Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article High street chemist Lloydspharmacy has launched a versatile, paper-baseddistance learning project to support managers in its 1,300 stores. The Professional Management Development Programme was created by thetraining and development team and consist of four modules – Our People; OurPharmacies; Our Customers and Our Business Performance. Each module includesexercises and case studies to enhance the individual’s learning and supporttheir continuing professional development. “The package can be used to put together a bespoke professionaldevelopment plan because each module is standalone, employees can opt to takeone or as many modules as they feel fit,” said Andrea Turner,Lloydspharmacy training and development manager. An added bonus of the distance-learning project is that it is being used toreinforce a cultural change within the business. Pharmacy management is complex, explained Turner, because it combinesspecialist subject knowledge with people and financial manage-ment and keepingup to speed with changes.” Such is the appeal of the programme that regional training managers andsupervisors have asked to use it. But there are no plans yet to make it aglobal, online resource. By Stephanie Sparrow Chemist prescribes distance coursesOn 1 Jun 2002 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.