Leadership Program for High Potentials

Leadership success through optimized effect. In this 4 + 3 + 3-day program, young future leaders learn the basics of effective leadership. Part 1: Successful Leadership. Part 2: How to Communicate and Conduct Yourself Well. Part 3: Showing Presence and Character.



The future belongs to you, but only if you can impress people with good results. To achieve this, you will need good management and leadership tools, good self-management abilities, social competence, a boss who encourages and challenges you and surely a bit of luck too. The latter cannot be learned in this program, but you will learn everything else which will prepare you to be even more effective at work:

  • The tool-set of a successful leader must have is large. It includes work techniques, time management, preparing for making a decision, project work, teamwork, recognizing priorities, and much more
  • Build on this and management tasks will follow quickly, like agreeing on objectives, execution, qualification, conducting difficult talks with employees, leading meetings and one-on-ones confidently, conflict management
  • If you want to move ahead in your career, you’ll have to actively take part in important projects
  • Usually, young managers and staff have not yet built a reputation for themselves in their company. This program will help you to create a “brand” of yourself at work. Your name must stand for trust, honesty, loyalty, dependability and commitment.


  • Young managers and management talents who want to learn or deepen their knowledge about the principles of leadership theory and who want to develop their personality as a leader
  • Emerging leaders and high potentials who want to learn the principles of self and team leaders, and to practice them
  • Specialists, employees in important positions, heads of projects and teams from all levels and areas of business, who want to learn essential leadership skills and to practice using them


You will learn how to position yourself as a future leader at your company. You will increase your conceptual and social competence. You will learn optimized self-management and how to lead employees so you can qualify, in a step-by-step process, for higher tasks. You will learn how to recognize the effect you have on your superiors and what you should do to get even closer to becoming the optimal talent for future leadership and management positions.


PART 1: Successful Leadership

Leadership – What you have to know

  • Leadership models as a help to structuring
  • The holistic leadership approach
  • Understanding complex interrelationships
  • Leadership as tool for achieving results in a complex interactive system

Leadership Tasks and Tools

  • What really counts are results
  • Tools for creating your own personal system of objectives
  • Performance and performance objectives
  • Achieving above-average performance and high levels of job satisfaction
  • Delegating and agreeing on objectives

Leadership Competence

  • Insights into modern leadership doctrine
  • What you will need to be an effective leadership
  • The core competencies for successful leadership

Managing Employees, Leading a Team

  • Recognizing your own leadership style
  • Tools for being more effective at leading employees
  • The principles of group dynamics
  • Team building, team development, team leadership

Leadership Behavior

  • Social and emotional intelligence
  • The right leadership behavior in practice
  • Motivational conduct when dealing with supervisors, colleagues, employees

Personal Work-Life Balance

  • The art of achieving company and private objectives at the same time
  • Conflicting priorities between family and career
  • How to effectively deal with stress and conflict

PART 2: How to Communicate and Conduct Yourself Well


  • Convincing others through good argumentation
  • How to correctly lead employee meetings and one-on-ones
  • Constructive and open communication in day-to-day business

Mastering Difficult Communication Situations

  • Getting through critical situations, meetings and one-on-one
  • How to handle conflict
  • Discussing and reducing stress
  • Understanding crisis as opportunity

Managing Communication

  • Mutual understanding as the basis for trust
  • Communication management as tool
  • Understanding the communication process and using it

Negotiation Techniques

  • Learning negotiation techniques and using them in a targeted way
  • Specifying your own interests and making them the goal of negotiation
  • Pursuing your negotiation goals forcefully, but in a friendly way

PART 3: Leading yourself Effectively, making a  Confident Impression


  • Managing yourself
  • Optimizing your personal strengths
  • Optimal work techniques
  • Setting priorities, delegating, time management

What makes up “Personality”?

  • Components of personality
  • Recognizing my own personality and developing it

Making your Voice heard

  • Improving your importance to a group
  • Sending the right message at the right time

Making a Confident Impression

  • Analyzing how you appear to others
  • Recognizing your strengths and weaknesses
  • Correcting, if need be, how you come a cross to others

Achieving the Desired Effectiveness

  • Emitting competence
  • Winning the trust of others
  • Getting the support of others
  • Being respected as a person
Key details


Part 1: 02.03.2020 - 05.03.2020, Berlin
Part 2: 30.03.2020 - 01.04.2020, Berlin
Part 3: 15.06.2020 - 17.06.2020, Zürich
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)


Part 1: 15.06.2020 - 18.06.2020, Brunnen
Part 2: 26.08.2020 - 28.08.2020, Luzern
Part 3: 19.10.2020 - 21.10.2020, Brunnen
CHF 7'900.- / EUR 7'200.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)
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