Managing Up: How to Navigate the Decisional Structures in an Organization

Monday, October 1, 2018: 9:15 AM-10:30 AM
Meeting Room 23 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Gillian Thomas, Consultant, Consultant
Gillian Thomas, Consultant, Consultant, Charles Trautmann, Director Emeritus, Sciencenter, Kirsten Ellenbogen, President and CEO, Great Lakes Science Center, Jennifer Santer, Vice President, Content and Programs, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, David Chesebrough, Consultant, Independent Consultant, Alison Brown, President and CEO, Science Museum of Minnesota, Daniel Rother, Tinker Tank Manager, Pacific Science Center, Kim Herlev, Executive Director, Experimentarium, Karen Hager, Director, Science Engagement, Ontario Science Centre and Leigh-Anne Stradeski, Chief Executive, Eureka, The National Children’s Museum

At every level, whether a first-time manager or a CEO, there is always a need to get a project or program agreed. This session outlines the background research, strategies, and tactics to get the go ahead. Participants will role-play these and help develop a tool kit.