Pharmaceutical Industry Essentials

General information
Workshop aim: this full day workshop offers a valuable insight into the structure and function of the pharmaceutical industry; helping you to understand and perform well within your environment.  This course is aimed at junior staff.

Facilitator: Phil Yates, Coachwise Consultants

Audience: This event is aimed at junior consultants who are new to the pharmaceutical industry.  However, it is also open to more senior consultants/account managers who think they would benefit from having a general overview of the whole industry.
Learning objectives
  • Be aware of the history and development of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Know how the industry is segmented and the identity of its major players both now and in the future
  • Understand the protection afforded to a pharmaceutical product through its patent
  • Understand the development process by which a promising molecule becomes a profitable drug
  • Be able to differentiate between the various phases of pre-clinical and clinical development
  • Know how pharmaceutical products are licensed through Regulatory authorities and appreciate the importance and process of pharmacovigilance
  • Know how and increasingly where drugs are manufactured
  • Appreciate the various laws and codes of practice which control the industry
  • Be aware of the major pharmaceutical markets and know how companies access these markets before then promoting their products
  • Have considered potential future trends within the industry and therefore future opportunities
Key content
  • Pharmaceutical industry history
  • Market statistics
  • Disease and research trends
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Key industry issues
  • Patent protection
  • Pharmaceutical development - pre-clinical and clinical Clinical studies Regulatory authorities Product licences Healthcare Technology Assessment (incl. NICE)
  • Pharmacovigilance Pharmaceutical manufacture and GMP Markets and market access Market value assessment & forecasting Formularies Ethical codes and regulation
  • Future industry, technology and disease trends

For further information about this course please contact: Jude at Coachwise Consultants by email or telephone +44(0)1902 851 199.
This workshop is accredited by the CPD Standards Office and provides participants with six hours of CPD training.

 CPD Certification


Phil was very welcoming, fun and knowledgeable – a really excellent trainer.
Really useful training sessions providing great insights into the industry and helped make things make sense to me.
Very engaging speaker with a good mix of team work and presentation of information.
Really comprehensive and excellently delivered.
£350.00 per person (ex. VAT)

£210.00 per person (ex. VAT)

£600.00 per person (ex. VAT)
Pharmaceutical Industry Essentials

ABPI, 7th Floor, Southside, 105 Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT

Mon 20 Feb 2017

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM GMT
(10:30 AM - 5:30 PM CET)