, 7th July 2021, 22nd September 2021, 10th November 2021, 2nd March 2022, 25th May 2022, 7th September 2022, 9th November 2022