Leadership, management, & mentoring are the essential skills you will learn in this training course.
You may have imagined that you would take time for professional development, but often are too busy. COVID-19 disrupted our usual work, but offers a new chance to do something for your career and yourself! Learn more in our low pressure flexible training, and explore bonus website content.
Anne begins her remarks by reacting to prior speakers who focused on the hurdles and challenges for new grant writers. She responds by summarizing key positives, encourages grant writers, and emphasizes training to improve grant writing, especially for new investigators.
An introduction and welcome to Researcher Management and Leadership Training. We explain the scope of course content. Meet your training instructors, some of my favorite junior & senior colleagues!
Being an effective leader--of projects and people--means to understand yourself and how you communicate with others. This education module delivers training on leadership lessons for researchers.
New research leaders need training about financial stewardship and administrative obligations. This education module focuses on you as research leader and administrator.
Management refers to getting people to perform to agreed-upon standards. This education training module focuses on you as manager and supervisor as you build your team.
This training focuses on existing employees and teams. We describe best practices for review and development of your employees, and establishing team culture.
Getting and giving effective mentorship are key skills. Mentoring is needed at every age and stage, and boosts career success and job satisfaction. This training builds skills for all mentoring relationships.
"This course is full of well-presented and critical information about how to successfully manage a professional research lab. There is a nice variety of speakers who seem to be experts in their various specialties of lab management...Very coherent & easy to follow."
“Faculty have obvious expertise, experience and bona fides and also exude kindness, altruism and professionalism. Everyone really shone bright as a role model.”
"As a result of reviewing the content, I have already set a specific set of goals for myself and my lab – particularly with regards to lab meetings, communication, and keeping track of budgets. I really appreciate these immediate areas of improvement and goal-setting that the training has provided."
"The contents of this course is not taught in the classroom (and) not readily available to new Principal Investigators."
"This should be required training for any new physician-scientist starting their own lab, or once they receive their first internal or extramural funding."
"Personal stories was a real highlight for me and makes these Towers of Academia more relatable. Pay attention to the optional sections, as they are very interesting and give you a practical overview from experienced leaders...they deliver great value as life teaching."
Our classes are taught by dedicated and experienced educators, faculty and staff at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Using state-of-the-art online adult education strategies, we make sure everyone finds a path to success.
We imagine that, like you, we believe modern scientific careers require management and leadership skills.
Your success is our priority.
To support our inclusive community, we provide a variety of training options: short lectures, Q&A interviews, and personal stories.
The Coursera.org platform is a state-of-art online learning environment we use to prepare you for the path ahead. Our adult education classes incorporate traditional teaching styles as well as a hands-on action learning plan.