OUR INDUSTRY FOCUS
We are a management consulting firm with 30 years of experience, offering proven solutions that help pharmaceutical and life sciences companies execute mission-critical strategies. Our strong understanding of the evolving healthcare ecosystem allows us to help organizations effectively plan and execute strategic and transformational change, improve commercial excellence, optimize human capital, and retain talent.
ANIMAL HEALTH INDUSTRY
“At WLH, we specialize in organizational change, strategic execution, commercial excellence, leadership development, and human capital optimization in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.
We work with our clients side-by-side, becoming immersed in their organizational culture to gain a clear understanding of their desired outcomes, performance goals, issues, and challenges.”
Wendy L. Heckelman, Ph.D.
President and founder
OUR CLIENT-CENTERED CONSULTING PROCESS
We work with clients side-by-side becoming immersed in their organizational culture to gain a clear understanding of their desired outcomes, performance goals, issues, and challenges.
Driving a new strategy without a comprehensive execution plan leaves many organizations falling short of their intended results. We help bridge the gap between the new strategy and your desired outcomes. We also leverage our change management expertise in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry to support organizational transformations, restructuring, post-merger integrations, new group designs, and other enterprise-wide change initiatives.
- Cultural Transformation & Change Management
- Leadership Agility & Readiness
- Organizational Design & Effectiveness
- Senior Team Alignment & Team Effectiveness
The rapidly evolving pharmaceutical and life sciences industry and dynamic marketplace requires companies to continuously adapt their planning processes at the geographic and account levels. Although there are many effective planning and execution best practices, each company needs to consider its size, portfolio, therapeutic areas, and target customers to determine what is specifically right for them.
- Strategic Account Management
- Business Acumen
- Territory/Geography Planning
- Building Market Talent Access Capabilities
- Pharmaceutical Field Force Effectiveness
Human Capital Optimization
Attracting, developing, and retaining top talent in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry requires a deliberate and integrated human capital strategy. Additionally, the pressures to deliver and enhance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitments must include changes to organizational culture and out-of-date or misaligned HR practices. In the post-pandemic wake, the war for talent will continue to escalate as employees demand more flexible work arrangements and stronger organizational alignment with their personal values and professional development aspirations.
- Competency Models and Tools
- Talent Development and Career Frameworks
- Talent Retention
- Learning Strategy & Journeys
- Leadership Development & Coaching
Strategic organizational initiatives usually require revisiting learning and skill development needs to align workforce capabilities and behaviors with desired results. Targeted, proven learning solutions can help pharmaceutical and life sciences companies develop leaders and talent to successfully Change and Thrive in a rapidly evolving, complex healthcare marketplace. Our “Learn. Do. Inspire.” approach emphasizes real-world application of next level knowledge and skills using proven learning methodology, tools, and solutions.