In Person

Effective Supervision of Scientists and the Technical Staff

Learn how to motivate staff for more creative output and participation, improve problem-solving abilities, and create a positive work atmosphere.

San Diego, CA
Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2019
Boston, MA
Oct 09 - Oct 10, 2019
Washington, DC
Dec 05 - Dec 06, 2019
Prices start at
$1695
Registration Info

About the Course

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

 

Key topics include:

  • 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

Special Notes:

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

What You Will Learn

  • 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.

Who Should Attend

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

Course Outline

  • 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

Dates, Locations, and Prices

In Person

Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2019

San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

Early Bird Member $1695 Non-Member $1895
Standard $1895 $2095
Become a member during registration
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Course Times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Check-in starts at 7:45 AM on the first day of the course. Course fee includes a course manual and continental breakfast each day. *Early Bird pricing ends four (4) weeks before the start date of the course.

To complete your registration, you will be asked to log in using your ACS ID. If you are not already logged in, you may enter your credentials or create an ID from the next screen.

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In Person

Oct 09 - Oct 10, 2019

Metro Meeting Centers
101 Federal Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Early Bird Member $1695 Non-Member $1895
Standard $1895 $2095
Become a member during registration
- Less Details+ More Details

Course Times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Check-in starts at 7:45 AM on the first day of the course. Course fee includes a course manual and continental breakfast each day. *Early Bird pricing ends four (4) weeks before the start date of the course.

To complete your registration, you will be asked to log in using your ACS ID. If you are not already logged in, you may enter your credentials or create an ID from the next screen.

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In Person

Dec 05 - Dec 06, 2019

ACS Headquarters
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Early Bird Member $1695 Non-Member $1895
Standard $1895 $2095
Become a member during registration
- Less Details+ More Details

Course Times: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Check-in starts at 7:45 AM on the first day of the course. Course fee includes a course manual and continental breakfast each day. *Early Bird pricing ends four (4) weeks before the start date of the course.

To complete your registration, you will be asked to log in using your ACS ID. If you are not already logged in, you may enter your credentials or create an ID from the next screen.

Log in or Register Now

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. The free registration will be the course of the lowest price. Please note: This discount is only available if you register by fax, phone, or mail and mention this discount and it cannot be combined with any other offer.

About the Instructor(s)

David E Gootnick

Managing Partner and Director, David Gootnick Associates

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.

San Diego, CA
Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2019
Boston, MA
Oct 09 - Oct 10, 2019
Washington, DC
Dec 05 - Dec 06, 2019
Prices start at
$1695
Registration Info