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Management and Communication

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Management and Communication
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIBWN15
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Student assignment, exercises and a written exam

[updated 08.05.2008]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI644 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 5, optional course, non-technical
PIBWN15 (P221-0111) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 5, optional course, not informatics specific
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Schmidt
Prof. Dr. Klaus-Jürgen Schmidt

[updated 01.10.2005]
Learning outcomes:
Students will learn about important elements of interpersonal communication and management and how to apply them. They will gain insight into day-to-day management processes and will examine case studies of team management within companies. After completing this course, students will be able to work more efficiently in groups and influence team interaction in a positive manner.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. The basic terminology of interpersonal communication
2. The relationship between interpersonal communication and management
3. Techniques of verbal communication and feedback
4. Facilitation and moderation skills
5. Presentations and communication
6. Creativity techniques
7. Problem-solving techniques
8. Team development

[updated 08.05.2008]
Recommended or required reading:
Gehm, Theo:  Kommunikation im Beruf, Weinheim und Basel 1994
Mehrmann, Elisabeth:  Präsentation und Moderation
Schulz von Thun, Friedmann:  Miteinander reden I-IV. Reinbeck 2002
Weinert, A.B.:  Organisationspsychologie, Weinheim 1998
Additional print and web-based references will be provided.

[updated 08.05.2008]
Module offered in:
WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, WS 2013/14, WS 2012/13, SS 2012, ...
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