Program Number: C020-18032014
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 1.5
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 0.0
Research indicates that there is an array of
leadership styles, from the least effective to most
effective in terms of meeting business goals and retaining
valued employees. Project managers may be familiar
with one or two of these leadership styles such as
laissez-faire and transactional leadership. However,
in today’s turbulent marketplace and in chaotic business
environments, a more strategic and inspiring form of
leadership is required. This is the time for
transformational leadership, defined and explored in this
one hour workshop.
As a result of attending this Transformational Leadership presentation, participants will be able to:
Susan Morris has over 30 years’ experience as a business coach, organizational consultant and instructional designer specializing in the professional development needs of pharmaceutical R&D scientists, technical experts and functions who partner with R&D. Identifying the gap between scientific expertise and "people" expertise is the arena for Susan's speaking, consulting and coaching. Susan is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Coaches Training Institute and accredited by the International Coach Federation as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC). She coaches individual contributors, supervisors, managers and senior executives as well as new and experienced project team leaders of global discovery and development teams.
Susan is an internationally recognized speaker, invited by universities, life sciences firms and professional organizations to speak on managing and leading cross-functional, global project teams in turbulent times, career planning, building career networks and client retention strategies. Susan is the author of a series of mini-books, Leadership Essentials for Women Scientists. She has written articles on management and leadership challenges and solutions for AAAS Science and AAPS Careers Magazine. Susan holds a Master’s in Education from Temple University and a Bachelor’s degree from Douglass College.
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