MSL Academy

The below MSL academy resources are part of our MSL online training packages. To get access, click on the LOG IN button at the top right and either sign in or purchase our online MSL training course.


Where should I start?

Welcome to the No.1 global online MSL training platform of “from SCIENCE to PHARMA”. Congratulations on taking your first step to becoming an MSL. We are super excited for you, so let's get started.

MSL training video platform

The MSL training videos have been designed by industry experts with years of in-field MSL experience, MSL coaching experience and MSL interviewing experience. Clickhere to see more

MSL CV/Resume writing

Having a good MSL CV is what gets you an MSL interview. Writing a good MSL CV is harder than you think. The purpose of a CV is NOT to list everything you have done in the past. The purpose of a CV is to highlight your skills, knowledge and competencies that are relevant to the MSL role you are applying to. This chapter will help you write the perfect MSL CV. Clickhere to see more

MSL certificate of excellence (MSL-cert)

This MSL certificate (MSL-cert) will give you the recognition and attention to get noticed by hiring managers and recruiters. The MSL-cert will provide validation of your MSL skills, knowledge and industry recognition. To pass the MSL-cert exam you need to score >75%. You will be able to use your MSL-cert title in your CV and on your LinkedIn profile (i.e. Dr. Jane Smith MSL-cert, Phd). Click on the first link to start your exam. Clickhere to see more

How to best work with recruiters

In this chapter, we explain how to engage with recruiters, understand their rational of working/not working with you and not to waste their time. In addition, we teach you alternative ways to find jobs beside going through a recruiter. Clickhere to see more

How to optimally prepare and perform in your MSL interview

In this chapter we will cover: the phone interview; the skype interview(s); the face-to-face interview; assessment center interview; MSL role-play interview and the 30-60-90 day MSL business plan. Lastly, we will also discuss how to best negotiate your MSL salary. In short, everything you need to know to excel during your MSL interview. Clickhere to see more

Clinical paper presentation - GOLD/PLATINUM

In this chapter, we will cover the following: 1) the different formats and modalities of this interview round; 2) how to identify the paper ahead of time; 3) how to best structure your presentation; 4) how to role play it as an experienced MSL; 5) what questions you can expect and how to answer them as an MSL; 6) what questions an experienced MSL would ask a doctor PLUS access to real-life examples of successful MSL clinical paper presentations. Clickhere to see more

Therapeutic Area upskilling - Fast Facts medical handbooks - PLATINUM

You will have access to over 20 medical handbooks that have been written by the top Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) in their field. These handbooks are often used by pharmaceutical companies to train their medical team. They are a must have to upskill on your therapeutic area. Clickhere to see more

Therapeutic Area upskilling - Disease & Industry reports - PLATINUM

Here you will find a growing list of in-depth competitive insight reports from GervanoRA on: drugs, diseases and country-specific intelligence. Clickhere to see more

Therapeutic Area Product upksilling - Product label, PI, SmPC etc - PLATINUM

Knowing where to find your information about your drug and the competitors'drugs, the indications, the safety, the contraindications, the countries regulatory reviews of the drug submission etc is crucial to have to prepare for your second and later interview rounds. Clickhere to see more

Clinical Trials - Drug Approval Process & Regulatory Agencies - PLATINUM

If a pharmaceutical company wishes to market their new drug in a country, they must obtain regulatory approval first. Drug approval processes are designed to allow safe and effective drugs to be be marketed. Understanding the regulatory system and the regulatory agencies is therefore essential as an MSL. Clickhere to see more

Healthcare system by country - GOLD/PLATINUM

It is recommended to understand your country's healthcare system. This chapter will highlight all the different stakeholders, the referral system, the payers etc. Clickhere to see more

Code of ethics/compliance - PLATINUM

The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the world with strict ethical guides and rules that you have to adhere to as an MSL. Non-adherence or non-compliance has cost pharmaceutical companies already hundreds of millions of dollars. Knowing the importance and implications of these ethical rules and guidelines will make you rise above the competition. Clickhere to see more

Pharmacovigilance / Drugsafety - PLATINUM - NEW

Pharmacovigilance (PV or PhV) is also know as drug safety. It is the pharmacological science relating to the collection, detection, assessment, monitoring, and prevention of adverse effects with pharmaceutical products and devices. Pharmacovigilance is concerned with identifying the hazards associated with pharmaceutical products and devices and with minimizing the risk of any harm that may come to patients. Adverse events reporting is another important topic for MSLs to cover Clickhere to see more