Strategic Management & Leadership Education
AAPS will offer education sessions focused on building and managing an effective team and developing one’s own skills set in the Career Development Center this year. For detailed information about any of these sessions, or to add them to your schedule, visit the conference website
Career Development Sessions:
Management Skills for the Early-Stage Pharmaceutical Scientist
Learn how to hire, evaluate, and communicate with peers in your research group. “Soft” is a Misnomer: Career Success Depends on Soft Skills!
Put others at ease in your presence, learn which rules to break when presenting your work, and lead a healthy team. Careers, Carpools, and Chaotic Schedules: Striking Your Perfect Work-Life Balance
Steer your career to success by recognizing the factors that affect your personal career growth and preparing to negotiate for the support you need. Yin & Yang of Strategic Leadership (Session A): Developing One-Self
Manage your mindset, behaviors, and workplace relationships to help you stand out in your organization and in your industry as a leader. Yin & Yang of Strategic Leadership (Session B): Developing People
Develop your Emotional Intelligence, create a diverse workforce with a shared purpose, and lead change. What to Expect Starting Your Industry Career in a CRO/CMO?
Understand what CROs and CMOs do and their role in drug development while weighing the pros and cons of working for one. Team Leadership and Strategic Plans (The Good, The Bad, And The Emotionally Intelligent)
Use strategic planning to create a framework for innovation and enable individual creativity to drive team success. Better Together: Building More Effective Cross-Functional Teams
Understand the unique challenges of and learn to leverage cross-functional teams.Breaking the Curse of Knowledge: Sharing Your Science With Nonscientists
Learn to speak the language of clients and partners with whom you hope to work, and improve your meetings and presentations. Women in Pharmaceutical Sciences: Strategies to Avoid Falling Off the Glass Cliff
Learn innovative thinking; strategies for navigating inclusion issues; how to obtain sponsors; and how to stay healthy in a challenging new leadership position.Flexibility of Behavior is Key for Career Development
Develop a flexible mindset, build a personal brand, and grow a network that helps you succeed professionally. Gravel and Grit: Building a Road to Speaking Clearly
Learn to master some of the unique characteristics of American English that will take your speaking skills to the next level.
See complete session descriptions, learning objectives, and speakers on the conference website
.Students & Post Docs: Don’t Miss the Mentor Breakfast
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7-8:30am
Students, Post Docs, and others are invited to join experienced academic, industry, and regulatory leaders for breakfast and a conversation about their career goals, and how to reach them, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7am. Visit the conference website to add this to your schedule.
Would you like to be a mentor? Volunteer!