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Career day for women: 360° Leadership

8-9 November 2018, Geomatikum, Universität Hamburg

Participants in one of our "Leadership" courses. Photograph: Marta Mayer/DESY

This autumn's "Women's Career Day" for female doctoral candidates and postdocs takes place on 8-9 November 2018 in the Geomatikum building of Universität Hamburg.

The workshop "360° Leadership: Upward and self-leadership, social influence and negotiations in academia" is designed to be relevant to the broad spectrum of followership situations.

Good followership is defined by ones ability to take direction well, be part of a team and to deliver on common goals. There are many implicitly held beliefs about what makes a good follower and a good leader. This workshop will enable participants to identify their strengths and to understand their leader on a personal level.

Early in their careers, scientists are often in a “sandwich position,” which necessarily means that they must be able to lead and manage effectively in all directions (upward, downward, and lateral).

They lead their subordinates and team members, but they also need to successfully influence their colleagues and their supervisors. In order to effectively exercise their influence on others, scientists must also develop their ability to lead themselves. To help participants successfully prepare for these challenges and identify their own style, we will present and discuss different leadership approaches for the different directions.

The theoretical and practical information will be evidence based – both from my own research and the greater academic field. Exercises will be based in the academic context and the particular obstacles female scientists face while advancing to higher positions in universities.

More information & registration: Women's Career Day 2018
Trainer:
Prof. Dr. Brooke A. Gazdag, Institute for Leadership and Organization, LMU München

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Event Calendar
05 Dec. 2018 to 17 Dec. 2018
Chaired by: Axel Lindner
17 Dec. 2018 to 21 Dec. 2018
Location: Seminar room 3
17 Dec. 2018 16:30
Speaker: Diego Guadagnoli (Annecy)
Location: seminar room 2
18 Dec. 2018 11:00
Speaker: Seva Chestnov
Location: SR2
18 Dec. 2018 16:45
Speaker: Massimiliano Ferro-Luzzi (CERN)
Location: Auditorium
19 Dec. 2018 10:00
Location: building 61 (PIER Office), room 116
19 Dec. 2018 14:30
Speaker: Nemanja Kaloper (UC Davis)
Location: build. 2a, SR2
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