Descriptive Panel Leadership
May 21 - May 24 LIVE!
554 Central Ave
New Providence, NJ 07974
For working Panel Leaders: Tap the wisdom of experienced panel leaders to improve your skills in and out of the panel room. Learn and practice effective techniques for all aspects of leading and managing a descriptive analysis panel.
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Take advantage of early bird pricing now through December 23rd.
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What you will learn:
- How to successfully select, cultivate, monitor, & motivate a descriptive panel
- To identify & assess your sensory evaluation practices & ensure they meet your team’s goals
- How to approach challenges and successes in your panel environment
- Methodology and applications of trained panels for sensory evaluations
- How to coach and guide panelists on components of descriptive analysis
- Controls necessary for panel success
- Areas of opportunity personal growth as a panel leader
- Leadership skills for conducting your panel efficiently, effectively, and with confidence
- Best practices for leading virtual panels
- Skills required of successful panel leaders
- Leading group discussions
- Continued panelist training
- Panelist feedback
What you will do:
- Practice developing terminology/lexicons and deepen your facilitation skills
- Collaborate with course instructors & other panel leaders to problem solve panel challenges
- Create a protocol in an unfamiliar category
- Examine how test controls and context can influence sensory verdicts
- Audit and develop strategies to augment your panel’s daily practices
- Identify opportunities and strategies to grow panel skills and morale
- Discuss virtual panel leading adaptations and techniques with other panel leaders
Who Should Attend
Sensory professionals who are currently leading descriptive analysis panels (Spectrum, Flavor or Texture Profile, QDA, Odor profile, Skin feel, Fabric feel, etc.)
- This course will improve and expand panel leading skills.
- This course will not teach you how to train a panel.