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SBANE Member Custom Learning Designs' Basics of Oncology Module Wins Second Gold

The module now holds gold for Best Custom Content and Website Element/eLearning categories

BELMONT, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Custom Learning Designs, Inc. (CLD), a leader in developing training solutions for life sciences and medical device companies, won a coveted Brandon Hall gold award for excellence in the best custom content category for its Basics of Oncology module. The module is one of six included in iKnow™ Oncology Fundamentals Off-the-Shelf Series. CLD’s win was announced on September 18th. Cancer treatments change rapidly and those in charge of training at pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies are always playing catch up. In order to help bring top-level content and critical information to the learner, the Basics of Oncology and other iKnow™ Oncology Fundamentals modules were created. In March of this year, the Basics of Oncology module also competed against over 4,700 entries from throughout the United States, Canada and several other countries to win the Hermes Creative gold in the Web site element/eLearning category. A fully functioning module is available for all to test drive at http://info.cldinc.com/off-the-shelf-oncology-training-release. “Our customers develop life-changing and life-saving therapies and products every day. Assisting them by offering off-the-shelf or customized training solutions that ensure their sales force can effectively communicate the benefits of those therapies and products is our core mission,” said Donna Kilcoyne, Chief Executive Officer of CLD. “Developing a solution that has been awarded gold by two respected organizations is a testament to the hard work and expertise of the CLD staff.” “This year’s winner should be very proud of their achievements especially based on the rigorous judging process all submissions underwent,” said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group, Inc. “We are honored to recognize the award winners who exemplify a high standard of performance in their organization and demonstrate clear, measureable business results through these innovative programs.” The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group Sr. Analysts and Executive Leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation and overall measurable benefits. About Brandon Hall Group Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in learning and development, talent management, sales effectiveness, marketing impact, and executive management. (www.brandonhall.com) About Hermes Creative Awards Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) (www.amcpros.com). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production and freelance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession. A list of the 2012 winners can be found on the Hermes Creative Awards Web site atwww.hermesawards.com. About CLD For over 30 years, CLD has provided customized training solutions to leading pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies. By focusing on the right combination of learning, creativity, and technology, the company is uniquely positioned to deliver training programs that drive sales. CLD’s in-house staff of medical writers, content leads, instructional designers, medical directors, project managers and editors has more than a century of combined experience developing accurate, award-winning life sciences content. The CLD team has completed 2,400+ projects and 12,000 deliverables since inception. For more information about CLD, please visit our website at http://www.cldinc.com.  


Custom Learning Designs, Inc. Mark Currier, 617-826-6331 Director of Marketing info@cldinc.com


Custom Learning Design is an SBANE Member and recently was awarded SBANE's  2012 "Profitable Connection Award".

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