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Negotiation and Conflict Management

JUNO Workshop

Target audience Postdoctoral researchers of all research areas
Language English
Duration 2 days (14 work units)
Capacity max. 12
Credits for habilitation yes
Workshop costs Participation is free for HHU members and members of HHU's Medical Faculty.
Registration Please register using the registration form below.

Upcoming Workshops

Date Time Format Registration
26.01. + 27.01.2023



Online Training Registration.

The aim of this workshop is to provide postdocs at Uni Düsseldorf with an opportunity to build their understanding, skills and confidence in negotiating and communication with their supervisor, their colleagues and peers. This will improve their overall effectiveness as they pursue their research studies and maximize success of their future careers. The course consists of trainer input, demonstrations, exercises, jolts, activities, role-playing games, individual feedback and group discussions.

Topics including:

  • Conflict prevention
  • Conflict dynamics
  • Negotiation
  • Clashing personality types
  • Gender- and culturerelated issues
  • Empathy
  • Conflict mode instrument
  • Active listening
  • Constructive feedback
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mediation roadmap

Dr. ès sc. habil. Alexander Schiller was a junior professor for inorganic chemistry at the University of Jena (Germany). As inorganic chemistry professor he broadened his portfolio in 2012 with the project „Schiller & Mertens“: teaching advanced research skills, such as communication in science, team building and leading competences and didactics and methodology in university teaching. As former researcher and group leader Dr. Schiller knows the challenges of natural scientists and addresses them in an interactive setting.