What is GDP and why do we do it?

5 rating based on 286 ratings. 286 students

What is GDP and why do we do it?

This course enables employees to quickly learn what GDP is in a fun and interactive way.

5 rating based on 286 ratings. 286 students

GMP & GDP training for pharma & biotech


45 minutes in total

 75 ex. VAT

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This course enables employees to quickly learn what GDP is in a fun and interactive way.
“Good Distribution Practices is about protecting the patient by providing products that retain their QUALITY and INTEGRITY and prevent counterfeit products from entering the legal supply chain” is the main goal of Good Distribution Practices (GDP). This eLearning explains the basic principle of GDP, explaining that GDP systems are enforced by national authorities to regulate distribution so that medicines remain safe and effective.


  • GDP in a Nutshell
    • GDP target
    • What is GDP?
    • pharmaceutical distribution chain
    • Death and misery without rules
    • Complexity
    • Chain of control
    • Important aspects of GDP
  • European GDP Regulations
    • European (EU) GDP licensing system
    • Where can the European regulations be found
    • GDP Summary
    • Counterfeit medicines
  • GDP Behavior
    • Take responsibility
    • Follow procedures
    • Document what you did
    • Check if you are not sure
  • Summary, Exam & Certificate

Learning goals)

  • Understanding the overarching goal of Good Distribution Practices,
  • Summarizing the main GDP principles,
  • Being able to give examples of good GDP behaviour.

Why you should take this eLearning

  1. PCS has been organizing GMP & GDP training courses since 1990. That's over 33 years of training experience! PCS translates all these years of experience into an interactive and fun way to learn about GMPs and GDPs online!
  2. Experienced expert trainers
  3. Internationally recognized digital training certificate
  4. Easy and fun ways to learn about GMP and GDP
  5. Most eLearnings end with a quiz to test your knowledge


Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate that they have successfully completed this course. The certificate is a digital certificate.


  1. Duration: between 45 and 60 minutes in total,
  2. Closing: digital certificate after a quiz,
  3. Level: basic level.

How does it work?

After payment you will receive an email from PCS (during office hours) containing a coupon. This coupon contains instructions to register on our eLearning platform. After registering, log in to the platform and enter the coupon code. You will then have access to the purchased eLearning.


Curious what our eLearning looks like? Click on the following link to view a demo: view eLearning demo .


  • Dutch spoken eLearning
  • Dutch eLearning subtitles

General information

Learning form:Classroom
Times:Start and end times will be announced.
Venue(s):Venue(s) to be announced
Preparation required:Preparation requirements to be announced
Preparation details:N/A
Includes exam:No
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