Legos as a metaphor for building a learning organization?

Starting from the ground up, this biotech company began the journey to learning excellence with the voice of employees. Then came input from company stakeholders. With a strategic plan in hand, PCYC Development Operations began to build their training capability with strategy, learning services, and technologies that fit the needs of the audience. All while focusing on Trial Execution and compliance.

  • Date:Wednesday, June 5
  • Time:4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Room:Austin 4
  • Location:Austin 4
  • Session Type:Case Study
  • Submitter Name: Constantine, John
  • Submission Date (CST): 08/01/2019 16:00
  • Session Level: Intermediate
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  • Session Length: 60 Minute Workshop
  • How are you planning on keeping the learners engaged during this presentation?: Present case study, ask learners to document their own case study where this can help. Interactive learning lab format; build a road map out of Legos.
  • Learning Objective 1: Observe how one company embarked on a defined process to begin to build a learning capability.
  • Learning Objective 2: Learn how to gain 'street cred' with employees (bottom up) with your learning capability.
  • Learning Objective 3: Discover the value that senior sponsorship (top-down) adds to your grass-roots efforts.
  • What is the topic your workshop will cover and how is it relevant to the industry?: Re-starting from the beginning, this company overhauled their clinical learning capabilities. Workshop will discuss how, with a fun lego activity.
John Constantine
Orchestrall, Inc.
Ted Riley
Pharmacyclics, an AbbVie Company