Centre for Communication Studies Weekend Seminars and Single Sessions

As well as modules and shorter courses which run over the full semester, the Centre for Communication Studies also offers weekend seminars and specific, one-off training sessions.

  

Weekend Seminars

Job Hunting in German- CV and Letter of Application                     

6 & 7 May or 20 & 21 May

Finding the perfect job or internship is not as easy as it once was. First impressions are very important, and the first impression the company has of you will probably be your CV and Letter of Application. That is why it is so important that they not only look good, but also include relevant information without any linguistic errors. This workshop will help you achieve this.

 

Job Hunting in German- Interview Techniques         

29 & 30 April  or 27 & 28 May

What are the typical questions asked by German companies and how should you answer them? These are the subjects for this workshop.

 

Voice training for Presentations in German (for Master students)

13 & 14 May

Presenting in your mother tongue can be challenging for many people not because of the content but due to nerves or problems with confidence. This seminar will give tips and training on how to control your body language, make the best of your voice and convince others that you believe in what you are saying.

 

Working with Diversity Seminar in English              

13 & 14 May 9.00-17.00

Workplace diversity refers to the different types of employees working in a firm and how they affect a business. This sounds simple, but diversity not only focuses on race and ethnicity but also encompasses gender, age, sexuality, personality, educational background and more. Diversity not only involves how people perceive themselves, but how they perceive others. This seminar will offer participants the chance to consider some of the issues that have been raised about the importance of diversity training.

 

Presenting in English – Techniques to Gain Confidence       

10 & 11 June 2017

Presenting in any language can be challenging for many people not because of the content but due to nerves or problems with confidence. This seminar will give tips and training on how to control your body language, make the best of your voice and convince others that you believe in what you are saying.

 

 

Single session workshops

Assessment Centre Training in English                     

27 March 9.00-12.00

Why do so many firms use an assessment centre today and how do they work?

 

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop                                
29 April 9.00-16.00

Dating back to 4,000 BCE, Chinese calligraphy is one of the oldest art forms and an important part of the Chinese culture. This workshop will give participants the chance to learn the basic rules of Chinese calligraphy and try their hand at one of the most revered art forms in Asia.

 

DAAD Test (English)                                                  

Various dates

If you require the DAAD certificate for your semester abroad, please sign up for one of the session in J019. You will be given a test focusing on your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills and the form will then be filled out accordingly.

 

Small Talk for Networking Purposes  mit Graduiertenzentrum
DATES: 13.04.; 27.04.; 11.05.; 08.06.; 22.06.2017       10-11.30 am, RMC, KU25

The ability to communicate and to do small talk in English is of high importance for young researchers to present themselves and their research topics. The course provides participants with the confidence and language to talk about themselves and their areas of research in informal situations. The training consists of oral and active
exercises and methods. ALL PROFESSORS, LECTURERS and Doctoral candidates from HS Koblenz are welcome to participate. Some prior knowledge of the English language is required.

 

 

If you would like to register for one of these please send an email to ccs

The number of places are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.