Mergers create challenges, as the new organization tries to integrate two ways of getting work done, two sets of resources, and two sets of partners. But mergers also create opportunities. In this session, you’ll learn how Shire’s US Commercial Learning and Development (L&D) team leveraged a merger to create a new kind of training department.
Following the merger of Shire and Baxalta, Shire’s US Commercial L&D team was faced with the challenge of fully integrating resources and processes quickly in order to support the business initiatives that drive the organization’s goals. With every challenge, however, comes an opportunity: how could Shire use this opportunity to streamline the Learning Team, build speed, control cost, and ultimately enable Shire to achieve its commercial objectives?
In this case study-driven session, you’ll learn how Shire created a unified Learning team, focused their vendor partners, reduced cost, and drove better alignment to the business. You’ll learn how Shire:
-Used demand planning to identify the demand aligned to business priorities and determine resourcing needs
-Created a business case for building and documenting best-in-class processes and focused the Learning team on the strategic challenges
-Operationalized the new mode, including new Product Launch standards, improved project management, better utilization of the LMS