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2020-2021 Schedule

All sessions will be held in Howard L. Hawks Hall, Room 202. Breakfast available at 7:30 a.m. Lunch available at 12 p.m.

Friday, September 18

Session 1

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Understanding my Strengths: What Makes me Unique

Dr. Tim Hodges, Executive Director, Clifton Strengths Institute

12:15 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

Panel Luncheon: The Research Leaders Imperative

Facilitated by the Office of Research and Economic Development

1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Leading with Strengths

Dr. Tim Hodges, Executive Director, Clifton Strengths Institute

5:15 – 7 P.M.

Reception

Friday, October 16

Session 2

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Strategic Leadership

Dr. Laura Poppo, Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair in Leadership and Professor, Department of Management

12:15 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

Panel Luncheon: Realities of Research Leadership

Facilitated by the Office of Research and Economic Development

1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Goal Setting

Dr. Jake Messersmith, Associate Professor, Department of Management

Friday, November 13

Session 3

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Effective Communication

Dr. Kathy Castle, Associate Professor of Practice, and
Dr. Aaron Duncan, Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Communication Studies

12:15 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

Panel Luncheon: Maximizing Research Impacts

Facilitated by the Office of Research and Economic Development

1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Design Thinking and Innovation

Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Associate Director, Nebraska Center for Entrepreneurship

Friday, December 4

Session 4

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Team Science – Theory

Center for Research, Excellence, and Diversity in Team Science

12:15 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

Panel Luncheon: Achieving Diversity and Inclusive Excellence at Nebraska

Dr. Gwendolyn Combs, Director for Faculty Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor, Department of Management

1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Team Science – Practice

Center for Research, Excellence, and Diversity in Team Science

Friday, February 19

Session 5

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Effective Team Management

Dr. Brandi McManus, Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Management

12:15 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

Panel Luncheon: Funding your Big Ideas

Facilitated by the Office of Research and Economic Development

1 P.M. – 5 P.M.

Conflict Resolution/Negotiation

Dr. Brandi McManus, Assistant Professor of Practice, Department of Management

Friday, March 26

Finale

8 A.M – 12 P.M.

Personal Growth Plan Presentations