Training courses offered by GAPsi

Throughout the years GAPsi has offered training courses/workshops/lectures that touch on themes of transferable skills. The relevance of these courses is in line with the recognition of the dimensions of “knowing how to be” which is seen as a crucial complement to an adequate academic, professional and personal development.
We list below the courses that have been implemented and belong to GAPsi’s portfolio of training courses offered to the academic community at FCUL.

 

Lectures

1. Emotions “Should I control them or get emotional?”

Type: Lecture
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Have participants develop the capacity to identify and differentiate emotions; gain access to skills of emotional management; promote the use of emotional regulation as an approach that generates personal satisfaction and well-being with others.

 

2. PEC “Stability and Growth Plan”

Type: Lecture
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Have students develop the capacity to reflect on the future, and establish short-term and long-term life goals that are intrinsically meaningful; by using exercises that promote self-knowledge, create a basis for the elaboration of consequential action plans at the level of pursuing the identified personal and professional goals.

 

3. Managing Anxiety

Type: Lecture
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Have participants become aware of the underlying principles of anxiety, the factors that promote its regulation and deregulation as well as the development of strategies and styles that are more adaptive to situations of higher personal stress.

 

4. Seeking the first job

Type: Lecture
Duration: 3 hours
Description: The goal of these courses is to transmit to students of higher education a realistic view of the different types of Recruitment and Selection processes.

  • Look for information in the labour market;
  • Write a Cover Letter;
  • Write a Curriculum Vitae;
  • How to approach the interview.

 
5. Assertiveness

Type: Lecture
Duration: 2 hours
Description: This lecture seeks to promote self-awareness regarding the style of personal communication, and has the general goal of promoting the establishment of successful relationships with others, based on effective communication and mutual respect.

  • Understand how their behaviour and attitude may influence and affect others;
  • Acquire strategies to manage emotionally difficult interactions;
  • Have access to the ways of regulating those interactions in a satisfactory manner.

 
6. Oral Presentations

Type: Lecture
Duration: 3 hours
Description: Aims to provide the acquisition and development of relevant skills for an effective oral presentation of assignments and public exposure.

  • Have participants understand the factors related to structuring content;
  • Which factors are related to emotional regulation and associated to exposure and social assessment.

 
7. Time Management

Type: Lecture
Duration: 2 hours
Description: Intends to develop the mobilisation of personal resources that adequately promote free time and the daily practices that we carry out for the benefit of established personal goals.

  • Reflect on their personal work styles;
  • Itemize the most common mistakes when planning activities;
  • Generate an effective approach to Time Management.

 

 

 

Workshops

1. Oral Presentations

Type: Workshop
Duration: 7 hours
Description: Aims to provide the acquisition and development of relevant skills for an effective oral presentation of assignments and public exposure.

  • Group dynamics: how to manage and respond effectively to our public;
  • What we should know concerning the best way to communicate and be heard;
  • What are the support materials and resources for effective communication;
  • Organisation of a Presentation plan;
  • Emotional regulation associated to exposure and social assessment;
  • Autoscopy training.

 

 

Training courses

1. Seeking the first job

Type: Training
Duration: 8 hours
Description: The goal of these courses is to transmit to students of higher education a realistic view of the different types of Recruitment and Selection processes.

  • Self-exploration at the level of personal resources and skills;
  • Adjustment between individual skills and labour market requirements;
  • Seeking the first job;
  • Write a Curriculum Vitae;
  • Write a Cover Letter;
  • Preparing for the job interview;
  • Techniques of professional selection;
  • Simulating a professional job interview.

2. Assertiveness

Type: Training
Duration: 12 hours
Description: This lecture seeks to promote self-awareness regarding the style of personal communication, and has the general goal of promoting the establishment of successful relationships with others, based on effective communication and mutual respect.

  • Promote self-awareness regarding personal style and communication;
  • Understand how our behaviour and attitude may influence and affect others;
  • Develop more fruitful and open relationships with others;
  • Communicate effectively and establish mutual respect;
  • Be more proactive;
  • Demonstrate empathy while remaining firm;
  • Deal with emotionally difficult situations and people;
  • Transmit a positive and safe image in interaction with others, whether in a professional context or in your personal area.

3. Time Management

Type: Training
Duration: 8 hours
Description: Intends to develop the mobilisation of personal resources that adequately promote free time and the daily practices that we carry out for the benefit of established personal goals.

  • Itemize the different sources that influence time management;
  • Reflect on their personal work styles;
  • Develop a personal theory about the way each participant makes use of time;
  • Itemize the most common mistakes when planning activities;
  • Emergency vs. Importance;
  • Emotional aspects that interfere in time management;
  • Strategies that promote increased efficiency in time management.

4. Study Methods

The program is addressed to students of the 1st cycle of studies in FCUL. Its aim is to promote the awareness of the factors that influence academic success and get effective strategies to accomplish that.

 

5. Ph.D. - Final Countdown Program

This program is designed to Ph.D. students with 2 or more registrations. The main goal is to promote skills for a more effective management of the different stages in the Ph.D..

 

Dates scheduled

  • Lecture "Managing Anxiety" - 14th December 2016, 2pm
  • Lecture "Emotions - Should I control them or get emotional?", 21st December 2016, 2pm