Management and Leadership Skills for Environmental Health and Safety Professionals (LMS0312)

Venue: Harvard School of Public Health

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 26, 2012 End Date/Time: Mar 28, 2012
Registration Date: Mar 26, 2012
Early Registration Date: Mar 19, 2012
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Leadership and management skills are essential for meeting today’s technical, regulatory, and administrative challenges; EHS professionals must learn how to make strategic contributions as well as to advocate and communicate the need for safety and health initiatives within their organization. Environment, health, and safety professionals from all organizations will gain the management training needed to develop strategies for integrating a culture of safety and sustainability into their organizations.

Who should participate

Health, safety, medical, and environmental professionals from all types of organizations and businesses who want to increase their individual effectiveness, or who have program or functional responsibilities, including:

  • Environmental Health Managers and Engineers

  • Food Safety Managers

  • Health Physics Managers and Engineers

  • Industrial Hygienists

  • Occupational Health Physicians and Nurses

  • Risk and Insurance Managers

  • Safety and Health Managers

  • Safety Engineers

  • Sustainability Directors

  • Toxicologists

Upon completion of this Harvard program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop clear objectives, goals, strategies, and measures for integrating health, safety, and environment into the culture of their organization

  • Create specific methods for "selling" occupational health, safety, and environmental initiatives to organizational decision makers

  • Employ listening skills to develop more effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Establish measurable expectations and accountability for their services

  • Manage time effectively and coach others in this practice

  • Write and speak clearly and concisely in the language of the customer

  • Identify the RIGHT thing to do and prioritize work that is both urgent and important

  • Meet common challenges with proven techniques in risk communication

  • Use the most appropriate management style for every situation

  • Integrate sustainability objectives into EHS Management Systems