Workshop: "Developing Your Leadership Skills as a Researcher"
Target Audience: OIST Community
Session format: Interactive workshop (50 seats)
Speaker: Dr Kerstin Fritsches, Managing Director and Head Trainer of PostdocTraining, Australia
Leadership is an important part of your role as an early career researcher, whether you are officially ‘the boss’ or are currently working as a team member. So what are the skills, characteristics and behaviours that make a great leader - and how do you overcome leadership challenges?
By the end of this session you will ...
- learn how to lead effectively by understanding your strengths and weaknesses
- understand how to develop leader's mindset and improve your leadership skills
- acquire new ideas and practical tools to help you improve continuously as a leader
NO REGISTRATION is required!
About the Speaker:
Dr. Kerstin Fritsches is a former research fellow with first-hand experience of the challenges facing early career researchers and a strong track record in postdoc affairs and career development. A lack of effective career training for PhDs led Kerstin to found PostdocTraining in 2011, to bridge a gap in professional development by delivering support tailored specifically for PhD students and postdocs.
PostdocTraining delivers career development support and mentoring for researchers worldwide and Kerstin has become a sought-after workshop facilitator on topics such as career planning and research leadership in both Europe and Australia.