Coaching and Empowering Leaders in the Pharma and Life Sciences Industry

Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Human Resources and Career Development,
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2022

As strategic leaders within a company, HR professionals need to be adept at developing leadership talent. The skills and talents of entry-level employees are drastically different than mid- and senior-level employees, particularly with respect to leadership abilities. HR professionals need to ensure that as employees move up in their organization, they develop the skills needed to be effective leaders. This is especially the case in today’s labor market which is undergoing a generational shift. As senior managers retire, it’s essential to develop a generation of new leaders who can continue to guide and support organizations. It’s not enough for HR leaders to simply hire the best employees; they must provide ongoing coaching and support to help them become talented and empowered leaders. Coaching and empowering leaders to do their best work can give organizations a strategic advantage.

Join this webinar to gain insights on developing and empowering leaders in the pharma and life sciences industries. The featured speaker will explore how life sciences professionals can work with their HR business partners to develop as leaders. The insights gained in this webinar will help HR leaders to develop a plan for building their organizations leadership capabilities. It will also provide insights for mid- and senior-level leaders on the types of leadership skills that they need to develop in their own careers.


Harsha Raghavan, Gilead Sciences

Harsha Raghavan, Director, Human Resources, Gilead Sciences

Harsha is a trusted Human Resources Business Leader doing what he loves — coaching and empowering leaders to do their best work, with over 15 years of progressive HR experience in Pharma and Biotech. Harsha has a rich history of establishing trust with leaders, providing consultative support to organizations in attracting, developing and retaining top talent and managing complex & innovative global HR programs. He has a proven track record, operational expertise and a demonstrated motivation for creating positive impact on leaders, employees and patients. Harsha earned his MBA from Clark University.

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Who Should Attend?

Professionals who are:

  • HR leaders in the life sciences and pharma industries
  • Leaders in life sciences and pharma who manage people
  • Life sciences and pharma professionals who want to develop as leaders

What You Will Learn

Attendees will learn:

  • Best practices for leadership development
  • How to identify and mentor future leaders
  • Tips for life sciences professionals on how to develop as a leader

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