Leadership skills and team management in Academia



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11 March, 1-5 pm and 12 March, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm



The workshop will give an overview of important leadership skills and team management tools that are the key for leading a research team in Academia.

Main topics are: Self-reflection about leadership responsibility, clarity of roles, tasks and processes, basics of team dynamics, communication skills for feedback, motivation and delegation, expectation management between different stake holders in research contexts.

Participants will gain basic knowledge about the following aspects:

  • Better understanding of what leadership in Academia means
  • Role clarity as a team leader, team analysis tool
  • Communication skills for feedback, delegation and difficult situations
  • How to align my team on common purpose, goals and working style

Open to postdocs with first leadership experience in academia.

Dr. Dorothee Kaiser

... is an international coach and facilitator in the aera of leadership and team development, with the focus on communication, role clarity and intercultural team building. She holds a PHD in linguistic and is lecturer for Intercultural Management at ESB Business School, Reutlingen University.

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