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Human Services

Call for the University Leadership and Management Training Programme

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Department of Continuing Education and Education Management at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany are jointly organising the DIES University Leadership and Management Training Programme (UNILEAD 2020 programme) in Oldenburg, enabling young managers at higher education institutions in developing countries to tackle successfully every-day challenges.

This annual programme focuses on 'Project Management', 'Financing and Investment', and 'Management of Human Resource' as well as the 'development and implementation of individual and innovative projects'. It hopes to bring together a group of approx. 25 professionals working in middle to senior level management at (Higher) Education Institutions, providing a platform for the participants to tackle inherent problems of their positions.

The programme is directed at young University Leaders in South East Asia, South and East Africa, South and Central America, and the Middle East. The Iranian applicants are therefore, welcomed to apply for this programme.

Programme Contents and Methodology UNILEAD focuses on three key areas:

1. Project Management (PM). This includes courses on Methodology of Project Management, Financial Management in Projects and Risk Management.

2. Strategic Management (StM). This includes courses of theoretical basics and practical tools for the Development and Implementation of Strategic Management in higher education institutions.

3. Human Resource Management (HRM). This includes courses on Instruments of Human Resource Development, Leadership, Conflict Management and Communication.

The eligible critera are:

Applicants are young university leaders aged between 30 and 40 years.

Applicants hold at least a Master's degree.

The provision of international experience will be an asset.

The programme takes place on February, at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany, where the application deadline is in October. For further information on this call, application procedure, etc. please click here.

Source: Ministry of Science Research and Technology

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