Develop your personal leadership skills
This Leadership in Law Winter School focuses on (future) lawyers’ skill development and diversity in legal industry. The participants will make an evidence-based journey through several topics that are relevant for today and tomorrow’s new leaders in law. The courses focus on leaders’ development with regard to self-awareness (leadership styles, growth mindset, personality), soft skills (communication and inclusion skills), and decision-making skills (creativity, fairness, cognitive biases). In addition, participants will have the opportunity to meet with expert leaders in the field. At the end of the journey, participants will have a personal leadership plan, a vision for the future, as well as a theoretical background ánd practical experience with the foundational skills to make this personal vision come true.
Successful completion of the summer school can be awarded with 3 credits according the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). A certificate will be awarded at the end of the programme.
The assessments consist of an essay without oral presentation (open book)
Assessment criteria for the essay on the student's personal leadership journey:The essay should include:- an introduction to the student's life and a sense of their personality,- a section on how the student hopes in ideal conditions to develop into a leader and contribute to society as a leader, as well as how this relates to the student's personal values,- a section on obstacles (at least 3) the student expects to enounter and strategies to overcome them,- a conclusion