Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team

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Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team

June 22 & 29; July 20 & 27; August 10 & 24, 2021
2:30 – 4:30pm ET

This workshop brings directors and managers of economic and workforce development research together. Through facilitated discussions, scenario-based group exercises, and open peer-to-peer exchanges, participants will hone their skills in strategic planning, team management and development, and budgeting. The course will impart innovative strategies and tools for diffusing challenging situations, expanding research networks, and attracting new resources, and communicating effectively with internal and external customers.

Register: Here

Day 1 & 2

Determining the Research Function’s Role within an Organization

  • Defining a Vision, Mission, & Principles for Your Group
  • Clarifying Your Group’s Role within the Organization’s Strategic Plan
    • Research Value Proposition

Book Discussion – The Leadership Challenge

Day 3 & 4

Setting Your Team Up to Win

  • Building Your Team
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Developing Strong Internal Communications
  • Managing Workflow
    • Research Prioritization & Time Management
  • Managing People Remotely

Book Discussion – The Leadership Challenge

Day 5

Activating the Research Component of the Organization’s Strategic Plan

  • Building a Dynamic Product and Services Portfolio
  • Incorporate Customers

Balancing Leadership & Administrative Management

  • Managing the research budget

Book Discussion – The Leadership Challenge

Day 6

Communicating and Collaborating Externally

  • Incorporate Customers

Creating Alliances with Internal Partners and Leaders

  • Getting Buy-in for research

Managing Transition & Change

Book Discussion – The Leadership Challenge


Non-members:   $825.00
Workshop + CIC Annual Membership Dues:   $652.50
Community Indicators Consortium Members:   $577.50

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