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Teamwork and Communication

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students will:
learn the fundamental concepts of communicative processes;
be able to consciously apply aspects of content and relations in human communication;
know the fundamental techniques of presenting.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not specified

course contents

Students will learn and understand the basic components of the communicative process. Simulated situations will illustrate the message and importance of human communication, as well as aspects of its content and aspects of relation. Through presentation techniques students will learn about channels of communication (language, voice, body, space) in presenting. In applying these techniques effectively, students will gain experience which will ultimately help them present more effectively.

recommended or required reading

Birkenbihl, V. F.: Kommunikationstraining: Zwischenmenschliche Beziehungen erfolgreich gestalten, Landsberg am Lech, 2013

assessment methods and criteria

Scientific paper and/or presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and task discussion

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Terence Foy, BA, MA,Prof. (FH) Brent Kigner, PhD,Asc. Prof. (FH) Mag. Kurt Hoffmann

year of study

1st year

recommended optional program components

not specified

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable