Leadership & Health

Transformational Leadership

How to lead in an authentic, inspiring and transformative way

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

This experiential and inspiring workshop explores some of the skills needed for taking a lead in the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world in which we live.

* Participants of cooperating universities of the PE NRW certificate can register for these events. Participation is permitted if there are places available after the registration deadline (that have not been booked by employees of the University of Bonn).

In-person Workshop

Friday, October 21, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

two follow-up dates (online)


Alexander Fröde




Alte Sternwarte, Bonn

Target group

Research Managers | Postdocs | Junior Professors | Junior Research Group Leaders | Habilitands


Research Track
Research Management Track
Business and Organizations Track


Certificate of attendance

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  • Understand where and how you lead at the moment – with or without a formal leadership position.
  • Learn some simple and effective tools which help you to be a driver for positive change and transformation.
  • Explore your own leadership biography
  • Dive into key aspects of transformational leadership, such as how to motivate and to create vision, how to rapidly prototype, how to create common ground and how to actively collaborate.
  • Design an own leadership project in which you want to take action and lead.

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resources Development will cover the costs.

Yes, if an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You will then move up if a place becomes available again in time before the start of the event.

The premises in the "Alte Sternwarte" are only accessible to a limited extent. If you need assistance with access, please contact the indicated contact person in time, so that we can support you accordingly on the day of the event.

If you need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn.

In order to be able to participate in the training offers of the Human Resources Development of the University of Bonn, you must have an employment contract with the University of Bonn, be an enrolled PhD student, be active in research for the University of Bonn or be an associated member of a research network. 

For all our event offerings, you will generally receive a confirmation of participation in the event and of its contents.

In addition, we are currently developing a certificate offering along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". More information will be available soon on the related page of the certificate program: Postdoc plus.

If the currently displayed event can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly. 


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Rebecca Schmitz

Registration and Organization


Poppelsdorfer Allee 47

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-4199

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