as part of its Training Young Leaders Program - PASSIA's Training Program on

Public Policy Leadership

March 19, 2005 - March 22, 2005
Best Eastern Hotel in Ramallah

Speakers

Event Agenda

19 03 2005
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Welcoming Address / The Concept of Leadership in the Arab World

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA, Jerusalem -

Welcoming Address / The Concept of Leadership in the Arab World
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Psychology of Leadership I (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader / leadership in cultural and situational contexts )

Dr. Nadia Najjab, Assistant Professor, Department of Education and Psychology, Birzeit University -

Psychology of Leadership I (leadership types, various personalities, convincing others, leaving an impression, understanding what makes a leader / leadership in cultural and situational contexts )
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Psychology of Leadership contd.

Dr. Nadia Najjab -

Psychology of Leadership contd.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Psychology of Leadership contd.

Dr. Nadia Najjab -

Psychology of Leadership contd.
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participants’ Assignment Presentation & Discussion

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi -

Participants’ Assignment Presentation & Discussion
20 03 2005
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Decision-Making and Supervision Skills I (taking charge, delegating work, motivating others)

Dr. Asma Imam, Project Manager, East Jerusalem Hospitals Coordination Project, Welfare Association /Lecturer, Health Management, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem -

Decision-Making and Supervision Skills I (taking charge, delegating work, motivating others)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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

Decision-Making and Supervision Skills II (chairing meetings, building and working in teams, negotiating skills)

Dr. Asma Imam -

Decision-Making and Supervision Skills II (chairing meetings, building and working in teams, negotiating skills)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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

Leading and Managing People: Communication and Problem Solving Skills

Dr. Asma Imam -

Leading and Managing People: Communication and Problem Solving Skills
21 03 2005
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Policy-formulation/policy-making processes (identify­ing/addressing/managing public policy issues)

Dr. Ali Jirbawi, Professor of Political Science, Birzeit University -

Policy-formulation/policy-making processes (identify­ing/addressing/managing public policy issues)
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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

Players & their roles in the policy process (Interest Groups and Lobbyists; Legislative and Executive; Administration; Courts)

Dr. Ali Jirbawi -

Players & their roles in the policy process (Interest Groups and Lobbyists; Legislative and Executive; Administration; Courts)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Exercise

Dr. Ali Jirbawi -

Exercise
22 03 2005
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Policy-Making: A Case Study from the Government/ Public Sector

Jamal Shobaki, PLC Member, Hebron Constituency -

Policy-Making: A Case Study from the Government/ Public Sector
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Creating/influencing public opinion (with exercises)

Omar Barghouti, Independent Political and Cultural Analyst -

Creating/influencing public opinion (with exercises)
12:45 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Creating/influencing public opinion, contd.

Omar Barghouti -

Creating/influencing public opinion, contd.
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Exercise

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi -

Exercise