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Key Competences for studium MINT

Module MW2283

This Module is offered by Schlüsselkompetenzen.

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 2015/6 (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 2015/6SS 2015

Basic Information

MW2283 is a semester module in German language at Bachelor’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This module description is valid to SS 2017.

Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
60 h 15 h 2 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The courses cover different topics, e.g.: teamwork, success and disturbing factors in a team, preparing a presentation, choosing the best media for a presentation, non-verbal communication in a presentation, feedback rules, concepts of time management;

Learning Outcome

The students know the characteristics of a team and how teams can successfully work together. They have experienced team work by working on a problem-solving task. They know the art of a convincing presentation. The students have learned how to prepare a presentation. The know the pros and cons of different presentation media. As a result of having received feedback on their presentations, the students are aware of their strenghts and weaknesses during presentations. They know different theories and concepts of time and self management and are able to apply them to their own everyday life.


Interest in soft skills

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Learning and Teaching Methods

Different teaching methods as for example lectures, student´s presentations, team work and blended learning are applied. The courses take place in form of workshops. Learning methods: problem-solving tasks, exercises, group work, giving a presentation.


Online teaching documents, PowerPoint, Flipcharts


Kellner, H. (2006): Soziale Kompetenz für Ingenieure, Informatiker und Naturwissenschaftler, Wien: Carl Hanser Verlag.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

The students pass the course by fulfilling the following requirements: Active participation in the workshop "Teamarbeit in Aktion" including working on a problem-solving task; participation in an online course on presentations (postings, upload of a short presentation video). Active participation in the workshop "Präsentieren" including giving a short presentation and giving and receiving of feedback. Active participation in the workshop "Time and self management" including participating in different exercises; team presentation on the semester project.
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