Effective Management and Leadership

of R&D Personnel

Nanaimo, British Columbia

March 31-April 2, 2003

This three day workshop is designed to provide R&D managers with the knowledge and skills required to manage and retain highly trained professionals in the challenging environment of an R&D laboratory. This workshop draws heavily on the vast literature on the management of technological innovation and R&D management.

Who Should Attend

R&D personnel in the following categories would benefit from this workshop:

Workshop Outline

What an Effective R&D Manager Does

Leadership Styles That Work in the R&D Environment

Motivating Your R&D Staff to be Creative and Productive

Improving Interpersonal Communication Skills in the R&D Environment

Improving Performance Management in R&D Setting

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 twenty-six years, and has been a consultant  to several government departments on intellectual property management.

Participants receive a 100+ page workshop manual.


Stargate Consultants Limited
1687 Centennary Drive, Nanaimo, B.C.  V9X 1A3
Tel: (250) 755-3066
E-Mail: stargate1@shaw.ca