Articles by Peggy O'Brien
Peggy O'Brien is Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, a worldwide leader in providing development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food and nutritional supplement companies.
Ms. O'Brien began her career with Covance over thirty years ago and has held positions of increasing responsibility in Operations and Human Resources. She has been instrumental in building the Learning and Performance Center at Covance. Among her accomplishments are: centralization of on-the-job training to drive time to productivity, implementation of Covance Leadership Development program, implementation and skill building around hiring talent, enhancing succession planning and executive development processes and introducing new career development systeMs.. Ms. O'Brien has been the recipient of two prestigious internal honors: the Covance Way Award and Covance People Leadership Award.
Ms. O'Brien received her Master's Degree in Continuing and Vocational Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison while working at Covance.
Peggy O'Brien, Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, shares her company's strategies for aligning employee development with the business goals, how to measure the viability of learning programs, and more. Can you describe the steps involved in your annual process of aligning talent development goals to long and short term business objectives? The business...Full Article »
As a learning professional, we constantly need to be looking at what business challenges our leaders are facing and help bring new learning solutions to the table. Human Resources IQ (HRIQ) speaks with Peggy O’Brien, Vice President of the Learning and Performance Center at Covance, regarding what was on the horizon and some of the challenges that were being faced, such as rapid...Full Article »Events of Interest
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