August 10, 2016

Laboratory Management

Who Should Attend?

Entry level – Laboratory Managers and supervisors: Senior analysts; QA/QC mangers or auditors who don’t have a laboratory background and wish to learn more about the running of a laboratory. Production personnel who may be responsible for in-process laboratories or testing should consider attending. While many examples in the course are aimed at chemistry laboratory, the principles are applicable to any laboratory

The course aims to inform learners about how the various aspects of laboratory management and GLP tie together and offers practical advice on common problems.

Course Contents

  • Introduction to the various aspects of managing a laboratory
  • Laboratory facilities
  • Personnel management
  • Instrumentation including validation and calibration
  • Management of laboratory supplies
  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Performance measures
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Management of documentation and laboratory records
  • Writing of specification and procedures
  • Troubleshooting of analysis as well as in production areas
  • Safety Management
  • The use of computers in the laboratory
  • Sampling
  • Auditing
  • Method Validation