Management and Communication - What makes a good future manager? June 11-12, 2024 - DE

The Course will take place on-site.

Workshop language is German.


Target group

This workshop is aimed at all advanced doctoral candidates and postdocs who are preparing to take on their first managerial tasks.



In the workshop, they learn important aspects of inspiring personnel management, which they themselves and the employees enjoy and which is oriented towards modern entrepreneurial requirements. To this end, the necessary communicative tools are trained and tested in a wide variety of everyday management situations.

In addition, there will be group coaching sessions in the form of short workshops following the above workshop on June 14, September 20, November 29, 2023 each 2-4 pm, online.



  • Basic questions of leadership: What makes a good manager?
  • How can I integrate previous experiences into my own leadership style?
  • The manager as a role model
  • Motivation and enthusiasm as important factors
  • The role of communication in successful leadership
  • Confidently hold important company discussions, such as annual employee reviews, feedback discussions, conflict discussions and others
  • Aspects of successful team development
  • Radiate security and authenticity in change processes



  • Presentations and group discussions
  • Small group and individual work
  • Visualization of methods



  • June 11-12, 2024
  • 09 am - 04 pm



Wolfgang Leybold, Leybold Strategy Consultants



Conditions of participation

Free of charge for doctoral students and postdocs in Magdeburg.

If you are unable to attend after registration, please contact us immediately at  .

This allows us in particular to consider others interested in the course who are still on the waiting list. Please note that without your timely cancellation of your participation and/or in case of your non-appearance on the day of the event, we would be obliged to claim the pro-rata costs of the event incurred in relation to your person as damages. You are of course free to prove that the Graduate Academy has suffered no damage or less damage than the one claimed.


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