Managing people & projects
Interpersonal competency is a leadership skill that is needed for professional success in our interconnected world. It is also important for your health and well-being, as we are wired for connection. Come learn strategies and engage in exercises that enhance your interpersonal competency and lead to building effective relationships.
Hendrika (Pien) van den Herik, senior facilitator, Interpersonal Dynamics, Stanford GSB; co-instructor, Emotional Intelligence, Stanford HR
Are you taking on a mentoring role in your research group? Have you been asked to work with undergrads or junior grad students? This interactive workshop will give you practical skills and tools to prepare for a happy and productive mentoring relationship. Come ready to learn about yourself and how you can become an inspiring and effective research mentor – not a tormentor!
Helen Doyle, PhD, associate vice provost for graduate education, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Working in teams or with groups is much like negotiating in a multi-party environment.
Need some help organizing your time?
Tired of making and breaking academic, personal or professional goals? In this interactive workshop, Alana Kim will guide you on how to create realistic goals that help keep you on track.
Proposal Information Session
Prospective SPICE applicants are encouraged to attend the one-hour-long session to learn about:
- goals of the program
- different ways SPICE funds can be used
- proposal process
- selection criteria
Teamwork is often dreaded for reasons ranging from the time-consuming nature of group meetings to an unequal division of work. Learn some easy steps for establishing a strong team and keeping it humming.
David Brazer, PhD, associate professor (teaching) and faculty director of leadership degree program, Graduate School of Education
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Boost your productivity and build balance into your schedule. Come learn time management techniques from one of VPTL's Academic Skills Coaches.
Alana Garcia, academic skills coach, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
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Management Matters is a comprehensive, three-session workshop focuses on simple principles and guidelines that, once learned, can make the process of managing others enjoyable and effective, and help you succeed in whatever career path you choose.
Fight fatigue and procrastination with these time management tips! Come hear from an Academic Coach on how to take control of your schedule and build in balance.