PASSIA Training Program - on

PARTY DEVELOPMENT

July 24, 2008 - July 28, 2008
Jericho

Speakers

These people wil speak for you, so listen carefully!

Event Agenda

24 07 2008
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarksm

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusale -

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarksm
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Introduction

Dr. Taleb Awad, Lecturer, Birzeit University. -

Introduction
11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Introduction, contd.

Dr. Taleb Awad -

Introduction, contd.
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Party Legislation, Election System and Election Process in Palestine

Baha Al-Bakri, former Official at the Central Election Commission; Lecturer of Law, Birzeit Universit -

Party Legislation, Election System and Election Process in Palestine
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

The Concept of Leadership (Why political leadership is important; what makes a leader; leadership and vision; Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Leaders)

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi -

The Concept of Leadership (Why political leadership is important; what makes a leader; leadership and vision; Challenges and Opportunities for the Next Generation of Leaders)
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
25 07 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Creating/influencing public opinion (with exercises)

Omar Barghouthi, Independent Political and Cultural Analyst -

Creating/influencing public opinion (with exercises)
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Creating/influencing public opinion, contd.

Omar Barghouthi -

Creating/influencing public opinion, contd.
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
3 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Effective Campaigning

Christian Kroning and Sven Zylla -

Effective Campaigning
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Effective Campaigning (contd.)

Christian Kröning and Sven Zylla -

Effective Campaigning (contd.)
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
26 07 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Developing an Effective Campaign - Strategic Planning- Introduction

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian, Director of Development and Projects, President’s Office, Ramallah -

Developing an Effective Campaign - Strategic Planning- Introduction
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Environmental scanning Components Tools-SWOT and 7 S analysis Data collection methods

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Environmental scanning Components Tools-SWOT and 7 S analysis Data collection methods
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Environmental scanning (continued)

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Environmental scanning (continued)
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Environmental scanning (continued)

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Environmental scanning (continued)
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Visions and missions

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Visions and missions
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Strategy planning and implementation

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Strategy planning and implementation
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
27 07 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Party Formation: History of Palestinian Political Parties

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA -

Party Formation: History of Palestinian Political Parties
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Leadership Styles

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun, Psychologist and Clinical Supervisor, Ramallah -

Leadership Styles
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Leadership Styles, contd.

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun -

Leadership Styles, contd.
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Leadership Styles, contd.

Dr. Mahmoud Baidoun -

Leadership Styles, contd.
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Dinner

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Dinner
28 07 2008
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Elections, Public Opinion, Parties and Voting Behavior

Jihad Harb, Researcher, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PCPSR), Ramallah -

Elections, Public Opinion, Parties and Voting Behavior
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Poll-Watching, Poll Results and Policy-/Decision-Making

Loay Shabaneh, Director, Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics and Member of Fateh -

Poll-Watching, Poll Results and Policy-/Decision-Making
12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Break

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Break
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Wrap up and final discussion – FES - PASSIA

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Wrap up and final discussion – FES - PASSIA
1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch