Management Essentials for Leadership

Date & Time

Thursday, 07 May 2015
09:00 to 15:30


Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Rd, UBC, Point Grey campus

Offered by

Graduate Pathways to Success

Registration Closed / Past Event


Who will benefit most from this seminar?  Graduate students who have, or would like, a leadership role in their research group or scholarly project team as well as those who are career planning and would like to understand the management role.

This all-day seminar will explore some of the practical dimensions of leadership and include:

  • management roles and strategies of effective leaders
  • setting objectives
  • coaching and dealing with difficult situations  
  • principles of "self-leadership"

Whether you are expecting to be working in business, industry, the non-profit sector or academia, the leadership roles you adopt will require that you manage tasks and relationships, and this interactive workshop will help you to prepare. 

Instructor:  Dr. Dwight Moore received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1984 and is licensed to practice psychology in British Columbia and the State of Washington.  Starting as a Marketing Director for a ski area, he completed his master’s degree and served as the Associate Dean of Students in a small university in Ohio for four years. Then he worked for Wiley and Associates doing executive assessments and coaching for the General Mills Corporation. From 1985-1992 he functioned as an Industrial Psychologist, assessing and coaching executives in Minnesota and British Columbia. Since 1992 he has been the President of his own firm specializing in coaching, assessment, and organizational development.

Refreshments: Light lunch and beverages will be provided.  Please bring your own mug.

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Registration Information

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If you have a disability or medical condition that may affect your full participation in the event, please email, 604-827-4578, well in advance of the event.