Wednesday, October 10, 2018
“Professional Skills Training for Minority Graduate Students and Postdocs”
Open to current graduate students (sorry, no undergrads)
8:00am – 12:00pm
This workshop is designed to introduce negotiations or solution findings to graduate students. Participants will learn to develop their “best alternative to a negotiated agreement” and finding their own personal negotiation styles. Attendees will practice through a selection from case studies including developing a strong advocate, credit for research and publications, developing connectedness, obtaining resources that enable productivity, opportunity to demonstrate strong performance, the “all important” reference letter and contracting for that first or new position.
“COAChing Strong Academics in the Art of Strategic Persuasion”
Open to Faculty/Administrators/Industry/Postdoctoral associates
1:00pm – 5:00pm
This workshop will help professionals be more effective when leading or participating in discussions, meetings, or group negotiations. Learn about strategic rather than reactive behaviors and effective speaking voices, while tuning out stress and tension, to make yourself be heard. This session will also be centered on professional negotiation skills and its multi-faceted approach includes some pragmatic learning content, case studies, and incorporates the real issues facing those attending the sessions. With the intended outcome being professional growth, development of individual success through teamwork.
Travel assistance of up to $800 is available to academic participants thanks to funding from National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and US Department of Energy
Pre-registration with COACh is required
Space is limited so register soon: https://coach.uoregon.edu