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7 Steps To Plan An Effective Meeting With Your Supervisor
Dora FarkasPhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Biological Engineering
Simple step-by-step strategies that help you communicate confidently with your supervisor and collaborators and avoid mistakes that can set you back months, maybe even years.
What you learn
The importance of having a good working relationship with your supervisor
Various obstacles in getting your work done and your paper published
Multiple case studies to see how others resolved similar problems
Communication mistakes to avoid so you can work better and publish faster
Are you frustrated by how slow your co-authors or collaborators are in getting back to you? Are you wondering whether your paper will ever get published? Do you find it difficult to have tough conversations or communicate your ideas over email or on the phone? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, this course is perfect for you!
This advanced course by Dr. Dora Farkas explains why effective communication is essential to make progress on research and to publish papers. Apart from the seven key steps to planning an effective meeting with your supervisor, you will also learn how to graciously handle tough conversations and avoid mistakes that can hamper your research career. The lectures include multiple case studies, based on true stories of researchers who overcame communication challenges to get their work published. These case studies are illustrated in training videos, accompanied by training guides as well as worksheets, and showcase key principles that can be applied to your own situation.