The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit bearing electives that broaden the training experiences of biomedical sciences trainees. These elective modules provide efficient exposure to topics in four theme areas: Business/Entrepreneurship, Communication, Teaching, and Clinical research.The ASPIRE Modules are optional and open to any biomedical sciences PhD student or postdoctoral fellow who wishes to take them to supplement their research training. Class size may be limited, however, and will vary by module.
Module Title: EQ+IQ= Career Success
Content: Conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, workplace communication, building professional relationships, Strengths Finder 2.0 Assessment
Instructors: David Sacks, PhD, HSP, Psychologist for Graduate and Professional Students and Postdoctoral Fellows, PCC, and Kate Stuart, Program Manager, BRET Office of Career Development
Time: 5 sessions: Wednesdays, 10:30am-noon, February 1-March 1
Class size: 18 students
Registration requirement: 1-4 sentence statement of interest
Registration deadline: January 9, 2017