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Setting Expectations and Communicating Effectively with your Advisor

In this interactive workshop you will learn negotiation and commucation skills that will help you work effectively with your advisor.

In particular, we will practice interest-based strategies designed to help you find common values and goals with your advisor, set expectations, avoid or resolve conflicts, and work out optimal solutions together. Students report that this workshop gave them tools that have significantly improved their working relationships with their advisors and helped increase productivity and reduce stress. These approaches will also help you throughout your career.

Developed by theĀ Graduate School at Michigan State University, these interactive workshops have been presented to students and faculty at universities around the country for the last decade.

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