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Continuing Professional Development Programme
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Leading for success in science - edition co-funded by the Intervals programme with BIST and CRG*

* Places will be shared between participants from the three funding centres


The aim of this workshop is to influence and support both the present scientific work and future careers of participating group leaders. The main focus will be to address the human aspects of doing science. The course will provide a nurturing frame for practical training, as well as for scientific exchange and networking.




Principal investigators - Priority new PIs (within 5 years of taking up PI position)


Leadership skills, which are essential for today’s challenges in scientific work, can be acquired and developed.

During this course, participants will:

  • Improve their communication, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Understand how to reach career goals more efficiently and effectively

  • Learn how to enable and empower others to do good science

  • Improve their (self-) organisational skills

  • Exchange their experiences as leaders in science

  • Learn how to better lead individual and group processes

  • Be encouraged to establish and maintain a peer support group


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Finished editions
  • 2021 Edition 1, Trimester 3: September, ONLINE : 07/09/2021


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HFP Consulting

HFP Consulting is a company that provides leadership and other professional development training exclusively to scientists. They have developed and established professional development workshops for scientist working at leading institutions in Europe, Middle East, USA, Africa and Japan.

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