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August

Content Creation for Social Media
Content Creation for Social Media
1 - 4
Aug
Trainer :
Eman Khattab
Abu Dhabi
: 4 days
3 hours per day
Do you post on social media? Do you have a passion for storytelling, or would you like to write about current events with the potential to make profit? In this course, you will learn to create the right content for diferent social media platforms. This course teaches the basic tools, how to make the most of them to optimise content on each platform
1300USD
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Journalistic Digital Marketing
Journalistic Digital Marketing
8 - 12
Aug
Trainer :
Walid Al-Laham
Abu Dhabi
5 days
5 Hours per day
Social media is a vital tool for sharing news content. This course will educate students on creating newsworthy pieces and how to optimize great content for social media channels. From identifying stories and angles, through to creating marketable digital content that secures high engagement, the course also covers headline writing and SEO, fact-checking programs and publishing techniques – all the elements required for optimal results.
2000USD
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Radio Documentaries Production
Radio Documentaries Production
22 - 26
Aug
Trainer :
Amr Gamil
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
3 hours per day
Radio documentaries are a rich and rewarding medium for storytelling, often using interviews, commentary and original music compositions all in one piece. This training course will provide students with the necessary knowledge and ability to produce documentaries for radio news.
1900USD
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September

Visual Storytelling
Visual Storytelling
5 - 9
Sept
Trainer :
Hassanien Moawad
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
6 hours per day
 Visual storytellers often ask the question ’what story am I trying to tell, and how can I tell it more effectively using the resources at hand’? From directing and producing, to film-making and cinematography, this course covers everything from how to optimise tools from basic equipment to professional cinematography techniques, and video editing using Premiere Pro.
2100USD
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Financial Journalism
Financial Journalism
12 - 16
Sept
Trainer :
Mohammad Jalal
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
6 hours per day
You are an economic specialist - you just don’t know it yet. From daily shopping to buying a car, real estate or simply budgeting for the week, you are making economic and financial decisions on a daily basis.   In this course, you will learn everything journalists need to specialize in the business sphere, in addition to acquiring the basics of economics and the dynamics of financial markets and bourses. Contrary to what some may think, financial journalism is a vibrant field with constant updates and changes. Journalists need to hone their skills and acquire financial knowledge to produce topics and stories that are interesting to large audiences.
2100USD
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Mobile Journalism
Mobile Journalism
19 - 22
Sept
Trainer :
Abanoub Emad
Abu Dhabi
4 days, including one day of outdoors filming
3 hours per day
Modern-day media organisations rely on all-round journalists who can write, shoot videos, and cover news live, all of which can be done with one tool - the smartphone. From script writing through to shooting, voiceover and editing, this course will empower students to harness the smartphone and produce complete reports.
1300USD
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Public Speaking
Public Speaking
26 - 29
Sept
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen
Riyadh
4 Days
3 hours per day
Public speaking is no longer limited to speakers or influential politicians. Speeches are part of our everyday life. Students will learn how to create a confident presence in front of media or audiences, and understand how to prepare structured speeches, utilize body language, voice and visual communication to attract, engage and convince audiences. The course combines theoretical explanation and practical training related to writing and delivering speeches, as well as conducting media interviews. The course provides a unique experience that will help students to overcome public speaking anxiety, and exude confidence during media and TV interviews.
1600USD
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TV Presenting
TV Presenting
26 - 5
Sept - Oct
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen , Chantal Saliba
Abu Dhabi
8 days
3 hours per day
Dreaming of being on TV? This course is the first step to realizing that dream. Learn basic TV presenting skills in a real work environment with voice and language training, understand what goes into prepping for a news bulletin, and gain invaluable experience in front of the camera, addressing the audience, and moderating conversations with guests. At the end of this course you will be able to record a short news bulletin
2300USD
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October

Producing News Bulletins
Producing News Bulletins
3 - 7
Oct
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen
Abu Dhabi
5 days
4 hours per day
A newsroom hosts a number of media specialists with different roles, from news editors writing stories, reporting department collating external stories and news, and the planning department preparing coverage of important events, to a specialised department for introducing guests, providing information, analytics and updates. Ultimately, all these parts work together to support the news bulletin. But it is the news producers who prepare the news bulletin and coordinate all those parts. This course will outline a news producer’s responsibilities, from checking news to timekeeping and maintaining editorial policy.
2000USD
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Voiceover
Voiceover
10 - 14
Oct
Trainer :
Ahmed Al-Agha
Abu Dhabi
5 days
3 hours per day
Voiceover is an art that requires talent and special voice quality, in addition to some learned techniques. In this course, we will explore how voiceover artists adjust their tone based on the material, including cartoon films, documentaries, series and dubbing.
1900USD
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News and Fact Checking
News and Fact Checking
17 - 19
Oct
Trainer :
Walid Al-Laham
Riyadh
3 days
3 hours per day
Fake news and rumours are not a new issue – but controversy has increased with the emergence of social media as a news source for a large segment of the public. The circulation of fake news has the potential to create major security issues and even change the course of history. This course will enable journalists and students to identify and fact-check fake news using the best available technologies, in addition to applying the logic of journalism and narration when dealing with news, photos, and videos.
1500USD
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Editorial Translation in the News World
Editorial Translation in the News World
24 - 28
Oct
Trainer :
Nancy Tabet
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
Editorial translation is an integral part of journalism. With the rise of breaking news across the globe, journalists often find it necessary to translate news from its primary source to ensure speed and accuracy in conveying developments and producing relevant content
1500USD
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November

Public Speaking
Public Speaking
7 - 10
Nov
Trainer :
Yehia Khair Aldeen
Abu Dhabi
4 days
3 hours per day
Public speaking is no longer limited to speakers or influential politicians. Speeches are part of our everyday life. Students will learn how to create a confident presence in front of media or audiences, and understand how to prepare structured speeches, utilize body language, voice and visual communication to attract, engage and convince audiences. The course combines theoretical explanation and practical training related to writing and delivering speeches, as well as conducting media interviews. The course provides a unique experience that will help students to overcome public speaking anxiety, and exude confidence during media and TV interviews.
1300USD
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Video Editing
Video Editing
14 - 22
Nov
Trainer :
Tareq Al-Salqan
Abu Dhabi
7 Days
3 hours per day
Get a glimpse into the rules and the relationship between filming and video editing, while also providing tutorials on editing software a detailed explanation of Premiere Pro’s tools and application.
1850USD
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December

Astrophotography
Astrophotography
5 - 9
Dec
Trainer :
Wissam Ayoub
Riyadh
5 days
4 hours per day
Imagine diving into the depths of the universe, travelling across stars, galaxies and nebulas spanning over millions of light years. This course is an introduction to the art and science of astrophotography, enabling students to take astonishing astronomical photographs of planets, galaxies, nebulas and celestial bodies.
2000USD
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Producing radio content and reports
Producing radio content and reports
5 - 9
Dec
Trainer :
Tiba Hameed
Abu Dhabi
5 Days
4 hours per day
A detailed course on the basics of radio writing and how to prepare reports for radio. We teach the main strategies for writing all types of reports; how to write for the ear, how to use language and audio clips to support text, and finally how to produce a complete radio package.
1400USD
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