Course Catalog

Building A Winning Scientific
& Technical Team

During this exciting 2-day short course discover how to transform your scientific and technical staff into a cohesive multidisciplinary lab team.

Learn the ground rules for peak-performance R&D teamwork and how to remove blockages to R&D effectiveness. Examine best team practices that help your teams improve innovation and R&D results. Moreover, acquire the complete tool chest to create a charged innovation team environment, bristling with positive “synergy” and exciting new ideas.

Course Details

Key Topics

  • Establish a step-by-step program for professional team building
  • Assess current team effectiveness
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Gain total commitment & buy-in to team objectives
  • Facilitate “28″ exciting team-building activities
  • Harness individual energy for team success
  • Share team leadership roles
  • Build trust, support, cooperation and synergy
  • Clarify your team’s mission, roles and processes
  • Operate effectively within a “matrix/project” lab environment
  • Improve team communication, collaboration and coordination
  • Manage conflict in and among teams
  • Establish your team’s cross-training system
  • Improve working relationships with other organizational teams
  • Conduct effective team meetings
  • Measure, document and track your team’s performance
  • Review team processes and continuously improve team efforts

Information

During this exciting 2-day short course discover how to transform your scientific and technical staff into a cohesive multidisciplinary lab team.

Learn the ground rules for peak-performance R&D teamwork and how to remove blockages to R&D effectiveness. Examine best team practices that help your teams improve innovation and R&D results. Moreover, acquire the complete tool chest to create a charged innovation team environment, bristling with positive “synergy” and exciting new ideas.

Who Should Attend

Recommended for technical directors, managers, lab heads, project leaders, scientists, engineers and other members of the technical staff. All professionals on new teams wanting peak performance and on existing teams ready to jump to the next level. Recommended training for individual team leaders and team members. Also, perfect as a team development opportunity for intact laboratory teams.

Course Locations

Date

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Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. on the first day of the course.

Course runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

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Venue

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Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Advanced $1,495 $1,695
Standard $1,895 $2,095

The course fee includes a course binder and a continental breakfast each day.

Five for Four! Register five people for one course, one person for five courses, or any combination in between and your fifth registration is free. Note: This discount is only available if you register by fax or mail and mention this discount. May not be combined with any other offer.

About the Instructor

  • Dr. David E. Gootnick

    is Managing Partner and Director of DAVID GOOTNICK ASSOCIATES, a New York-based management consulting firm, specializing in leadership development of scientists and engineers within technical organizations.