How to Give a Memorable Presentation

In today’s digitalized world, the ability to capture the attention of an audience and leave a lasting impression is an essential skill, both in professional and personal life. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the art of storytelling as a powerful tool for creating memorable presentations that resonate with...

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Conflict Communication

Research indicates that communication problems account for 85% of disagreements in the workplace. This course gives you the tools you need to deal with difficult circumstances. Conflict will always arise in human connection, but how we respond to it can have a significant effect on our relationships, productivity, and overall...

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Introduction to Research Methodology in Social Sciences

Research methodology can be defined as a system of rules and procedures that guide the research process, from formulating research questions, formulating hypotheses, and writing a literature review to collecting, analyzing, or interpreting data and drawing conclusions. Thus, understanding methodology is essential to scientific research and plays a critical role...

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Saint Peter’s, Heart of Christianity, History, Architecture

Saint Peter’s Basilica stands as one of the most prominent symbols of Christianity. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of the significance, splendor, and enduring legacy of Saint Peter’s Basilica, situated at the heart of Vatican City. Participants will learn about the rich Christian heritage and the architectural innovation brought...

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Romania’s Relations with African countries: Input for a renewed Strategy

01.12.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian, Andrei Vereștiuc, Remus Ionuț Stîngaciu Download publication   2023 finds Romania and African countries in a complicated world undergoing multiple waves of transformation. Climate change, digitalization, hybrid security threats, and increasing violence affect Romania alongside its African, European Union (EU), and transatlantic partners. In...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What role for local communities? – DELIVERABLES

DELIVERABLES for the Făgăraș Municipality and Țara Făgărașului Community Foundation 18.11.2023 / Publications Authors: GDL Members Coordinator: Stefan Cibian Ph.D Research Assistant: Lutz Drieling M.A. Download publication DELIVERABLES  Global Trends and Local Community Insights for Assessing the External Environment Affecting Communities in Țara Făgărașului  In a world turned upside-down by...

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Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Banu Pekol, Cristina Gallegos, Theresa Carrington, Gaurav Sharma Download publication The Global Diplomacy Lab, organised in Făgăraș, Cincșor, and Sibiu, Romania was entitled Global Leadership and the SDGs: What Role for Local Communities?  Three main challenges were selected by the Lab participants –...

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Study on the Development of Civil Society in Făgăraș Country

29.06.2023 / Publications Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D, Magdalena Drăgan Ph.D., Silvia Fierăscu Ph.D., Edi Dragoș Beserman Ph.D. Candidate, Levente Fejes Zoltan Ph.D., Ianis Rușitoru, Adriana Cârnu. Download publication Făgăraș Country stands out with its anti-communist resistance, which generated communities aware of the importance of civil liberties. The post-1989 transition meant...

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Romania’s civil society contribution and the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis: contributions and challenges

21.11.2022 Authors: Stefan Cibian Ph.D., Dr. Zoltân Levente Fejes Download publication Shortly after the mobilization for addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, the Romanian civil society showed surprising mobilization in the context of the Ukraine-related humanitarian crisis. Russia’s war against Ukraine generated a powerful empathy towards those affected by the war.  This...

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