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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing introduces the complex processes of manufacturing, packaging and transporting small molecule drugs. Drug manufacturing is highly regulated by governments to ensure patients receive safe and effective medications. If you are new to drug production, drug development or product launch, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing provides you with the knowledge to understand how to get a small molecule drug from the production line to the patient and remain in regulatory compliance.

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Course Trailer


  • Diagram the key steps of small molecule drug production on a large scale.
  • List the main ingredients that make up a small molecule drug.
  • Explain the ways regulators ensure manufacturing quality control through supplier, production, packaging and shipping validation.
  • Compare and contrast the four most common pharmaceutical formulations: tablets, capsules, suspensions and emulsions.
  • Describe the pharmaceutical supply chain considerations including the prevention of drug counterfeiting.

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Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Agenda
Course Price:
$150 USD
BIO Member Price:
$120 USD
Course Length:
40 minutes
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Completion Period:
2 weeks
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  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
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