"(Dr. Carl M. Cohen) qualifies as the de facto godfather of teaching EI (emotional intelligence) to scientists." F. Key Kidder, writing in the Sept. 2016 issue of "Lab Manager" magazine. Read the full article "For Managers, Emotional Intelligence Trumps IQ" here
HR and Learning & Development professionals:
Are your scientists tired of being trained by outside consultants who have no understanding of science and how it is done? Look no further.
News: read a review of the "Leadership in Bioscience" workshop run by Carl and Suzanne Cohen at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in March 2017, written by a workshop participant, here.
What we do
Leadership and management skills are key factors in the success of scientific teams.
We provide proven, hands-on leadership and management training tailored specifically for scientists.
Science Management Associates is excited to announce the publication of the Third Edition of the premier guide to managing and leading in science - “Lab Dynamics: Management and Leadership Skills for Scientists” Third Edition, 2018 by Carl M. Cohen and Suzanne L. Cohen. Read more here.
Science Management Associates Announces a new workshop, coming in the Spring of 2020
“Sexual Harassment in the Science Workplace: What You Need to Know.”
This half-day workshop uses a highly interactive approach to cover one of the most important topics in science today. As with all our workshops for scientists, this is not a generic workshop on harassment. It uses real cases and examples that have been reported to or shared with us by working scientists to illustrate key learnings and to engage the participants.
Read about our most popular workshop sequence
"Management skills for scientists"
A two-day on-site crash course in managing scientists for both new and experienced managers. This workshop sequence gives scientists a solid experience-based foundation in managing others, negotiating win/win outcomes, running effective meetings, selecting the best team members, setting goals and giving useful feedback. Created and run by a scientist for scientists. Click here for details.
We run workshops that enable scientists to become better collaborators, managers and leaders. Our workshops focus on helping scientists improve their emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.
We offer coaching for scientists or science executives seeking ongoing or one-time guidance or advice on the management of scientific organizations, projects or other scientists.
We can help organizations with organizational and management structure, managing scientific projects, and mediating conflicts within science teams.