Leadership Skills for Young Scientists

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

Many doctoral students attain leadership positions after graduation e.g. as postdoc or junior group leader. To develop your career in academia successfully, knowledge and skills in leadership are essential.


Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please register your interest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by September 8, 2021


Dr. Jan Schmidt





Target Group

Doctoral students from all subject areas




8 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • The participants are aware of different leadership styles and can distinguish as well as use them.
  • The participants reflect on their preferred leadership style.
  • The participants gain insights in communication processes and in the necessity to define aims.

Course Description

The workshop Leadership Skills for Young Scientists is a mixture of theoretical input and practical exercises that equip participants with first insights and skills needed to lead a team. It covers different aspects of a leadership role: relationships with employees, communication and task management, and personal leadership style.


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141



Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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