Strategic Planning in Regulatory Affairs

Strategic Planning in Regulatory Affairs
This Masterclass will help you understand the practical and strategic aspects of global regulatory affairs and will help to develop your knowledge and skills to provide advice to their companies and help develop a regulatory strategy. This is also Module 1 of the TOPRA MSc Regulatory affairs.

:8-10 May 2019
Where: Wings Hotel, Rotterdam Airport, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Start Day 1: 15.00  End Day 3: 16.00

Course overview

The module is designed for regulatory affairs professionals to develop and deepen their understanding of all aspects of the management of global regulatory operations and strategic planning. It will cover:

  • The strategic regulatory options for planning global drug development programmes 
  • Interactions between the companies and the regulatory agencies
  • The processes for preparing strategic regulatory documentation for gaining marketing authorisation 
  • Commercialisation of a product
  • Global regulatory strategic drug development
  • Aspects of project management and strategic planning of the regulatory activities for global drug development programmes
  • The module will also provide training in approaches to anticipate regulatory problems and analyse complex regulatory situations
  • The optimal strategy to achieve marketing approvals worldwide in a timely manner
  • Electronic common technical requirements for reimbursement
  • Trademark and patent considerations 
The use of case studies and workshops will assist in the achievement of these learning outcomes and enable the students to contextualise their understanding and knowledge.

Benefits to delegates

This course will enable you to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of the theory and practice of global strategic planning strategies as they relate to obtaining regulatory marketing authorisation and pricing negotiations
  • Display critical knowledge of the regulatory requirements, global legislation, regulatory authorisation and associated documentation for planning drug development programmes
  • Demonstrate an in depth conceptual understanding of strategic plans for the regulatory approval of drug development programmes
  • Critically appraise and evaluate communications from regulatory bodies and research publications for the management of regulatory affairs and strategic planning in drug development
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the legal documentation and regulatory considerations of drug development
  • Deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, make sound judgements in the absence of complete data, and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences regarding planning regulatory strategies for drug development programmes for regulatory authorisation and marketing approval.
CPD: This course provides 19 CPD hours upon successful completion

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Module Leaders

Christine Degeling - TEVA



Topra Masterclasses are developed and delivered by a faculty of expert speakers from relevant industry, agencies, notified bodies and other stakeholders, and are validated by the University of Hertfordshire


Suitable for

  • Students of the TOPRA MSc programme
  • Delegates from the regulatory affairs industry who wish to develop their strategic planning
  • Delegates from allied industries who wish to have a comprehensive understanding of the subject


    Course fees:
    Type Student Delegate
    Standard    £1500+VAT £1700+VAT 

    Discounted places
    A limited number of discounted places are available at the rates below. 
    Please email us at for a discount code before making your booking.

    Those working for regulatory agencies, government agencies or academic institutions 
    Those working for charities, patient groups or in full-time education

    • VAT, if applicable, is charged at the rate of 21% 
    • The registration fee does not include accommodation 
    • Refreshments, lunch and evening meal are included in the registration fee

    Related courses:

    MSc Module 6: Regulatory Strategy: From Development to the Market Place
    Orphan Drugs

    Next steps

    Module 10: Leadership and Strategic Management in Regulatory Affairs

    Terms and conditions

    Please read the training terms and conditions before booking this course. By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to the training terms and conditions
    08/05/2019 - 10/05/2019
    Wings Hotel Rotterdam Airport ROTTERDAM NETHERLANDS
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