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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 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

· 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

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

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 introduces candidates to various types of oral communication. It aims at equipping them with the basic skills needed for academic presentations as well as for career presentations 

Module Domain: Communicating and Presenting
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff, Team Leaders

Gender Mainstreaming is a globally accepted strategy for promoting gender equality. Gender mainstreaming in academia involves ensuring that gender perspectives and attention to the goal of gender equality are central to all activities of teaching, research and university administration.

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

 

 

Module Domain: Institutional Capacity Building
Target Group: Alumni, Master Students, PhD Candidates, Post Docs
  • Die formale Struktur einer wissenschaftlichen Arbeit (Aufbau, Einleitung, Schluss, Literaturverzeichnis).
  • Recherchieren und Einarbeiten von Sekundärliteratur (Zusammenfassung, Paraphrase, Zitat).
  • Wissenschaftliches Argumentieren (Fakten, Hypothesen, Urteile).
  • Wissenschaftssprache (mit praktischen Übungen)
Module Domain: Germanistik
Target Group: Alumni, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff

At a time where celebrities like the Former German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg were obliged to step back from their office because of allegations of plagiarism in their Ph.D. the awareness of the importance of Ethics in Science has come strongly into focus.

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