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The leadership training program, delivered by True Colours, consists of two modules that are organized independently from each other.

The first module is about influencing people and leadership: interaction patterns, leadership styles and enhancing constructive communication.


Solutions Focus as basic paradigm:

  • evolve from problem-focused communication to solutions-focused communication,
  • how to make people shift to a more constructive way of dealing with difficulties & setbacks.

Communicating effectively:

  • recognizing and changing interaction patterns,
  • sharing expectations and feedback in such a way that colleagues respond to these in an adequate way,
  • being demanding when needed without belittling people.

Leading & coaching people:

  • becoming aware of your personal preferences challenges and allergies,
  • adapting your leadership style to the needs of your colleagues,
  • maximally building on the diversity of talents and drives of your collaborators,
  • creating a fertile breeding ground for highly skilled professionals,
  • coaching people who sometimes are more expert in their domain than you are.

For whom?

  • postdoctoral researchers
  • max. 12 participants


  • January 22 and 23, 2019 - 9:00-17:00


  • campus Hasselt, Law Faculty building, room FR-0.13


  • Closed since January 8, 2019.
  • As places are limited, registering does not automatically imply that you will be able to participate. You will receive a confirmation e-mail.