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Management and leadership development

Professional development for those in management and leadership positions at Lund University is offered in the form of a number of courses and programmes. These can be found in Kompetensportalen.

Demands for well-developed leadership and management skills at the University are increasing. This applies across the organisation, from departments and strong research environments to laboratories and administrative services.

In accordance with Lund University’s strategic plan, leaders and managers in all parts of the University and at all levels are to develop in their roles through training and support.

Managers are those with responsibility for staff and finances.

Examples of leaders are:

  • principal investigators
  • project managers
  • team leaders

Which courses and programmes are suitable for you depends on whether you are a new or more experienced manager or leader. Coaching is also on offer to help you develop in your role.

You can search and apply for management and leadership courses in Kompetensportalen.


Contact your line manager or your organisational unit’s HR/staff officer if you have any questions about your employment or your organisational unit’s procedures regarding HR/staff matters.

If you can’t find what you are looking for on the web page…

Access the most-searched university-wide HR information or ask the HR Division a question.