Communication and Facilitation in Project Teams
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of WS 2013/4 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|WS 2013/4||SS 2013|
CLA10555 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered every semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of soft-skill courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|30 h||8 h||1 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
How to create a good and well-structured work environment and enhance collaboration
Motivating a team with constructive feedback
How to handle conflicts successfully
Creative problem solving tools
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|WS||0.5||Team Communication and Facilitation in Projects||Thiel, M.||
singular or moved dates
Learning and Teaching Methods
Each participant is encouraged to explore his/her style and thus expand their individual set of communication, dialogue facilitation and project team collaboration skills.
Hanlan M (2004) High-Performance Teams – How to Make Them Work. Praeger, Westport CT.
Pentland A (2012) The New Science of Building Great Teams. In: Harvard Business Review 04:2012.
Waters K (2012) All About Agile: Agile Management Made Easy! CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.
West MA (1990) The Social Psychology of Innovation in Groups. In: MA West, JL Farr (Eds) Innovation and Creativity at Work. Wiley, Chichester.
Yukl GA (2013) Leadership in Organizations. 8th ed. Pearson Eucation, Harlow.
Description of exams and course work
Current exam dates
Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.
|Communication and Facilitation in Projects|
|Fri, 2022-12-30||Essay (ECTS:1)||till 2022-12-28|