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1. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Basics
This introductory program was created by JSTOR to help you get familiar with basic research concepts needed for success in school. The course contains three modules, each made up of three short lessons and three sets of practice quizzes.
Level: Beginner
Course Maker:
JSTOR
URL:
https://guides.jstor.org/researchbasics

Improve Your Research Skills
This course teaches the basic skills needed for conducting sound source research.
Level: Beginner
Course Maker:
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
URL:
https://www.classcentral.com/course/canvas-network-improve-your-research-skills-9033
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2. SELF IMPROVEMENT

Achieving Personal and Professional Success
This course is designed to introduce the tools and techniques for defining and achieving success at home and at work. You’ll learn how to find your passion and core values, how to apply these values to your own life, how to work well with others, how to communicate effectively, how to set goals, etc.
Level: Beginner
Course Maker:
University of Pennsylvania
URL:
https://www.coursera.org/specializations/wharton-success

Leardership and Teamwork
This course provides a practical guide to understanding leadership roles, types and team dynamics. Learn the leadership techniques and tools that deliver new ideas and quick execution for individuals, teams and entire organizations.
Level: Intermediate
Course Maker:
IBMI Berlin
URL:
https://www.ibm-institute.com/product/leadership-and-team-development/

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3. PUBLIC SPEAKING

TED Style Speaking Masterclass
Public speaking can be terrifying. The nerves about making a fool of yourself; the uncertainty about how to structure a talk and the desperate desire to be good at it all mean that this can be one of the most stressful things we’re ever asked to do.
Level: Intermediate
Course Maker:
Ginger Public Speaking
URL:
https://www.gingerpublicspeaking.com/resource/free-ted-speaker-master-class-video-1

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4. BUSINESS SKILLS

Business English Certification
Test your business English skills and set yourself apart. Add your verified BECT certificate to your application and LinkedIn profile and get more job opportunities.
Level: Intermediate
Course Maker:
IBMI Berlin
URL:
https://www.ibm-institute.com/product/business-english-certification-test-bect/

Basics of Project Management
In today’s business world managing projects has become essential. This course provides a practical approach to what many consider a complex process: the management of projects.
Level: Intermediate
Course Maker:
IBMI Berlin
URL:
https://www.ibm-institute.com/product/basics-of-project-management/ 

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5. ACADEMIC WRITING

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6. TRANSLATION STUDIES TALKS

An Introduction to Translation Studies
Jeremy Munday
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iffkVwa9lno

6 Theories of Translation
Robert Wallace
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c8PTUzpOos

Exploring Translation Theories
Anthony Pym
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gP3bheM6fmg

 

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Video Library

EXPLORING TRANSLATION THEORIES
Lecture given by Anthony Pym at Rikkyo University, Japan, on June 6, 2010. Published as “Translation theory as historical problem-solving”. Intercultural Communication Review 9 (2011). 49-61.

JEREMY MUNDAY’S INTRODUCTION TO TRANSLATION STUDIES
An Introduction to translation studies. A short talk by Jeremy Munday.

BASIC SKILLS NEEDED IN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT
On the occasion of the 2019 Professional Pitch Contest #CPP19, members of the jury of executives and business leaders share their experience on issues surrounding skills. Their views intersect on recruitment, career devenlopment, or doctoral training.

HOW TO PRESENT A PAPER AT AN ACADEMIC CONFERENCE
What does it look like to do a PhD, or to be a full time writer or researcher? Part of researchers’ work involves presenting papers at conferences. Here are a few tips to keep in mind to deliver a good presentation and make a great impression.

5 WEBSITES TO FIND PHD SCHOLARSHIPS & RESEARCH GRANTS
In this video Dr Tahir Yaqub shows 5 websites to get PhD scholarships and research grants. These websites are from Australia and US. If you are planning to get a PhD degree from Australia or looking for a research grant for any of your innovative products or projects, you should watch this.

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