Hi All,I am new to the role of corporate trainer/training coordinator and am looking for some advice on where to start. There is so much information out there, and I'm feeling a bit buried having no…Continue
"Hello Rachelle,There are plenty of useful advice here.From my personal experience (I am Client Solutions Manager at JoomlaLMS company) I can give you some key points to keep in mind while developing training courses:The fact that we live at the age…"
"I wouldn't recommend Adobe Captivate to a novice.
Don't get me wrong, it is a very useful piece of software with some powerful tools included but IMO the learning curve is pretty steep.
I'd be inclined to recommend Articulate…"
This group is for anyone involved in training the Pharmaceutical / Biopharmaceutical / Life Sciences industry. Share ideas and best practices, learn from others' experience, and pose questions for discussion. In this highly regulated industry, there are a lot of challenges, and my hope is that we can help each other learn and grow, and create training that works for our specific needs.See More
"Welcome to your new role and congratulations. On top of all the useful advice above, I would look to try and network. There will be other organisations around you who would be only too willing to share experiences and offer recommendations of…"
Congratulations on your new role. I think Anjana has given you some very good advice. When you're thinking about setting up a training function, think about what it is that the business wants, search for their needs.…"
I have worked with pharm-tech before to develop internal training programmes. And have lots of experience training-the-trainer. I'd be happy to advise on any specific problems you have developing programmes. Don't spend your…"
You might find it helpful to take a look at our model of learning - the Towards Maturity Model. It basically defines the steps you need to take in order to create an effective L&D strategy in your organisation. Without sounding too…"
"I think you should start with the business.
Speak with your business stakeholders to understand what they are looking for (at a high level) from the learning function. Get an understanding of the expected business outcomes and then work it…"
"Hi Rachelle, I found myself in a simillar position a year ago and also found a lack of quality information on how to build up a training concept. There are lots of support companies and trainings available onve you define what you want but getting…"
I've recently helped put together a whitepaper on the key elements required for successful online learning in hi-tech/knowledge economy enterprises today - we call it the total learning system because it represents a comprehensive…"
"Hi Rachelle. Congratulations on your new role. When I started out in corporate training, I used the courses from The Training Foundation to give me a solid grounding in how to do things. It gave me a good grounding and I am…"
I think one of the first steps you need to take is to understand the kind of technology you need to use.
To answer this question you need to know your company needs, such as number of users, courses, do you use videos or slides,…"
I am feeling your pain here however not really sure where to start with some supporting advice for you. I have many contacts that may be able to help however it depends on a numbers of things.
- What sort of training are you…"
More than Mobile – Beating the Forgetting CurveDonald Clark, Board Member Ufi and Non-Executive Director, Learning Pool. Let’s be honest … people forget most of what they have been taught very quickly and, until now, no new technology addressed that. The forgetting curve will always defeat a…See More
I am new to the role of pharmaceutical training and have been tasked with building my site's training program from the ground up. I am looking for resources to help me grow my skills/knowledge base, develop a plan for program design and implementation, and get a feel for industry best-practices.
Size of organisation (employees)
100 - 500
Areas of professional interest
Blended learning, Content authoring and design, Instructor-led training, Gaming and simulations for learning, Learning management systems and methods, Measurement methods and technologies, Organisational learning, Skills assessment and competency mapping, Virtual classrooms, Workflow and process-embedded learning, My personal professional development, Social Media and learning
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