Online Personal Development Training

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June 15 - June 17
Organizing unit
University of Pécs, International Centre
Application deadline
May 29
Course fee
20,000 HUF (Univ. of Pécs studs) / 80 EUR (non-Univ of Pécs)
Target group
Undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Language of instruction
3 ECTS credits
Course Location

Would you like to develop your Personal Brand and land your dream job? This Personal Development Training will facilitate your learning about yourself, assist you in identifying your strengths and values, and building and communicating your personal brand. The training will also help you improve your communication skills required for successful entry into the job market.

    Join our Online Personal Development Training program, earn credits and boost your personality from the comfort of your home while receiving high-quality education from professional trainers!

    The program of the training: 

    Detailed Program Schedule: 

    Monday, June 15:  Argumentation & Negotiation Joint session: introductions (09:00 - 09:30)
    Joint session: introduction to argumentation & key principles of rhetoric (09:30 - 10:30)
    (10:30 - 11:00 short break)
    Joint session: (personal profile) quiz and discussion (11:00 - 13:00)
    Individual assignment: adapting your CV/resume and sending it in for feedback
    Individual assignment: updating/creating your LinkedIn profile page and sending it in for feedback
    Individual assignment: elevator pitch
    18:00 deadline for individual assignments submission

    Tuesday, June 16: 
    Presentation & Pitch

    Individual CV & LinkedIn feedback sessions (09:00 - 11:00)
    Joint session: Pitch Assignment discussion (11:00 - 12:30)
    (12:30 - 14:00 lunch break)
    Joint session: Critical Thinking exercises (14:00 - 15:30)
    Individual assignment: presentation speech preparation (5 minutes)
    18:00 deadline for individual assignment submission

    Wednesday, June 17: 
    Personal Branding Strategy

    Joint session: First Impressions (09:00 - 11:00)
    Joint session: The Social Media Trap: Identifying Pitfalls and Opportunities (11:00 - 12:30)
    (12:30 - 14:00 lunch break)
    Joint session: Personal Branding (14:00 - 15:30)
    Joint session: course closure and final remarks (15:30 - 16:00)

    Required Resources & Documents:

    - Desktop or laptop with functioning audio-video equipment and broadband internet (video should be on at all times during individual/joint sessions)
    - English language certificate (at least B2 level)

    The Trainers:


    Dr. Maja Nenadović

    Dr. Maja Nenadović is an experienced global trainer, debate coach, consultant, researcher with 18 years of experience who has worked in 40+ countries worldwide.
    She regularly implements trainings, seminars and workshops in civic education, human rights education, critical pedagogy, peace education and also works as facilitator and moderator of conferences, expert meetings, and of organizational strategy and transition management.
    Since 2012, she has developed and implemented Applied Debate - Training Workshops for Depolarizing Communication in more than 20 countries worldwide. In the past several years, she has also worked as a program design and global philanthropy consultant for various private foundations in the domains of peace education, peacebuilding and (youth) civic engagement.
    Maja holds a PhD from the University of Amsterdam, on the subject of Monitoring & Evaluation in the area of democracy promotion and democratization projects. She is the Secretary General of the Board of the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE).
    She has working knowledge and ability in English, Croatian, Dutch, Spanish and Hungarian languages.


    Dr. Gyöngyi Pozsgai

    An experienced international education professional with 15 years of experience in internationalisation, marketing and recruitment in higher education. An international marketing specialist with 10 years of experience in business.
    She has extensive experience presenting workshops and trainings to international and Hungarian students as well as to higher education stakeholders.
    Holds a PhD in Marketing from the University of Pécs where she is a lecturer for a Personal Branding course, additionally, she has provided multiple training sessions and courses in the field of conflict resolution, personal development and city marketing. She is a certified trainer of the Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective People method.
    Among the founding members of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture (UNeECC), where she served as the Secretary General for 7 years. At present she is a Board member of UNeECC. Her special areas of research are personal management, city marketing, the European Capital of Culture program and higher education marketing.





    Social program 

    Join our Personal Development Training to learn about yourself, about how to identify your strength and values, build and communicate your personal brand. The training will also help you improve your communication skills and will teach you how to enter the job market successfully.

    The participants will exit this course with:

    • Increased self-esteem in everyday life and entering the labor market;
    • Clear personal branding strategy;
    • Improved public speaking, rhetoric and argumentation skills;
    • Enhanced critical thinking ability;
    • Conflict resolution & communication techniques.
    • Polished and improved CV & cover letter;
    • Techniques for successful job interview
    Fees and Payment 

    Program fee:

    20,000 HUF (for students of the University of Pécs) / 80 EUR (for non-University of Pécs students)

    The fee includes: participation in the training, course materials

    Payment deadline: 1 June 2020

    Upon payment, please provide your bank with the following bank account information:

    Payment to: 

    The University of Pécs,
    No. 4, Vasvari Pál Street, Pécs, 7622

    Beneficiary Bank Name:

    Magyar Államkincstár (Hungarian State Treasury)




    HU86 10024003-00282716-00000000

    Bank Address:

    1054 Budapest, Hold u.4.

    Intermediary Bank Name:

    Magyar Nemzeti Bank

    Intermediary Bank BIC Code:


    Purpose of Payment: 

    PST: 300756 – Online Personal Development Training, your name


    As for this online summer course, we do not provide our participants with accommodation.

    How to Apply 

    Application for students of the University of Pécs: Please send your application (including your CV, English language certificate (at least B2 level) and a short motivation letter, all in English) to the following email address: !

    Application for non-University of Pécs students: Click here to start your application! 

    Brochures and videos 

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    Contact Us 

    Should you have any further questions please contact our colleagues at:

    Dr. Gyöngyi Pozsgai
    Study Abroad and Summer School
    Program Manager
    Szabina Tóth
    Study Abroad and Summer School
    Program Coordinator 
    Flóra Kanyuk
    Study Abroad and Summer School
    Program Coordinator

    To visit the Office:

    The Summer School Office is located at 4 Vasvári Pál street, Rector’s Cabinet, Centre for Internationalization and Connections, office No 128.


    Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 15:00pm

    Telephone Enquiries: +36-72-501-500/12418

    Postal Address: Rector's Cabinet, Centre for Internationalization and Connections, University of Pécs

    Vasvári Pál u. 4.

    7622 Pécs, Hungary

    Apply Now 

    Application for students of the University of Pécs: Please send your application including your CV, English language certificate (at least B2 level) and a short motivation letter, all in English) t o the following email address: !

    Application for non-University of Pécs students: Click here to start your application!