Facility & Real  Estate Management FT
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Selected Topics Social Competences & Presentation

level of course unit

Introduction and consolidation

Learning outcomes of course unit

A generally valid description of the acquired competences for the semester abroad cannot and should not be defined due to the large number of partner universities and the choices they offer, in order to guarantee freedom for students. The learning outcomes are based on the fundamentals and in-depth knowledge of the individual disciplines in the area of social competences. The national credits are converted individually into ECTS points corresponding to performance where appropriate.

As an example, the students have acquired the following competences:

The students are able to:
• Present basic concepts of communicative processes and consciously use content and relationship aspects of human communication.
• Understand motivation and assessment of people in a professional context
• Reflect a meaningful design of work and leisure time (work-life balance)
• Facilitate communicative processes within the team and identify and analyze prob-lems in team communication and develop solution strategies.
• Prepare and conduct presentations and use the techniques and media required for them in a targeted manner
• Create simple 3D visualizations
• Create short videos to visualize ideas and concepts with simple tools

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

A generally valid description of the teaching content for the semester abroad cannot and should not be defined due to the large number of partner universities and the choices they offer, in order to guarantee freedom for students. The learning contents are based on the fundamentals and in-depth knowledge of the individual disciplines in the area of social competences.

As an example, this module has the following teaching contents:

• Basic components of communicative processes, message and meaning as well as content and relationship aspects of human communication
• Language, gestures, facial expressions, posture
• Possibilities of communication for assessment and motivation
• Communication in a team
• Communication problems and conflict solutions
• Goals and target group as well as structure, content and form of a presentation
• Selection and application of different presentation techniques and media
• Challenges of dislocated presentations
• Goals and target group as well as content and form of 3D visualizations
• Selection and application of tools for the creation of 3D visualizations
• Objectives and target group as well as structure, content and form of short videos
• Selection and application of simple techniques and tools for video creation

recommended or required reading

A generally valid description of the teaching content for the semester abroad cannot and should not be defined due to the large number of partner universities and the choices they offer, in order to guarantee freedom for students. Depending on the teaching content of the semester abroad at the partner universities, correspondingly adapted specialist literature is required.

As an example, this module is based on the following technical literature:

• Rosenberg, M., 2012. Gewaltfreie Kommunikation. Paderborn: Junfermann
• Becker, H. and A. Hugo-Becker, 1992. Psychologisches Konfliktmanagement. Mu-nich: Beck.
• Oboth, M., 2008. Mediation in Teams und Gruppen. Paderborn: Junfermann

assessment methods and criteria

Students are subject to the respective examination modalities of the partner universi-ty.

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

7

course-hours-per-week (chw)

0

planned learning activities and teaching methods

The respective partner university determines the teaching methods.

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

3

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

course unit code

SOC

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none