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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 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 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

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 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

Teamwork happens whenever a group of people works together towards a common goal. Herein each person subordinates his or her individual interests and opinions to the unity and efficiency of the group. While the person is still important, teamwork goes beyond the accomplishments of each individual.

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Team Leaders
  • Meaning of change

  • Coping with fear and resistance

  • The stages of the change process

  • Facing future changes 

Module Domain: Soft Skills for Academics
Target Group: Alumni, Graduates, PhD Candidates, Post Docs, Teaching Staff
  • Types of research proposals.
  • The research funding call.
  • The characteristic of a winning proposal.
  • Preparing to write a proposal: what are the steps?
  • Working with a team to develop a proposal.
  • What happens after submission?
  • Editorial matters

 

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

Participants get to know a variety of rhetorical techniques to consider in preparation of presentations or speeches. Additionally, they explore the basic components of communication and how to integrate them effectively in their delivery of presentations or speeches.

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