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SeitentitelKursangebot
Datum25.07.2014 - 15:39h
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Kursangebot


Das englischsprachige Kursprogramm setzt sich aus Kursen der drei Fakultäten Technik, Wirtschaft und Gestaltung zusammen und ist offen für Austausch- und Direktstudenten aller Fachrichtungen. Die International Class lädt ein zum Blick über den eigenen fachlichen Horizont. Hier erwerben Sie Kompetenzen, die Ihnen in jedem Arbeitsalltag helfen werden.

*Die Deutschkurse sind offen für alle Teilnehmer der International Class.


Sommersemester

Academic reserach and writing 2

Code

W1

Title

Academic research and writing 2

Contents

  • The academic research process
  • Designing a research project
  • Research methodologies
  • The roles of evidence and novelty
  • Academic conventions and standards
  • Reporting methods and results

Aim

At the end of the course, the students should have deepened and broadened their knowledge of academic research and writing. This knowledge should include mastery of the rules for designing a research project, developing a suitable research methodology and reporting the results of a study. In consequence, the students will be equipped to develop and write up their own postgraduate research projects.

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 10 %
  • Social competence 10 %
  • Methodological competence 50 %
  • Practical/systems competence 20 %

Target group

The course is intended for international postgraduate students.

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course unit

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject can be included in any Master’s degree programme.

Tutor / Professor

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wilke

Language of instruction

English

ECTS-Credits

6

Workload

180 hours (56 hours in class / 124 hours of semi-autonomous studies)

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min.)

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Methods of teaching

Seminars and projects

Literature

 

M. Swales( 2012). Academic Writing for Graduate Students. In addition, there will be case studies.

Career management

Code

WM 11.1.1.x

Title

Career management

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course unit

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject is useful for all Bachelor’s degree programmes

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Andreas von Schubert

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

5

Workload

150  hours of which 64 in class and 86 private study including exam preparation time.

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min. per week)

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

At the end of the course, students should have acquired a broad understanding of the need for active career management, and have acquired the basic skills to manage their own careers and those of others.

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 40 %
  • Social competence 20 %
  • Methodological competence 20 %
  • Practical/systems competence 20 %

Contents

 

  • Careers and skills
  • Skill classification and standardization
  • Careers and change
  • Change and learning
  • The learning process
  • Lifelong learning and its implications
  • Development of self and others
  • Skills mix optimization
  • Monitoring skills profiles

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

Journal articles and excerpts from books will be made available

Commercial negotiation

Code

W 1

Title

Commercial negotiation

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject can be included in any Master’s degree programme.

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Andreas Bücker

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

6

Workload

 

180 hours (56 hours in class / 124 hours of semi-autonomous studies)

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

The aim of the course is to equip students with the ability to negotiate successfully in a commercial environment. They will be introduced to negotiation as a field intrinsic to commercial activity, its relationship to other means of reaching desired outcomes, and learn in depth the range of academic theories of negotiation, as well as the implications of each for commercial practice.  

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 30 %
  • Social competence 20 %
  • Methodological competence 40 %
  • Practical/systems competence 20 %

Contents

 

  • Definition and scope of commercial negotiation
  • Negotiation and related activities
  • Theory of negotiation
  • History of commercial negotiation
  • People and negotiation
  • Negotiation strategy and planning
  • Negotiation tactics
  • Negotiation case studies

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

 

A series of readings and case studies will be provided.

Employability and lifelong learning

Code

W

Title

Employability and lifelong learning

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject can be included in any Master’s degree programme

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Andreas von Schubert

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

6

Workload

180  hours (56 in class and 124 in  private study).

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

The students should acquire an in-depth understanding of the changing nature of employment and its consequences for individual careers in an international context. They should be able to use theory to develop strategies to deal with these changes and to implement them in the working environment. 

