Vitae Leadership in Action open for bookings

jump19-22 November, Windermere

For research staff and postgraduate researchers

“I attended the ‘Leadership in Action’ course expecting to pick up a few tips, the odd insight. I left 6 inches taller, with increased confidence, team skills and satisfaction”

This programme provides researchers the opportunity to:

  • explore team leadership in theory and in practice
  • influence people towards a common goal/purpose
  • understand personal strengths and weaknesses as a leader
  • recognise achievements to create success within your research team
  • explore personal values and how these affect decisions
  • work with a team of experienced leaders from a range of career backgrounds
  • receive feedback on personal leadership styles and identify how these can be further developed.
  • Attendance fulfils the Careers requirement for your PGR Development Programme. See the section on Leadership In Action on the PGR Development website: http://www.liv.ac.uk/pgr-development/careers-development/workshops//
  • See also the previous post on GRADschools:http://pgrnews.liverpool.ac.uk/?p=948

To find out more and to book your place, please visit: www.vitae.ac.uk/lia2013

Cost and eligibility 

This event is for research staff and doctoral researchers. The fee is £730+VAT and it covers expert coaching and facilitation, materials, accommodation and all meals. Travel to the venue is not included.You will be expected to meet this cost out of any training and development funds held by either you or your supervisor. All research students are eligible to attend.

Vitae GRADschool open for bookings

moin22-25 October, Windermere

For postgraduate researchers

“It has probably been the best personal/life development course I have ever done.”

GRADschools are three day practical learning and development programmes which enable postgraduate researchers to reflect upon and develop their skills. The programme gives researchers the opportunity to:

  • develop professional and personal effectiveness
  • broaden your skills for becoming a more effective researcher, such as communication, team working, project planning, and decision-making.
  • plan and manage the next steps of your career
  • understand yourself and challenge your assumptions
  • meet doctoral researchers and experienced tutors from a variety of disciplines, backgrounds, countries, and career stages

Attendance fulfils the Careers requirement for your PGR Development Programme, see www.liv.ac.uk/pgr-development/careers-development/workshops/

To find out more and to book your place, please visit: www.vitae.ac.uk/gradschool2013.

Cost and eligibility 

The fee is £695+VAT and it covers expert tutors, materials, half a day at an outdoor activity centre, accommodation and meals. Travel to the venue is not included. You will be expected to meet this cost out of any training and development funds held by either you or your supervisor. All research students are eligible to attend.