Teaching Good Manufacturing Practices

Wed August 04, 2021

Teaching Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as a Workplace Skill

Integrating cGMP into Bioscience Curricula

Course Description

Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) are federal regulations followed by drug manufacturing companies to ensure their products are safe and effective for humans. Educators will learn the core precepts of cGMP, and the FDA regulatory guidelines required for companies who manufacture drugs, drug products, and medical devices. The course will also review strategies and classroom activities to support educators as they integrate cGMP concepts into their classrooms to prepare students for future success in bioscience industry careers.

Learning Objectives

• Understand how current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) support the production of safe and efficacious drugs that are intended for use in humans
• Review the historical events that led to the establishment of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)
• Develop familiarity with cGMP regulations and how they apply to the process of (bio)pharmaceutical drug production
• Appreciate the impact of cGMP regulations on departmental roles and company culture within the (bio)pharmaceutical industry
• Communicate career opportunities within the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries
• Apply enhanced understanding of cGMP to the classroom through various activities and best practices