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LEADERSHIP SKILLS FOR SCIENTISTS WORKSHOP

22nd - 23rd, March 2021
Virtual / Streaming

Enhance your effectiveness as a scientific leader in a complex and changing environment

Overview

- Hone your communication skills to strategically liaise with stakeholders
- Develop your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to better connect with your team
- Drive strategic change to improve processes and procedures
- Increase your leadership potential through feedback and self-awareness

Speakers

Dr Desley Lodwick

From coding in the 70s to becoming the Managing Director of a global IT company, Desley has had first-hand experience of the challenges faced in leadership roles; the barriers that hold people back and the conditions that create success. 


Since 2004 Desley has completed a PhD in leadership development and has extensive experience in developing mindsets suitable for shifting workplaces to be productive, focused and creative communities.

Director
Accelerated Wisdom

Agenda

Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop

22 Mar - 23 Mar

Workshop

Strengthen leadership skills for sustained operational success

- Understand the big picture in a VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world

- Understand the difference between technical and adaptive problems

- Adapt your communication skills for leading in a VUCA environment

- Develop the counterintuitive skills needed for dealing with complex challenges/wicked problems/dilemmas

 

Lead strategic change as a scientific leader 

- Create a vision and learn to guide team culture 

- Collaborate across teams to drive new initiatives and face complex challenges

- Develop your skills for strategy formation and implementation

- Improve the way critical information is delivered, presented and understood

  

Develop your communication skills to achieve influence

- Understand and adapt to the different ways individuals make sense of the world

- Develop your one-on-one communication skills to improve relationships

- Increase your EQ to better connect and communicate with diverse teams

 

Resolve conflict and tackle challenging situations 

- Break down negative perceptions between scientists and technicians to increase workplace harmony

- Strategies to identify and tactically address toxic workplace behaviours 

- Techniques for effective conflict resolution in difficult or complex scenarios

- Navigate challenging scenarios - difficult decision-making in a political environment

  • Dr Desley Lodwick Director Accelerated Wisdom

Workshop

Leadership in a STEM organisation

- Explore what is different in a STEM organisation and its implications for how to lead 

- Explore the limitations of personal leadership mastery

- Learn how systems thinking can help with facing resistant and persistent problems

- Facilitate cross-functional communication to break down silos and broaden perspectives

 

Liaise with key stakeholders

- Communicate information effectively to different stakeholders

- Write scientific reports accommodating different stakeholders’ communication styles

- Collaborate with policy and other external teams to build beneficial partnerships

- Effectively communicate technical outcomes to key non-scientific stakeholders

 

Becoming deliberately developmental to realise organisational potential

- Understand different sense-making capabilities 

- Gain insight into your immunity to change

- Learn to use errors and vulnerabilities to facilitate personal and organisational growth

- Build team culture and embed support structures into daily fabric of working life

 

 Drive productivity through engagement and innovation

- Inspire creative thinking and produce new ideas

- Build an environment conducive to innovation and creativity in the workplace

- Identify team motivators to increase productivity and engagement in the laboratory or technical environment

- What is your leadership development action plan?

  • Dr Desley Lodwick Director Accelerated Wisdom

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