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Effective Training Methods for Millenials with Graham O’Keeffe


- 15 October 2018

Welcome to the ninth episode of Automating Quality. Mandy Gervasio is your host, and she’s on a mission to bring you hot industry topics with her fellow life sciences partners and friends! She’s joined by her co-host, the CEO and founder of Solabs, Philippe Gaudreau, as well as their guest for today: Graham O’Keeffe.

 

Graham O’Keeffe is the CEO of Learn About GMP. He has been in marketing and life sciences for about 20 years and has served roles in various pharmaceutical and biotech companies, focusing mainly on compliance, quality, registry, and quality systems. Learn About GMP is an online web-based training system platform that is designed specifically for life sciences companies. They provide knowledge and expertise that empowers these companies in accelerating their growth and maintaining compliance.

 

This episode is filled with helpful takeaways and key learnings for better organization and planning when it comes to developing training programs. Graham explains how continuous access to on-demand, web-based training with constantly-updating fresh content can greatly enhance a learner’s interest for learning and development. He also shares his perspective on the best content delivery methods to drive effectiveness for millennials; why continuous education is crucial to attracting top millennial workers; and how he sees the industry evolving over the next 3-5 years in terms of learning and development, content delivery, and mechanisms for enhancing compliance.

 

Key Takeaways:

[:42] About today’s topic and guest.

[1:45] Mandy and Philippe welcome Graham to the podcast.

[2:26] Graham’s background and current mission of his company, Learn About GMP.

[5:10] What are a few elements to consider for learning retention and effectiveness when tailoring training for a millennial audience?

[10:30] Does Graham think that continuous access to on-demand, web-based training greatly enhances the learner’s interest for learning and development?

[15:25] What content delivery methods Graham thinks should be commonly leveraged to drive effectiveness for millennials.

[19:14] Why continuous education is crucial to attracting top millennial workers.

[21:35] How Graham sees the industry evolving over the next 3-5 years in terms of learning and development, content delivery, and mechanisms for enhancing compliance.

[25:11] Mandy wraps up this week’s episode and gives a quick summary of the key learnings.

[26:08] About next week’s episode.

[26:18] How to get in touch with Mandy and Graham O’Keefe.

 

Mentioned in this Episode:

Learn About GMP

Graham O’Keeffe’s LinkedIn

Mandy.Podcast@Solabs.com