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.

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Learn the concepts, methods, even “tricks-or-the-trade” that make virtual training a powerful tool to increase employee engagement and retention....Full Article »
Frontline employees drive our business – they service our customers, sell our products, and create our brand. Delivering learning and development to frontline employees is crucial and often difficult to get right. In this session, you will learn how two innovative learning and development leaders have created dynamic, yet practical,...Full Article »
Learn how tapping into the new world of social media and a host of related learning technologies can add value to your organization....Full Article »
Modern technologies allow us—as marketers for online education—to reach wider audiences than ever before, but trying to maintain multiple online marketing channels can at times seem like a daunting task that requires significant time and money....Full Article »
Learn how to improve your blended learning initiatives to get maximum training results! Now…you can successfully develop and maintain an integrated training strategy that delivers on promises about learning and performance. And, you’ll learn to do it easily & easily with a tested approach that has enabled thousands of people increase their...Full Article »
This virtual session details the case study of how California University of Pennsylvania's Global Online program developed a concrete method to engage in meaningful correspondence with prospective students, current students and alumni....Full Article »
When your role is to create top-notch educational experiences that will improve your company’s business capabilities, the last thing on the checklist is “marketing,” right? It’s time to change the way you define and approach the branding of your development programs. Learn from the case study of Spectrum Health University....Full Article »
Baxter Healthcare blended performance technology tools with the strategic needs of the organization to create what it calls "Ledge Walking Technology." This webinar focuses on the practical application of LWT and provides tools for learning and development professionals to identify, select, communicate, implement and measure both...Full Article »
In an effort to match the needs of our business with the career aspirations of our talent, Bloomberg LP launched a formal career development initiative in 2011. An integrated global framework that leverages training and development, technology, event planning, communication & marketing, and data analytics was put in place to maximize the...Full Article »
Statistics suggest most employees fail to see the connection between their work and corporate strategy. Much of the success of organizations today is derived from intangible assets—including the skills and knowledge of employees. But if your employees don’t fully understand your corporate goals that success could be in jeopardy. In this hands-on...Full Article »
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