Online Resilience Training for doctoral candidates - Strengthen Resistance & Flexibility to be more effective and efficient

25.01.2021 um 10:00 bis 11.02.2021 um 17:00

Graduate Center - ONLINE

Target Group:

This event is aimed for doctoral candidates of all faculties.

Information on the participation permit of postdocs can be found here.


Thomas Schnehagen,Certified Business Coach, Business Trainer & Business Consultant

5-day-seminar (see procedure for details):

Monday, 25 January 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10:00 - 17:00 - Follow-up


This training provides background knowledge and contains exercises and practical examples to strengthen and expand personal resilience and one's own flexibility in the work context.

Those who identify and analyse their own values and understand their individual structure can better identify and use their personal resilience. Through the joint work during the event, the participants can see their own attitude and personal responsibility. This allows you to create, edit and maintain your own resilience. Motivation and efficiency, and their transfer to one's own environment and the individual situation are the result. A lasting, sustainable and harmonious state is created in which it becomes clear how important quality and efficiency are and how one's attitude contributes to both.

Each participant receives a comprehensive ability to reflect and personal resilience. They understand their personal approach and get to know their individual drive patterns and resistances. They can identify with their own clear approaches, achieve their harmonious .


  • Recognising strengths and personal resistance
  • Get to know the basics of internal attitude and personal responsibility
  • Identification and positive attitude to resilience
  • Transfer of knowledge and implementation in everyday life
  • Increase in visible motivation
  • The targeted development of personal resilience
  • Burnout prevention and health management


For the analysis of your personal strengths and recovers, we work in this event with the motivation alpaca analysis instrument Profile Dynamics. For this purpose, you will receive a web link to your personal online questionnaire from the trainer before the event. Please complete the questionnaire in full by the date that the trainer will tell you. If you have any questions about Profile Dynamics, please contact  Dr. Sabine Milde at the Graduate Center.



Module 1 - Resilience as a core competence

Day 1, 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

  • What is resilience and to what extent is resilience learnable?
  • Resilient personality traits
  • The 7 pillars of resilience: factors and key elements for more inner resilience
  • Analysis of one's own resilience
  • How resilient are you in your role? Individual analysis of the actual state
  • Turning personal experiences into building blocks of success
  • Key Qualifications: Mindfulness and Self-Empathy

In the afternoon, individual or group tasks take place.


Module 2 - Resilience to success in everyday work

Day 2, 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

  • Control elements of a healthy energy budget for an optimized time in the future
  • Definition of future successful strategies for the sovereign handling of problems and burdens
  • Individual best-practice strategies for the prevention of burn-out and for dealing with stress phases

In the afternoon, individual or group tasks take place.


Module 3 - Resilience kit for everyday life

Day 3, 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

They receive valuable instructions in order to be able to pass on their own experiences to other people in their working environment. This gives you a long-term effect on yourself and the working climate!

In the afternoon, individual or group tasks take place.


Module 4 - Transfer of knowledge and implementation in everyday life

Day 4, 10:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m

  • Increase in visible motivation
  • Burnout prevention and health management
  • The targeted development of personal resilience

In the afternoon, individual or group tasks take place.


Follow-up 10 February 2021

  • Summary and outlook
  • Questions and tips on sustainability



This event will take place with Adobe Connect. The access data will be sent to you with the confirmation of your registration. Video function is important, but is not required throughout.


Registrations are welcome until 6 January 2021 via our online portal. We will then determine whether the minimum number of 6 participants has been reached. Should the minimum number of participants not have been reached, the event will not take place due to financial reasons. Once the minimum number of participants has been reached, further registrations are possible until 8 days previous to the beginning of the event.

Please note:

There are 16 places on this course. The persons that can participate in the course will receive an e-mail from the Graduate Center. Without this confirmation mail you cannot participate in the course. Only participants that have registered for the course via the Graduate Center will receive a certificate of attendance. All further registrations will be placed on a waiting list. As soon as there is a free place on the course you will receive a message from us. If you do not receive any message you cannot participate in this course.

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