The expectations of what it is to be an academic, and the measures of academic leadership, are evolving. Academics are undoubtedly experts in their field, but may not have had the opportunity to receive training for all aspects of academic life (for example people, project and resource management). Academics can therefore become overwhelmed by the multiple management and leadership activities expected from senior posts. It is Charlotte’s role to help academics take control and become more effective in terms of successful income generation and inspirational leadership. Charlotte has vast experience both as an academic and as an academic trainer. She identifies bespoke and niche training opportunities that are critical to career success.

Sessions

14:00
7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11A

How to copy-edit grant applications

In the world of publishing, a whole team of people are employed to make sure interesting and easily understandable messages are conveyed. A core duty of a Research Manager is to review grant applications and to make them as competitive as possible for funding. During this process, much attention is focused on the ‘project’ and

Theme: Developing Proposals
Level: Leadership
Speakers:Dr Charlotte Harden
Time: 14:00
Date: 7th Jun 2017
Room: Room 11A

14:00
6th Jun 2017
Room: Hall 1A

Leadership techniques for managers — dealing with confrontation

Many of us dread confrontation and go to extreme lengths to avoid it. This is because we have past memories of confrontation going ‘wrong’. Some people say too much, are combative or defensive, while others say too little and become passive or over emotional: none of these approaches is helpful. Evidence shows people spend a

Theme: Service Organisation and Delivery
Level: Leadership
Speakers:Dr Charlotte Harden
Time: 14:00
Date: 6th Jun 2017
Room: Hall 1A