Oltech

Interdisciplinary and transferable skills courses

2016

27 - 28 October 2016

„VWL kompakt für Promovierende und Postdocs“

Where:Schlaues Haus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Ingo Schüler
Language:German
Topics:
  • Grundlagen der VWL (Bedürfnisse, Bedarf, Güter, Wirtschaftskreislauf, Volkswirtschaftliche Theorien, Ökonomische Prinzipien)
  • Mikroökonomie (Angebot und Nachfrage, Unternehmenstheorie, Haushaltstheorie, Preisbildung auf Märkten, Arbeitsmärkte, Kapitalmärkte, Elastizitäten, Allokation,Wettbewerb)
  • Makroökonomie (Volkswirtschaftliche Gesamtrechnung, Bruttoinlandsprodukt (BIP), Zahlungsbilanz, Gleichgewichtstheorie, Inflation und Beschäftigung, Geldsystem, Währungssysteme, Wechselkurse)
  • Wirtschaftspolitik (Wirtschaftspolitische Ziele und Instrumente, Konjunktur- und Wachstumspolitik, Stabilitätsgesetz, Magisches Viereck, Finanzpolitik, Sozial- und Verteilungspolitik

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25 - 26 October 2016 

„Basics of Project Management“

Where:Schlaues Haus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Ulrich Kobusch
Language:English
Topics:
  • give your research project a useful setting and to manage the project goal oriented
  • Evaluate the restrictions and general conditions well and use them wisely 
  • reduce the complexity of the project by a structred plan
  • analyze and coordinate the interests of the involved and interested parties
  • recognize certain deviations during the project´s process and react approprialtely

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20 - 21 Oktober 2016 

„Disputationstraining“

Where:Schlaues Haus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Prof. Dr. Daniel Wrede
Language:German
Topics:
  • Techniker zur Prägnanz der Inhalte
  • logischer und abwechslungsreicher Aufbau
  • aktivierender Einstieg & effektiver Schluss
  • Strategien gegen Lampenfieber
  • Präsenz aufbauen durch Körpersprache und effektiven Stimmensatz
  • Umgang mit Prüfungsfragen und Störungen
  • modernes Foliendesign
  • Stärken-Schwächen-Analyse

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26 & 27 September 2016 

“Karriereplanung für Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler” 

Where:Schlaues Haus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Prof. Dr. Uta Bronner
Language:German
Topics:
  • Karriereoptionen in der Wirtschaft, öffentl. Institutionen, Wissenschaft etc.
  • Potentialanalyse hinsichtlich Qualifikationen und Kompetenzen
  • Werte als individuelle "Treiber" der Berufs- und Lebensplanung
  • Spielregeln, Einflussfaktoren, Planbarkeit einer Karriere in der Wirtschaft und andernorts
  • Berufswünsche und -visionen; Stimmigkeit und Wunsch und Realität
  • Vereinbarkeit von Beruf und Privatleben/Familie
  • Beruflicher Netzwerkaufbau und -pflege
  • Kreative Stellensuche - Informieren und Zupacken
  • Konkretisierung planbarer Schritte auf dem Weg ins Berufsleben

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20 & 27 September & 04 October 2016 

"Academic Presenting at Conferences: Delivering Effective and Successful Talks"

Where:University of Oldenburg, Room tba
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Frank Lauterbach
Language:English 
Topics:
  • understanding the communicative aspect of presenting
  • developing a clear focus
  • using your voice to be stress and intonate properly in English
  • Supporting your presentation effectively with body language 
  • designing useful and beneficial PowerPoint-slides
    integrating PowerPoint well into a presentation
  • developing a coherent and well-organized presentation
  • making your structure transparent for the audience
  • guiding your audience through the presentation
  • using rhetorical devices effectively
  • overcoming nervousness
  • preparing and practicicing a presentation

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20-22 September 2016

 “How to publish in peer-reviewed journals” 

06 & 13 September 2016 

"Academic Writing, Module 3: Developing Academic Sentences in English"

Where:University of Oldenburg,  Room A 05, 1-136
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Frank Lauterbach
Language:English 
Topics:
  • applying the stylistic conventions of academic writing 
  • meeting the language expectations of English-speaking readers
  • understanding the structure of English sentences and phrases 
  • writing clear and concise sentences in English 
  • making effective syntactical and rhetorical choices 
  • using nouns to express scientific meaning precisely 
  • connecting sentences and linking ideas to make a text flow well 
  • avoiding typical grammatical mistakes and pitfalls
  • using commas and other punctuation marks adequately
  • developing strategies for building up your academic vocabulary 
  • understanding the proper usage of academic words and phrases 

Further information 

23 & 30 August 2016 

"Academic Writing, Module 2: Constructing English Paragraphs and Texts"

Where:University of Oldenburg, Room tba
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Frank Lauterbach
Language:English
Topics:
  • finding and selecting ideas
  • clustering what you want to write about
  • developing a useful overall outline
  • achieving coherence
  • listing items in a reader-friendly way
  • using the paragraph as a unit of thought 
  • avoiding pitfalls in paragraph construction 
  • organizing paragraphs
  • mastering different types of paragraphs 
  • moving from one paragraph to the next

