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Personnel Development Services for WU Professors

As a holder of an aca­demic man­age­ment pos­i­tion, you have spe­cial du­ties and re­spons­ib­il­it­ies. To sup­port you in your role and help you mas­ter the chal­lenges you are fa­cing in your day-to-day work as a su­per­visor, WU of­fers you the fol­low­ing ser­vices:

WU in-­house train­ing

In ad­di­tion to our reg­u­lar, open sem­inars and work­shops for aca­demic staff mem­bers – which you are of course cor­di­ally in­vited to at­tend – we of­fer work­shops on spe­cial top­ics such as su­per­vising em­ploy­ees, man­aging aca­demic units, and other is­sues re­lated to your role and re­spons­ib­il­it­ies as a senior fac­ulty mem­ber.

For de­tailed in­form­a­tion on our work­shops for man­age­ment staff at aca­demic units and the cur­rent work­shop top­ics, please click here.


WU of­fers you the op­por­tun­ity to use one-on-one coach­ing ser­vices as a highly per­son­al­ized and ef­fi­cient way of devel­op­ing tail­or-made solu­tions to deal with is­sues you are con­fron­ted with in your day-to-day work as a leader and su­per­visor.

We are work­ing with a pool of over 40 ex­ternal coaches from which you can choose the most ap­pro­pri­ate coach for your spe­cific needs. We are avail­able to assist you in choos­ing a coach and dis­cuss any ques­tions you may have regard­ing our coach­ing ser­vices.

For de­tailed in­form­a­tion on WU’s coach­ing ser­vices, please click here.

Unit-spe­cific per­son­nel devel­op­ment ad­vis­ory ser­vices

In ad­di­tion to our ser­vices for in­di­vidu­als with lead­er­ship re­spons­ib­il­it­ies, we also sup­port the heads of or­gan­iz­a­tional units at WU with tail­or-made per­son­nel devel­op­ment ser­vices tar­geted at entire units or teams. Upon re­quest, we are avail­able to work with you to de­termine an ap­proach that suits the spe­cific needs of your unit, ranging from team devel­op­ment events and soft skills train­ing work­shops to change man­age­ment ser­vices, Eng­lish courses, and many other types of ser­vices. Our ser­vices for you in­clude ad­vice on tech­nical aspects (ap­pro­pri­ate formats and in­stru­ments, pro­cess design, choice of ex­ternal train­ers and/or ad­visors, etc.) as well as fin­an­cial sup­port.

For de­tailed in­form­a­tion on our per­son­nel devel­op­ment ad­vis­ory ser­vices, please click here.