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Introduction to the Pharmaceutical Industry and Business Intelligence Practice - course review

October 1st, 2020

This one-day workshop took place on 17th September and was aimed at those who were new to the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry in both pharmaceutical companies and agencies

Our aim was to help the trainees 'hit the ground running' with this overview of the pharmaceutical industry and where business intelligence fits in, run by experienced business intelligence professionals including members of the BHBIA Board and Ethics & Compliance Committee. 

It was the first time we have run the session via Zoom: it seems likely that the virtual format allowed some people to attend who might not have been able to join us face to face and it was great to see such a good attendance.

Course convener Dan Coffin commented:

"An engaging, interactive and energetic session with a highly capable and smart group of delegates from a variety of client and agency perspectives, all conducted through a collaborative, virtual platform. It was a delight for me to convene such an involved group of delegates who really gave me high hopes for the future of our industry."

You can see the programme details here

We would like thank all our speakers and conveners:
  • Dan Coffin, Research Partnership / BHBIA Board Director
  • Jenny Dawson, Roche Products Ltd / BHBIA Deputy Chair
  • Yuliya Fontanetti, HRW / Deputy Chair, BHBIA Ethics & Compliance Committee 
  • Steve Lowery, Red Leaf
  • Paul O'Nions, Sanofi / BHBIA Chairman
  • Aline Rogers, BHBIA Executive Officer 
  • Kate Stevens, KES Consultancy / BHBIA Board Director
Delegate feedback

Comments from the delegates included: 

"It was very informative and I came away from it with a lot more knowledge"

"It was very interesting and contextualised my company's position in the market a lot more. I thought that the presenters were friendly and approachable and I would recommend the course to others."

"I learnt information that was relevant to my role and how it operates in the pharma industry"

"It filled in any gaps I had"

Look out for details of next year's course which will be available soon in the Events, Courses & Webinars section of the website.