These premier leadership development programs at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute are designed for early career PhDs. Participants will learn more about their leadership styles and preferences, and the leadership styles and preferences of others, towards understanding how they and their future teams can succeed. Certificates will be awarded to participants who complete all program requirements
Foundations of Leadership: Core Concepts for Building Your Leadership Style
This premier leadership development program is designed for early career PhDs. In this program participants will explore the inherent and environmental aspects of their behaviors to gain a holistic understanding of their priorities, preferences, and motivations. Through this understanding they will not only enhance their self-awareness, but also will gain insight into the priorities, preferences, and motivations of others. Certificates will be awarded to participants who complete all program requirements.
Expanding Leadership: Applying What You Know to Achieve Your Leadership Goals
This leadership program is open to alumni of Foundations of Leadership. In this program participants will expand their understanding of the concepts introduced in Foundations of Leadership through self-analysis, peer-feedback, and case studies. In addition, participants will analyze their current leadership behaviors against three key aspects of the leadership process, or how they lead teams. Throughout the eight sessions of this program participants will continually add to their own draft leadership standards towards developing a clear vision of the leadership climate they want to create for their current and/or future teams.