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 30 %
  • Social competence 10 %
  • Methodological competence 30 %
  • Practical/systems competence 30 %

Contents

 

  • Introduction to career management
  • The concept of employability
  • Structure of selected job markets
  • Future job market requirements
  • Motivation, ability and performance management
  • Skills updating and transfer
  • Reaching performance standards
  • Development of self and others

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

Journal articles and excerpts from books will be made available

Export marketing

Code

WM 1.1.2.x

Title

Export Marketing

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject can be included in all Bachelor’s degree programmes

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Knut Reese

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

5

Workload

150 hours of which 64 in class and 86 in private study including exam preparation time.

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min. per week)

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

At the end of the course, students should have acquired competence in the theory and practice of export promotion, coupled with an understanding of the interconnecting problems associated with international exposure.

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 40 %
  • Social competence 10 %
  • Methodological competence 25 %
  • Practical/systems competence 25 %

Contents

 

  • Advantages of export marketing
  • Target market selection
  • export readiness
  • Political risk analysis
  • Commercial risk analysis
  • Export insurance
  • Packaging and labelling
  • Documentation and insurance.

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

Various European Union sources

Principles of communicartion

Code

W

Title

Principles of communication

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdiciplinary level

The subject can be included in any Master’s degree programme.

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Andreas von Schubert

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

6

Workload

 

180 hours (56 hours in class / 124 hours autonomous studies)

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min. per week)

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

At the end of the course the students should have acquired a broad knowledge of the major theories guiding communication between people and between people and organizations. They should in depth be able to analyze cases in communication practice and use their theoretical knowledge to design or optimize organizational communication systems.

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 30 %
  • Social competence 20 %
  • Methodological competence 30 %
  • Practical/systems competence 20 %

Contents

  • Intrapersonal communication theory
  • Interpersonal communication theory
  • Group communication theory
  • Organizational communication theory
  • Mediated communication theory
  • Intercultural communication theories
  • Case studies

Teaching method

Seminars

Literature

Dainton. M. and E.L. Zelly (2011) Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life

Principles of health and safety

Code

W 1

Title

Principles of health and safety

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject is useful for all Master’s degree programmes.

Tutor/Professor

Prof. Dr. Andreas Bücker

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

6

Workload

180 hours (56 hours in class / 124 hours autonomous studies)

4 weekly lessons (= 4 x 45 min.)

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

The course aims to enable students to understand in detail the interface between legal requirements for health and safety at work and the practical demands of industrial and commercial environments. Students will obtain a broad overview of health and safety regulation in the international context. They will learn how to apply health and safety standards to various and complex working situations. They will be able to autonomously develop and implement health and safety improvement strategies.

The following competencies will be acquired;

  • Subject competence 30 %
  • Social competence 10 %
  • Methodological competence 40 %
  • Practical/systems competence 20 %

Contents

 

  • International H&S laws and guidelines
  • H&S laws and guidelines in specific regions
  • Public and private responsibility for health and safety
  • Benchmarking and standard setting in health and safety management
  • Health and safety monitoring and reporting
  • Problems and solutions in selected working environments
  • Case studies

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

 

The literature will vary with the needs of the projects.

Community law

Code

Title

Community law

Duration

Type of course unit

Prerequisites

Interdisciplinary level

Tutor/Professor

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

Workload

Examination

Alternative examination form permitted

Aims

 

Contents

 

Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

Legal methods

Code


Title

Legal methods

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdisciplinary level

The subject can be included in any Master’s degree programme.

Tutor/Professor

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

Workload

 

Examination

Aims

 

Contents

 


Teaching methods

Seminars and projects

Literature

 

German language and culture

Code

Title

German language and culture

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

Interdisciplinary level

Tutor/Professor

Teaching language

ECTS-Credits

Workload

Examination

Aims

 

Contents

 


Teaching methods

Literature

Intercultural internship project

Code

Title

Intercultural internship project

Duration

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

Interdisciplinary level

Tutor/Professor

Teaching language

ECTS-Credits

Workload

Examination

Aims

 

Contents

 

Teaching methods

Literature

Monetary policy

Code

Title

Monetary policy

Duration

1 semester of 16 weeks

Type of course

Elective

Prerequisites

High school English

Interdiciplinary level

Tutor/Professor

Teaching language

English

ECTS-Credits

Workload

 

Examination

Aims

 

Contents

Teaching method

Literature


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