Do you want to lead using a strengths-based approach? Is your goal to achieve outstanding performance with a highly motivated team? Using inspiring research and practical guidance, this continuing education course will show you how to do this.
Are you a specialist or manager and want to bring out the best in your employees? Take a coherent approach to generating the positive aspects in your day-to-day management of your personnel. This extra-occupational specialist course in leadership will help you identify and promote strengths.
You will discover your own strengths and how to use them.
You will learn how to promote and place requests on your employees on the basis of their strengths.
You will learn how to take a strengths-orientated approach to leading your team.
You will be able to create positive framework conditions in your organisation.
Thanks to the research-based approach, you will be able to adapt measures accordingly and find greater acceptance for them.
You will acquire a more positive value outlook.
5 study days
Details to follow
6 weeks before start
None / 3 ECTS-Credits
Bern, Schwarztorstrasse 48
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Motivating and optimistic. This continuing education course in leadership will help you develop a new leadership style. You will be aided in this by the science of positive psychology and your own insights that you gain during this extra-occupational course. First of all, your own strengths will be the focus of attention. You will get to know them and use them. You can then encourage your employees to do something similar and create a team culture of mutual appreciation and support. In this specialist course you will learn how to concentrate on the positive using applicable and science-based tools and procedures. Take advantage of this opportunity to explore and develop your own attitude to values.
Do you want to foster the existing strengths of your employees and your team more systematically?
You will be able to increasingly use your own strengths in everyday management activities to meet diverse challenges and to evolve as a leader.
You will be able to promote and deploy employees on the basis of their strengths, thus enabling not only agreeable but also difficult employees to flourish.
You will be able to interact with others with more ease and appreciation.
You will be able to design team meetings and events to promote positive and supportive interaction.
Do you want to get things moving and motivate your employees? With the methods you learn during this specialist course in leadership you will be able to increase cohesion and job satisfaction in your team.
at the core will be specific homework tasks in which you will try out positive interventions and use positive leadership as a manager.
report on practical experience of the use of strength-orientated leadership in everyday professional life.
Title + Qualification
Specialist course in "Positive Leadership”
All participants will receive a confirmation of participation. Participants who meet the admission requirements for studying at a university of applied sciences will be awarded 3 ECTS credits. These will be shown on the course confirmation certificate.
Alexander W. Hunziker, Prof. Dr. oec. publ.
lecturer in Well-being and Behavioural Economics and Head of EMBA Public Management
management and project experience, work in South Africa, Germany, Japan and the USA (Harvard)
certified MBSR Teacher and NLP Master Practitioner
Are you a specialist or manager working in the private sector, a non-profit organisation or public administration? Do you want to improve your leadership skills and your knowledge of positive psychology? Then this creative and practical specialist course in leadership is right for you.
You do not need to meet any specific admission requirements to participate in this specialist course. If you wish to obtain ECTS credits, the general conditions for continuing education will apply: you will require a university degree or equivalent qualification and at least two years' professional experience. If you have any questions, please contact the study administration or the course coordinator.