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Soft Skills

Module name (EN): Soft Skills
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-251
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0214
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2VU (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2,5
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written composition with presentation

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBW-251 (P420-0214) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Petra Garnjost
Dozenten des Studiengangs

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will be able to:
-work on their studies independently and acquire new knowledge on their own
-speak freely and confidently in front of a group
-name the principles of convincing argumentation and
 apply them in concrete discussions and lectures
-name and apply the criteria of a successful presentation, e. g. with PowerPoint

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Module content:
Module content:
- Speaking freely
- Speaking convincingly
- Training speech techniques
- Confident body language
- Convincing argumentation skills
- Reducing stage fright
- Modern presentation techniques

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Teaching methods/Media:
Partner and group work, exercises and role playing, use of camera and video technology.

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Recommended or required reading:
Hartmann, M., Funk, R. und Nietmann, H.: Präsentieren, latest edition, Verlag Beltz
Lemmermann, H. Praxisbuch Rhetorik, latest edition, mgv Verlag
Molcho, S., Alles über Körpersprache, latest edition, Mosaik Verlag
Thiele, A., Argumentieren unter Stress, latest edition, dtv
Vogt, G., Erfolgreiche Rhetorik, latest edition, Oldenbourg-Verlag

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