New Leipzig Talents.

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Be a part of New Leipzig Talents!

In fall 2016, HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management has launched a leadership competency development program for new students: New Leipzig Talents. Participants will learn and improve upon their strengths with personal coaching by outstanding personalities from business and society. Embark now on your path to develop your competencies!



Education and practical training are no longer enough to lead a sucessful professional life. More than ever, it has become important to develop your competencies in order to find the creative solutions necessary for the challenges of the modern business world. 




Competencies are not learned in the classroom, but learned in practice. This emphasis on application is pervasive of the New Leipzig Talents program.  




The coaching at New Leipzig Talents comes in to answer these questions: Which experiences take you further? What are your real strengths? How can developing your strengths affect your future?




New Leipzig Talents is an invitation to reflect on your personal leadership competencies and enhance them as called for by the Leipzig Leadership Model with its strong emphasis on purpose and contribution to the greater good.


"The ideal participant is motivated and prepared to work on their own competency profile to leave his or her existing comfort zone and try new things. The program participants benefit from the experience of their coaches, gain new perspectives on themselves and others, and can better assess and explore their unique previously hidden talents."


Prof. Dr. Timo Meynhardt  |  Dr. Arend Oetker Chair OF Business PSYCHOLOGY AND LEADERSHIP

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Have a look at and read about what previous participants have gained from New Leipzig Talents.

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“About New Leipzig Talents I mostly liked that there is time for my individual concerns and that I get feedback on that from an experienced professional from the industry.”

Anika Baumhauer



It is important to be organized, structured and conscious of personal strengths and weaknesses in order to be successful in the workplace. New Leipzig Talents and in particular my coach Fabian Christandl gave me the possibility to work on these aspects through a step by step process based on self-reflection. I absolutely recommend the program to every student at HHL who desires to work on their personal growth. You will not regret it!

Giacomo Fanigliulo



“I enjoyed and have benefited significantly from my personalized coaching sessions with Xenia Meuser, XING AG. She helped me identify areas of improvement and provided incredible guidance and support to my personal and professional development success as “Woman at Work”. The coaching was empowering and encouraging. I have grown in professional confidence and strength far beyond the lessons taught in traditional classrooms.”

Anindhia Restraningtyas



Your Experience


It's all about personal growth!

New Leipzig Talents is about developing your personality. During the six month program, you are individually assigned to an experienced coach. The aim of the program is to illuminate your personality from new perspectives and to provide impetus for the development of your talents and strengths.



Use your individual competency profile and your coach’s advice to master new ways of thinking and acting to further develop yourself.



Experienced business and government leaders perform the coaching role to assist participants on the way to developing their competencies.



New Leipzig Talents is a unique recognized program with motivating events and a host of networking opportunities.


Want to get involved? Then apply as ...





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