The United States of America experience in training of managers for pharmaceutical industry
The effective profitability of pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies, and other entities in the pharmaceutical industry in Ukraine requires highly skilled pharmaceutical managers. Due to the current situation, lack of necessary skills and knowledge among administrators and managers can be identified. In this regard, completing and improvement of the curriculum training programs of pharmaceutical management would be essential. For this purpose it would be feasible to study the experience of leading countries in the global pharmaceutical market, including the United States.
The aim of the research is analysis of the U.S. experience in training of managers for pharmaceutical industry.
The materials and methods used in the study were research publications, statistical information and reports, as well as training programs of pharmaceutical universities in the United States.
Graduates of American colleges and universities with pharmaceutical curriculum with multidisciplinary training schemes are completely satisfying the needs of the pharmaceutical market in the U.S. In the U.S. pharmaceutical training programs using an integrated management approach to the study of the pharmaceutical industry and other business disciplines, involving the gradual accumulation of skills that form the managerial knowledge and skills starting from the second year of studying to the last year of specialization. This is a very important factor in the formation of personality and managerial fundamental knowledge and skills of the students.
The U.S. experience in designing and implementing of new pharmaceutical educational programs based on the needs of the industry can be used to improve the Ukrainian pharmaceutical education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
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