June 15, 2016 | News

CMR Institute Wins LTEN Excellence Award, Industry Partnership Category

 CMR Institute acknowledged for pharmaceutical leadership development program

LTEN 2016 Award Winner

June 15, 2016 — LTEN Annual Conference, National Harbor, Maryland — CMR Institute, the strategic sales solutions provider of choice for leading life science companies, today won the 2016 LTEN (Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network) Excellence Award in the Industry Partnership category. The award recognizes content and service providers for their work in support of a client’s learning and development function in the past year.

The award was for the development of an Emerging Leaders’ Certificate Program that CMR Institute created in partnership with a mid-sized pharmaceutical company. The resulting program, which is designed to help pharmaceutical sales managers develop the leadership skills they need to succeed, offers online courses—with accompanying training guides—on topics such as leadership development, communication, and sales management.

“We are honored to be acknowledged for our work in leadership training for the life science industry,” said Michelle O’Connor, CEO and President of CMR Institute. “LTEN is the nation’s only nonprofit organization solely devoted to strengthening training in the healthcare industry. This award recognizes the importance of practical, actionable and engaging sales and leadership training for life science professionals.”

About LTEN and the LTEN Excellence Awards

The LTEN Excellence Awards is the premier awards program in the United States recognizing innovation and leadership within the life sciences training and development community. Awards were presented in seven categories: Innovation, Learning Content, Emerging Leader, Partnership, Members of the Year (2 awards) and All-Star Teams. A diverse group of experienced judges selected the winners. For a list of finalists and winners, please visit

The Life Sciences Trainers & Educators Network ( is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the professional goals of trainers and educators in the life sciences by providing the clarity, community and career resources needed to excel in leadership and learning. Founded in 1971, LTEN has grown to over 1,600 individual members who work in pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostic companies.

About CMR Institute

CMR Institute is the strategic sales solutions provider of choice for training organizations in leading life science companies. The company’s learning solutions increase market share by improving the performance and effectiveness of commercial sales teams. Over the past 50+ years, CMR Institute has provided leadership, sales, market trends and other training for more than 150,000 biopharmaceutical, medical device and other life science professionals. The training resources are created in partnership with industry experts, assuring the content is relevant and actionable. CMR Institute is known for its customer support and its flexible delivery solutions. The company’s not-for-profit status allows it to continually re-invest its resources into its educational content. To learn more, visit


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