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 the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), is happy to announce the EMBO Research Leadership Course designed for the specific needs of researchers in India


  • Introduce key academic leadership concepts
  • Develop 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 to all the participants of the course. 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 the Life Sciences.
  • Prepared to pay a refundable advance of INR 10,000, if selected for the course. This fee will be refunded after the workshop to those who will attend the complete workshop.
  • Prepared to make their own travel arrangements and pay for their accommodation arranged by India Alliance in a 3‑star hotel or equivalent.

Course dates:

Delhi NCR: 18 – 20 & 22 March 2019

Hyderabad: 25 – 28 March 2019 

Complete online application form here: http://​bit​.do/​I​A​l​e​a​d​e​r​s​h​i​pwork…

Download the poster of the course here.

In case of queries, please write to workshops@​indiaalliance.​org; it may take up to 5 working days for a response.

Provided by

Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Lebenswissenschaften (GFLW), Germany

GFLW aims to foster science and research by organising scientific events and financing courses and workshops for scientists. It delivers the EMBO Laboratory Leadership Courses on behalf of EMBO.

Supported and facilitated by

Wellcome Trust/​DBT India Alliance (www​.indi​aal​liance​.org)

European Molecular Biology Organisation (www​.embo​.org)

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