RUB Research School

Le_03: ONLINE Introduction to leadership skills (1 full day + 2 half days)

For doctoral researchers in all research fields | Level all

Online Workshop
25.04. 13:00-17:00 hrs, 26. 04. 09:00-12:00 + 14:00-17:00 hrs, 27.04. 09:00-13:00 hrs
Trainer: Sabine Lerch
Language: English
Participants: max. 12 persons
Credit Point: acknowledged with 0,75 CP for the doctoral training programme of RUB-RS Certificate

This workshop is particularly helpful for researchers who would like to get first insights into professional leadership skills and responsibilities.

Course Description

The workshop aims to provide competencies beyond your research qualification. It offers a basic understanding and first knowledge in leadership skills. During the workshop you will gain insight into different leadership styles and can reflect your own understanding and attitude towards leadership. You will get to know some instruments of leadership and apply them in realistic case studies and short role plays. Thus, the workshop will prepare you to start approaching this challenging responsibility.

This course has been redesigned as an online course on the ZOOM platform and will integrate guided individual work as well as discussion sessions that will bring togehter trainer and paricipants in remote conference meetings.

The four units you will focus on the following aspects:

Leadership models - about styles, tasks and responsibilities

  • group development
  • decisions and participation
  • situational leadership
  • agile leadership and selforganisation

Delegation by Pleasure - how to open space

  • management by objectives
  • stewardship delegation

Coaching - about orientation and potential

  • providing feedback
  • supporting your team members

Diversity – how to handle different personalities

  • the principles of personal behaviour
  • Maslow’s pyramid and motivation

Communication for Leaders - typical situations and tools

  • face-to-face conversation
  • group/team meetings

Conflict Resolution - a leader’s responsibility

  • vicious circles
  • mediation basics

Sabine Lerch has 17 years of experience in High-Tech Companies in different management positions; as Human Resources Manager she was responsible for the professional development of technical experts and leaders; since April 2003 she works professionally as trainer, coach and business mediator.

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