CRED: Continuing Professional Development

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TOPRA's Continuing Regulatory Education and Development (CRED) programme is a series of regulatory affairs courses designed to help professionals keep up to date or develop their career in new directions.

The programme comprises a series of courses lasting one to two days, run over a two-year cycle.

  • Structured but flexible continuing regulatory education, allowing regulatory professionals to design training programmes to suit their individual needs 
  • A choice of 16 interactive workshops, covering eight core topics, providing regulatory professionals with the opportunity to build up a dossier of training demonstrating technical and practical knowledge 
  • A balance of theory and practice, equipping participants with practical skills that can be applied immediately 
  • Speakers drawn from both regulatory agencies and industry, offering different perspectives
  • Interactive sessions (often case studies) where participants and experts share ideas and experiences and address common problems faced in everyday situations.

If you have queries about the CRED programme, please email us.

Upcoming courses

Begin DateTitleDescriptionCityCountry
04/09/2024CRED Getting the CMC Dossier RightThis course workshop led by agency and industry experts will provide an insight into the preparation and management of the pharmaceutical (CMC) information in Module 3 of the regulatory dossier. This course will focus on synthetic molecules.LondonUnited KingdomCMCF2F24
17/09/2024CRED Regulating Medical Technology and Health SoftwareRegulation on electrical, electronic and software medical devices.Online UDHON24
24/09/2024CRED Successful and Skilful CommunicationSkilful communication and negotiation skills are essential for effective regulatory professionals. Learn to recognise and use different negotiation strategies whilst maintaining trust and respect with complex groups of stakeholders. Develop and deliver impactful presentations and documents that deliver the results you need.LondonUnited KingdomSSCS24
25/09/2024CRED An Overview of Regulatory Product InformationThis one-day workshop with expert speakers from health authorities and industry will give you an understanding of the strategic development of the regulatory product information in Europe and UK. From company core data sheet to Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC), Labelling and the Package Leaflet (PL). This is a hands-on workshop covering not just the theoretical approach to creating product information in Europe, but also includes practical exercises for the preparation and implementation of Labelling. You will also hear an overview on what in the pipeline on future digital advancements for labeling.LondonUnited KingdomSMPC24F2F
25/09/2024CRED An Overview of Regulatory Product InformationThis one-day workshop with expert speakers from health authorities and industry will give you an understanding of the strategic development of the regulatory product information in Europe and UK. From company core data sheet to Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC), Labelling and the Package Leaflet (PL). This is a hands-on workshop covering not just the theoretical approach to creating product information in Europe, but also includes practical exercises for the preparation and implementation of Labelling. You will also hear an overview on what in the pipeline on future digital advancements for labeling.Online SMPC24O
15/10/2024CRED Understanding Clinical DevelopmentThis two-day workshop will provide an overview with practical advice from regulators and industry on the process of designing and conducting clinical trials from phase I through phases II, III and even clinical trials considerations beyond drug marketing approval.LondonUnited KingdomCD24
05/11/2024CRED IVD Regulatory Affairs for Global MarketsIncrease your impact as a regulatory professional and expand your IVD expertise beyond Europe with this two and a half day course.LondonUnited KingdomIVDGM24
05/11/2024CRED IVD Regulatory Affairs for Global MarketsIncrease your impact as a regulatory professional and expand your IVD expertise beyond Europe with this two and a half day course.Online IVDGON24
26/11/2024CRED Optimising Regulatory Strategies for Orphan DrugsThere are regulatory processes and procedures to expedite approval and access, and to help support the development of medicines for the treatment of rare diseases. This course will provide key information about those regulatory processes and first-hand insights on how to get the best out of them.Online OD24