CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

SICSS Soft Skill Course: Leadership Skills

03.05.2017 - 04.05.2017

A two days block course with Sabine Lerch.


1st day: 9:30-17:30; 2nd day: 9:00-17:00


Grindelberg 5, room 1012


1.5 CP

Learning outcomes

You will take steps to learn how to identify your own leadership type, clarify leadership ideals and behaviors, script successful meetings and discussions, listen to acquire complete information, empower your staff, give constructive feedback and deal with conflicts.


Leadership Styles
..about personality & responsibility

  • Management versus leadership
  • Decision and participation
  • Situational Leadership

…how others get motivated

  • Maslow’s pyramid and self-actualisation
  • The principles of personal behavior

Delegation by Pleasure to open space

  • Management by objectives
  • Stewardship delegation

…about orientation and potential

  • Giving feedback
  • Supporting your team members

Communication for Leaders
…typical situations

  • Face-to-face conversation
  • Business meetings

…shift your perspective

  • Getting to Yes: Harvard negotation
  • Difficult partners

Conflict Resolution
…a leader’s responsibility

  • Vicious circles
  • Mediation basics

Requirements for participation

No formal requirements. In particular useful for mid to advanced doctoral candidates who guide own M.Sc. students or take responsibilities in their study group.


For more information please contact Berit Hachfeld in the SICSS office.