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Life Sciences

From the Laboratory to LeadershipTM

Your science is on the cutting edge. Are your people?

From the Laboratory to Leadership turns science-minded managers into capable business leaders. That means they'll get the core management skills they need to fully leverage your company's human capital.

In this four-day program, developed exclusively for managers in scientific fields, participants will learn how to ...

  • Create productive teams in a challenging matrix-based team environment
  • Clearly communicate goals and expectations resulting in a highly engaged and productive workforce
  • Run effective meetings that drive results and minimize the time away from your employees highest payoff activities
  • Resolve conflict and reduce stress through an increased understanding of personality and work styles
  • Leverage limited resources to meet major milestones
  • Delegate with confidence while better utilizing your resources and talent
  • Conduct performance reviews and motivate employees through clear communication, employee development plans and the celebration of successes

The program includes company and industry relevant case studies, practical and engaging exercises, down-loadable support tools for each session, and a manual designed to personalize the training for each participant.

Add it all up, and From the Laboratory to Leadership brings out the best in your managers - which brings out the best performance from your company. It's no wonder this program has served more than 4,000 scientific and engineering managers from 400 life science and technology organizations, including Bio-Rad Laboratories, Axio Research, Sutro Biopharma, DuPont Industrial Biosicences, Genomatica, Novozymes, and Janssen Research and Development, LLC.

For the program syllabus, click here.


Leveraging Your LeadershipTM

Your science is on the cutting edge. Are your people?

Leveraging Your Leadership - the second in a three-part management series - takes your experienced managers to the next level. So they'll not only have core management skills, they'll have the core leadership skills to drive strategic results for your company.

This three-day program, full of personal insights and practical solutions, is custom designed for life-sciences managers in leadership roles. The class size is limited to 20 participants, ensuring maximum support and coaching.

Key components:

  • Self-assessment - identifying personal strengths and opportunities
  • Vision - creating vision statements that guide success
  • Strategic thinking - aligning team/project objectives with the company's
  • Influencing others - from negotiating for resources to enlisting support
  • Inspiring creativity - how to spark productivity and drive healthy change
  • Leading a team - putting it all together to get monumental results

Strong leadership drives strong performance. After all, the more capable and aligned your leadership, the more likely your organization will reach the next milestone, get the next round of funding, and succeed in the marketplace.

For the program syllabus, click here.


Successful Team LeadershipTM

Company success requires your people - from project teams to regulatory affairs, from quality assurance to marketing - to work together toward the common goal. In this three-day course, the last in the Life Sciences Management Series, employees will gain critical skills in team leadership and project leadership.

Key components:

  • Successful Team Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving as a Team
  • Team Dynamics
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Team Accountability
  • Communication in a Matrix and/or Remote Team Environment
  • Team Building

Leading In A Matrix Team Environment

Leading a project with challenging science is difficult enough, but add to it the complexities of a matrix environment and the task can feel daunting.  In this program, which has been created specifically for the life science industry, you will have the opportunity to evaluate those projects you lead and immediately apply new skills and knowledge to streamline your project and enable you to work more efficiently and with less stress.

This program is comprised of ten modules, delivered over 3 full days, and focuses on the following subject areas:

  • Why do companies choose a matrix team structure?
  • Overcoming the top five challenges of operating in a matrix environment through creative problem solving and the application of best practices.
  • Leveraging the knowledge base of your peers and partners.
  • Developing your personal influence skills to more effectively communicate and gain beneficial outcomes for you and the organization.
  • Team leadership skills that inspire, align and assist your team in delivering greater results with less stress.
  • Decision making and problem solving approaches that utilize the intellectual capabilities of your team and organization.
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence to achieve greater results in a healthy and productive way.
  • Running meetings with purpose and results.

This program places a heavy emphasis on the practical application of proven skills and techniques.  In each session you will work with your peers to strategize solutions to your most difficult team challenges and then put those solutions to work for a great outcome.

For the program syllabus, click here.


If you are interested in any of these programs, please contact our offices at (858) 454-6540.