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HOW TO: BE A BOUNDARY SPANNER
The term ‘Boundary Spanner’ is being used more and more frequently to describe a professional working to break down the barriers across academia and industry. But what do these people actually do, and what are the skills needed to work at the intersection and generate more collaboration across both sides? Join us for a 30-minute masterclass to learn the intricacies of how to be a successful boundary spanner.
In this session we will be sharing key insights on skills needs and learning frameworks on university-business cooperation, based on research undertaken as part of UIIN’s large scale research and development projects and training programs.
Whether you are new to the topic, or have been actively involved in the field, participating in this masterclass will give an opportunity to gain practical insights and learn about capacity building in university-business cooperation.
This short 30-minute masterclass will provide you with practical insights on skills needs, tools and frameworks to help you overcome the barriers between academia and industry and generate more sustainable collaboration across both sides.
If you are a university leader, manager, professional, academic or researcher looking for ways to enhance your own and your institution’s external engagement, this masterclass is for you.
Want to learn more about university-business cooperation?
Take the next step in your boundary spanning journey and join our new large-scale online training program – University-Business Cooperation Skills accelerator, running from September – December 2022.
The program is designed to provide UBC-professionals, university leaders and academics, working to break down the barriers between academia and industry, with ample knowledge, practical tools and best practices to drive the university-business cooperation forward.
You will learn from the leading experts in the field, interact and co-create with professionals from all over the world, work with a mentor, develop your own personal application project and obtain your unique UIIN (micro-)credential.