Webinar: Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) in Analytical Laboratories

Webinar: Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP) in Analytical Laboratories

Course No 18492

Important: Deadline is 09:00 am on 22 March 2021.
All times mentioned are CET.


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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.

Technical Requirements

For our webinars, we use Cisco WebEx, one of the leading suppliers of online meetings. At http://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html you can check if your system meets the necessary requirements for the participation at a WebEx meeting and at the same time install the necessary plug-in. Please just enter your name and email address for the test. If the installation is not possible because of your rights for the computer system, please contact your IT department. WebEx is a standard nowadays and the necessary installation is fast and easy.


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.

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