2019 Postdoc Leadership Seminar Series

The leadership seminar series is intended to assist post docs in fulfilling the professionalism competency component in the professional development plan recommended by The National Postdoctoral Association. Details can be found at this link: http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?page=CareerPlanning and http://www.nationalpostdoc.org/?CoreCompetencies

All the workshops will take place in HSEB 2969 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and a light lunch will be available.

2019 Schedule


Organization Context of Leadership and Getting Clear About Accountability

Tuesday
04/30/2019
11:30 – 1:30
HSEB 2969

This workshop will examine the organization context in which the work of leadership takes place as well as explore the concept of accountability. We will explore potential obstacles to delivering outcomes and identify strategies for getting clear about accountability for individuals and groups.

Registration Link: https://utah.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/737bde1b/enroll

Navigating Communication and Engaging Optimally in Giving and Receiving Feedback

Tuesday
05/07/2019
11:30- 1:30
HSEB 2969

Our discussion will focus on organization communication processes and how we engage with these optimally. – Email, meetings and in-person conversations. In professional work spaces we will also be engaged in the process of delivering and receiving feedback; in the workshop there will be opportunities to experience both perspectives.

Registration Link: https://utah.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/6f3d5de2/enroll

Navigating Conflict and Conflict Styles

Tuesday
05/21/2019
11:30- 1:30
HSEB 2969

We will explore the nature of conflict, the sources and impact of conflict, and identify ways to navigate the conflict. Participants will complete the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) to gain an understanding of their own and other conflict styles.
Participants must attend class to receive TKI results.

Registration Link: https://utah.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/1f174ad8/enroll

Negotiating Essentials

Tuesday
05/28/2019
11:30- 2:00
HSEB 2969

In this workshop we will explore a number of concepts integral to effective negotiation. We will explore what makes some experiences more effective than others and examine the how and when of negotiation preparation. In this session; we will also explore the behavioral aspects of negotiation including dealing with emotion. Whether negotiation is part of your everyday work or something you are preparing for in the future, you will take away insights and strategies to build or enhance your effectiveness.

Registration Link: https://utah.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/2b772589/enroll

Mentoring and Professional Development

Tuesday
06/4/2019
11:30- 2:00
HSEB 2969

We will discuss the nature of mentoring and professional mentoring relationships, the respective mentor and mentee roles and learn how to maximize the mentoring relationship for professional development. Additionally, we will discuss opportunities to enhance professional development.

Registration Link: https://utah.bridgeapp.com/learner/training/10be46af/enroll


If you have any questions please contact Mary Anne Berzins at mary.anne.berzins@utah.edu