SIRO Clinpharm, the clinical research organization known for its two-decade long experience in the field, has launched SIRO Clinical Research Institute (SCRI), to create CRO industry-ready professionals. With this initiative, the goal of SIRO is to give back to the industry by revolutionizing it with hand-on training and creating professionals for pharmaceutical companies and global contract research organizations, through cutting-edge learning concepts, a strong curriculum, real-world case studies, and soft skill development.
Dr. Gautam Daftary, Chairman, SIRO Clinpharm, said, “Our vision for SCRI is to provide tailor-made courses to the people who are looking to enter the clinical research industry. We have more than 25 years of experience working in this field and our organization follows the best international industry standards. We believe that the clinical research industry in India has the potential for enormous growth, but that can happen only by providing premium and quality education to individuals. “This is what SIRO institute will help in achieving for the industry and for the country. We have crafted the curriculum after thoughtfully incorporating the lessons learned by SIRO over the last 25 years and this is how we aim to give back to this industry,” Daftary said.
Currently, the institute is offering the Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research to anyone who has a graduate or post-graduate degree in areas like Pharma, Microbiology, Botany, Biochemistry, Chemistry, etc. The course is also open to anyone who has done MBBS, BDS, BAMS, or BHMS. The course has been divided into nine modules over 16 weeks of in-person classroom training & 4 weeks of on-job training under the guidance of skilled SIRO professionals, covering all the aspects of clinical research which will equip the students to be industry ready.
Karan Daftary, Director, SIRO Clinpharm, said, “The program is intended for recent graduates who want to work in various areas of the clinical research industry, such as Clinical Operations, Data Management, Biostatistics, Programming and Medical Writing. The course was created by industry specialists with the most recent advancements and the varied needs of the clinical research industry in mind. “The goal of the course is to give students a comprehensive understanding of the clinical research sector and insight into each component that contributes to the field’s needs. The largest differentiator this course aims to offer is practical with strong elements of on-job training. The course would educate students for a career in corporate settings with a focus on communication and other skills in addition to the technicalities of clinical research,” Daftary said.