Production Technology and Organization

Introduction to Professional Communication

Seminar, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

• Basics of communication and interaction
• Communicative competence
• Basics of lecture and presentation techniques
• Introduction to working with learning and development goals
• Introduction to the writing of work-term reports

Learning outcomes

Students acquire a basic understanding of organizational, economic and safety-related conditions and processes in production facilities. They will learn the basics of project organization, industrial business administration and occupational safety. Through this course, students should be enabled to recognize and understand basic business and organizational frameworks. The course "Business Communication" as well as the course "Work Safety" are intended to convey the basics that enable students to actively participate in the internal processes of a company.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Lecture notes; handouts; H.-P. Wiendahl: Betriebsorganisation für Ingenieure; D. Müller: Grundlagen der Betriebswirtschaftslehre für Ingenieure; J. Härdler, T. Gonschorek: Betriebswirtschaftslehre für Ingenieure; W. Rau, R. Koether: Fertigungstechnik für Wirtschaftsingenieure; Broschüren der AUVA und des Arbeitsinspektorates, ÖGB-Verlag: Handbuch für Sicherheitsvertrauenspersonen

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Project work and reflection