Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

This 1-day workshop is designed to assist faculty in developing the essential leadership and management skills necessary to run a lab, start a program, or manage a center or division.

This workshop will highlight topics such as:

  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Diversity
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Managing performance

This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions.

Workshop Objectives

  • Use competencies and skills necessary to successfully manage others
  • Practice different communication styles and recognize them in others
  • Apply techniques that can be used to resolve conflict and manage employee performance 

After completing this activity, participants will successfully manage others, using various communication styles, and recognize them in others. 


Jane Pettit, Director of Programming, Organizational Learning

CME Credits

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Upcoming Sessions

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9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Thu, October 20, 2022
Held Online - Link will be sent in registration confirmation email