HGS-HIRe Soft Skills Training - Autumn 2021

Please note: Due to the Covid-19 situation this course cannot be held as a face-to-face event. However, we are happy to offer this training event in a modified version as an online course (2 1/2 days).


September 7-9, 2021

Basic Course II: Leading Teams in a Research Environment

The second course in the structered HGS-HIRe series of transferable skills training will build on the key aspects of the first course and will focus more on leadership and the challenges of leading teams, particularly those in the research environment. The course will focus on three aspects: Leading Self, Leading Others and Leading Projects. Activities will be built around a range of interactions working in different groups and teams. The course will also revisit and refine aspects of presentation skills covered in the first programme.

For registration or in case of confirmation of an earlier pre-registration for this course, please send a brief email to info[at]hgs-hire.de as soon as possible.


Sarah Alexander, Emma Ford, Steve Hutchinson


Gerhard Burau (HGS-HIRe)

Practical Information


This online seminar starts on Tuesday, September 7, at 9:00 and ends on Thursday, September 9, after lunch (around 14:00). On Thursday, after the course, there is a possibility for individual feedback sessions with the tutors. Don't worry, although the first two days contain intensive full day programs, there are adequate breaks in between. A detailed schedule of the course will be sent together with the joining instructions by email in due time. Please make sure that you join the online course well in time and fully because it is an interactive training event.

What to bring

Clothing: The seminar will be very informal, so only casual attire necessary.

IT / Internet

This online course will be offered via Zoom. Hence you need stable internet access in order to follow the online course. Detailed information about the meeting ID/link and further access data will be announced in due time before the course starts.


For HGS-HIRe members, all basic course expenses are covered by HGS-HIRe. You only have to arrange for your food and drinks.

Participants (max. 24)

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