Talks & Lectures, School of Business
17 Nov 2020
Virtual Event

Leading from Your First Job

Stevens Academic Seminar Series

Pete Dominick, left, and Wei Zheng

As you embark on your professional career, you will be new to your organization, new to your work and just getting familiar with your colleagues. Is this really the time to be leading? Absolutely! This panel discussion — two management professors as well as senior and midcareer practitioners — will provide research- and experience-based insights on how to build your leadership skills at the beginning of your career. You’ll gain insights on the nature of early-career leadership, establishing your credibility, dealing with setbacks, influencing without authority and developing meaningful mentoring relationships.

About the presenters

Profs. Peter Dominick and Wei Zheng are leading management researchers at Stevens who are active in providing corporate leadership development, in areas like self-awareness, decision-making amid uncertainty, inclusive leadership and leading creative collaboration. 

About this series

The Stevens Academic Seminar Series is a joint effort by the university's three schools and one college, designed to further enrich the learning experiences of all students. Faculty-led lectures in the School of Business talks offer students valuable insights that present a practical complement to lessons and a primer on the kinds of skills employers expect new graduates to bring to the workplace. 

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