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November 2014

Resume Writing Workshop

November 22, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Near Union Square, 900 Broadway
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Is your resume good enough to get you in the door? Have your resume reviewed by a professional and find out! Join MetroNY AWIS for a resume writing workshop. This will be a small, intimate event where you will have the opportunity to ask  experts for advice to make your resume a powerful and effective branding tool as you enter today’s competitive and cut-throat job market. Part One: our invited experts will each lead us on a topic for 10-15…

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January 2015

Using self-awareness profiles in professional development and career planning

January 29, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Thinkocrats at MIT Self-awareness is the starting point for an insightful journey toward self-actualization. In order to gain a better understanding of our key strengths and areas for improvement, we will look at 5 dimensions of our lives: personal values as a source of motivation and intention for our key decisions; thinking content and thinking process as the fuel and engine for our behaviors; modus operandi which in itself is divided into intellectual, moral, operational and social excellence and counter-excellence behaviors; and finally connection channels which show how we…

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August 2015

Discover the Leader Inside You!

August 1, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Santa Clara University, Benson Memorial Center
Santa Clara, CA 95053 United States
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Developing self-awareness is one of the key steps in leadership development. This session is designed to introduce a holistic approach for measuring self-awareness inspired by Zoroaster’s doctrine of think well, talk well and act well. The participants will learn how to measure and utilize personal values, thinking content, thinking style, mode of operation and connection style and subsequently how to use these 5 profiles for self-development as a future leader. Prior to the conference, the participants will receive a link…

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September 2015

From Academia to Industry: Mindset, Mechanics and Feedback

September 2, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UCSF Mission Bay, San Francisco, United States + Google Map

Interested in making the transition from academia to industry? Join us for an interactive seminar with Dr. Pejman Azarmina, MD MSc, to learn tips and tricks on resume writing and interviewing.

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November 2015

From Academia to Industry and Beyond

November 2, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom + Google Map

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a critical framework for envisioning and implementing alternative career paths for PhDs and postdoctoral researchers considering the startup path or joining the industry. Participants selected for this workshop will receive a link prior to the session to complete a self-awareness test assessing their personal values, thinking content, thinking style, connection style and leadership character. Each individual will receive a personalized report to be used for developing an alternative career strategy beyond academia.…

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So you think you can LEAD?

November 2, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom + Google Map

Are you a President, Vice President, Treasurer or other committee member of a student society? Do you wonder how this experience is going to help you in 3 to 5 years time? What kind of projects or experiences are going to be most useful and which ones are perhaps going to be a waste of time, when looking back? How else can you develop your leadership skills? Dr. Pejman Azarmina, a University of Surrey School of Management graduate and the…

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Rethinking Leadership in 5 Steps

November 8, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ministry of Health, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of) + Google Map

This plenary speech opens with comparing and contrasting management vs. leadership (two concepts that are commonly used interchangeably in Persian language), in the context of governmental, academic and healthcare delivery organizations. Then, five key dimensions of healthcare leadership is presented and discussed with case studies and illustrative examples from similar settings and industries. These dimensions consist of A) Personal Values of the leader, B) His or her ability to create and instill a “Shared Vision”, C) Leadership Character, which in…

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حکیمی حاذق یا رهبری نافذ؟

November 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of) + Google Map

بیان مسئله در سه سوال: ۱. چگونه می توانم در هر زمینه ای که تحصیل یا تحقیق می کنم، پیشگام بوده و حرفی نو برای گفتن داشته باشم؟ اولین گام من در این راستا بخصوص در دوران دانشجویی، کارورزی یا دستیاری ام چه می تواند باشد؟ ۲. چه چیزی باعث می شود که یک نفر به عنوان مثال مدیر گروه، مدیر برنامه، رئیس بیمارستان، رئیس شرکت یا معاون وزیر بهداشت شود؟ به طور خاص، چه خصوصیات اخلاقی، اجرایی، فکری و…

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Holistic Leadership Development Workshop

November 11, 2015 - November 12, 2015
Ministry of Health, Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of) + Google Map

A 2-day intensive workshop designed for 30 Deans of Research and 12 Ministry of Health Directors with the following topics: Holistic Leadership Indicators A Critical Framework for Leadership Systems Thinking Strategic Thinking Critical Thinking Rational-Emotional Decision Making for Leaders Leading Innovations Conclusion and Feedback

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10 Killer Interview Questions to Differentiate the Top Talent from the Pool

November 16, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates + Google Map

Behavioural interviewing technique (e.g. describing a situation, one’s action and subsequent outcome) is a popular competency-based model used by many companies over decades. The presenter will discuss the limitations of this technique in the face of 21st century workplace complexities and over-saturation of highly competent applicants, especially the millennials. The participants will then learn about a fast-paced hybrid model of competency-personality assessment to be used for any interviewing situations. Finally, a sample of 10 questions that were used in over…

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