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CE_43P Sun, 7/28/2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CC-304
Preparing Statisticians and Data Scientists for Leadership: How to See the Big Picture and Have More Influence (ADDED FEE) — Professional Development Personal Skills Development
What is leadership? Much has been written and discussed within the statistics profession in the last few years on the topic and its importance in advancing our profession. This course provides an understanding of leadership and how statisticians can improve and demonstrate leadership to affect their organizations. It features leaders from all sectors of statistics speaking about their personal journeys and provides guidance on personal leadership development with a focus on the larger organizational/business view and influence. Course participants work with their colleagues to discuss and resolve leadership situations that statisticians face. Participants will come away with a plan for developing their own leadership and connect with a network of statisticians who can help them move forward on their leadership journey.Guest speakers include Jennifer Parker, Centers for Disease Control, and Bill Wang, Merck and Company, who will share their leadership journeys as well as insights and guidance on leadership development.
Instructor(s): Gary Sullivan; Fang Chen, SAS Institute Inc