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Professional and Personal Development


IT SKILLS

1) IBM Advanced Career Education: E-business Application Developer, IBM Croatia & Algebra, Zagreb

Modules:

  • Programming Foundations – Midterm (Introduction to Programming with C, Linux Basics)
  • Programming Foundations – End (Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Architecture and Operating Systems Concepts, RDBMS Concepts, Networking Essentials)
  • Object Oriented Programming and Java – Midterm (OO Programming with C++, Core Java)
  • Object Oriented Programming and Java – End (DB2 UDB Programming and Stored Procedures, Software Engineering, OO Analysis and Design using UML)
  • E-Business Application Developer midterm (Web Programming 1 – HTML & JavaScript, Web Programming 2 – ASP, CGI, VBScript, Enterprise Appl Dev using XML, E-business fundamentals)


2) Web design, Algebra (Modules: Adobe Photoshop, HTML, JavaScript, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash)
3) Web programming, Algebra (Modules: Microsoft Access 2000, VBScript, ASP, SQL, Internet Security)
4) ECDL, Algebra

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Certificates: CPE, IELTS, TOEFL

Languages: Croatian (native)
  English (C2)
  French (B1)
  Italian (B1)
  German (A2)
  Spanish (A2)
  Ukrainian (A1)
  Arabic (A1)
  South Slavic languages (including Cyrillic alphabet)
  Latin


EC London

1) Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) exam preparation course, January-March 2013
2) Business English intensive course, April 2013

3) Advanced English, July 2012

EF London-Dublin-Chicago

1) Advanced English (2011-2012)

Foreign languages school Sokrat, Zagreb

1) French language (A1-B2), 2004-2007
2) German language (A1), 2011

Foreign languages school Lapsus, Zagreb

1) Arabic language (A1-A2), 2006-2007

Foreign languages school Tarma, Split

1) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) preparation course, 2010-2011

Istituto Italiano di Cultura/ Foreign language school ABC, Zagreb

1) Italian language (A1-B1), 2011


RESEARCH TRAINING

CEELBAS / University of Cambridge

1) Ukrainian for Postgraduate Research Purposes, Robinson College, 15-16 March 2013
2) Challenges of Teaching Slavonic Languages in Higher Education, Madingley Hall, 22-23 March 2013

CEELBAS / UCL

1) CEELBAS Language Workshop, SSEES, UCL, 10/06/2013
2) British Library Slavonic & East European Collections - Research Training Workshop, 20-21 March 2014

University of Warwick (workshops and courses)

1) Organising references Using EndNote Web, 17/10/2012

2) Effective Applications – Producing Application Forms, CVs and Cover Letter, 17/10/2012

3) Effective Literature Searching 1, 24/10/2012

4) Academic Writing – Understanding Academic Writing, 31/10/2012

5) Comprehensive Literature Searching, 7/11/2012

6) Academic Writing – Elements of structure and organisation, 7/11/2012

7) Working Effectively with your Supervisor, 13/11/2012

8) What is impact and how can I demonstrate it?, 13/11/2012

9) Academic Writing – Paragraph Construction, elements and transition, 14/11/2012

10) How to be an Effective Researcher for the Arts, 20/11/2012

11) Disseminating Your Research A: Choosing which journal to publish in, 21/11/2012

12) Academic Writing – The academic writing style and language, 21/11/2012

13) ePortfolio seminar, 26/11/2012

14) Public Engagement – Reaching out to new audiences for your research, 27/11/2012

15) Attracting funding: Identifying sources of funding & writing proposals, 27/11/2012

16) Academic writing – Developing Critical Analyisis, the Cognitive Domain, 28/11/2012

