Collaboration can inspire us, spur our productivity and creativity, and even increase our satisfaction. However these positive effects aren’t effortless. They require that we effectively and respectfully communicate with empathy. To achieve this, we must accept our respective differences and constructively negotiate how we can best combine different perspectives, approaches and, in particular, our strengths.
In our courses you can expand your knowhow and develop your skills to
Leadership refers to an attitude in which a person demonstrates his or her own values and convictions through his or her actions. Especially in contexts that produce visionary research, rousing teaching and disruptive innovations, leadership is an elementary success factor because it fosters change and strives to leave old paths behind once in a while.
The university system also demands a great deal of flexibility from leaders, as they work autonomously on the one hand, but at the same time are integrated into collegial structures. You learn to move confidently and self-assuredly as a manager in this area of tension.
Tools and methods from management form the basis of your leadership actions, enabling you to make abstract decisions, plan processes and set up structures.
You expand your competence repertoire to include communication and methodological competencies as well as competencies that promote cooperation with others. You lead by example and inspire enthusiasm for common goals in others through your actions and communication.