Participants will be aware of their own leadership style and sensitized for other styles. This will help them to recognize team member strengths easily and integrate them effectively in a team. Teambuilding activities will guide them through the different stages of group development.

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: Alumni, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Team Leaders

This module defines self marketing and explains why it is important in the career. It explains the different components of a successful self marketing (resume – motivation letter – self introduction - interview – networking). Participants will learn how to utilize ones own strength points and, thus, improve their self marketing skills. 

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Graduates, Master Students, PhD Candidates

This module defines and explains the different elements of self-management and links them to the successful career. Participants will learn how to set their own priorities & manage their time & resources effectively.

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

This module aims at introducing the basic scientific and academic writing skills to researchers and academics. It presents the general principles of clear, persuasive, and logical writing. It deals with simple tips for clarity and brevity in writing.

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group:

This course introduces and applies the basic skills of analyzing information. Attention is given especially to scientific thinking skills, problem solving, observation, analysis, making inferences, interpretation, and argumentation in reading, oral and written expression. 

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

This one-day workshop will explore diverse opportunities for scholarly collaboration. Participants will draw on their own previous experiences of conducting or observing scholarly collaboration, in order to devise plans for potential scholarly collaborations in their own context.

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group:

· The module provides an overview on the principles of scientific work as a creative process. Drawing on the experiences of the participants, the workshop encourages to reflect on questions such as the role of the researcher and the relation between scientific theory, methods, data and analysis.

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group: Graduates, Master Students, PhD Candidates

The Research Project Management Module is designed to help the participants develop the necessary skills to perform their duties effectively. It will include topics related to project and time management such as:

  • What is a project; what needs to be taken into account in conducting the project,

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders
  • Selection of research topic

  • Research problem

  • Research question / hypothesis

  • Research objectives / impact

  • Research design / methodology

  • Dissemination of research results

  • Time frame / Gantt chart / Log frame 

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group: Post Docs

Writing proposal for research has become increasingly essential for scholars.  The workshop will discuss the essentials of proposal writing in social sciences. Proposal writing shares some basic components across fields. The workshop will address the following issues: what is the question? (research problem) What is the approach?

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group: Alumni, Master Students, PhD Candidates, Teaching Staff

This course introduces the principles of scientific proposal writing techniques. Candidates learn how to locate relevant, reliable and recent sources in an academic way. They identify research questions. They academically synthesize, record, and organize findings out of pilot studies and out of literature review work as well.

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group: PhD Candidates

This module is intended to be an introduction to project management. The primary objective is to acquaint participants with a basic overview of project management, and the role of a project manager throughout the processes of managing projects.

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Team Leaders

Perception

The 4 P’s ( Plan, Prepare, Practice & Present )

Communication : The 3 V’s ( Verbal, Vocal & Visual )

Mastering Body Language

Handling Difficult Questions

Case Studies / Videos

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Master Students, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

Participants will be introduced to reasons of conflict in the work place and strategies to pre-empt conflict before it happens. On the other hand, it will also address existing conflict through understanding one self and understanding behavioural styles of others.

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Team Leaders

· The essential nature of innovation.

· Critical success factors for making innovation happen.

· Connecting students & staff with society: internships and alumni

· Background research and innovation problem framing.

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: Alumni, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

This workshops aims to develop and combine your leadership, change management and communication skills in order to succeed and push change through in your organization, department or team. You'll explore different leadership styles and when to use them.

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: Alumni, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Team Leaders

· In general: Participants will be introduced to the interview as a specific methodology of data collection, be it in qualitative (f.i. expert interviews) or quantitative form (f.i. surveys).

Module Domain: Research and Writing Skills
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, Master Students, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

Objectives: This course is an introduction to networking. It will shed the light on the meaning of networking and the tools required for successful networking.

During the course the trainees will be working in groups and interactively to acquire knowledge about:

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

This course introduces the concept of culture and cross cultural perception in general and focuses on the Egyptian culture in particular. Participants will be provided with knowledge about the aspects that influence the Egyptian culture, the cultural standards, and will be made aware of the cultural differences.

Module Domain: Intercultural Competence
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, Master Students, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

This course aims at introducing the meaning of culture how the human behavior is tied to one’s own culture. Candidates will be able to demon- strate development of intercultural sensitivity and identify the stereotypes which influence the understanding of culture. 

Module Domain: Intercultural Competence
Target Group: