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Successful Professional Effectivity

Module name (EN): Successful Professional Effectivity
Degree programme: Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020
Module code: MTM.SPE
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2PA (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
English
Assessment:
Oral exam/project work/composition

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MTM.SPE Mechatronics, Master, ASPO 01.04.2020, optional course, non-technical
MST.SPE Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, optional course, non-technical
MST.SPE Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, optional course, non-technical

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
Workload:
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
None.
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang

[updated 30.01.2019]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this module students will be able to:
-        discard negative habits and train positive habits;
-        self-diagnose paradigmatic behavior and where necessary, adjust accordingly;
-        realize which values and principles are important to her/him;
-        develop proactive characteristics;
-        specify goals and work result-oriented toward achieving these goals;
-        distinguish between important and urgent matters and apply the model of time quadrants to their own time expenditure patterns;
-        effectively plan tasks and activities;
-        self-reflect on the above topics.
Furthermore, students will demonstrate that they have insight into:
-        their personal goals, needs and principles;
-        their self-image and qualities;
-        their habits and behavioral patterns.


[updated 01.10.2020]
Module content:
Learning habits
Paradigms, centers and principles
Pro-activeness
Starting with the end in mind
Time expenditure patterns
Relationship bank accounts
Understanding and being understood
Synergies and habit modification
Time management
Self-reflection


[updated 01.10.2020]
Teaching methods/Media:
The assignment is to read the book independently (see reading list below), answer special questions and carry out the given tasks.
This module is worth 3 European Credits which justifies the expense of 84 hours:
_        Between 16 and 20 hours for reading the book thoroughly for the first time;
_        For each chapter about 2 hours to think about what this chapter means for you;
_        20 hours for answering all the questions and carrying out the assignments;
_        20 hours for completing the paper and preparing the presentation.


[updated 01.10.2020]
Recommended or required reading:
For this module, students must read the book _The 7 habits of highly effective teens_ written by Sean Covey. The book is meant for teenagers and adolescents, therefore it is relatively easy to read. For this module, students must read the book _The 7 habits of highly effective teens_ written by Sean Covey. This book is mainly meant for adults and professionals.

[updated 01.10.2020]
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