Leadership and Management Program – applications due

February 7, 2021

Grad students and postdocs apply to join the Leadership and Management in Action Program (L-MAP) to build your leadership, management, and inclusive teamwork toolkit! This 6-week long program meets via Zoom to provide active-learning training in these important skills. This cohort will be open to trainees from several partner institutions and space will be limited. See application information and selection criteria below.
Full-group sessions are led by an expert in leadership and organizational dynamics. Participants are sent a workbook that includes all program materials and guides trainees through self-reflective exercises in addition to the in-person content. The units covered are: professionalism and professional identity, leading without authority, negotiation, working in teams, inclusive organizational structure and ends with writing your leadership statement. Selected participants must commit to attending all training sessions. Read more about L-MAP here.
Schedule: Thursdays from 9-10 am, Central Daylight Time
Full-Group Sessions: March 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29*
Small-Group Sessions: Participants will also meet with members of their assigned small group each week on the day and time of their choice.
* April 29 full-group session will meet for two hours, from 9-11 am, Central Daylight Time.
The Application is open February 22 – March 7
Have a CV or resume ready to upload to the application. This document should highlight any current or past leadership experiences. The application will ask you to expand on your leadership experience and describe how participating in L-MAP training will help you reach your career and professional development goals.
Selected participants will be notified on or about March 10, 2021. This program is supported by a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Guidance for Trainees grant to Drs. Jessica Hutchins (DBBS) and Erin Heckler (Office of Postdoctoral Affairs).
Questions? Email Drs. Hutchins and Heckler – jhutchins@wustl.edu, eheckler@wustl.edu.