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The globalization of the pharmaceutical supply chain has resulted in the increased use of Contract Manufacturing Organizations (CMOs). The use of CMOs provides many benefits; however, it also presents unique compliance risks, particularly since operations are not under your direct control. Compliance risks are highlighted by FDA Warning Letter trends, the majority of which are related to serious cGMP compliance and data integrity issues at foreign CMO sites.

If you use CMOs, your firm is fully responsible for product quality, safety, efficacy, and cGMP compliance. Furthermore, FDA has clearly stated that firms using CMOs will be held accountable for CMO compliance to cGMPs, as well as for CMO adherence to Sponsor regulatory commitments. Issues identified at your CMO may result in FDA 483s and/or Warning Letters issued to your firm. Therefore, it is imperative that your organization have a robust CMO management system. At the end of the day, your ability to provide proper quality oversight of CMOs is the key to assuring product safety and safeguarding your firm’s compliance profile.

This seminar will help all personnel responsible for CMO oversight understand how to ensure effective quality oversight of CMOs- from start to finish. In-depth focus will be placed on Selection and Qualification, CMO Audits, Quality Agreements, Oversight of CMO Operations, and Review of Key CMO Records. Considerations for different types of manufacturing will be highlighted, and techniques for managing difficult CMO situations will be addressed. Techniques for assuring robust CMO Oversight programs in light of COVID-19 restrictions will also be discussed.

This is a practical how-to course, designed to provide participants with skills they can immediately apply to CMO oversight within their own organizations. Case studies will allow participants to practice skill sets in cooperation with the instructor.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the CMO business model
  • Understand the regulatory requirements for CMO quality oversight
  • Understand how to structure your organization for effective CMO oversight
  • Understand key points for selecting and qualifying CMOs
  • Know how to prepare for and conduct CMO Audits
  • Know how to develop a Quality Agreement and how to execute it
  • Understand key points for reviewing CMO records
  • Know how to resolve issues identified in CMO records
  • Know how to manage CMOs on an ongoing basis

In-Person Seminar going Virtual with increased learner satisfaction.

Yes, attend this seminar from anywhere. We are making it real and more interactive – Here's a sneak peek:

Our enhanced delivery process and technology provides you an immersive experience and will allow you to access:

  • The real-time and live presentation as in in-person events
  • Private chat for company-specific conversation – the same as you would get in an in-person seminar
  • Opportunities to connect with your peers to share knowledge at a different time and have group discussions
  • Live workshop activities
  • Live Q&A during the event and offline Q&A assistance after the event
  • As usual more content, activities and case studies and now adding homework for a comprehensive understanding
  • Certification

Who will Benefit:

This course is designed for people tasked with oversight of these CMO functions:

  • Manufacturing operations
  • Quality Control operations
  • Quality Assurance operations

The following personnel will benefit from the course:

  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Quality Control
  • Validation
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Project Management
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Day 01(7:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT)
  • The CMO Business Model
  • What is CMO Oversight?
  • CMO Oversight and COVID-19 Restrictions
  • Regulatory Requirements for CMO Oversight
  • FDA Expectations and Warning Letters
  • Structuring Your Organization for CMO Oversight
    • Manufacturing
    • Chemistry / Laboratory
    • Quality Assurance
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Project Management
    • Group Exercise # 1- Structuring Your Organization
  • CMO Selection and Qualification
    • Overall Considerations
    • Selection Criteria / Process
    • Qualification Criteria / Process
    • Evaluating CMOs vs. Selection / Qualification Criteria
    • Case Study # 2- Example of Selection Scoring Matrix
  • CMO Audits (Remote Auditing Perspective)
    • Overall Considerations
    • Qualification vs. Routine Audits
    • CMO Questionnaires
      • Purpose of Questionnaires
      • Questionnaire Topics / Responses
    • Audit Planning
      • Audit Purpose / Scope
      • Audit Agenda
    • Audit Execution
      • Document Review / Interviews
      • Time Management
      • Audit Findings / CAPAs
    • Group Exercise # 3- Audit Agenda
  • The Quality Agreement
    • Regulatory Requirements
    • General Elements of the Quality Agreement
    • Negotiating the Quality Agreement
    • Executing the Quality Agreement
    • Case Study # 4- Quality Agreement: Key Pitfalls
Day 02(7:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT)
  • Getting to Know Your CMO
    • Understanding CMO Operations
    • Operational/Communication Style
    • Case Study # 5- CMO Personality Types
  • Review of Key CMO Records
    • Batch Records
    • Change Controls
    • Deviation Investigations / CAPA
    • OOS Investigations
  • Hot Topic- Data Integrity
  • Ongoing CMO Oversight
    • Overall Considerations
    • Elements of Effective Ongoing CMO Oversight
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Andrew Campbell

Andrew Campbell
Pharmaceutical Consultant - Quality & Compliance

Andrew Campbell has 25 years of pharmaceutical quality assurance and quality systems experience in both industry and consulting roles. Mr. Campbell has worked in clinical supply and commercial manufacturing environments, and has experience with integrated manufacturing and contract manufacturing business models. He has extensive expertise in the areas of deviation - CAPA, change control, GMP auditing, GMP training, and regulatory inspection preparation and management.

