Transferable Skills Seminars

Seminars in Transferable Skills

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2020-2021/Dates (*rec. = recurring each semester)

Cluster Organiser

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

(10x2 hrs)  ONLINE

Arts, Humanities and Law

11 Feb to 29 Apr 2021  (*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Social and Behavioural Sciences 9 Feb to 27 Apr 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
(Bioscience) Engineering 8 Feb to 26 Apr 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Natural Sciences 10 Feb to 28 Apr 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Life Sciences and Medicine 10 Feb to 26 Apr 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

(10x2 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 8 or 9 Feb to 26 or 27 Apr 2021  (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Communicating science to nonscientists ONLINE

all DS 9 Feb 2021, 14-16h Communication skills Doctoral School & Principiae

Presentation Skills

(4x3 hrs)  ONLINE

all DS 26 March to 30 Apr or 31 May to 21 June 2021  (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

English Proficiency for Presentations

(4x3 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 2 March to 23 March 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Effective Slides

(2x3 hrs)  ONLINE

all DS 26 March to 2 Apr or 29 Apr to 6 May 2021  (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Academic Posters

(2x3 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 25 March to 1 Apr or 20 to 27 May 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
How to get published all DS to be announced (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Anton Froeyman
Science Communication ONLINE: Writing for non-specialists and press all DS 22 Apr to 7 May, 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

How to deal with media and journalists as a researcher ONLINE

all DS 17+18 (AM) + 25 (PM) June, 2021 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Effective Scientific Communication REMOTE

all DS 22-23 Feb + 8 and 17 Mar, 2021 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

Writer development course   ONLINE

all DS 22-23 Feb + 29-30 Mar, 2021 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Sarah Haas

Communication Skills basic + follow-up Modules Conflict management + Negotiation skills ONLINE

all DS to be announced (*rec.) Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & True Colours
Meeting skills all DS to be announced (*rec.) Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Johan De Bruycker

Personal effectiveness ONLINE

all DS Jan-Feb-March 2021 (*rec.) Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

Leadership Foundation Course ONLINE

all DS Jan-Feb-May or June 2021 (*rec.) Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Dan Steer

From PhD to SME 2021: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA 

all DS From Feb 2021 until Dec 2021  
Communication skills + Leadership & Personal efficiency + Career management Doctoral Schools & VOKA
Digital Identity and Networking

all DS

20-21 January, 2021

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Adoc Talent management
Doing research in a non-EU context: funding, ethics and integrity all DS

23 February 2021

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & UGent Regional Platforms

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

From March 2021 until October 2021

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen

H-Impact (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

From September to 7 December 2020

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen
Qualitative Research Seminars all DS Oct-Nov-Dec 2020 Research & Valorization FLAMES
Research Data management: a practical course  ONLINE Arts, Humanities & Law
to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Social & Behavioural Sciences
to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
(Bioscience) Engineering
to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Natural Sciences to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Life Sciences and Medicine
to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Fostering Responsible Conduct of Research all DS to be announced Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools

Speed Reading  ONLINE

all DS 15 + 22 January 2021 (*rec.) Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Bernard Lernout

Effective Graphical Displays REMOTE

all DS 10 + 31 March 2021 Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

GDPR in research ONLINE

all DS to be announced Research & Valorization Ghent University, Department of Adm Aff – Data Protection

Grow your future career ONLINE

all DS 11+12+23 March 2021 (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Project management ONLINE

all DS Jan-Feb-March 2021(*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

Creative thinking ONLINE

all DS 19+20 Jan 2021 (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Resilience, research and zen ONLINE

all DS 21+22 Jan 2021  (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Working with nerves and developing assertiveness ONLINE

all DS to be announced (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Applying for a post-PhD job ONLINE

all DS May-June-Aug 2021  (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & UCT

Selection of other courses

PhD students who want to include one of the courses listed below or any other course in their Doctoral Training Programme are required to submit an application for recognition.

Subject/Course title Academic Year/Dates Organiser Registration Cluster

Module 7: Introduction to NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

Feb 4, 2021

Ghent University, Faculty of Sciences, ICES Organiser Research & Valorization
Knowlegde Transfer skills for Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts 2020-2021 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Introduction to Technology Transfer skills 2020-2021 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Dare to Venture 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code E076460 Leadership & Personal efficiency
Dare to Start 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code E076470 Career management
Basisassistententraining (in Dutch) 2020-2021 Office for Educational Quality Control Organiser Career management (attend at least 6 hours of training)
Seminaries Onderwijskunde (in Dutch) 2020-2021 UGent, HoGent, Arteveldehogeschool, Howest Organiser Career management (attend at least 5 seminars)

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