Engineering and Production Management

Key Skills 4

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

• The personality of the manager: personal values, goals, expectations
• The challenges of the market, the customer expectations, the behaviour of the competitors and suppliers
• The societal environment, trends and developments
• The culture, ability to perform, expectations, resources, and key characteristics of the company and its employees

Learning outcomes

The students will be able to see themselves and their work in the context of the company and its international networks and will be able to evaluate effects and perspectives. They will be able to write and present an academic paper in English. The language of instruction is English.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: lecturer’s outline

Mode of delivery

Mixed formats

Prerequisites and co-requisites

At least three years of a “dual” degree course (degree course combined with on-the-job training) or relevant work experience and English for business and engineering

Assessment methods and criteria

Report on work experience (final report on the accompanying R&D project)