November 11, 2021

The Top 6 Soft Skills the Best Life Sciences Project Managers Have

Gantt charts, work breakdown structures, project charters- oh my! Oftentimes, companies may rely on their employees too heavily to acquire essential hard skills in order to perform their job. There is a huge emphasis on people and teams to encompass hard skills -like having great technical expertise and scientific rigor. There is one type of […]

November 2, 2021

Determining Suitability of Drugs & Biologics Through Pharmaceutical Packaging Qualification & Quality Control

The qualification and quality control of packaging components are essential activities to receive either CDER (FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research) or CBER (FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research) approval of a container closure system to be used in the packaging of a human drug or biologic.  The relevant data is provided within […]

October 27, 2021

Don’t Fall Behind: Keep Control With a Packaging Engineering Apprentice

Solve pharmaceutical packaging engineering issues and maintain strong quality support and control with a Packaging Engineer in the Apprentice Leadership Program. What happens when a pharmaceutical company encounters a packaging dilemma? Suddenly a bottle seal is leaking, or there’s a faulty dispenser in an inhalation drug package. Now what? In such a heavily regulated environment, […]

October 27, 2021

4 Tips the Best Project Managers Use for Managing Stakeholders

In fields like medical device development and the pharmaceutical industry, project managers handle the heavy burdens of communication, collaboration, and moving important projects forward through the compliance review process. Life sciences project management primarily deals with stakeholders at pharma companies, medical device manufacturers, and related organizations. Stakeholders typically include: Investors Sponsors Board members Managers Colleagues […]

September 29, 2021

Stop Struggling to Find Lasting Entry-Level Regulatory Affairs Associates with Industry Experience. We’ve Got You Covered.

Entry-level Regulatory Affairs professionals that have deep industry knowledge and soft skills that complement your team can be difficult to find. As longtime pharmaceutical industry professionals, we’ve seen this issue time after time. Through the recent acquisition by Network Partners, FlexPro has launched the Regulatory Affairs Apprentice Leadership Program for pharmaceuticals, providing RA associates who […]

September 29, 2021

What’s in an Effective Quality Management Plan?

In the pharmaceutical industry, quality management preserves the integrity of products and minimizes the risk of impurities, contamination, improper handling, and recalls. These processes and policies guide a pharma company’s approach to managing production. A quality management plan (QMP) formalizes this approach into a set of clear procedures that define who is responsible for each […]

September 16, 2021

FlexTalk Friday: Top Pharmaceutical Packaging Regulations To Be Aware Of

What are some of the pharmaceutical packaging regulations that focus packaging engineers’ time and energy to ensure compliance? Pharmaceutical packaging is a highly diverse discipline based on the design and regulatory requirements of the range of drug therapies and related drug substances— Having a good working knowledge of the regulations and FDA guidance is a […]

August 13, 2021

The Apprentice Leadership Program

I find it admirable (and frankly, inspiring!) when recent college graduates have a passion for their career path. You know the type – hungry, humble, and people smart. These entry-level professionals are rare to find and even rarer to have ready to go on day 1 supporting your team. When FlexPro joined Network Partners three […]

August 13, 2021

I’m Not Busy!

I was watching basketball at the Olympics and thinking about how many of these young men have had amazing coaches as guides and mentors in helping to get them to this moment. I also am recalling a book entitled “Attitude” by Jay Wright, the Villanova University basketball coach who’s been a leader and inspiration to […]

July 28, 2021

We’ve Expanded Our Service Offerings!

As a long-time professional in the pharmaceutical industry, I’ve seen so many programs result in people receiving the treatments they need and living healthier more vibrant lives. That’s why I love this industry!  A common challenge for leaders, such as yourself, is the struggle to find highly technical professionals who complement your team and seamlessly […]

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