Parexel Academy’s 2023: Insights for the Year Ahead

As we head into 2024 ready to tackle new challenges, Parexel Academy reflects on a year filled with remarkable achievements, impactful collaborations, and continuous growth. With a commitment to providing best-in-class educational programming and fostering global connections, Parexel Academy has become a trusted partner for learning that transcends borders. We’ve loved every moment of working with learners within our industry and can’t wait to expand even more in 2024! 

Expanded and Diverse Learner Community

Parexel Academy reached new heights by welcoming over 2100 learners from diverse regions spanning the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. This global network of learners contributed to a rich tapestry of perspectives and experiences, enhancing the overall educational environment. We also rolled out new diversity-focused training programs to ensure our industry is working to make healthcare equitable and inclusive.

International University Collaborations

In 2023, Parexel Academy forged partnerships with several prestigious international universities, offering a range of programs from certificate courses to post-doctoral fellowships. These collaborations were a testament to Parexel Academy’s commitment to providing learners with unparalleled access to cutting-edge research, expertise, and resources. Learners benefited from integrating academic learning and industry knowledge, preparing them to excel in their respective fields.

Impactful Support for Organizations
The impact of Parexel Academy extended beyond individual learners to encompass the support provided to more than 50 organizations. This included site networks, university hospital systems, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, academic institutions, non-profit organizations, and industry partners. Through tailored educational programs, Parexel Academy played a pivotal role in fostering the professional development of both industry-naïve and seasoned professionals across various sectors.

Launch of Innovative Programs
Parexel Academy continued to innovate by launching various new programs in 2023. Among the notable additions were a fully virtual “Fundamentals of Project Management” course and a “Source Document Verification/Source Document Review” course in the Asia Pacific region. These initiatives were designed to meet the evolving needs of learners and organizations, providing them with cutting-edge knowledge and skills. As always, we continue to listen to feedback from professionals and partners in specific regions and develop new programming with opportunities to enhance the workforce. 

On the Horizon
In 2024, Parexel Academy will reach more learners with programming related to vaccine development, cell and gene therapy, and more! We’ve already announced our fully overhauled Virtual Postgraduate Certificate program and are planning to launch a number of self-paced online courses in the near future. Parexel Academy is also looking to roll out new training focused on the use of artificial intelligence in the clinical research industry later this year. 

As we celebrate the achievements of Parexel Academy in 2023, it is evident that the commitment to global education, collaboration, and innovation has set the stage for even greater accomplishments in the future. The diverse learner community, international collaborations, support for organizations, and innovative program launches collectively define Parexel Academy as a leading institution in the field of professional development and education.  

You can always review our current certification programs and courses on our website, or you can reach out to an Academy consultant to learn how our custom programs can benefit your organization. We’re looking forward to continuing to help build the clinical research industry’s workforce in 2024 and beyond!  

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