Internal trainings

  Thursday 5 July - Friday 6 July 2018 09:00 - 17:00 EPFL, BI A2 468

REGARD Workshop: Interpersonal communication for women scientists

By Stéphanie Ruder Schoof, coach
Melissa Davies, coach and negotiation expert

Description et objectifs
This workshop for senior postdoctoral researchers and junior group leaders focuses on personal factors such as personality, self-awareness and self-confidence to help you become more comfortable in the way you communicate and interact. In addition, we will give an insight into the complexity of conflicts and how to manage them so as to reduce their negative impacts.
  • Be more aware of who you are and what you want
  • Understand how individual needs and personality shape interpersonal communication
  • Master basic communication and conflict management skills
  • Appreciate that good leadership starts within
Interactive workshop, involving case studies, role-play and discussion groups.
Target audience
Female Postdocs
Registration & Participation fee
Participation is free for members of partner institutions. Registration is done online and opens 6 weeks before the course begins: 
The REGARD programme is addressed to young female academics of the next generation and for women professors of the universities of French-speaking Switzerland, HES-SO and EPFL. The REGARD programme is organized by the gender equality offices those institutions. 
The objective of the REGARD program is to develop skills and offer concrete tools for career management and supervision. These workshops also create spaces for discussion and exchange of experiences among researchers. They also aim to increase awareness of gender equality issues in academic careers.


Organization REGARD program


Accessibility General public

Admittance Registration required