Avoiding POA Chaos, Part II: Planning Best Practices

By Sue Iannone Famous general and former President, Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.”  When it comes to life sciences plan of action (POA) meetings, I’d say I definitely agree with the second part of that statement.  Good planning is quite indispensable. In part I […]

Avoiding POA Chaos, Part I

By Sue Iannone According to Dictionary.com, “chaos” is defined as “a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order.” Any L&D professional who’s been involved in planning a pharmaceutical company Plan of Action (POA) meeting knows about chaos first-hand.  In fairness, “chaos” is probably too strong a term for describing […]

Using Microlearning for Stand-Alone Training

By Carla Torgerson and Sue Iannone In previous blogs, we’ve discussed how microlearning can be used to prepare learners for learning events, and as follow-up after learning events.  In this article, we’ll consider how microlearning can be used as stand-alone training. Key Benefits Of course, using microlearning as stand-alone training can provide all the core […]

Using Microlearning for Post-Event Reinforcement and Performance Support

By Carla Torgerson and Sue Iannone In the last installment, we explored how to use microlearning techniques to prepare learners for live training events.  But what about after the event?  Can microlearning techniques help learners retain what they learned, as well as perform better in their jobs?  Yes, they can.  Here’s how. Why Reinforce Learning […]