Administrative and technical staff

Workshops for Administrative and Technical Personnel (PAT)

Progress in your career as a woman
Act to support equality as a team manager
Together towards equality

Support for women’s careers and developing skills in equality among supervisory staff are some of the objectives in UNIL’s statement of intentions for 2017-2021.

In order to achieve these objectives, the Equal Opportunities Office is running a new series of training workshops in 2018 aimed at Administrative and Technical Personnel.

2019 Programme

“Recruitment: how to promote an egalitarian process?” workshop

Gender equality is a lever for innovation, performance and attractiveness for organisations. Recruitment and career development processes must therefore be designed to make this equality a reality at all levels of the hierarchy. However, unconscious biases can influence recruitment at each stage.

Come and discover the tools and approaches that can be implemented and the possible benefits for the organization. This workshop combines theoretical content, discussions, concrete tools and simulations.

Sigolène Chavane, gender specialist, co-founder of Artemia Executive
With interventions by Jeta Verbica, Training Officer in the Human Resources Department of UNIL and the Equal Opportunities Office

Target audience
Male and female administrative and technical personnel with recruitment responsibilities

Only in French

This workshop was held on September 9, 2019.



“Ready for her career!” workshop

This workshop proposes to take stock of your career path and skills, define your professional objectives and develop an action plan to overcome obstacles and achieve your objectives. Through various professional situations, we will explore ways to best serve your career objectives, strengthen your credibility, inspire respect and negotiate more easily.

This workshop is highly participatory, with individual, group and group exercises and exchanges of experience. It is structured over two days spaced over time, it also includes practical applications in its own professional context and offers a free individual coaching session with the trainer.

Friday 27 September
and Friday 11 October 2019
from 9am to 5pm

Tuesday 12 November
and Tuesday 26 Novembrer 2019
from 9am to 5pm


Amphipôle, Anthropos café


Marie-Paule Haefliger, FSP Psychologist, Master Coach in Leadership and Communication, trainer

With an intervention by the Equal Opportunities Office


Target audience

PAT women, all levels

Only in French


The PAT Gender Equality Lunches

Moments of reflection and exchange around a theme concerning the PAT and equality at UNIL are proposed regularly, between 12pm and 2pm.

Next Gender Equality Lunch: "How to develop interpersonal leadership?" (in French)

For PAT women with supervisory staff responsibilities

This workshop will raise your awareness of the importance of interpersonal skills as an executive. These skills include understanding your employees, effective expression and the ability to adapt. Using concrete examples, you will discuss how these skills are applied on a daily basis.

Tuesday 29 October 2019
from 12pm to 2pm

Amphipôle, Anthropos Café

Marianne Schmid Mast, Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Tristan Palese, PhD student (HEC Lausanne)

The next PAT Gender Equality Lunch will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020. More details will follow.

Other training courses

CEP Workshop "Women and careers take stock to move forward"

This training is intended for any woman wishing to develop her potential and take stock of her career.

Its main objectives are to: 

  • Put your life and career into perspective.
  • Enhance its assets and identify the areas to be developed.
  • Specify a career vision and the milestones for its implementation.
  • Successful communication and promotion of your personal brand.
  • Explore female reference models.
  • Develop natural authority and leadership.

The cost of this training is covered, for the employees of the University of Lausanne, by their respective administrations within the limits of the budgets allocated to the CEP.

Only in French.

More information  (in French)

Training workshops of the UNIL Human Resources Department

The UNIL Human Resources Department offers training workshops on human resources management topics related to the employee's life cycle, such as :

  • Management and organization
  • Selection and recruitment
  • Remuneration
  • Commitment
  • Support for employees
  • End of working relationships

These workshops offer a synthetic theoretical approach, emphasize practical application and aim to provide tools that can be used immediately.

These workshops are free of charge for all UNIL staff. Only in French.

All the information (in French)

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Marie Pasquier
Bureau de l'égalité

Tél. +41 (21) 692 20 53


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2019 Programme

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2018 Programme

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Vieux Pressoir  -  CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 20 59