Empa is a member of Advance.

Advance aims at increasing the share of women in leading positions in Switzerland. A program, involving different types of workshops, helps the member companies of Advance to reach their gender diversity objectives. In the year 2021, all the workshops (skill building, connect@advance, future workplace) are held as webinars and most of them are available to all Empa personnel from all fields of work.

'Skill building' workshops:

Target audience: For women in middle management (group leaders, department heads, members of the board).

Topics: Work-life balance, improving leading skills, improving self-confidence, deal with conflicts etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/skill-building

Registration:
Send an email to to ask for a place in a workshop. Three seats per year are available.

Upcoming workshops:

SKILL BUILDING

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3 seats left! MY UNIQUE PERSONAL BRAND
July 08, 2021, in Zurich in German

Use the techniques of brand management to make yourself, your outstanding results and strengths shine! More details here.
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PILOT ½ CREDIT HOW TO GET PROMOTED
August 31, 2021, in Zurich in English

Master the elements in the often male-dominated environment to unlock your potential to get promoted. More details here.

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LEADING YOUR TEAM EFFECTIVELY
September 23, 2021, in Zurich in English

Do you want to take your team to the next level? Join this workshop to learn the winning combination of creating shared goals and building team trust. More details here.

 

'Connect@Advance' workshops:

Target audience: For everyone (men and women) employed at Empa.

Topics: Keep up your power, make home working work, maintain personal wellness in times of lockdown etc.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/connect-at-advance/

Registration:
Register yourself by clicking on the corresponding links below.
You must be logged into the Empa Intranet to use the links below.

Upcoming workshops:

CONNECT@ADVANCE

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JOIN US FOR THE PREMIÈRE OF THE ADVANCE & HSG GENDER INTELLIGENCE REPORT (GIR) 2021
September 14, 10:00-12:00, in English at HSG & online

Is the 'Face of Leadership' changing in Switzerland? What is the impact of the pandemic on gender diversity developments? - Curious? Answers to these and other burning questions here. Don't miss! More information and link to registration here.

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OVERCOME OBSTACLES ON YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS!
CHANGE THE FACE OF LEADERSHIP – with Schneider Electric

October 07, 17:00-18:30, in Zurich in German, followed by an Apéro!
Join us for this inspiring event with a lineup of great speakers,  and  the opportunity to hear personal stories and  leadership insights on what women need and want  to pursue a leadership career. More details here. Register here.

'Future workplace' workshops:

Target audience: For HR personnel.

Topics: Exchange best practices and learn from other companies.

List of workshops and dates:
https://weadvance.ch/programs/future-workplace/

Registration:
Send an email to specifying which workshop you would like to attend.

Upcoming workshops:

FUTURE WORKPLACE

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BENEFIT FROM OUR AMBASSADORS ONLY GIFT
HOW TO UNDERSTAND AND HANDLE MICRO-INEQUITES
November 18, 13:30-17:30, in Zurich in English, followed by an Apéro!

For more details please go here. First come first served! And yes, we plan a physical meeting with an Apéro again. This rocks! Sponsored by CSL Behring.
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