Course Catalog

Effective Supervision of Scientists and the Technical Staff

This course will help technical managers improve their skills by teaching effective management techniques, how to motivate staff for more creative output and participation, how to improve problem-solving abilities, and how to create a positive work atmosphere.

Course Details

Key Topics

  • Your role in managing the technical staff
  • Ground rules for the creative team
  • Proven management techniques
  • Strengthening interpersonal relationships
  • Developing your leadership style
  • How to deal with conflicts and personality clashes
  • Motivating the innovative professional
  • Vital management communication skills
  • Appraising professional performance
  • Managing time as a critical resource

Information

This course will help technical managers improve their skills by teaching effective management techniques, how to motivate staff for more creative output and participation, how to improve problem-solving abilities, and how to create a positive work atmosphere.

Registrants will need to purchase a copy of Action Tools for Effective Managers, by Gootnick and Gootnick in addition to their registration.

Who Should Attend

For supervisors of scientists, engineers, and other technical staff members who want to strengthen their leadership skills.

Benefits

  • Learn the most effective management techniques available.
  • Motivate your staff for more creative output.
  • Improve your problem-solving abilities.
  • Encourage participation among staff members.
  • Establish a positive work atmosphere for maximum productivity.

Agenda

  • The Building Blocks of Successful Management
  • Planning and Organizing a Winning Creative Team Effort
  • Supporting Your Staff with Critical Resources
  • Communicating for High Performance and Morale
  • Motivating Professional Employees in a High Productivity Climate
  • The Impact of Feedback and Recognition on Performance
  • Understanding the Difference Between ?Doing? and ?Managing”
  • Empowering Employees for High Achievement
  • How to Manage Conflicts Assertively
  • Counseling Employees for Improved Results
  • Practical Techniques for Managing Time
  • Improving Your Leadership Effectiveness
  • Cultivating Initiative, Responsibility, and Commitment to Results

Course Locations

Date

April 17 - 18, 2018

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.

Register Online Register Via Mail

Venue

Temple University, Center City
1515 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Advanced $1,495 (Ends Mar 17) $1,695 (Ends Mar 17)
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, mail or phone and mention this discount and may not be combined with any other offer.

Date

August 18 - 19, 2018

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.

Register Online Register Via Mail

Venue

TBA

Boston, MA


Pricing
  Member Non-Member
Advanced $1,695 (Ends Jul 18) $1,895 (Ends Jul 18)
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, mail or phone and mention this discount and 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.