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Teamwork & Communication

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Learning outcomes of course unit

Students acquire knowledge of social interaction in teamwork to achieve group goals. At the same time, this course serves to establish a team spirit in the respective year in order to support group-oriented learning processes.

The graduates can
- name basic concepts of communicative processes,
- consciously use content and relationship aspects of human communication,
- moderate communicative processes within the team and
- recognize and analyze problems in team communication and to develop and apply solution strategies.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Group dynamics, teamwork, impact principles, social structures, consolidation of the class community, social interaction.

recommended or required reading

- Gemünden, H.-G.: Management von Teams: theoretische Konzepte und empirische Befunde, Gabler, 2001
- Dietrich von der Oelsnitz ; Michael W. Busch: Team: Toll ein anderer macht's!: Die Wahrheit über Teamarbeit. Orell Füssli Verlag, 2012
- Noé, M.: Praxisbuch Teamarbeit, Hanser Verlag, 2012
- Rosenberg, M.: Gewaltfreie Kommunikation, Junfermann, 2012
- Schulz von Thun, F.: Miteinander reden, rororo, 2010

assessment methods and criteria

Seminar paper

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eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Philipp Halder, BA,Mag. Gerald Kern

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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work placement(s)

not applicable