Execution of Learning and Development Activities in a Leading Pharmaceutical Company in India: A Case Study

This case study is based on a summer internship project undertaken at a leading pharmaceutical company in India. The name of the company is not disclosed to satisfy confidentiality principle. It mostly narrates and deals with the training and development programs of the company. The study may be used by students, academicians and industry professionals for learning and research purposes. The case has been developed by incorporating the intern’s learning experiences through her interaction with the company executives, participation in workshops and understanding different benchmarking and research activities at the company. It narrates how the company uses need analysis method to harness the learning needs. Also it gives an idea about the steps followed in planning and execution of the training and development and the tools and techniques used for data collection and analysis. After the training needs are identified, an appropriate plan is designed for successful execution of training program. The case report captures the details of planning of the training events and the use of training calendars. The case describes the pre-training arrangements that are made. It gives a brief idea on various aspects, like the approval system followed at the company, conduct of training event, the logistics arrangement required, the selection of participants and trainer etc.

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First Author: Ms.Shefali Gupta

Second Author: Dr.Indrajit Goswami