Basic Module

“Management Skills for Research and University”

The next call for applications is expected in 2021.

The basic module "Management Skills for Research and University" is part of the High Potentials - Academy for Postdoctoral Career Development for postdocs and junior professors. It imparts fundamental and science-relevant methods and instruments of management including four workshops. In these the participants learn the basics of efficient project management and train how to successfully raise third-party funding. In addition, participants strengthen their communication and conflict resolution as well as their leadership and team skills.

Basic Module Workshops

The basic module includes the following four workshops (bookable exclusively as a package):

  • Future-oriented Leadership and Team Development
  • Grant Proposal Writing
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Project Management

Profile

Target group: Postdocs and junior professors at the University of Potsdam and external research institutions in Brandenburg

Methods: Trainer-based workshops with short inputs, practical exercises, case-studies, group work, role plays, peer group consulting, short presentations, peer review, creative techniques, self-reflections, discussion

Language: English

Registration

The next call for applications is expected in 2021.

The registration must include the following data in one single pdf:

  • CV (including private address and private telephone number)
  • Affiliation to faculty, institute, department and chair. Members of non-university
    (partner) institutes or external institution: please add the institution
  • Short description of your research project (max 0,5 pages)
  • Signed “Vorab-Teilnahmebestätigung /Confirmation of Participation”
  • Postdocs from non-university (partner) institutes must also send the form
    “absorption of costs“, signed by their institute.

Registration fee

  Postdocs of the University of Potsdam Postdocs of Partner Institutes External Postdocs
cost price The University of Potsdam will bear the program costs for members of the University of Potsdam. Participants have to pay a cost price of 120 € (30 € per workshop) in total. No cost price No cost price
Program costs See above, no program costs Postdocs from partner institutes have to pay 2,000.00 € for the participation. These costs should be covered by your institute. Please ask your administration officer for absorption of costs. Please make sure that the absorption of costs is officially confirmed by the administration officer on the prepared form and add it to your registration. External Postdocs have to pay 2,400.00 € for the participation. These costs should be covered by yourinstitute. Please ask your administration officer for absorption of costs. Please make sure that the absorption of costs is officially confirmed by the administration officer on the prepared form and add it to your registration.
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Kontakt: Nadja Schubert

Potsdam Graduate School

 

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