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Corporate Savvy



Monday, July 13, 2009



A three-hour workshop to address how to succeed in a large organization.  In any organization, it is important to build relationships and alliances in order to get things done and move issues forward. In this workshop you will learn:

  • Ways to navigate the organization
  • How to build and maintain multiple networks across multiple layers in your organization
  • How these networks allows you access to important information
  • How to build a critical mass of supportive stakeholders

The format of the workshop will include descriptions of actual experiences from the front lines and interactive exercises, but the real learning will be sharing of experiences with your colleagues and receiving advice on your own situation. By the end of the workshop, you will have a clearer understanding or your organization, and specific plan to navigate your corporate culture successfully.

Any 1 Workshop: $90 Members; $120 Non-Members ($160 Workshop & Membership)
Any 2 Workshops: $170 Members; $220 Non-Members ($240 Workshops & Membership)
Light dinner and refreshments are included.

One Main Street, Cambridge MA, Cambridge MA

(Corner of Main St. and Memorial Drive., Near Kendall Square T stop).  



5:30-6:00pm Registration, Networking and Refreshments

6:00-8:45pm Interactive, participatory Workshop

8:45-9:00pm Networking and Refreshments

Workshop Leader:

Sandra Glucksmann, Ph.D., is currently Senior Vice President of Research and Business Operations at Cerulean Pharma, which she joined in October 2006 at its founding. Prior to joining Cerulean, she spent 13 years at Millennium Pharmaceuticals which she joined in 1993 as one of its first scientists. At Millennium, she held a series of positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately becoming Vice President of all platform technology groups before moving into a senior role in strategic program management and operations,where she worked closely with the CEO and led company-wide process improvement initiatives and participated in business development and mergers and acquisitions efforts. She serves on the Board of Directors of Taconic Farms and is the Chair of the Board of Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (WEST). She is also a member of Genetics Advisory Council of the Harvard-Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics. Sandra was a post-doctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and holds a Ph.D. with honors from the University of Chicago.



Pre-registration for this workshop ends Friday, June 10 at 6pm