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Introduction to Biopharma: Basics (INBIB)

Certification Training
Duration: 0.9 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Introduction to Biopharma: Basics
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsThis course introduces the students to the biopharmaceutical industry by focusing on the drug discovery and development process. The course begins by explaining what a drug is and proceeds through the steps required to discover a drug and take it from 'bench to bedside.'
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Introduction to Biopharma: Basics course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour

3. Course Overview
4. What is a Drug?

5. Objectives
6. The Drug Pipeline
7. Challenge: Filling the Pipeline
8. Drug Discovery - Past
9. Innovation Deficit
10. Drug Discovery - Present
11. Progress Check

12. Objectives
13. Genomics
14. Proteomics
15. Bioinformatics
16. Progress Check


List common categories of the drugs
Describe all of the phases of drug development 'pipeline'
Explain why currently used drugs only target a small set of proteins
Explain how drug discovery has evolved over time
List the key technologies that are used in modern drug discovery
List the major differences between the 'old way' and the 'new way' of discovering novel drugs

Online Training Program Benefits:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, username, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced courses: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Verification of training: Certificates can be verified online, and electronic badges are issued for all Professional Certification programs
  • Tuition reimbursement: Some employers may reimburse for training expenses; check on your company's requirements
  • Purchase orders (POs) accepted: If POs are required, request an invoice to start the procurement process
  • Corporate LMS compatibility: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Secure and safe access: Website and LMS offer an encrypted connection with firewall protection and daily scans for optimal level of security and performance
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications could be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

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