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GXP0117 Overview of Qualification and Validation

GXP0117 Overview of Qualification and Validation


Validation in ongoing process review to ensure that the manufacturing process leads to final products of the desired quality. Validation goes hand-in-hand with documentation and is part of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines. This process seeks to ensure that all systems are functioning properly and capable of recreating the target quality hence, validation must be consistently done as long as products are being manufactured. This is an introduction to the concept that covers its history, necessity, and goals. You will also learn about the different kinds of validation and proper documentation.


In this course, we provide a synthesis of the topic through an interactive online experience. This material was built by a team of Regulatory Affairs Experts with a Qualification from Northeastern University, Boston, piloted by a Senior Member able to articulate theory with practice.






  • Validation and GMP Go Hand in Hand!


Lesson 1: Definition of Validation


Lesson 2: Need for Process Qualification and Validation


Lesson 3: Scope of Validation


  • Importance of Validation


Lesson 4: Major Advantages of Validation


  • Assurance of Quality
  • Process Optimization
  • Reduction of Quality Costs
  • Safety


Lesson 5: Types/Methods of Validation


  • Prospective Validation
  • Concurrent Validation
  • Retrospective Validation
  • Revalidation


Lesson 6: Activities to be Undertaken Before Commencing Validation Project

  • The Validation Committee
  • Process Evaluation to Determine Validation Requirements
  • Identification of Systems and System Boundaries


Lesson 7: Validation Master Plan


  • Validation Master Plan
  • Contents of VMP


Lesson 8: Basic Concept of Process Validation


  • Installation Qualification (IQ)
  • Operational Qualification (OQ)
  • Performance Qualification (PQ)
  • Prerequisite of Process Validation
  • Reason for Process Validation


Lesson 9: The Stages of Process Validation


  • Stage 1 – Process Design
  • Stage 2 – Process Validation or Process Qualification
  • Stage 3 – Continued Process Verification


Lesson 10: Validation Protocol Report


Lesson 11: Cleaning Validation


  • Choice of Cleaning Method
  • Measuring the Level of Cleanliness
  • Setting Limits


Lesson 12: Computer System Validation


  • Assessment of Computer Systems to Determine Validation Requirements
  • Hardware
  • Software


Lesson 13: Analytical Methods Validation


  • Change Control and Revalidation
  • Revalidation








GXP0117 Overview of Qualification and Validation
Amita Joshi
Amita Joshi holds a Doctorate in Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has more than 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical dosage form research in Industry as well as academia. She has been a recipient of prestigious GYTI award by DBT, Govt. of India & SRISTI, India for pharmaceutical technology development for the management of HIV. She has published more than 25 peer-reviewed research publications. Amita Joshi is the founder of Biobay solutions. She is currently engaged in providing pharmaceutical technology solutions and scientific communication.

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