R&D Personnel Management Master Class

Pudong, Shanghai, China


These two day workshops are indended to provide managers with the knowledge and skills required to effectively manage, motivate and retain highly trained professionals in a scientific, regulatory, R&D/laboratory environment. The content is directed towards middle R&D managers, and those who currently supervise technical personnel, as well as those who take on supervisory duties on a temporary basis, or are being considred for promotion to an R&D supervisory position. This workshop draws heavily on over 50 years of literature on the management of R&D personnel and creativity.

Phase I - Supervisory Skills September 14-15, 2009

Phase I Workshop Outline

Managing an R&D Team

Managing or Dealing with Substandard Performers

Effectively Managing Time, Delegation and Meetings

Effectively Managing Conflict and Change in R&D

Phase II - Advanced Skills, September 17-18, 2009

Phase II Workshop Outline

What an Effective R&D Team/Group Leader Does

Easing the Transition from Researcher to Supervisor/Team Leader

Effectively Motivating Your R&D Team to be Productive

Growing a Creative and Innovative Work Environment

Please Note: Each Phase is a Separate Workshop.


For information about fees and registration please contact:



Tel: 86 2151287858

Fax: 86 2151287873

Visit their website at: http://www.innodecision.com.cn

Dates: Phase I - September 14-15, 2009, and Phase II - September 17-18, 2009

Location: Renaissance Hotel, Pudong, Shanhai, China

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 in government and industrial laboratories for over thirty years, and has been a consultant  to many government departments, and private sector firms on R&D management, and intellectual property management.

Participants receive a 100+ page workshop manual for each phase.


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