Gavin Lucas (on the right on the photo) participated in two hfp consulting leadership courses. He recently founded a manuscript review service together with Alex Gomez-Marín (left), another postdoc he met at one of the courses. Here is a short interview with Gavin.
hfp: Gavin, you participated in two leadership courses from us, the course for postdocs and a refresher course a couple of years later. How did you benefit?
We mentioned in our previous post that it all began with leadership courses organised by EMBO. Well, those leadership and laboratory management courses were and still are are a cornerstone of our course portfolio. The list of open courses for 2013 was recently published on the EMBO website and most of them are already closed. So, do hurry if you want to still have one of few remaining open spots.
Since 2005 hfp consulting has provided leadership skills training to the international scientific community. We pioneered this service in close collaboration with the European Molecular Biolology Organization (EMBO). Together with EMBO we set up the course series “The Art of Leadership” and we are still highly involved in this successful programme.
Other organisations followed and contracted us as an integral part of their effort to develop and improve the leadership skills of their independent group … Read more “Background? Check!”