Laura Brown Training and Development
providing quality in-house training and QA solutions
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Laura Brown Training
International expertise for in-house customised technical and management skill training, and quality assurance audit for Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and Healthcare organisations.
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In-House Courses
GCP courses
Project Management
Technical Pharma
Management and Personal skills
Support staff/administrators
Training Consultancy/other services
Audit services
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Our list of clients is highly diverse giving you an idea of the breadth and depth of the consultancy’s past experience.

Clients from Biopharma include:

Adis International Allergan Akzo Nobel
Altana Amgen AstraZeneca
Astellas Arrow Therapeutics Bayer
Boehringer-Ingelheim Centocor Clinical Research Services
Fisher Clinical Services GSK Gedeon Richter
Genzyme Guidant Harrison Clinical Research
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Lundbeck Merck
Novartis Novo Nordisk
Organon Orion Clinical Services Pfizer
Pharmexa Parexel Sanofi-Aventis
Shire Serono Schering-Plough
Schering Roche UCB
Unilever Zenosis

Clients from public training organisations include:

Informa Pharmaceutical Academy
(IPT) International Pharmaceutical Training
Management Forum
Management Centre Europe

Clients from Universities/Academic Institutions include:

Bristol Oncology Research Centre
Cancer Research Campaign
Cranfield School of Management
School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Royal Veterinary College
University of Cardiff

Case Studies

Examples of training and consultancy projects have included (for confidentiality reasons the names are not provided on the web site)

A training needs analysis for a major international pharmaceutical company - This involved extensive training needs analysis both in Europe and the US. A number of new programmes were identified, scoped, sourced and implemented to improve staff performance and quality of work. This was subsequently used to effect major improvement in staff capabilities.

Project management skills training for a leading biopharmaceutical company - This involved design of a project management process and training of many company staff. The process has been adopted by the company leading to real savings of time and cost subsequently.

A management and project management skills training and development accredited programme for a services company to the pharma industry - This involved training all the project managers from a major pharma service provider over a two year period to develop the skills of the project managers to best in class. The organisation subsequently improved client relationships including communication with clients as a direct result of this.

Facilitation of organisational development of a high growth biotech business - The Pharma Mini MBA programme was run for the European clinical operations team and this significantly improved the competencies of the strategic thinking of the department. The senior team then commissioned facilitation of their European operations strategy which ultimately resulted in the successful growth of the European drug development operation, and increased influence by the European team. This involved advice on managing key stakeholders, particularly those in the US References are available on request

“Very informative, well explained and easy to take in” (Lundbeck)