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  • 29 - May
  • 2024

School of Engineering continues to prepare its students for the labor market by training them in effective communication skills

University of Jordan News - Organized by the School of Engineering at the University of Jordan, the USAID Water Infrastructure Program conducted at the Academy Building at the University on Saturday an interactive training course for students of the School of Engineering that focused on effective communication skills.


The course aimed to provide students with basic soft skills that go beyond the boundaries of traditional academic knowledge, in order to prepare them to engage in the labor market, with a focus on enhancing communication skills that enable them to express their ideas effectively, cooperate with their peers within one team, and the ability to manage time.


The Dean of the School of Engineering, Dr. Menwer Attarakih, reviewed the course's progress, spoke with the students and listened to their participation, stressing that the strategic plan of the University of Jordan focuses on refining the student's personality and enhancing his self-confidence by developing his soft skills.


At the end of the course, the Assistant Dean for Graduate and Training Affairs, Dr. Osaid Matar, thanked USAID for the great value and benefit it added to the students. The doctor then distributed course certificates to the participating students.


The training course received positive impressions from the participating students, who expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to enhance their communication skills, by providing them with a package of soft skills.


In this context, one of the mechanical engineering students at the University of Jordan commented by saying that he benefited greatly from the course, which qualified him to collect information and learn personal skills, how to communicate effectively with his colleagues, how to be an active listener, the importance of communication in the workplace, working within one team, and the ability to To complete a specific task in a specific time.


It is worth noting that the course represents the first cooperation between the United States Agency for International Development and the School of Engineering at the University of Jordan, in an effort to achieve the vision of the University of Jordan in preparing its graduates for the labor market by creating nine credit hours that cover the skills required to raise and qualify engineers while integrating them into study plans.​