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Table 6 Professional skills development topics incorporated

From: Introducing conflict resolution and negotiation training into a biomedical sciences graduate curriculum



Communication Skills


Prof Dev I—Communication—How to give a talk


Prof Dev II—Communication—to non-experts

Personnel Management/Interpersonal Interactions


Prof Dev III—Conflict Resolution—theory


Prof Dev IV—Conflict Resolution—practice


Prof Dev V—Conflict Resolution 3


Prof Dev VI—Crucial Conversations


Prof Dev VII—Negotiations—theory


Prof Dev VIII—Negotiations—practice


Prof Dev IX—Shadow Negotiations

Beneficial Skills


Prof Dev X—Networking


Prof Dev XI—Perseverance/Resilience

Team and Management


Prof Dev XII—Entrepreneurship


Prof Dev XIII—Working in Teams


Prof Dev XIV—Collaboration


Prof Dev XV—Project management