Managing remote teams presents new challenges to even seasoned leaders. We will discuss strategies for leading technical teams in the virtual workplace with a focus on soft skills and the human side of project and team management.
Robert Newman is a Senior Lecturer in the Engineering Management Program at Cornell University. He has over 20 years experience as a successful manager with an outstanding track record of delivering organization development and growth at global providers of technology, capital equipment, consumables, and support services at world-leading organizations. Robert Newman teaches critical skills for leadership including emotional intelligence, individual and team behavior, conflict management, effective communication, contracts and negotiations, and economic analysis.
In this series of virtual Lunch and Learn events, faculty will discuss contemporary topics in Engineering Management and answer participant questions. We will also present a brief program overview for our online Master’s degree and discuss benefits to employers and their employees. We look forward to seeing you and please feel free to share this invitation with others at your company.
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