Every Principal Investigator wants to build and maintain a lab that attracts and retains outstanding staff members so that your science will be excellent. Juggling this endeavor with all else the PI must do – writing papers, teaching, mentoring, gaining and maintaining funding, creating collaborative and productive relationships with other PIs – can be challenging at best. This 1.5-day course will help you learn to manage people with a focus on the particular needs of running a lab. This new course will be led by Jennifer Crosby-Meurisse and Rachel Dresbeck, PhD, both from the Office of the Vice President for Research.
When: Friday, June 15, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 16, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: CROET 3524
In this course you will learn:
- Strategies for approaching the role of “coach” in the lab – developing your leadership style
- Recruitment and retention strategies – Building (and maintaining) the best team for your lab
- Steps to take when coaching doesn’t work – Performance management in the lab
- Resources that are available to you to support you and your lab staff
Enrollment is limited; there is no cost to participants. Please indicate your interest and willingness to participate by registering for this course. Participants will be notified of acceptance after registering. This course will be offered again September 21 and 22, 2012.