Change Leadership

Program Overview

February 25 to February 26, 2019
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown
Austin, TX

This intensive training will provide the research administrator with the skills to create a climate for collaboration, engage staff and researchers, and implement sustainable change. This interactive training will provide you with the foundational competencies to navigate the complexities of change leadership.

The Problem: New visions and new strategies are part of institutional re-engineering to meet the competition for researchers and research funding, and bridge differences between research, translational science and multidisciplinary partnerships. Research Administrators and Department Administrators are charged with the responsibility of leading collaboration change within a complex web of relationships and alliances. Unfortunately, research in change leadership estimates 70% of change efforts fail. This training will guide you through the change leadership process and help you achieve success.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the 8 Steps for accelerating successful change.
  2. Develop an in-depth understanding of collaboration and identify the barriers and pitfalls to change.
  3. Using change leaderships skills, participants will work in groups to solve actual case studies /vignettes that are global in research administration.
  4. Develop the proven skills for communication and buy-in to empower wins and achieve the alignment required by your institution’s vision and strategy.

Intended Audience

This program will benefit professionals charged with the responsibilities of bridging silos within and between research and medicine, and between researchers and administrators. Individuals will identify the barriers and misalignment to alignment / buy-in/ compliance with institutional policies and post- award management that cause decreased revenue and obstruct successes.