Personal development

Coaching Bootcamp (5 ECTS)

INFORMATION

Course code

CB-1802

Dates 2018 

31 January, 1 + 2 February 2018, 9.30-17.00 and a last date to be announced from 9.30 till 12.00 

Place

Drienerburght 

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

Group size

Maximum of 30 participants.

Trainers

TCP qualified teachers 

Course materials

Will be provided before and during the training.

FOR WHOM?

Second-year or more advanced PhD-candidates from UT.

RESULT

The Coaching Bootcamp is specifically designed to provide participants with the skills to coach students and PhD-candidates in academic writing and presenting. These skills are crucial for a successful career in an academic environment.

Specific learning outcomes are:

  • Being able to give effective feedback on writing and presenting tasks
  • Communicating effectively and respectfully
  • Awareness of intercultural differences 
  • To gain further knowledge about the academic publishing process, academic writing and editing
  • To further develop the participants own general presentation skills
  • Specific knowledge about introducing yourself, a research pitch, and presenting at a conference

CONTENT

  • Giving feedback
  • Communication skills
  • Intercultural communication
  • Collaborating effectively
  • Academic writing skills
  • Knowledge about the publishing process
  • Editing skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Poster presentations
  • Introducing yourself
  • Research pitch

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

Participants are required to attend all three days of the Coaching Bootcamp and coach an entire three-day bootcamp for first-year PhD-candidates in the fall of 2017. The Coaching Bootcamp takes place during three consecutive whole days. Prior to serving as a coach during the first-year PhD-candidate bootcamps, a half-day refresher meeting will be scheduled. This will amount to a total of 6,5 days of on-site activities. In addition to these activities, self-study, preparation and reflection time will be required. The total time investment amounts to 5 ECTS.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required.


Marjolein Rietman for organizational matters
m.j.h.rietman@utwente.nl

Aline Valster (a.h.valster@utwente.nl) for queries about content

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