Vincent O’Grady (x46050 firstname.lastname@example.org).
Five days spread across six months.
Classroom based on and off campus.
Who it is suitable for
You are a researcher who considers yourself to be in the early stages of your research career, who has aspirations and potential to lead in your research field and to be an effective team leader. It is a new collaborative initiative between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham. To be awarded a place on the programme you will also need the explicit support from your Head of School.
What you will be able to do after the course
You will be able to adapt your leadership style to motivate and support your team members, manage change within your working environment, plan your ongoing academic and leadership development and build your research network across both institutions.
Through a combination of collaborative working, case studies and relevant input this programme is designed to provide an introduction to leadership and management skills in the context of an academic research career. Specifically:
- The key differences between leadership and management
- The roles and responsibilities of a leader in the research context
- Leadership styles and their likely impact
- Workplace communication
- Motivating the team to perform
- Dealing with change in the workplace
- Next steps in managing your career and future development
As part of the programme you will be encouraged and supported to find a suitable mentor. This will be a key element of your action plan for sustained personal and career development.
So what’s distinctive?
A new opportunity tailored for researchers who aim to develop their academic career through collaboration with peers and colleagues from Birmingham and Nottingham.
How to book
For all enquiries please contact POD x44606.