ARE YOU
A SCIENTIST?

Work in a modern scientific environment
requires advanced skills that are not
part of the standard curriculum.

WE ARE
SCIENTISTS

Our own experience as researchers
enables us to teach these topics
focused on the needs of scientists.

SCIENTISTS
NEED MORE

Do you know how to supervise other scientists, manage your resources and communicate information optimally?

DIRECT
APPLICABILITY

We believe in learning by doing:
Courses include a lot of practical and interactive features.

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„As scientists we focus on the results – as trainers we focus on the process“

Advanced skills courses and coaching for scientists from scientists

A successful career requires more than just technical knowledge.
We offer on-site courses and individual coaching that are ideally suited to complement research expertise at your institution. They can of course also be customized to meet your special requirements.

SCIENTISTS NEED MORE

Intended for PhD students at the beginning of their career, this comprehensive course covers (almost) everything from group dynamics, communication and presentation skills, project and time management. Intensive 2-3 days course.

TEAMS & LEADERSHIP

Team and leadership development: scientists with extensive experience as habilitated group leaders will train your impact to be a good leader and how to create a successful team in science. 2-3 days course.

COMMUNICATION

Efficient communication of information is key in science! Topics of this course include research collaboration, intercultural competence, feedback in science and management of laboratory staff. 2-3 days of intense training.

EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION

If a text is easy to read and understand, it is well written! We will teach you to identify and focus on the main message, produce an outline, present data concisely, orally or with poster and how to apply for grant money. 2-3 days course.

HIGHER EDUCATION

Fast forward for your teaching qualities: didactics and content management, evaluation and feedback, how learning works, understanding and addressing conflicts, presentation skills. 3 days course for beginners and advanced lecturers.

HOW TO START YOUR OWN LAB

This workshop aims to show you all the tools you need to start your own academic research group. Funding, Science and People. In collaboration with Dr. P. Gramlich from NaturalScience.Careers. 2 days course for natural scientists.

Good Scientific Practice, Communication, Presentation, Creativity, Leadership & Teams, Negotiation, Conflict & Collaboration, Academic Teaching, Career Development, Train-the-trainer …etc. Would you like to know more about our courses?

 

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Being a successful

scientist is challenging.

That is why we initiated

`Scientists need more´

Dr. ès sc. habil. Alexander Schiller
Trainer & Facilitator, Chemist, Priv.-Doz. at FSU Jena
 
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I am thankful for

what I learned, and

now I enjoy to give

advice to others.

PD Dr. Daniel Mertens
Biochemist, Lecturer
Group leader at the German Cancer ResearchCenter and at the University of Ulm
 
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Over 2 000 participants …

"I learned a lot. Alex and Daniel liked to share their experiences as scientists, which helped me a lot for my everyday life."

"The course was challenging, but offered good mentoring and opportunities to improve. It was an excellent balance between activities and presentations."

"I got useful advice and feedback concerning personal and academic questions."

"Great course! It was perfect for the 1st year of PhD. My objectives have been more than met!"

"High value and impact. The course was very demanding and a challenging atmosphere. The tutors were a very good team. Overall evaluation: Very good!"

"Thanks to everyone for this really inspiring workshop. I learned a lot of new things that will improve my teaching in the future."

"Thanks again to Alex and Daniel for their enthusiastic work and the helpful discussions."

"Alex' and Daniel's joy is contagious and their positiveness marks the character of the course. Right people in the right place. Very helpful."

Our satisfied clients include …

 

LOGO_dkfzGerman Cancer Research Center
mpg-xMax Planck Society (Central, Institutes, Groups, IMPRS)
dfg-xGerman Science Foundation (Collaborative Research Centers, Research Units, Graduate Schools)
fraunhofer-xFraunhofer Institute (Leipzig)

 

University Berlin (FU), Bielefeld, Dresden, Dortmund, Freiburg, Gießen, Göttingen, Jena, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Marburg, Paderborn, Weimar
LOGO_center-for-sepsisUniversity Hospital Jena, Ulm, Oslo
conf-xConferences (Jena, Mainz, Hawaii, Istanbul, Faro)
LOGO_tecistecis Finanzdienstleistungen AG, Jena

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

 

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