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Successful Professional Effectivity

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Successful Professional Effectivity
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Mechatronics and Sensor Technology, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: MST.SPE
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.
2PA (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: according to optional course list
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Oral exam/project work/composition

[updated 01.10.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

MTM.SPE (P231-0130) 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 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 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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Martin Löffler-Mang
Ruud Sniekers

[updated 31.01.2013]
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.

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Module content:
Learning habits
Paradigms, centers and principles
Starting with the end in mind
Time expenditure patterns
Relationship bank accounts
Understanding and being understood
Synergies and habit modification
Time management

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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.

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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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