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EMBO Laboratory Management Courses For Postdocs 2014


Only two dates in April and November are not fully booked by now! Registration fee is € 1,850.00 (“Includes: VAT, accommodation (two nights single accommodation and meals) training and course materials”)

Here is the basic information about the course from the respective webpage:

Leadership and management skills are critical for a successful career in science. EMBO, in partnership with consulting teams, has designed this course specifically to meet the needs of postdocs.


  • Introduce you to key leadership concepts;
  • Develop your own individual leadership style;
  • Equip you with key communication skills;
  • Prepare you for your future role as leader;
  • Expand your support network for leadership issues in the lab.

The two-day EMBO Laboratory Management Course for Postdocs covers topics including:

  • leadership skills;
  • communication skills;
  • negotiation skills;
  • conflict solving strategies;
  • effective problem solving;
  • team development

Practical exercises, in the form of role-play and discussion groups, provide hands-on experience.
“As much theory as necessary and as much practice as possible” is the principle of this course.

Please note that you must be a postdoc for a minimum of six months at the time of attending the course.

More information are available here.

Author: Katrin Wodzicki

Hi, I am Katrin, the coordinator of the GGNB Career Service Unit.

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