17) Disseminating Your Research B: Publications beyond journals, 30/11/2012

18) Understanding the Upgrade Process, 4/12/2012

19) Academic Writing – Ordering a Critical Argument, PEA Matrix, 5/12/2012

20) Effective communication 1: Having productive conversations, 6/12/2012

21) Managing Procrastination, 10/01/2013

22) Café Enterprise: Public Engagement, 23/01/2013

23) What to say after Hello! workshop, 24/01/2013

24) Effective communication 2: Behaving Assertively, 31/01/2013

25) Speed Reading, 6/02/2013

26) Building Confidence and Self-esteem workshop, 7/02/2013

27) Making the Most of your Strengths, 18/02/2013

28) Coping With Bereavement workshop, 21/02/2013

29) Poster Design and Creation, 06/03/2013

30) Café Scientifique, 06/03/2013

31) Attribution and co-authorship, 13/03/2013

32) Academic Writing - Contextualising Own Writing, 13/03/2013

33) Generating Ideas, 18/03/2013

34) Academic Writing - Thesis Structure, 20/03/2013

35) Practical Project Management, 23/04/2013

36) Academic Presentations 1, 24/04/2013

37) Academic Writing - Defending Your Argument, 1/05/2013

38) Careers beyond Academia, 8/05/2013

39) Practical Project Management 2, 9/05/2013

40) Academic Presentations 2, 15/05/2013

41) Café Scientifique, 15/05/2013

42) Promoting yourself and your research, 16/05/2013

43) Essential Leadership Skills, 22/05/2013

44) Academic writing - The Peer Review Process, 29/05/2013

45) Academic Presentation Skills Masterclass, 31/05/2013

46) Social media for researchers: managing your online identity, 4/06/2013

47) Effective Interview Skills, 4/06/2013

48) Developing your enterprising potential, 5/06/2013

49) Ideas to kick start a Career for International students, 5/06/2013

50) Media workshop, 11/06/2013

51) Successful Interviews, 12/06/2013

52) Academic Writing: Overcoming Writer's Block, 12/06/2013

53) Developing your brand, 13/06/2013

54) The shift from print to digital publishing: what it means for researchers and publishers, 18/06/2013

55) How to present yourself confidently, 19/06/2013

56) Discover Yourself Through Drawing, 19/06/2013

57) Employability Skills: What are they and how can you gain them?, 20/06/2013

58) Time Management and Motivation, 20/06/2013

59) Make your Cover Letter sing, 26/06/2013

60) Academic Writing How NOT to write, common problems & errors in Academic writing, 26/06/2013

61) Research to Reality (includes workshops: Setting up as a consultant, Intellectual property and commercialisation of research, Sustaining your consultancy income, Social enterprise, Writing a business plan), Summer Programme (July - September 2013)

62) Stress Management, 17/10/2013

63) Just Write It! - A weekend of workshops and 1-to-1 tutorials with Greta Solomon, Visiting Scholar, 19/10/2013

64) Get your CV noticed!, 21/10/2013

65) Kick Start: Exploring Careers Information & Resources, 24/10/2013

66) Researching Employers, 24/10/2013

67) Engaging different audiences with your research, 30/10/2013

68) How to use LinkedIn for careers success, 30/10/2013

69) Live life to the full!, 31/10/2013

70) Use Work Experience to promote yourself in Applications, 31/10/2013

71) Making progress in the 2nd year of your PhD, 04/11/2013

72) Understanding your personality type-MBTI, 05/11/2013

73) Organising Conferences, small events and seminars, 06/11/2013

74) Working Effectively with your Supervisor, 18/11/2013

75) The Confident Networker, 18/11/2013

76) Make your Application form count, 20/11/2013

77) Managing Depression, 28/11/2013

78) Managing Perfectionism, 05/12/2013

79) Digital Tools for Researchers course, January - May 2014

80) Academic Writing- Reporting using critical resources: paraphrase, summary and synthesis, 15/01/2014

81) Academic Writing - Writing an Abstract, 22/01/2014

82) Mindfulness, 23/01/2014

83) Academic Writing - Writing a Literature Review, 29/01/2014

84) Academic Writing - Grammatical Accuracy, Morphology and Syntax, 05/02/2014

85) Speculative Job Applications, 11/02/2014

86) Academic Writing - Grammatical Accuracy, Syntax, 26/02/2014

87) Careers in Academia - Arts, 03/03/2014

88) Academic Writing - Revision, proofreading, editing for clarity, 05/03/2014

89) Emotional Resilience, 13/03/2014

90) Dealing With Imposter Syndrome, 27/03/2014

91) Defeating Self-Sabotage, 22/05/2014

92) Academic Writing - Referencing and Plagiarism, 14/05/2014

93) Sleep Well, 12/06/2014

94) Preparing for and Surviving your Viva, 9/11/2015

95) Annual Masterclass in Critical Security Studies (with Professor Edward Newman, University of Leeds), 2/03/2016

96) Transitional Justice, the Legacy of Guilt and the Question of Punishment, Warwick Law School, 4/03/2016

97) How to Engage with Parliament, University of Warwick, 12/06/2017

98) What's Next After Your PhD?, University of Warwick, 20/06/2017

99) Insight into Leadership Skills, University of Warwick, 2/11/2017

100) Publication strategies in IR/IS, 10/11/2017

101) Academic writing for Publication 1, 15/11/2017

102) The political detective: Challenges, opportunities, and design of archival and investigative research, 29/11/2017

103) The ethical researcher: Interviews and other qualitative and quantitative methods in theory and practice, 6/12/2017

104) Completing your PhD, 16/01/2018

105) Making sense of (Big) Data’: surveys, focus groups, and other data research techniques, 24/01/2018

106) Getting published, 30/01/2018

107) How to get Postdoctoral Research Funding, 13/02/2018

108) Impact & Outreach, 27/02/2018

109) Academic writing for publication 2: journals and academic presses, 7/03/2018