Training Strategy Articles

Medical Training for Medical Affairs

Ongoing training and development is essential for Medical Affairs. Whether it is keeping teams abreast of the latest scientific data, developing engagement skills, or how to utilize available tools—in order to stay your best requires ongoing development. Still, you’re...

Skills Require Practice

Would you give your 16-year-old son or daughter the keys to your car if they completed drivers education completely online? What if the eLearning developers built very realistic simulations where you practiced driving a virtual vehicle on an iPad?   Probably not,...

MSL Training Curriculum

When we speak at conferences and meet new MSLs, we are often asked what an MSL needs to know in order to be successful.  What is interesting is that many MSLs already in position are asking the same question.  In a recent study by the MSL Society, less than 70% of...

What’s the Code for Bananas? A Role-based Approach to Learning for Medical Affairs

Have you ever worked behind a cash register? It is probably one of the most terrifying roles in the workplace if you haven’t been trained appropriately. My first job was at a grocery store when I was 15 years old. I was responsible for pushing in the carts and...