Lab Manager Magazine Seminars Lift Leadership Skills, Boost Business Acumen

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The Lab Manager Magazine Academy Seminars, being held on April 27th and 28th in Chicago will provide laboratory professionals a unique opportunity to enhance their leadership and business management skills, with guidance from experts Lorna Riley and Jeff Tobe. More information and online registration is available at:

Lab Academy Seminars
Lab Manager Academy brings thought-leaders and lab managers into the classroom for an intensive training program.

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Lab Manager Magazine is offering lab professionals a unique opportunity to improve their leadership and business management skills with its Lab Manager Academy Seminars being held this month in Chicago. The two-day event comprises a tour of Argonne National Laboratory on Wednesday April 27th, followed by a day of interactive presentations and discussions on Thursday April 28th at the Hilton Garden Inn -Chicago O’Hare Airport.

Produced by Lab Manager Magazine, Lab Manager Academy brings thought-leaders and lab managers into the classroom for an intensive training program, in which attendees will learn to lead with vision, motivate with passion, communicate with clarity and delegate with fairness to get the best from individuals and teams. The seminars are being led by professional trainer and speaker, Lorna Riley, and Jeff Tobe, noted author and change management coach.

Program Overview
The Academy Seminars program is designed to help lab professionals become better leaders and develop a more business-like approach to research. Participants are challenged to consider new business models to increase productivity and efficiency, stakeholder cooperation, and cost management. After completing the program, participants will be able to develop successful work plans designed to achieve higher productivity and efficiency in their research.

Who Should Attend?
The seminars will benefit a wide group of lab professionals: 1) those wanting to enhance their business expertise and cross-functional skills, 2) company teams or cross-functional groups seeking to apply new learning tools and resources in the workplace, 3) leaders who have been promoted into project leadership or management roles, 4) researchers making the transition to management positions, and 5) students pursuing advanced study and contemplating careers in the research marketplace.

Skills You Will Acquire
Participants in the Academy Seminars will gain a host of useful skills including: the ability to use influence and persuasion to achieve results, the capacity to build productive work relationships by recognizing people’s differences, the aptitude to use mutual accountability to strengthen teams, the understanding of how behavior styles affect team communications during conflict, the capability of working with people on a team, and insight to incorporate individual strengths and weaknesses into the team’s success.

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Lorna Riley is CEO of Chart Learning Solutions and has been training, publishing and speaking for 25 years. She has created dozens of training programs, coaching guides, and eLearning modules. Jeff Tobe is the author of Coloring Outside the Lines, about creativity, sales and marketing in the business world, and runs a company of the same name.

Lab Manager Magazine is a business unit of LabX Media Group, headquartered in Midland, Ontario, and is represented online by its website, LabX Media Group publishes, the leading on-line marketplace for lab equipment as well as, all of which serve the needs of laboratory managers and employees in the private, public, and medical communities.

For additional information on the Lab Manager Magazine Academy Seminars, please contact Cayley Thomas at 1-888-781-0328 ext. 225.


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