STANFORD GSB EVENT in BEIJING
INTRODUCTION to INTERPERSONAL DYNAMICS ("Touchy-Feely")

Date:
Thursday 19 March through Sunday 22 March 2015

Event:
INTRODUCTION to INTERPERSONAL DYNAMICS
A Condensed 3-Day Format of the Famous GSB Course 


Time:
Thursday
17:00                Dinner
Friday
18:00 to 21:00    Sessions
Saturday
09:00 to 21:00    Sessions, including lunch and dinner
Sunday
09:00 to 18:00    Sessions, including lunch
Plus
2 follow-up sessions via distance learning technology with the GSB

Place:
Stanford Center at Peking University (Beida)
The Lee Jung Sen Building, No.5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China 100871

Cost & No Show:

RMB 17,000 per attendee.
Registration:
To register, please contact Jenny Cai Maher at jenny.cai@gmail.com.

Event Details:
Introduction to Interpersonal Dynamics is a highly experiential weekend program based on the "T-Group" methodology, which is the foundation for the popular elective "Interpersonal Dynamics" (aka "Touchy Feely) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

This program is taught in a condensed format combining short lectures and exercises with "T-Group" sessions in which small groups of up to 14 students practice effective interpersonal behaviors and experience personalized facilitation from Stanford-trained facilitators. There will be two follow-up sessions to help the participants apply their newly acquired skills to actual work contexts.  In this program you will:
  • Develop your interpersonal and influence skills and learn to build more effective and rewarding relationships, even with people who initially appear challenging to you.
  • Expand the five competencies of Emotional Intelligence, namely self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, social skills and empathy.
  • Increase your ability to give and receive feedback that results in higher performance in your teams.
  • Hone your ability to listen and to deal with conflict situations effectively.
The Instructors:

Lela Djakovic, MBA ’08

Lela is founder of EQED, a consulting firm focused on leadership and emotional intelligence development in Silicon Valley. Lela facilitates the popular elective Interpersonal Dynamics (aka ‘Touchy Feely’) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, women’s circles for their Women in Management Program and Equine Leadership programs at Stanford’s Red Barn. She co-founded three other ventures, including a fund of hedge funds, a banking software company and a natural cosmetics brand. Lela holds an MBA from Stanford and spent 7 years in finance, including trading commodities and credit at Goldman Sachs in London.

Dennis Werkmeister
Dennis is a facilitator and coach in Silicon Valley with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources. At the Stanford Graduate School of Business, he facilitates the school’s most popular elective Interpersonal Dynamics (aka ‘Touchy Feely’). He coached executives as part of the Executive Program and does leadership coaching within the MSx program. In addition to his work at Stanford , he facilitates groups of executives in Silicon Valley and maintains his own active leadership coaching practice