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Research Leadership Development Programme

AU HR is offering a leadership development programme for researchers with management responsibilities at AU. Registration deadline 11 September 2017.

2017.06.12 | Lene Bekker Lassen


Improving good leadership

The programme enables the participants to reflect on the aspects of good leadership and engage in strong, inspirational leadership at work. The programme is based on current leadership theories in relation to the special conditions which characterise the management role at AU. The programme covers various aspects of research leadership, and the participants may have different roles, tasks and responsibilities as leaders of research units.

The purpose of the programme is to increase the leaders’ self-awareness and strengthen their leadership skills. The programme contributes to an understanding of the interplay between the individual’s personal qualities and the institutional conditions that characterises the management role at AU.

The programme supports

  • Day-to-day management
  • Quality, efficiency and well-being in the units
  • A coherent management structure
  • Building of interdisciplinary networks
  • Establishment of a common basis for good leadership at AU

The programme includes

  • Development dialogue with consultant (1½ hours)
  • Two development dialogues with immediate manager (1-1½ hours per dialogue)
  • NEO Personality Inventory-3 including individual feedback session (30-45 min. test completion + 1½-hour session with consultant)
  • Four modules, each lasting two days (the first and last module as residential courses
  • Ongoing work on specific management project in the leader’s own unit
  • Learning groups: Reflection and support for the work on the management project in the leader’s own unit (min. 3 x 3 hours)
  • Literature

Find more details about the programme and registration via this link.

Registration deadline: 11 September 2017.

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