Construction Management and Engineering

Professional Meetings and Communication

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

Preparation, execution and post-processing of meetings (e.g. minutes) based on selected case studies while taking cross-cultural aspects into consideration; improvement of the communicative techniques in work life;  discussion of characteristics of scientific literature and abstract writing.

Learning outcomes

The graduates are able to lead discussions and negotiations efficiently in English and to proactively take part in meetings. Furthermore, the knowledge of group dynamic processes and reflective observation of communicative processes is imparted.

Additionally, the graduates are familiar with the characteristics of technical language and can implement these into abstract writing.  

Mode of delivery

Face-to-face

Prerequisites and co-requisites

General and Professional English for Engineers      

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral assessment:

Final meeting: 45%

Abstract: 45%

Participation: 10%