Leading the Laboratory Team

This course has been designed to give laboratory staff the foundation skills and confidence to be a leader and manage a successful laboratory team. The course will help you develop new approaches and shape actions through sound decision-making and judgement.


Who should do the course?

Leading the Laboratory Team is ideal for laboratory team members and those who aspire to become team leaders and managers within the laboratory.

What you will learn

Key course areas include leadership versus management, effective communication and motivating your team. In addition, sound planning and decision-making, setting achievable goals and, importantly, managing conflict and difficult behaviour.

Overall, how to best support staff in their roles by developing a leadership style and approach. You will learn about effective leadership in the role of supervisor and/or manager in the laboratory; the best way to motivate your team, effective time management and setting goals and measuring progress.

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