GAMP® Basic Principles 2-Day Training Course

Basic Principles of Computerized Systems Compliance: Applying the GAMP® 5 Guide: A Risk-based Approach to Compliant GxP Computerized Systems Second Edition (T07)


This classroom or online course has been updated to include the new revised GAMP® 5 Second Edition.

This fundamental course introduces participants to regulatory requirements for computerized systems in the pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device industry and explores tried, tested, and internationally recognized methods of meeting those requirements. GAMP guidance provides a pragmatic and effective framework for achieving computerized systems that are fit for intended use and meet current regulatory requirements, by building upon existing industry good practice in an efficient and effective manner.

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What You Will Learn

  • What are the international regulatory requirements for GxP computerized systems, including US 21 CFR Parts 211 and 11, and EU Annex 11?
  • Overview of GAMP® 5 Second Edition Guide: A Risk-based Approach to Compliant GxP Computerized Systems
  • GAMP® system lifecycle and specifications
  • Scalable specification and verification based on risk
  • Quality Risk Management for computerized systems
  • Practical Risk Assessment methods
  • Updated GAMP® Categories
  • Role of users and suppliers - assessment and cooperation and leveraging supplier activities and documentation
  • Testing in GAMP® - principles and practical approaches
  • Pragmatic and efficient practices - cost effective compliance

This course is developed by members of the ISPE GAMP® Community of Practice. GAMP® was established by industry leaders to interpret and improve the understanding of regulations governing the use of computerized systems in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Resources and Activities

GAMP 5 Guide 2nd Edition

Course Modules

  • Introduction
  • Regulations and Regulators
  • Requirements of 21 CFR Part 11
  • Overview of GAMP® 5
  • GAMP® 5 Lifecycle in Detail
  • Regulated Company and Supplier Activities
  • Quality Risk Management and Detailed Risk
  • Testing
  • Operational Phases
  • Effective and Efficient Compliance

Who Should Attend

  • Quality assurance and quality control specialists, validation specialists, manufacturing supervisors, technical support personnel, engineers, MIS professionals and all levels of management who need a fundamental understanding of computerized system compliance and regulations.
  • Computer system vendors or consultants, engineering contractors, and validation service companies.

Additional Course Details

The course does not aim to cover detailed and highly technical aspects of software and hardware engineering, but rather gives the principles and an overview of the overall computer systems compliance process, including a scaleable and efficient system lifecycle, Quality Risk Management applying ICH Q9, updated GAMP categories, supplier assessment, and the selection of appropriate specification and verification activities.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the regulatory requirements and expectations for computerized systems used in pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Apply GAMP® principles to specific systems and cases
  • Describe the GAMP® approach to computerized system compliance
  • Apply these ideas to systems within your own organization

Community of Practice (COP)

This training course is of particular interest to existing and future members of the ISPE GAMP® Community of Practice (COP).

Daily Schedule and Pricing

  • in-person
    In Person
    - Las Vegas, NV, United States
    19 - 20 Oct 2023

    Daily Schedule at a Glance

    Training course times are listed in Eastern Standard Time (ET). Find your personal viewing time on the World Clock.

    0830 – 0845 Login
    0845 - 0900 Introductions
    0900 - 1030 Course Content & Exercise
    1030 - 1045 Break
    1045 - 1215 Course Content & Exercise
    1215 - 1300 Lunch
    1300 - 1430 Course Content & Exercise
    1430 - 1445 Break
    1445 - 1615 Course Content & Exercise
    1615 - 1630 Wrap-up, Questions, Discussion 
    0830 – 0845 Login
    0845 - 0900 Recap
    0900 - 1030 Course Content & Exercise
    1030 - 1045 Break
    1045 - 1215 Course Content & Exercise
    1215 - 1300 Lunch
    1300 - 1430 Course Content & Exercise
    1430 - 1445 Break
    1445 - 1615 Course Content & Exercise
    1615 - 1630 Wrap-up, Questions, Discussion 

    Registration Fee

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