Internal FWC Training - 9 Dec 2011

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Internal FWC Training
Internal FWC Training
Place CCMC premises, Nicosia, Cyprus
Date(s) 9 Dec 2011
Type of participants Future Worlds Center associates
Number of participants 16
Total Duration a full day



On the 9th of December 2011, Future Worlds Center Associates gathered at the CCMC's premises in Nicosia, Cyprus to exchange ideas and knowledge in a collective and collaborative effort.

Agenda

Welcoming talk and clarification of the purpose of the training and the scope of the digital infrastructures that support Future Worlds Center’s operations. - Yiannis Laouris

Issues covered:

Participants gain a better understanding of the importance of having deep knowledge and understanding of what the organization is about; its vision, mission, philosophy, policies and procedures. They will share ideas for improvements and learn how to use and promote the infrastructure to newcomers, visitors, reviewers, interns etc.

Relevant articles:


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Editing Wikimedia: How to “program” the 12 mostly used structures. - Soteris Demetriou

Issues covered:

Participants should (a) understand the concepts of articles, categories and templates. Interactive sessions where participants will be requested to program certain structures and then discuss them. Practical information on where to find relevant information. Point-by-point detailed explanation of the 12 mostly used programming structures and templates.

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Inviting, hosting and managing interns - Kerstin Wittig

Issues covered:

Interns are an important aspect of our organization. However, participants need to realize the reasons we accept them, the conditions required for accepting an intern and the process needed to plan, monitor and manage the intern.

Relevant articles:

UNHCR: Understanding the procedures - Corina Drousiotou

Issues covered:

All members of the organization should have a clear idea of what the Humanitarian Affairs Unit and team are doing. Familiarization with procedures, priorities, networking, relations and projects.

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Our Constitutional and value policies; areas and approaches of priority - Nicolina Markidou & Kerstin Wittig

Issues covered:

What is Future Worlds Center about? What are the values and priorities? How do we decide what is of interest to the organization? Participants will be engaged in both interactive sessions and training to “internalize” the core values and priorities. The team explores and understands the values of global education and how they relate to the entire organization; The team understands the concept of Global Education and its practical implications, e.g. catering, consumables etc for office and trainings.

Relevant articles:

Sponsoring, Promoting and Disseminating the scope of every event and activity within the organization - Anna-Maria Drousiotou

Issues covered:

  • Why do we need to look for funding and support for our activities?
  • How to maximize the dissemination and promotion of everything we do?

Practical guidelines on how to write:

(a) Sponsorship letters

(b) Press Releases

(c) FW-pedia articles

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The great challenges for Project Coordinators who manage projects financially - Veronika Sudi

Issues covered:

The successful operation of the organization relies heavily on (a) financial management (b) quality controls. Participants will be acquainted with the terms and the underlying responsibilities of Project Coordinators and Project Assistant Coordinators. Managing funders’ money is a great responsibility and challenge. Participants will be informed and trained on the relevant rules.

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Images from the event

Presentations Links

Presenter Name Presentation Title Presentation File Type Download Link
Yiannis Laouris What makes it work PDF Download
Veronika Sudi The great challenges for Project Coordinators who manage projects financially PDF Download
Anna-Maria Drousiotou Sponsoring, Promoting and Disseminating the scope of every event and activity within the organization PDF Download


Participants