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JUNO Workshop

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27./28.05.2020    Zur Anmeldung/Registration

This course will take place as online coaching. The trainer will be provide a 1,5 - 2 h Skype Coaching instead of the two day workshop. You will receive all necessary information upon registration.

Workshop description

Researchers need to organize and manage their projects as well as their research team. As manager, you set an example for your employees, who expect you to lead them. This is why successful management begins with you and how you understand your leadership role. This workshop focusses on the clarification and development your leadership role. Factors for successful leadership include the ability to apply leaderships styles flexibly and to clearly communicate and apply the principles of cooperation. The second emphasis of the workshop is therefore on leadership instruments and professional communication. Professional communication includes directing and structuring discussions as well as communicating clearly and in a motivating way in different situations such as setting objectives, delegating tasks, giving feedback and discussing critical issues.

A diverse variety of methods such as lectures, role playing, exercises, individual and group work will help you to gain more competence, clarity and control in your leadership role and to face challenges professionally.


  • Achieve role clarity and strengthen your self-management
  • Gain a practical and hands-on concept of leadership styles
  • Recognize how you affect and appear to others
  • Recognize and promote the development of your employees’ potential
  • Prepare discussions and stucturing them
  • Lead discussions with discussion promoters
  • Set objectives and communicate them
  • Prepare and give feedback
  • Delegate tasks


PD Dr. Angelina Topan is a trainer and coach and heads the Institute for Personnel Development and Coaching in Freiburg. She is a systemic solution-oriented coach accredited by the DBVC: She also obtained a "Teaching qualification for science" and further training and key qualifications through university didactics, within the fields of: conversation, conflict management, team development, project management, methods of adult education.
As a university insider, she knows the structures and processes of university operations and can tailor the measures precisely to the environment.

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