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Leadership Skills

Target group

The workshop targets well advanced doctoral candidates.



Essential skills necessary to lead people – be it in academia or industry

  • Leadership = Vision + Relationships + Tasks
  • How to develop and share a vision
  • Building and managing teams
  • Different personality types
  • Giving and receiving feedback (lauding and criticising)
  • Motivating and supporting others
  • Delegating
  • Making decisions
  • Managing conflict
  • Styles of leadership
  • Body language and wording - how to be perceived as a leader


  • You have a clear understanding of what is important to lead
  • You know about different styles of leading and when to use which approach
  • You know about personality types and how to build a team
  • You know what you can improve or change to become a good leader


Trainer input; individual, partner, and group work; case studies; brief presentations by participants; group reflection.



Dr. Matthias Mayer,


14 h


Wed, 30.10.2019, 09:00–18:00 h

Thu, 31.10.2019, 09:00–16:00 h


Please register via the campus management portal HISinOne.


Seminar Room of the Freiburg Research Services (FRS),

Friedrichstr. 41-43, 2nd floor 

Number of Participants

14 doctoral candidates