Supervisory Skills for Technical Managers
Instructor: Elizabeth Treher, The Learning Key
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 ◉ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST
Track: Professional Development
Categories: Laboratory Management
Course Level: Beginner
Course Description: This course is designed to help experienced and new supervisors, as well as those preparing for supervisory responsibility, master the transition to supervising others. Based on the instructor’s experience in managing R&D staff and teams and providing training for 1000’s of R&D professionals, the course uses practice activities, exercises, and group discussions, creating a fast-paced, effective learning environment. The highly interactive approach and the program level are strongly influenced by participants’ levels of experience and interests.
Target Audience: Experienced and new managers, supervisors and those preparing for supervisory roles. Past attendees have included those with many years of experience and looking for a refresher or help with a particularly challenging situation and individuals new to or preparing for a supervisory role.
Receive feedback on personal management attributes, communication approaches, and delegation style
About the Instructor
Elizabeth N. Treher, PhD has extensive experience in radiopharmaceutical discovery and development, clinical research, radionuclide migration, solar neutrino research, and radiochemistry in nuclear fission. She led teams that patented brain & heart imaging agents and has more than 90 publications & patents. Liz has an M.A. and Ph.D. in nuclear and radiochemistry and was a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. As an invited member of the first U.S. delegation to China for Education and Training & co-founder of The Learning Key, Liz has developed hundreds of training programs customized for those in technical roles and designed many team-based learning tools, including The PHARM Game®. Her most recent book is “A Guide to Success for Technical Managers: Supervising in Research, Development, and Engineering,” published by Wiley & Sons. She lives in northeastern Minnesota and can be reached at 215-534-3363 or by email at email@example.com
About the Instructor
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