Management Bootcamp at Experimental Biology meeting

Kim Petrie
February 10, 2015

Are you attending the annual Experimental Biology meeting in Boston this year? The NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education is planning to offer their Management Bootcamp as a pre-session to the Experimental Biology (EB) Conference in Boston.  This two-day workshop is intended for postdocs, junior faculty, and advanced graduate students. More info/topics are below, and travel awards are available.  Registration is open until February 13: Click HERE to apply for the "NIH Boot Camp" and Travel Award .


NIH Management Bootcamp at EB2015

Management of people and resources is a key component to being successful as you move forward in your career.  Staff from the NIH OITE has developed an intense course to give advanced PhD-level scientists and senior-level graduate students an overview of common management concepts that are not often taught in a research environment.  The topics covered will be applicable to all sectors (academics, industry, non-profits, government, etc.)

Friday, March 27 - Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Room TBA   -  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM                


8:30am-9:00am:   Welcome/Introductions

9:00am-12:00pm:   Self-awareness: The Key to Professional Success

12:30pm-1:15pm:   Lunch On Your Own

1:15pm-5:00pm:   Relating to those around you: Emotional Intelligence,  Communication, Culture and Diversity

Saturday, March 28 - Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
Room TBA   -  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM                 

9:00am-10:30am:   Conflict, Feedback and Difficult Conversations

10:30am-12:00pm:   Staffing Your Units

12:00pm-1:00 pm:   Lunch On Your Own

1:00pm-3:00pm:   Supervisory, Mentoring and Advocacy Relationships in  Work Environments

3:00pm-5:00 pm:   Motivating Your Staff