Leadership and education are two of the most endlessly stimulating and fraughtly debated topics in human relations, increasingly recognised as connected in many ways, and both with limits to scalability; fundamentally, both draw their power at the level of personal relationships. Much focus is on the traits of the leader/educator/mentor/influencer and the effects on those nurtured. Perhaps less considered are the effects of influencing on the nurturer themselves, and the synergies between acts of nurturing service and ability to serve in this way. This webinar will draw on personal reflections based on interpersonal interactions in diverse contexts, and informed by wide reading on these rich topics, to explore some of the attitudes, values and practices that appear to be beneficially constructive in leadership, education and mentoring contexts.
Aimed at academics and senior personnel within industry keen to explore how to be effective in nurturing talent. The talk will present a personal reflection, drawing on management and leadership literature, on elements of values and practices that appear to be well received and effective in helping others grow and develop.
Professor Grant Murray Campbell, University of Huddersfield
Grant Campbell, Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Huddersfield, is this year's recipient of the John Davidson Medal for Outstanding Mentoring of Young Chemical Engineers, having been nominated by current and former colleagues and students. Grant taught chemical engineering in Manchester for 19 years and was a Senior Mentor at the University, as well as undertaking research in food process engineering and biorefineries. Since 2014 he has led the introduction of new chemical engineering programmes in Huddersfield and built a team to deliver these programmes. Formerly Grant has received the IChemE's Hanson, Morton and Hutchison Medals, and was a 2020 finalist for the CMI Chartered Manager of the Year.
The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenter’s own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Education SIG. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.
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