CfPIE - The Center for Professional Innovation & Education, Boston, MA USA
October 15 & 16, 2018
Course Description - Course runs 9:00 to 5:00 both days (Breakfast & Lunch Included)
This course presents a comprehensive overview of process writing that the binding regulations require. There's a tenet among regulatory bodies: "If you didn't write it down, it didn't happen," and while the regulations tell companies what they need to do and document, they don't tell them how. Determining how systems work and how processes occur and documenting them is up to companies to assess. This course presents process writing within the "big picture" of controlled documentation and gives industry standards for delivering information. Effectively prepared process documents keep companies on track and compliant. Participants will learn how to write documents that ensure consistency in operations. A workshop in process writing gives participants the opportunity to actually write about a process and then assess the results.
The course also addresses problematic areas of the English language and affords participants the chance to voice their questions. Participants will learn how to tighten and refine the language to produce clear and comprehensive documents.
Who Should Attend
This is a course for people who must write process documents required by the binding regulations. Process documents in sum create a procedural infrastructure that delineates the company's activities. These documents include Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); policies; work instructions; laboratory methods; emergency action, chemical hygiene, animal husbandry and other plans; and quality manuals. This course is valuable for pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech professionals in drug discovery, product development, quality assurance, clinical testing, information technology, and regulatory affairs. It is also helpful for senior and middle management executives who want to familiarize themselves with the regulations that mandate procedures and the industry standards for writing them, putting them in place, and remaining compliant.