Amman-22 October 2017

On Saturday 21st of October 2017, as part of the capacity building in the Vocational Training Center (VTC) for undergraduate university students and teachers in Jordan (VTC project), four trainers from the Slovakian partner (the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra) participated capacity building by training 50 students and instructors at German Jordanian University (GJU). The same trainers will do a similar training at the other five partner Jordanian universities.

The training program was for five hours and covered four training sessions:

Global citizenship education - Critical Thinking in Solving Problems and New Ideas, by Dr. Mravcová Anna, Skills in Using Computer Software - Neuromarketing as progressive methods in market research by Dr. Berčík Jakub, Sales and Marketing Skills - Contrast in International Marketing between Chosen European –Asian - African countries by Dr. Paluchová Johana and Basic Fundamentals in Project Management - Internationalization, Networking and Project Cooperation Opportunities in Higher Education by Dr. Gálová Jana.

The training included several activities like group discussions, videos, and computer software.

The students and instructors’ evaluation was for the training was very satisfactory. Further, the trained students and instructors will receive an attendance certificate.

Finally, it worth mentioning that The VTC project is a three years’ project started in Oct. 2015 and funded by the European Union through an Erasmus+ Project.

The VTC lab was established in Apr. 2016 at GJU in building M, hall M327 and has a complementary role for other entities at GJU in providing the GJU students and instructors with co-curricular skills and courses that are required by the job market.

The coordinator of the VTC project at GJU is the head of Industrial Relations Committee Dr. Ziad Abuelrub.