Final Meeting of the Project

The chair of Business Informatics at the University of Oldenburg hosted the close up meeting of the TEMPUS project MATRE. At the 31th of October 2016 the VLBA department received the project partners from Spain, Lithuania, Lebanon and Syria. The main objective was to conclude all projects activities through every aspect and to close the project. Apart from this matter, future cooperation possibilities were also discussed.

IUST Dissemination Visit to JU

As part of the activities within WP4 (Training courses), a workshop was held at the faculty of Education at Jinan University, Saida, Lebanon, on Thursday, 20th of October 2016. Dr. Chadi Azmeh provided training on the importance of scientific research and first steps in writing and publishing a scientific paper in an international journal. The Workshop was attended by more than 10 master and undergraduate students.

International Conference “MODERNIZING ACADEMIC TEACHING AND RESEARCH IN BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

University of Lebanon organized on 08- 09 of September 2016   the International Conference “Modernizing Academic Teaching and Research in Business and Economics” . The basic objective of the Conference  to bring together researchers for a corporate discussion about the contemporary issues in research, academic teaching, and education in the context of globalization. This conference helded in parallel with the project steering committee and the quality control meeting activities.

Ebsco Workshop

As  a  part  of  WP6  (Establishment  of  the  centers’  knowledge
resources)Training  workshop  on  using Ebsco database was delivered by Mr. Ali  Abdulah, the regional representative of Ebsco in the middle east on 20 th  August  2016.  He  explained  the main features of Ebsco e-library and academic  staff  has  hands-on training on using Ebsco to download articles and  reports.  More than 10 academic staff from AIU and Damascus University
attended the workshop.

ebscoEbsco Workshop

MATRE Research Support and Training Center at AIU Open day

MATRE Research Support and Training Center at AIU Open day: 7th August 2016 As  a  part  of WP 7 (dissemination and visibility), The president and vice presidents  of AIU opened MATRE research support and training center at AIU and  discovered  the  services  the  center  will  provide  to students and academics.  They  also took a closer look on the equipment available at the center.  More than 30 students and 15 academic staff from AIU, DA, and IUST
attended the Open day.

opendayMATRE Research Support and Training Center at AIU Open day

Project Management Workshop

7th August 2016

As  a  part  of  WP4  (Training  courses),  Dr.  Alaa  AlAzmeh  from  Arab International University conducted a workshop about “Project Management and different  available  baths to obtain PMP certificates” in cooperation with Mr.  Mazen  Haffar  from  Venture.  He  discussed the importance of project management  with  real  case  examples.  They  also  explain  different professional  certificates  in  project  management.  More than 20 students
attended the workshop.

project-managementProject Management Workshop

Questionaire Workshop

1st August 2016

As  a  part  of  WP4  (Training  courses)  ,  Miss. Bayan Khalifa from Arab International  University  conducted  a  workshop  about  “How  to  build e-questionnaire”  at MATRE research support and training center at AIU. She discussed  the  advantages of collecting primary data using Google doc. The workshop  has  hands-on training on building e-questionnaires. More than 10 students attended the workshop.

e-questionaire
Questionaire Workshop in AIU

Effective Erasmus Sholarship Workshop at IUST

Mr. Ayham AlKawi, in coordination with Erasums Plus students association, conducted a workshop at the IUST about (Why studying in Europe and how can a student get an erasmus scholarship?). He discussed opportunities and challenges for students and gave students advises based on his personal experience. More than 20 students attended the workshop.

Erasmus Sholarship Workshop at IUST

Erasmus Sholarship Workshop at IUST

Erasmus Sholarship Workshop at IUST

Erasmus Sholarship Workshop at IUST

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST organized a workshop for the occasion of inauguration of their Unit for development of scientific research at 9/5/2016. the program of the workshop was as follows:
–  Welcome word by Dr.  Sadiq Al-Nousirat (IUST)
– Dissemination of the MATRE project and a proposed plan for the Unit by Dr. Chadi Azmeh (IUST)
– Presentation on how to write a good proposal by Dr. Serene Dalati (AIU)
– Presentation on female entrepreneurial-ship by Dr. Victoria Khnouf (AIU)
– Presentation on research in Finance By Dr. Riad Abd Al-Raaouf (DU)
The workshop was attended by Dr. Fayasal Al-Abass (President of IUST) and Dr. Sharif Al-Ashkar (Vice president). The workshop was also attended by deans and several academics from IUST and AIU. The number of students attended the workshop was about 50 students.

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

IUST Workshop on Scientific Research

Memorandum of Understanding

Building on earlier coordination and visits, Prof. Dr. M. Maher Kabakibib, the president of AIU, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Syrian Investment ِAgency on Wednesday 27th of April 2016. The visit aims at building bonds with business and industry (WP.3) and insures the sustainability of MATRE project through a number of activities with the Agency including training and conducting economic and feasibility studies.

MoU

MoU