Managing and Leading
Research Scientists and Engineers
November 14 & 15, 2007
This two day workshop is custom designed to provide R&D team/group leaders or managers with the knowledge and skills required to manage and retain highly trained scientific/engineering professionals in the challenging environment of an R&D laboratory. Material for this workshop draws heavily on the 50 years of literature on the management of technological innovation and R&D management, and from the comments and inputs from hundreds of federal government scientists and engineers, and private sector research personnel who have participated in similar workshops over the past 30+ years.
Who Should Attend
R&D personnel in the following categories would benefit from this workshop:
What an Effective R&D Team/Group Leader Does
Leadership Styles that Work in the R&D Environment
Improving Team Interpersonal Communication Skills
Effectively Managing Conflict and Change in the R&D Environment
Workshop Director: Thomas E. Clarke, M.Sc., M.B.A.
Mr. Clarke has designed and presented R&D management workshops and courses to scientific personnel from Canadian and U.S. government and industrial laboratories in the U.S. and China for over thirty years, and has been a consultant to several Canadian government departments on R&D management and intellectual property management.
Location: CFIA Building, 1992 Agency Drive, Dartmouth
Price includes a 100+ page workshop manual