Managing in an R&D Environment

Ottawa, Ontario

Part One - September 20-21, 2004

Part Two - November 29-30, 2004

This four 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.

Timing of Presentation

To facilitate participation on this training program, this four day workshop is being presented in two parts.

Who Should Attend

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

Workshop Outline

Part One - September 20-21, 2004

Barons Best Western Hotel, 3700 Richmond Road, Ottawa

What an Effective R&D Supervisor/Team Leader Does

Easing the Transition from Researcher to Supervisor/Team Leader

Motivating Your R&D Team to be Creative and Productive

Improving Team Interpersonal Communication Skills


Part Two - November 29-30, 2004

Embassy West Hotel, 1400 Carling Avenue, Ottawa

Time Management and Delegation

Managing an R&D Team

Managing Conflict and Change in R&D

Improving Performance Management in the R&D Setting

Workshop Director: Thomas E. Clarke, M.Sc., M.B.A.

Mr. Clarke has designed and presented R&D management workshops to scientific personnel in government and industrial laboratories for twenty-six years, and has been a consultant  to all of the Canadian government's science-based departments on R&D management, intellectual property management, and science programs and policy.

Participants will receive a 120+ page workshop manual.



Part One - Barons Best Western Hotel, 3700 Richmond Rd.

Part Two - Embassy West Hotel, 1400 Carling Avenue,

Registration Must be Received by August 31, 2004

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