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Universidad de Barcelona
Program Structure

Program Structure



  • Identify the role of a leader in an organization.
  • Get to know advantages and disadvantages of different leadership styles.
  • Practice and choose the most appropriate leadership style.
  • Acquire practical skills in delegation.
  • Improve the teamwork skills and learn how collaboration can be optimized.
  • Learn the basics of a successful communication process.
  • Get acquainted with various communication styles.
  • Understand the importance of all types of communication, including non-verbal.
  • Learn techniques which ensure effective communication, such as attentive listening, question-making, giving appropriate feedback.
  • Practice different negotiation styles.
  • Learn to identify and prevent common barriers to communication.
  • Provide an insight into essential cultural differences concerning the communication, behavior and work styles.
  • Develop intercultural communication skills.
  • Acquire various strategies for effective working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Learn how to identify correctly one’s emotions and feelings.
  • Understand and interpret the feelings and emotions of others in a correct way.
  • Acquire strategies for controlling impulsive emotions and preventing conflict together with other negative emotions.
  • Improve self-management and interpersonal relationships.
  • Learn to identify the reasons provoking stressful situations and atmospheres.
  • Learn how to gain control over the feeling of stress.
  • Study different ways and acquire practical skills of managing stress.
  • Encourage the participants not to be afraid of changes, by conceptualizing it.


Leadership, Communication, and Negotiation: the ABCs of Personal and Professional Development

  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Successful Communication and Negotiation

Personal Awareness and the Ability of Adaptation: Keys to Integration in a Professional Context

  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Stress Prevention and Conflict Management
3 Week Modality 4 Week Modality
75 hours of instruction 90 hours of instruction
July 04 - July 21 2022 July 04 - July 28 2022