Showing Modules under: Soft Skills for Academics

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

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:

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

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

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
  • · Participants will be introduced to the concept “Oxford debate”, a structured and regulated form of verbally discussing controversial questions.

    · Participants will be provided with guidelines to formulate and illustrate individual statements during a debate.

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

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