English Skills in Academia – Leading Effective Academic Meetings
Course type: Workshop
Target Group: Doctoral researchers and postdoctoral researchers
How do you structure or support an academic meeting so the responsibility for success is shared by all? How would creating an unspoken social contract avoid conflicts and diffuse them easily should they occur? Come and discover the various meeting roles, how to distribute them, and how to preempt potential conflicts.
Counting towards the Certificate “Leadership, Management, Transfer of Knowledge”: ModulesIII, IV (4 AE).
Alexander Harmsen, M. A.
Philosopher and linguist; more than 15 years of experience as coach and consultant for critical thinking, effective writing and communication as well as strategies in academic and entrepreneurial settings. Teaching award for his lectures at the University of British Columbia from 1999 to 2003. Work areas: Academic writing, presentations and communication in academic fields.