Working with large and small companies, Mr. Campbell has successfully developed, remediated and implemented key quality systems. He is a skilled GMP auditor, and has audited multiple API, drug product, packaging, testing, and distribution facilities. He is an experienced GMP trainer, and has developed customized and interactive training presentations for many companies. He has also provided FDA inspection support for several clients, including readiness training, on-site assistance during inspections, and authoring written responses to inspectional observations. Prior to becoming a consultant in 2007, Mr. Campbell worked for Ligand Pharmaceuticals as director of quality systems.

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$1,699.00

(One Dial-in One Attendee)

October 6-7, 2020, Virtual Seminar
(For Registrations till September 20, 2020 - $1699)
(For Registrations after September 20, 2020 - $1999)

$8,665.00

Group-Max. 10 Attendees

October 6-7, 2020, Virtual Seminar
(For Registrations till September 20, 2020 - $8665)
(For Registrations after September 20, 2020 - $10195)



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Note: In view of Coronavirus situation and travel advisory issued, ComplianceOnline will waive off all cancellation charges for the registrations till September 30, 2020.

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Your registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-717-2436 or email us @ customercare@complianceonline.com

Payment:

Payment is required 2 days before the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company).

Cancellations and substitutions for In-person Seminars:

Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund - less a $300 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted - nor refunds issued - within 10 calendar days before the start date of the event.

On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($300) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued.

Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite, payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available, we will send the material after the conference is over.

In the event ComplianceOnline cancels the seminar, ComplianceOnline is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

Cancellations and Substitutions for Virtual Seminars & Webinars:

Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for the training) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a 30% administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days from the start date of the event. On request by email or fax (before the training) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees (30%) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued. Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.
Offers:
  • Early bird seats are limited and based on first-come, first-serve.
  • Multiple offers cannot be combined.
  • Online using Credit card

    $1,999.00

    (One Dial-in One Attendee)

    (After registration, we will video stream the training on your convenient dates)

    $9,999.00

    Group-Max. 10 Attendees

    (After registration, we will video stream the training on your convenient dates)



    Other Registration Option

    By order form / PO#

    Payment Mode

    By Check -
    Pay your check to (payee name) “MetricStream Inc” our parent company and Mail the check to:

    ComplianceOnline (MetricStream, Inc),
    2479 E. Bayshore Road Suite 260
    Palo Alto, CA 94303
    USA

    By Wire -

    Register / Pay by Wire Transfer

    Please contact us at +1-888-717-2436 to get details of wire transfer option.

    Note: In view of Coronavirus situation and travel advisory issued, ComplianceOnline will waive off all cancellation charges for the registrations till September 30, 2020.

    Terms & Conditions to Register for the Seminar/Conference/Event

    Your registration for the seminar is subject to following terms and conditions. If you need any clarification before registering for this seminar please call us @ +1-888-717-2436 or email us @ customercare@complianceonline.com

    Payment:

    Payment is required 2 days before the date of the conference. We accept American Express, Visa and MasterCard. Make checks payable to MetricStream Inc. (our parent company).

    Cancellations and substitutions for In-person Seminars:

    Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for this conference) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund - less a $300 administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted - nor refunds issued - within 10 calendar days before the start date of the event.

    On request by email or fax (before the seminar) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees ($300) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued.

    Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount.

    We discourage onsite registrations, however if you wish to register onsite, payment to happen through credit card immediately or check to be submitted onsite. Conference material will be given on the spot if it is available after distributing to other attendees. In case it is not available, we will send the material after the conference is over.

    In the event ComplianceOnline cancels the seminar, ComplianceOnline is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, other costs or losses incurred by registrants. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.

    Cancellations and Substitutions for Virtual Seminars & Webinars:

    Written cancellations through fax or email (from the person who has registered for the training) received at least 10 calendar days prior to the start date of the event will receive a refund — less a 30% administration fee. No cancellations will be accepted — nor refunds issued — within 10 calendar days from the start date of the event. On request by email or fax (before the training) a credit for the amount paid minus administration fees (30%) will be transferred to any future ComplianceOnline event and a credit note will be issued. Substitutions may be made at any time. No-shows will be charged the full amount. Some topics and speakers may be subject to change without notice.
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