Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop

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

  • January 29th - 30th, 2020
  • Cliftons Brisbane

Overview

Download the brochure Download the brochure

- Refine your communication skills to strategically liaise with stakeholders
- Develop Emotional Intelligence (EQ) & better connect with your team
- Understand your organisational context & act as a culture facilitator
- Empower your teams through intrinsic motivation

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

Sponsors

Become a Sponsor

Partners

Become a Partner

Price & Discounts

Hurry!

Current discount ending!

12 Days

Prices start at

$2495*

More people? More savings!

2 - 3

Delegates

10%

Discount

4 - 5

Delegates

15%

Discount

6 +

Delegates

25%

Discount


*Only one discount applies at any given time.

Agenda

Download the brochure Download the brochure
Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Leadership Skills for Scientists Workshop

29 Jan - 30 Jan

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

Location

Cliftons Brisbane

Level 3, 288 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia

07 3231 0999

* Terms and conditions apply

Other Dates & Locations

All Event Categories

Find Your Next Event

or
or

Thank you for joining us!

Great! Keep an eye out on our updates and newsletters.