Skills-Building Workshops

OFDD’s skills-building workshops are designed to teach the skills needed to develop faculty careers. Offered free of charge, these cover a range of topics necessary for advancing faculty careers.

Leading Team Science Teams

Writing Effective K-award and R-series Grant Applications

Cultural Considerations in the Biomedical Workplace

OFDD also offers workshops on the following topics:

  • Acting with Power
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Delegation Strategies
  • Delivering Dynamic Presentations
  • Design Thinking
  • Effective Time Management
  • Effective Virtual Presentations
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • How and When to Say "No and "Yes" in Career and in Life
  • Knowing and Using Your Strengths
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Overcoming Unintended Bias and Other Cognitive Errors

Other skills-building workshops are offered across Stanford from the main campus Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Diversity and from Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Presentation Anxiety and Making Presentations Memorable

OFDD Skillsbuilding workshop instructor Matt Abrahams provides tips on managing presentation anxiety and making presentations memorable.