BIST together with the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) organized a training course aimed at senior group leaders from BIST centres and other institutes. The course was led by hfp consulting and took place from October 8-10, 2018 in Montbrió del Camp, Tarragona.
Participants walked away having learned more about themselves and each other, and with an action plan of how to implement their new skills in their day to day work.
The course included many topics such as:
▪ Keys to effective communication
▪ Dealing with conflicts constructively
▪ Achieving better agreements through negotiation
▪ Managing time and tasks
▪ Dealing with different personalities
▪ Delegating tasks more effectively
▪ Managing meetings and discussions
▪ Setting clear goals
▪ Recruiting the right people
The course also included a session dedicated to fostering interdisciplinary project ideas.
The course is part of the BIST Talent programme, which aims to attract, retain, and develop the brightest researchers and professionals by providing career development activities that meet their needs at all stages of their professional growth.
Please visit our Talent page for more information about Talent activities at BIST.
More about BIST’s Talent mission:
BIST understands the need to support the different professional careers to help its teams reach a level of international excellence. We follow the recommendations of the European Charter for Researchers and code of conduct assuming that mobility is inherent in a research career. We are therefore empowering our researchers with the capacities that enable them to work with other research centres in different cultural environments, and to address projects that combine different disciplines or explore business development opportunities related to their research results. We are committed to a global citizen, a global researcher.