Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) in Analytical Laboratories - Webinar Recording

Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) in Analytical Laboratories - Webinar Recording


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Dr Karl-Heinz Bauer, Boehringer Ingelheim


CIP is an ongoing effort to improve products or processes in many small steps. CIP is an important part of the quality management system. In a modern laboratory, CIP can serve as a useful tool for improving GMP processes. In this context, it is essential to keep an eye on the effort and benefit of CIP and the improvements and ideas developed.

Target Group

This webinar is aimed at employees and managers in the pharmaceutical industry, chemical industry, and food industry. Those are for example persons working in
  • Incoming goods control,
  • Control of finished drug products,
  • Analytical development,
  • API and excipient testing,
  • Contract laboratories.

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Training Course Documentation and Certificate:

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In this webinar, you will get to know CIP as a management tool for the analytical laboratory. You will learn how to review the submitted ideas and suggestions for improvement from employees for efficiency and profitability without having completed a business studies degree.
The following topics are addressed:
  • CIP and Idea Management Process
    • Terms & Definitions,
    • The CIP Process,
    • CIP-Statistics & Performance Indicators,
    • Success Factors of a sustainable and enduring CIP.
  • Profitability calculations of Improvement Ideas
    • The Net Present Value Method (NPV) to determine the profitability and the return on investments of QC Laboratory Improvement Projects.
    • Simplified Cash-Flow Method for the profitability calculation of simple ideas and improvements with low capital expenditures and short implementation times.
Recording from 22.03.2021
Duration of recording: approx. 1.5 h

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