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
10/05/2021CRED US Regulation of MedicinesThis CRED course is designed for regulatory affairs professionals with some knowledge and experience of other markets to gain an understanding of the key principles and requirements for US approval of a medicine. OnlineUSREG21
12/05/2021CRED 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. OnlineCOMM211
26/05/2021CRED Managing Lifecycle and Variations EffectivelyRegulatory professionals in industry and agencies spend a significant amount of time on variations, so getting them right is critical. OnlineVAR21
09/06/2021CRED Project Management for Regulatory Affairs ProfessionalsA two-day, skills-based course on the theory and practice of managing project teams to produce optimal regulatory documents and communications for those working in the pharmaceutical industry. OnlinePM21
11/06/2021CRED An Overview of Regulatory Product InformationThis one day workshop from regulators and industry experts will provide an insight on European SmPC, package leaflet (PL) and label preparation and implementation, from a strategic and practical point of view.LondonUnited KingdomSMPC21
11/06/2021CRED An Overview of Regulatory Product InformationThis one day workshop from regulators and industry experts will provide an insight on European SmPC, package leaflet (PL) and label preparation and implementation, from a strategic and practical point of view. OnlineSMPC21VIR
23/06/2021Compiling Successful Clinical Trial ApplicationsThis online course will equip you with the key knowledge on clinical trials applications you need as a regulatory professional. OnlineCT21
23/06/2021Compiling Successful Clinical Trial ApplicationsThis face-to-face course will equip you with the key knowledge on Clinical Trials applications you need as a regulatory professional.LondonUnited KingdomCT21F2F
05/10/2021CRED 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 and provide a brief introduction to biologics.LondonUnited KingdomCMC21
12/10/2021CRED 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 KingdomCOMM212
22/11/2021CRED 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 KingdomIVD221