PASSIA Training Program - on

Party Development

Oct. 20, 2008 - Oct. 24, 2008

Event Agenda

20 10 2008
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi - None

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Introduction Definition of ‘party’ and ‘party system’ Formation of parties: what purposes do they serve? Parties vs. other political actors (e.g., social movements/interest groups, etc.). Role of parties and their differences in democratic and non-dem

Dr. Mohammed Dajani, Lecturer, Al-Quds University - None

Introduction Definition of ‘party’ and ‘party system’ Formation of parties: what purposes do they serve? Parties vs. other political actors (e.g., social movements/interest groups, etc.). Role of parties and their differences in democratic and non-dem
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Introduction, contd.

Dr. Mohammed Dajani - None

Introduction, contd.
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Concept of Leadership (Why political leadership is important; what makes a leader; leadership & vision; challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders)

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA - None

The Concept of Leadership (Why political leadership is important; what makes a leader; leadership & vision; challenges and opportunities for the next generation of leaders)
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

History of Palestinian Political Parties

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA - None

History of Palestinian Political Parties
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
21 10 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Communication Skills

Lecturer, Birzeit University - None

Communication Skills
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Communication Skills, contd.

Luna Shamieh - None

Communication Skills, contd.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Communication Skills, contd.

Luna Shamieh - None

Communication Skills, contd.
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Communication Skills, contd.

Luna Shamieh - None

Communication Skills, contd.
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
22 10 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Introduction Strategic planning and strategic thinking Importance and effectiveness of strategic planning Stakeholders

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian, Director of Development and Projects, President’s Office, Ramallah - None

Introduction Strategic planning and strategic thinking Importance and effectiveness of strategic planning Stakeholders
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Environmental scanning Components Tools-SWOT and 7 S analysis Data collection methods

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian - None

Environmental scanning Components Tools-SWOT and 7 S analysis Data collection methods
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Environmental scanning (continued)

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian - None

Environmental scanning (continued)
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Environmental scanning (continued)

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian - None

Environmental scanning (continued)
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Visions and missions

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian - None

Visions and missions
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Strategy planning and implementation

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian - None

Strategy planning and implementation
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
23 10 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader, motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, political leadership, leadership ethics)

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun, Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor, Ramallah - None

Leadership Styles (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader, motivating others, leadership in cultural and situational contexts, political leadership, leadership ethics)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Leadership Styles, contd.

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun - None

Leadership Styles, contd.
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Leadership Styles, contd.

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun - None

Leadership Styles, contd.
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Break

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Break
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

The election before the election: gain the support of the delegates in the primaries/to the nominating convention, build a campaign organization (hiring staff, creating strategies, preparing a platform, raising funds), “sell oneself”

Knut Dethlefsen, Resident Representative of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES), Jerusalem - None

The election before the election: gain the support of the delegates in the primaries/to the nominating convention, build a campaign organization (hiring staff, creating strategies, preparing a platform, raising funds), “sell oneself”
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
24 10 2008
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Media Relations (Dealing with/using TV and Radio)

Omar Nazzal, Director, Clackate for Media and Communications, Al-Bireh - None

Media Relations (Dealing with/using TV and Radio)
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Media Relations. Contd.

Omar Nazzal - None

Media Relations. Contd.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Wrap up and final discussion

FES - PASSIA - None

Wrap up and final discussion
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch