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At WLH, we develop leaders and individual contributors to adapt and thrive in the rapidly evolving pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.

Our comprehensive suite of Leadership Development programs and blended learning solutions are designed to teach leaders and individual contributors positive behaviors, unlock their maximum potential, and drive performance. All of our leadership development programs are specifically designed for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry.

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Leadership Development Curriculum

Build positive leadership behaviors and drive performance.

Our Leadership Development programs upskill leaders at all levels in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry, empowering them to excel in guiding others.

These transformative programs for emerging leaders, new leaders, and leaders of leaders provide the tools and insights needed to thrive in their roles and make a significant impact within their organizations.

“The WLH team worked with us to develop a cutting-edge leadership solution for our emerging, first-line and second line leaders. This program was customized for our oncology business to address our unique challenges and growth plans.”


Leadership Development

Leadership Development Programs

Our leadership development programs are designed to enhance personal and professional growth. Focus areas include: Enhanced Leadership Skills, Self-Awareness and Emotional Intelligence, Strategic Thinking and Innovation, Succession Planning and Talent Retention, Collaboration and Working in the Matrix, and many more areas that help to build critical skills and behaviors that drive performance.

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CHOOSE YOUR JOURNEY — Like a university, you can choose one topic or an entire learning journey. All programs are competency-based and build fundamental skills.

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders Program

Who Is It For?
Our Emerging Leaders Program is designed to equip aspiring leaders with the essential skills, tools, and knowledge they need to confidently step into a leadership role.

What Will They Learn?
Through a blended learning journey of interactive workshops and targeted curricula, learners will develop a strong foundation in communication, teamwork, and decision-making, empowering them to lead with impact.

  • Gain confidence and build self-awareness necessary to step into a leadership role with clarity and purpose.
  • Develop strong interpersonal skills to effectively convey ideas, motivate teams, and build relationships.
  • Cultivate teamwork and collaboration skills to foster a positive and productive work environment.
  • Build the strategic thinking skills and business acumen needed to succeed at both the macro and micro level in a rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace.
  • Develop the ability to clearly communicate expectations and strategic direction at district and individual territory levels.
Sample Learning Solutions

Note: While we partner with our clients to custom design learning journeys, the following are examples we often include in emerging leaders programs.

  • Self-Awareness
  • 3 Capabilities of Change Agility
  • Learning Agility
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Development Planning
  • Building a High-Performing Team
  • Collaboration, Coordination, and Communication
  • Influencing without Authority
  • Building a Culture of Inclusion

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First Line Leaders Program

Who Is It For?
Our First Line Leaders Program is tailored for in-role leaders to teach them how to manage themselves, build high performing teams, lead across the organization, and lead the business.

What Will They Learn?
Leaders will focus on sharpening key leadership competencies, such as strategic thinking, building employee engagement, and effective delegation skills. Participants will gain the tools and insights necessary to navigate common challenges in their roles and drive high performance.

  • Develop the ability to inspire and engage employees, fostering a culture of high performance.
  • Learn techniques for effective delegation to optimize productivity and empower team members.
  • Ensure leaders can effectively coach across the performance to development continuum
  • Build high performing teams
  • Gain insights into managing conflicts and challenges, ensuring a smooth transition into a leadership role.
  • Build strategic thinking skills to identify opportunities, set goals, and drive organizational success.
Sample Learning Solutions

Note: While we partner with our clients to custom design learning journeys, the following are examples we often include in emerging leaders programs.

  • Attracting Talent
  • Retaining Talent: Rx for Retention™
  • Coaching: Performance, Development, and Matrix Collaboration
  • Leadership Empathy
  • Managerial Courage
  • Leading through Change: 5C’s of Transition Leadership®
  • Team Effectiveness and Jump Starts
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making

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Leader of Leaders

Leader of Leaders Program

Who Is It For?
Our Leader of Leaders’ Program is for experienced professionals who are required to shape culture, communicate and translate the business strategy, and collaborate across the organization.

What Will They Learn?
This advanced program focuses on enhancing leadership effectiveness, fostering a culture of innovation, and driving high-performance teams. Through executive coaching and strategic guidance, participants will gain the skills needed to cultivate a strong leadership pipeline.

  • Sharpen coaching and mentoring skills to support the growth and development of other leaders
  • Learn advanced leadership techniques to drive innovation and adapt to changing business environments
  • Foster a culture of accountability and performance, leading to increased team productivity
  • Develop strategies for building and retaining a strong leadership pipeline within the organization
Sample Learning Solutions

Note: While we partner with our clients to customize executive curriculum, the following are examples we often include in leader of leaders’ programming:

  • Senior Team Strategy Alignment
  • Conducting Business Planning and Business Reviews
  • Coaching the Coach
  • Coaching Accountability & Execution Excellence
  • Driving Cultural Transformation          
  • Creating a Culture of Collaboration
  • Breakthrough Thinking & Strategic Problem Solving
  • Leading through Change: 5C’s of Transition Leadership®
  • Executive Coaching

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Level Setting

Level Setting Leadership Summit

Who Is It For?
Our Leadership Summit brings together leaders of all levels to level-set leadership expectations and drive organizational cohesion and alignment.

What Will They Learn?
Through collaborative workshops, thought-provoking discussions, and expert presentations, this summit facilitates cross-functional learning and empowers leaders to set and communicate a unified direction for their teams. It is a transformative experience that propels leaders’ continued development.

  • Establish a shared understanding of leadership principles and align leadership styles within the organization
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing among leaders at different levels
  • Gain insights from expert presentations and thought-provoking discussions to stay updated on marketplace trends and implications
  • Create a unified direction and vision for teams, driving greater cohesion and alignment towards organizational goals


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Executives who invest in Leadership Development see talent as a competitive differentiator to address current business needs, accelerate organizational performance and meet future demands.