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Guest Blog from Hanson Wade
Last week as part of their ‘Payer Strategies for Emerging Markets’ initiative, Hanson Wade published a report offering a valuable insight into the experiences of leading industry and healthcare experts working within emerging markets.
The report provided some fascinating results. For instance, of the drug developers, academics, payers and solution providers asked, the overwhelming majority agreed that within the next five years, emerging markets will make up over a third of pharmaceutical company revenue.
When questioned on the barriers of growth in emerging markets, over a third thought that weak industry-payer partnerships were one of the main challenges holding them back. Although this statistic is not, in itself, that surprising, the spread of answers that was given by the remaining two thirds was certainly interesting. Follow this link to get the full report.
It is clear that the emerging markets offer huge potential for the healthcare industry, accessing and launching products in these key growth areas continues to be a source of frustration for many. The report and supplementary case study provides a rare and useful insight into the thoughts and experiences of those already working within these markets and is a must read for all those looking to expand their revenue streams internationally.
Do you understand what a PMO can and should do for your organisation? Jonathan Norman invites Peter Taylor (The Lazy Project Manager) to tell us about the steady rise in investment in PMOs and what it means for organisations.
In part one Peter, the author of Leading Successful PMOs, discusses getting the balance right in order to make a PMO truely successful.
This 8 min section discusses how to build a successful and sustainable PMO.
Part two is a little longer at 12 minutes
and covers how to assess your organisation to see if a PMO is the right direction to take. What drives the need for a PMO, and will it be virtual or temporary, specialist even? Leadership qualities, business culture and the future of PMOs is also discussed.
Recently, Gower Commissioning Editor Jonathan Norman, sat down with Nigel Povah, co-editor of Assessment Centres and Global Talent Management and asked him how assessement centres address the issues of diversity. We filmed as they continued to discuss how Assessment Centres can find talented individuals, and then broke the discussion down into three section so you can watch in chunks.
Do let us know if you find our short chats interesting and useful.
Jane Sparrow with be presenting a webinar on Monday 18th March, 2013 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM GMT discussing how HR can unlock the value of the middle manager.
Jane believes it is essential that managers have the confidence and capability to be great engagers and this is the only way to truly build and sustain a high performance culture. Within the webinar, she will provide proven and practical strategies for HR Professionals which they can use in order to support their managers and use throughout their organisation.
You can register for the webinar here.
Jane is author of The Culture Builders.
There still seems to be a lot of scepticism surrounding the benefits that flexible working can have on businesses. With new leave regulations and new measures for flexible working being implemented by the government during 2013, this is a step in the right direction, however, it may reinforce sceptical attitudes towards flexible working.
You can read more about this subject by author Andy Lake, who has written a recent blog for HRZone. Simply register your details online for free.
Andy Lake’s book Smart Flexibility is available here, you can also read chapter 1, at your own convenience.
The 2013 dates have been released for a Mastering Anti-Money Laundering Training Course. The first two day course will be running on 16-17 May 2013 in London.
Some of the topic areas covered:
Introduction to Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing ~ Role of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) ~ EU Directives ~ The US and its Effect Internationally ~ UK Legal and Regulatory Requirements ~ Customer Due Diligence ~ Ongoing Monitoring ~ Record Keeping ~ Suspicions and Reporting ~ Money Laundering Reporting Officer ~ Senior Management Responsibility ~ Training and Awareness ~ Sanctions ~ Interrelationship Between Financial Crime/Fraud And Money Laundering
If you would like to know more, you can download the Mastering Anti-Money Laundering brochure, or ring to speak to one of our consultants on +44 (0)20 7017 7190.
This course has an impressive agenda which you will find on the course website. The course leader is a Gower author Doug Hopton who is a Consultant and Trainer on money laundering and financial crime prevention. Before establishing his company in 2003, he was with Barclays Bank for over 37 years for many of which he was Head of Group Fraud and Money Laundering Prevention. All of his years of knowledge will be condensed into your two days training.
Enter your projects for the International Design for All Foundation Awards 2013.
The deadline for submitting entries to the awards is 17th February 2013. Entering is easy – all the details are available on the Awards website.
The Awards offer an opportunity for public bodies, private companies and not-for-profit organisations to gain international recognition for the projects they have undertaken in the field of Design for All. In addition, any individual or organisation can send their ideas for user-centred design projects in Living Labs, in order to find the best design solutions for everyday problems through the involvement of real-life end-users.
The Award ceremony will take place on 20th March 2013 during the International Design Biennial in Saint-Étienne, France.
The Founder and President of the Design for All Foundation is Francesc Aragall, who is co-author of the Gower book Universal Design.
In conjunction with the Association of MBAs, Douglas Board, author of Choosing Leaders and Choosing to Lead will be hosting a free webinar on the topic of ‘Landing your first CEO role’. This webinar is designed for anyone competing now, or over the next 2-4 years, for their first CEO role, or a top tier position in a large organisation. It is relevant to the private, public and voluntary sectors.
This webinar will take place on Tuesday 19th February at 13:00.
The main webpage is here:
You can register here: