EMBO Research Leadership Course

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Leadership and management skills are critical for a successful career in science. The Wellcome Trust/​DBT India Alliance, with support from European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) is bringing this course to satisfy the needs of researchers in India.

19 – 22 MARCH : NEW DELHI | 26 – 29 MARCH 2018 : HYDERABAD


  • Introduce key academic leadership concepts;
  • Develop further individual leadership styles;
  • Convey key communication skills;
  • Learn how to effectively select the right staff;
  • Expand support network for leadership issues in academia.

The four-day EMBO Research Leadership Course will cover topics including:

  • leadership skills;
  • communication skills;
  • team development;
  • conflict solving strategies;
  • effective problem solving;
  • staff selection.

Practical exercises, in the form of role-play and discussion groups, provide hands-on experience. The principle of this course is – As much theory as necessary and as much practice as possible”.

To apply for participation in the Course, the applicant must be

  • Assistant or Associate Professor (or equivalent) in Life Sciences.
  • Prepared to pay refundable advance of INR 10,000, if selected for the course. This fee will be refunded after the course to those who have attended the complete course.
  • Prepared to make their own travel and pay for their accommodation arranged by India Alliance in a 3‑star hotel or equivalent.

Application deadline: 20 January 2018

Complete the online application form http://​bit​.do/​l​e​a​d​e​r​s​h​i​p​c​ourse

Please write to us at workshops@​wellcomedbt.​org should you have any questions regarding this course or visit website for more information.

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