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Teambuilding & Teamwork

level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
• can formulate realistic personal objectives.
• know the basic concepts of communicative processes.
• understand the basics of group dynamics as well as cooperation, negotiation and conflict resolution.
• can manage groups and lead small teams and know approaches to personnel management.
• are familiar with concepts such as self-efficacy, self-control, resilience and self-management and can reflect on these in relation to their own work-life balance.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

• Basic information on communicative processes and effects
• Fundamentals of cooperation, negotiation, conflict resolution as well as group dy-namics and team leadership
• Self-efficacy, self-control, resilience, self-management, work-life balance

recommended or required reading

• Bender, Susanne: Team development: Der effektive Weg zum „Wir“. (Dtv (in the current edition)
• Brandl, Peter: Communication. Gabal (in the current edition)
• Mischel Walter: Der Marshmallow-Effekt. Random House (in the current edition)
• Watzlawick, Paul; Beavin, Janet H.; Jackson, Don D.: Menschliche Kommunikation. Huber (in the current edition)

assessment methods and criteria

Term paper

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)