Upcoming Postdoc Workshops

Lunch and Learn Series

Join us for this monthly series exploring topics chosen by postdocs.  Pizza is provided, so watch for emails from the UPDA and rsvp. Information about this month’s lunch and learn is available here.

Postdoc Leadership and Communication Workshop Series

Watch for an announcement – registration will open spring, 2017.

 Attend 1 or all of these workshops to develop the Leadership and Communication

Core Competencies recommended by The National Postdoctoral Association.

See http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/careers-24/career-planning-resources


Getting Clear About Accountability

Learn to avoid obstacles to delivering outcomes and identify strategies for getting clear about accountability at the individual and group levels. Participants will complete an accountability assessment.


Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

MBTI is a leadership development tool which provides feedback about where you primarily direct your energy, how you prefer to process information, how you prefer to make decisions, and how you prefer to organize your life. Prior to this class participants will complete the MBTI on-line. Participants must attend class to receive MBTI results.


Conflict Styles

Participants will complete the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) to gain an understanding of their own and others’ conflict-handling styles. Participants must attend class to receive TKI results.


Negotiating Essentials

Whether negotiation is part of your everyday work or something you are preparing for in the future, come and learn strategies to build your confidence and effectiveness.


Mentoring and Professional Development

Learn how to maximize the mentoring relationship for professional development. This session will also include the mechanics of giving and receiving feedback.



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