The Academy for Clinical Excellence (ACE), Mumbai

The Academy for Clinical Excellence (ACE), Mumbai is the pioneering clinical research training institute in India established in 2002. ACE is an initiative of Bombay College of Pharmacy in partnership with Pfizer India Ltd and Suven Life Sciences Ltd. The Academy is conceived as a one-stop-shop for the training needs of all clinical research professionals. ACE is a not –for-profit organization only focusing on quality training by highly esteemed teachers.

Clinical research is an applied science. Clinical trials involve research on human subjects; hence they are to be performed to the highest standards. Every player in clinical research is expected to be a responsible and committed manager. He / She must be quality conscious, willing to take responsibility, have self discipline and must be willing to be a team player.

ACE aims to enhance the clinical research culture in India, by providing effective and accreditable educational and training program in various aspects of clinical research. ACE also aims to provide an independent global framework for international education, training and exchange of information for clinical research professionals, and to foster professional excellence in design and execution of clinical research, thus contributing to enhancing the clinical research culture in India.

The Institute also offers workshops in Clinical Research :-

ACE specializes in conducting workshops in Clinical Research for all those involved in the clinical research activities. ACE training programs are addressed by both international and national team of clinical experts with focus on the tools and tactics necessary in clinical research industry.

ACE offers certificate courses in two modes :-

  • Inhouse courses – Inhouse courses are organized in a timely manner at ACE premises. The announcements for the same are made on the website
  • Customized courses – Customized training courses are designed as per the requirements of the organization, at location & dates that suit the organization.

Infrastructure / Facilities :

  • State-of-Art Campus
  • Well-Designed Air-Conditioned Hi-Tech Classrooms equipped with Tegrity System, Projectors and Computers
  • Well Stocked Library
  • Learner Friendly Environment

Partner Institutes :-

  • Pfizer India Ltd., Mumbai
  • Suven Life Sciences Ltd., Bangalore
Diploma in Clinical Research
Category : Clinical Research
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

1. INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL RESEARCH Definition, Types and Scope of Clinical Research, Good Clinical Practices Drug Development Process Careers in Clinical Research 2. ETHICS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH Ethical Theories and Foundations, Ethics Review Committee and Informed Consent Process, Integrity & Misconduct in Clinical Research Conflicts of Interest 3. REGULATIONS IN CLINICAL RESEARCH Evolution and History of Regulations in Clinical Research, Patents US Regulatory Structure, IND, NDA, ANDA, Post Drug Approval Activities, PMS, FDA Audits and Inspections EURegulatory Affairs, EMEA Organization and Function, INDIAN Regulatory system, Schedule Y- Rules and Regulations 4. CLINICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY Designing of Protocol, CRF, e-CRF, IB, ICF, SOP Pharmaco-epidemiology, BA/BE Studies Report writing, Publication 5. CLINICAL RESEARCH MANAGEMENT Preparation of a successful clinical study, Study management, Project management Documentation, Monitoring, Audits and Inspections Pharmacovigilance Training in clinical research Budgeting in clinical research, Supplies and vendor management 6. BIOSTATISTICS AND DATA MANAGEMENT Importance of statistics in clinical research Statistical considerations at the design, analysis and reporting stage. Data management, Data validation, SAE reconciliation, query management Software considerations

Diploma in Clinical Research (E learning)
Category : Clinical Research
Degree : Diploma
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

To meet the learning needs of aspiring and working clinical research professionals, ACE and Edutech have jointly developed an e-Learning program on Clinical Research as part of the distance learning programs offered by ACE. Be among the first to capitalize on this opportunity and fast-track your career growth with the e-Learning program on clinical research. It is a web based certificate program consisting of CDs containing the audio visual lecture sessions, assignments, self evaluation quiz and other teaching accessories. Program advantages :- 1. Learners can be based anywhere and take the course 2. Learners can pace study according to their individual schedules 3. Lectures by top industry professionals ensure high quality of learning content 4. Offers the quality of classroom training program 5. Online assessments leading to a ‘Diploma in Clinical Research’ at the end of the course 6. Syllabus for the e-learning is same as the classroom

Placement Services :-

Assist the students in getting their placements in reputed companies

Top Recruiting Companies :-

  • KEM Hospital
  • Clininvent
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • DiagnoSearch Life Sciences
  • Trident Clinical Research
  • Pfizer Ltd.
  • Quintiles
  • Reliance Life Sciences Ltd.
  • Sanofi Aventis Ltd.
  • SIRO Clinpharm Pvt. Ltd.
  • Tata Memorial Hospital
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Sciformix and other leading companies……………….
Name : Academy for Clinical Excellence
Location : Bombay College of Pharmacy, Kalina,Santacruz (E)
City : Mumbai
State : Maharashtra
Country : India
Contact No : 022-26664568, 26671032
Contact Email :
Website :


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