14-15 June 2023: Software Validation Requirements and Excel Spreadsheet Validation

Software Validation Requirements and Excel Spreadsheet Validation

14-15 June 2023

2 full days

Hybrid –  Select from Classroom Training or Remote Online Training

8.30am – 5.30pm

Penang (Hotel to be confirmed)
Online training will be via Zoom.


Software Validation Requirements and Excel Spreadsheet Validation is a formalized, documented process for testing computer software and systems. The FDA and other regulatory bodies require Software and Excel Spreadsheet Validation to demonstrate that computer systems are in compliance with all regulations for electronic data management systems.  Software and excel spreadsheets used in GMP or GLP environments, as with any computer system, the regulatory bodies  expects measures to be in place to ensure system data are controlled and protected and to ensure accuracy, reliability, consistent intended performance, and the ability to discern invalid or altered records. This training session shall explore the requirements for Software and Excel spreadsheets used in production or the quality system and case studies on how verification/validation can be accomplished.




  1. Overview of Excel Validation System

1.1. Regulatory and QMS Requirements

1.2. Introduction to GAMP 5 requirements

1.3. 21 CFR Part 11 Regulations


  1. Types of Software/Computer Validation System

2.1. Computer System

2.2. Information System

2.3. Control System

2.4. Design system


  1. Software Category

3.1. Category 1 – Operating System

3.2. Category 3 – Standard Software Packages

3.3. Category 4 – Configurable Software Systems

3.4. Category 5 – Custom Built or Bespoke Systems


  1. Excel Spreadsheet Development Lifecycle

4.1. Project Planning.

4.2. Design

4.3. Development

4.4. Integration and Test

4.5. Installation and Acceptance


  1. Elements of Excel Spreadsheet Verification and Validation

5.1. Validation Master Plan

5.2. User Requirement Specification (URS)

5.3. Functional Requirement Specification (FRS)

5.4. Design Specification (DS)

5.5. Installation Qualification (IQ)

5.6. Operational Qualification (OQ)

5.7. Performance Qualification (PQ)


  1. Case Studies + Discussion

6.1. The “V” Model and how to apply it to software

6.2. Development of URS, FS, DS & Test Cases

6.3. Development of IQ, OQ and PQ protocols

6.4. Development of IQ, OQ and PQ report


Regulatory/quality systems professionals, manufacturing engineers, and process development engineers

This is a hybrid training course – you may select Classroom Training (Hotel) or Online Training (Zoom). The organiser reserves the right to switch to full online training by giving due notice to the registered participants.

Sign up for more than 6 pax, and enjoy special Group Registration Fee and Bonus Deal.

Course Fees – for 2 days Classroom Training (Hotel)
RM (inc 6% SST)
Online Training (Zoom)
RM (inc 6% SST)
Early Bird Course Fees (Registration by 27 May 2023)
AMMI Member  1,696.00 1,272.00
Non Member    1,908.00  1,484.00
Normal Course Fees  (Registration from 28 May 2023 onwards)
AMMI Member 1,908.00 1,484.00
Non Member   2,120.00 1,696.00
Package Deals
Group Registration > 6 pax                 1,590.00  1,166.00
Bonus Deal (10th – 18 pax)                    636.00    212.00

Option 1: HRD Corp Claimable Course Scheme

A quotation together with course outlines and course agenda will be sent to you for HRD Corp grant application upon confirmation of the training. Please send us the grant application number for our record upon submission.

Option 2: Self-paying

2a) Direct Bank-in or via E-Banking

An invoice will be sent to you within 3 working days upon your registration. Please note that any Early Bird Discounts (for registration within validity period) will be reflected in the invoice. Please email us (admin@medsociate.com) the bank-in slip / remittance slip once the payment is made.

Please refer the following bank account details:
Beneficiary Name: Medsociate Sdn Bhd
Bank Account Number: 230-302-078-2
Bank: UOB Bank
Swift Code: UOVBMYKL

For Government Sector –
A Local Order (LO) or letter of approval to participate must be submitted before your registration can be confirmed.

2b) Direct Online Payment
You may choose to make credit card payment via Paypal. An invoice with payment link will be sent to your email address separately when you choose this option.

The organisers, AMMI/Medsociate Sdn Bhd reserves the right to cancel or postpone any training or event but with due notice to the registered participants / company(s). Any payment made will be refunded in full if the cancellation is made by AMMI/Medsociate Sdn Bhd. No shows and cancellations made by participants/ companies within the specified period will incur the specified costs as per below schedule.


Prior to Training Date Cancellation Charges
30 days or more  No charges
15-29 days 25% of training course fee 
8 – 14 days 50% of training course fee
0 – 7 days 100% of training course fee


Replacement of participant is allowed at no additional cost if you are unable to attend. Please inform us of the replacement in writing at least 3 working days before the training date.

For enquiries, please email to Medsociate Sdn Bhd
Authorised training provider of AMMI

Email: admin@medsociate.com

Tel: +6010 4040 662