Communication tactics for managing relationships

© 2024 EPFL

© 2024 EPFL

The Doctoral School and the EPFL Career Center have joined forces to develop a new transversal skills course for EPFL doctoral candidates. 

In this 3-hour course, reserved for PhD candidates, you will learn lots of actionnable tools to become better at :

  • Influencing and convincing
  • Managing difficult communication situations, such as giving negative feedback, declining a request, de-escalating emerging conflicts
  • Ensuring the quality of decisions, in particular through a better understanding of cognitive biases
  • Taking advantage of the stress response

All tools will be evidence-based and backed in science.

Date: 22 February 2024 (09 - 12h)

Language: English

Teacher: Catherine Marselli

The course will be followed by a 2-hour feeadback session on 14 March (09 - 11h) when you will be able to discuss the results you obtained by practicing in the field. Attendance at both sessions is mandatory.

The workshop is limited to a small group of 15 people, so register here to reserve your place!