Seminar on Secrets of Effective Networking was conducted at American Councils in Ashgabat on February 25, 2020. During the seminar Ilyas familiarized FLEX alumni with best networking practices.
At the beginning of the seminar, participants were introduced to a concept of networking and discussed its importance. The alumni also received tips for expanding their personal network circle and had an opportunity to apply various technics such as “Elevator speech” into practice.
At the end, Ilyas also demonstrated sample business cards and discussed its content and design.
On January 25, 2020, Ilyas Seisov’09 organized a live seminar at the American Councils office in Ashgabat during which he familiarized FLEX alumni with 7 secrets of fast reading.
During the seminar, Ilyas presented various tips from prereading a chapter to creating a statistics list of the books that were read.
The alumni had an opportunity to apply gained knowledge to practice by taking part in exercises organized as part of learning by doing. At the end of the seminar, each participant received individual feedback and a book recommendation to polish their skills further.
On September 12th, seven FLEX alumni participated in an alumni panel to share their experience in U.S. Alumni discussed their host communities, host families, favorite extracurricular activities and American holiday celebrations. The attendees had a chance to ask questions about the program and how it affected exchange students’ life. The audience noted that each one of the alumni had very different, but equally fascinating experience throughout their stay in America.
There are many more FLEX experience presentations and other events coming up soon in Ashgabat and the regions. For the dates, please see American Center schedule or contact your local American Corner.