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Five-Day Workshop on Interview Techniques

Concept Note: Five-Day Workshop on Interview Techniques

The Five-Day Workshop on Interview Techniques was held from November 6th to November 10th, 2023. This intensive workshop was designed to enhance the interviewing skills of participants, focusing on both theoretical and practical aspects. It aimed to equip attendees with the necessary tools to conduct effective and insightful interviews across various contexts, including academic research, journalism, human resources, and qualitative data collection.

1. Enhance Understanding of Interview Fundamentals:

  • ntroduce participants to different types of interviews (structured, semi-structured, and unstructured).
  • Discuss the significance of interviews in various professional and academic settings.

2. Develop Practical Interview Skills:

  • Provide hands-on training in crafting effective questions.
  • Practice techniques for building rapport and ensuring ethical standards.
  • Role-play scenarios to simulate real-life interview settings.

3. Improve Analytical Capabilities:

  • Teach methods for analyzing and interpreting interview data.
  • Discuss the integration of interview findings into broader research or organizational strategies.

Key Components
1. Lectures and Presentations:

  • Expert-led sessions covering foundational theories and contemporary practices in interview techniques.
  • Case studies demonstrating successful interview strategies and common pitfalls.

2. Interactive Workshops:

  • Small group activities to practice interview skills.
  • Peer review sessions where participants can critique and improve each other's techniques.

3. Role-Playing Exercises:

  • Simulated interview scenarios tailored to different fields such as HR recruitment, journalistic interviews, and academic research.
  • Immediate feedback from facilitators to refine participants' approaches.

4. Data Analysis Sessions:

  • Workshops focused on coding and interpreting interview data.
  • Techniques for maintaining objectivity and consistency in analysis.
  • Techniques for preparing a resume.


Target Audience

The workshop was designed for the students belong to various academic streams:

  • Students and early-career professionals interested in mastering interview techniques.
  • Students belong to different departments and semesters.

Expected Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants were expected to:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of various interview methodologies.
  • Develop and refine practical interviewing skills through hands-on practice.
  • Learn effective techniques for analyzing and utilizing interview data.
  • Build confidence in conducting interviews in their respective fields.


The Five-Day Workshop on Interview Techniques provided a comprehensive training experience, blending theoretical knowledge with practical application. Through expert guidance and interactive sessions, participants enhanced their interviewing capabilities, making them better equipped to conduct insightful and impactful interviews in their professional roles.







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