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CE_43P Sun, 7/30/2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM H-Holiday Ballroom 2
Career Development: Statistical Soft Skills: They're Essential — Professional Development Personal Skills Development
ASA , Committee on Career Development , Conference on Statistical Practice Steering Committee
Organizer(s): Dawn E. Eash, Berkeley Research Group
Panelists: Nairanjana (Jan) Dasgupta, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Washington State University, Dr. Weihsueh Chiu (PhD in physics), Professor, Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences, College of Veterinary, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, Mia Stephens (Masters Degree in statistics), JMP, Eduardo Santiago (PhD in engineering), Amazon, Vaneeta Grover, GSK. The ASA Committee on Career Development defines Soft Skills Training as the attributes which allow a statistician to effectively interact with other statisticians and non-statisticians in order to ensure job satisfaction and career advancement. At this time, CCD is focusing on the core skills of (1) oral and written communication, (2) leadership and project management, (3) conflict resolution, (4) mentoring, and (5) collaboration. Join ASA's Committee on Career Development and its 2017 panelists representing different industries, positions, experience, and education levels to discuss best practices, lessons learned, and other topics related to soft skills development.
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