Calling all Research Staff (postdoctoral research associates)…

Our highly successful Researchers into Management programme is an Institute of Leadership and Management accredited course designed exclusively for Research Staff at the University of Manchester. 

The course offers you a theoretical and practical framework for developing excellence in managing and leading in your area of work, grouping or institution. The course runs from September 2017 – March 2018 and involves 6.5 full-day sessions, a 2 day business real world business simulation, and 2 work/practice based written assignments  – (1) Efficient and Effective Management and (2) Project Management. 

What do previous participants say?
  • “This course has helped me a lot, it has given me a lot of confidence in doing this [senior post-doc job] effectively, so I have really benefited.”
  • “It gives you more options, it sharpens your tools and gives you information on how you can achieve things in different ways.”
  • “I would definitely recommend the course. One of the best I have attended on personal development offered by any of the institutions I have been working for.”
  • “Excellent course, enjoyable and highly beneficial. I believe that I have and will benefit from this course for a long time to come, and the professional qualification is an excellent addition to my CV.”
Not sure if Researchers into Management is for you?
Then why not come along to the free Information and overview session on  Wednesday 27 September 2017,  12:15 – 14:15, Staff Learning & Development, Roscoe Building, 5th Floor. Please note you must register your interest online at:

Meet the course leaders, hear from a researcher who took part in the 2016 programme, mix with potential participants, take part in a taster session, and get a free lunch!  Following this session you can decide if this course is right for you. If it is you be asked to submit an application by: 4th October 2017.

Find out more about Researchers into Management here: 

Need to ask a question? 
Just email one of the course leaders: