Industry Ready Workshop Series : Effective Communications

August 18, 2021 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Online Event

Effective Communication

About this event

The SBN is pleased to announce the second event of the Industry Ready Workshops for 2021. We are excited to be joined by Robyn Roscoe to discuss the essential characteristics of communication.

Robyn Roscoe is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with nearly 20 years of experience in the management of large health research projects, and 30 years of experience in project management in the scientific and technical fields. She is currently Director of Management and Administration for the Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at BC Cancer/PHSA responsible for project, finance and operations management, as well as program management for the Personalized OncoGenomics (POG) program. She previously worked in the oil & gas sector as a project manager, operations specialist and environmental manager. She holds a BSc from the University of Manitoba.

Since 2004, Robyn has been delivering training workshops and presentations throughout Canada, reaching more than 3,000 trainees and professionals looking to develop and expand their management and leadership skills. In 2011, Robyn started Lyric Management, a consulting in research management and leadership training.

Robyn has received the Research Management Excellence Award (2016), the Innovation Award (2017), and the Spirit of Kindness Award (2021) from the Canadian Association of Research Administrators. These awards recognize exceptional creativity, innovative research management and outstanding contributions and dedication to the profession nationally and internationally.

Robyn is committed to leading and enabling responsible and efficient conduct of research through good operational controls, administration, reporting, and people systems that sure the financial and operational strengths of an organization.

Through this workshop, learn about establishing a key message, listening and questioning techniques to improve understanding, and important tools for being heard and understood.

Due to the nature of the event, there will be limited attendance. Those that are unable to secure a spot will be put on a waitlist.

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