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European School of Management and Technology

Leading With Psychological Intelligence

Jun 18—21
4 days
Berlin, Germany
EUR 5300 ≈USD 5912
EUR 1325 per day
Nov 26—29
4 days
Berlin, Germany
EUR 5500 ≈USD 6135
EUR 1375 per day

How it works


Enhancing your leadership effectiveness through a better understanding of what really drives subordinates, peers and superiors.

The English language program Leading with Psychological Intelligence (LPI) responds to the increasing demands on executives to enhance their leadership efficacy through better connections with subordinates, peers, and superiors. Psychological research offers many insights into human behavior. This program applies these research findings directly applied to the everyday behavior of modern executives.

Participants will discover how they perform as leaders through feedback analysis, experiential exercises, short mini-lectures, small group discussions, peer consultations, and coaching sessions.

Key benefits

  • concepts and tools needed to better understand the principles of human behavior within organizations
  • increase acceptance of their ideas and work requests and establish productive working relationships with subordinates, peers, and superiors
  • further develop their leadership skills and remain resilient in the face of work- and team-related challenges
  • post-program follow-up to support putting new skills into practice
  • solid network of global contacts

Key topics

  • Overview of critical psychology findings relevant for leaders
  • Emotional and social competencies of leaders
  • Exploration of psychological challenges in decision-making
  • Learning styles and their implications at work
  • Handling psychologically challenging work-related situations
  • Dealing with necessary evils
  • Overcoming internal barriers to change
  • Facing adversity with resilience and perseverance
  • Individual leadership coaching session

Who should attend

Executives leading diverse individuals or teams whose ability to mobilize the talents and efforts of others directly affects the successful achievement of company goals.

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Konstantin is an Assistant Professor at the European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) in Berlin, Germany. He holds a PhD from INSEAD, as well as Master's degrees from INSEAD and New York University. A graduate of the CCC programme at INSEAD, Konstantin is a global executive coach and le...
Francis de Véricourt is a professor of management science at ESMT European School of Management and Technology. From August 2010 until August 2013 he was on leave at INSEAD, where he was an associate professor of technology and operations management and the Paul Dubrule Chaired Professor of Susta...
Laura Guillén joined ESMT Berlin as an Assistant Professor in September 2010. She holds a combined BS. and MBA degree in Business Administration from ESADE (Barcelona, Spain). After finishing university, she joined the Unilever ice-cream division in Barcelona where she became passionate not only ...


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