Engineering and Production Management

Work Term Seminar 1

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

• Structured selection, planning, documentation and reflection of individual learning and development goals
• Communication and interaction in everyday business operations and conflict management
• Communicative competence and extended bases of the lecture u. presentation techniques
• Methods of workplace and scientific communication
• Writing work term reports and development of a scientific concept
• Reflection and integration of external expertise in R & D projects

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students can:

• Select, plan and reflect on individual learning and development goals in a structured way
• Apply methods of operational and scientific communication
• Successfully present projects and tasks to larger groups
• Manage conflicts in everyday working life and actively communicate with colleagues, employees and supervisors in projects and tasks

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; M. Thaler, F. Mörchel: Duales Studium - der Wegbegleiter ins Berufsleben; A. Klein: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten im dualen Studium; A. Beaugrand, Ä.-D. Latteck: Lehr- und Lernmethoden im dualen Studium: Wissenstransfer zwischen Theorie und Praxis;

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Three-year COOP study program or relevant professional practice

Assessment methods and criteria

Written documentation and/or presentation