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Scientific Writing Course

13-15 June 2016

Where:Universities guesthouse, Drögen-Hasenweg 64
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Prof. Geoffrey Manley, STELS-OL
Language:English
Credit Points:1,5
Topics:
  • the structure of scientific papers
  • an effective abstract
  • the introduction - what is important
  • the materials and methods - what and how much?
  • the results - systhematic and clear
  • the discussion - place your data in context
  • the conclusions 
  • interacting with editors and reviewers
  • plagiarism and its consequences
  • citing and quoting 
  • English and its usage, with emphasis on German-speaking authors (passive and active voice; special issues as capitals, apostrophes, abbreviations, numbers and rounding, hyphenation; British or American English?)

www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/graduate-academy/oltech/courses-and-events/event/cal/scientific_writing_workshop_2231/event/

"Zeit- und Selbstmanagment für Promovierende" 

2-3 June 2016

Where:V01-3-322
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Dr. Annekatrin Gall
Language:German
Topics: 
  • sich selbst organisieren - Grundlagen des Zeit- und Selbstmanagments
  • Prioritäten setzen, mit "Aufschieberitis"= inneren Widerständen umgehen
  • Längere Zeit im Alleingang forschen und schreiben - sich selbst motivieren und die eigene persönliche Energiebalance gestalten
  • Mit persönlichen Misserfolgsmustern konstruktiv umgehen

https://www.uni-oldenburg.de/graduiertenakademie/angebote-der-akademie/management-fuehrungskompetenz/zeit-und-selbstmanagement/

"How to apply for an academic position (EU and beyond)" 

1-2 June 2016

Where:Gästehaus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Dr. Bärbel Tress
Language:English
Topics: 
  • Important stages of the application process / appointment practice
  • International academic career levels (temporary vs. permanent employment)
  • Identification and selection of suitable international vacancies
  • Understanding and deciphering international job advertisements
  • Textual and formal structure of a cover letter
  • Structure and composition of a scientific CV
  • Accurate alignment of cover letter and CV with a specific vacancy (highlighting personal strengths)
  • Preparation and proceture of the interview
  • The appropriate reaction to a vacancy 

https://www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/graduate-academy/courses/professional-career-development/how-to-apply-for-an-academic-position/

"Career Planning: What are my further career movements"

26-27 May 2016 

Where:Gästehaus
When:09:00-17:00 hrs
Lecturer:Dr. Matthias Merkelbach 
Language:English
Topics: 
  • Creating your profile of skills and qualifications, highlighting your strengths and accomplishments
  • Choosing your own criteria and values for work and life
  • Developing a vision for your own professional and private life
  • Review and evaluation of personal development goals
  • Detect your professional network
  • Outlook: application procedures and job interview in Germany 

https://www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/graduate-academy/courses/professional-career-development/career-planning/

Projektmanagement

27-28 April 2016

Wo:Schlaues Haus
Dozent:Frank Fischer
Sprache:Deutsch
Themen:
  • Projekte, Projektarbeit, Projektmanagement
  • Die Projektmanagement-Landkarte (Prinzipien, Methoden, Tools) 
  • Initiierungsprozesses im Projekt
  • Planungsprozesse im Projekt
  • Vom Projekt- zum persönlichen Aufgabenmanagment
  • Überwachungs- und Steuerungsprozesse (Grundlagen) 

www.uni-oldenburg.de/graduiertenakademie/angebote-der-akademie/management-fuehrungskompetenz/projektmanagement/

Oltech Welcome Workshop

5 April 2016 

Where:Universities guest house, Drögen Hasen Weg 64
When:09:30-15:00 hrs
Language:English
Topics: 
  • Definin motivation, wishes and expectations for the PhD
  • Introduction to the Graduate School
  • Thesis Committe and supervision agreement
  • Presenting of the curriculum and an introduction to StudIP
  • Identifying your personal competences and requirements

www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/graduate-academy/information-for/termin/cal/oltech_welcome_workshop_1441/event/

Academic Presenting at Conferences: Delivering Effective and Successful Talks

4 April 2016 - 9 May 2016 

When:16:30-20:00 hrs
Lecturer:Frank Lauterbach
Language:English
Topics:
  • understanding the communicative aspect of presenting
  • developing a clear focus
  • using your voice to stress and itonate properly in English
  • supporting your presentation with body language
  • designing useful and beneficial PowerPoint-slides
  • developing a coherent and well-organized presentation
  • making your structure transparent for  the audience
  • guiding your audience through the presentation
  • using rhetorical devices effectively
  • overcoming nervousness
  • preparing and practicing a presentation 

http://www.uni-oldenburg.de/en/graduate-academy/information-for/termin/cal/academic_presenting_at_conferences_delivering_              effective_and_successful_talks_2220/event/