English for Projects

Fakultät

Agrarwissenschaften und Landschaftsarchitektur

Version

Version 25.0 vom 28.01.2020

Modulkennung

44B0514

Modulname (englisch)

English for Projects

Studiengänge mit diesem Modul
  • Angewandte Pflanzenbiologie – Gartenbau, Pflanzentechnologie (B.Sc.)
  • Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Agrar/Lebensmittel (B.Eng.)
  • Zentraler Wahlpflichtkatalog AuL (Bachelor) (B.Sc.)
Niveaustufe

2

Kurzbeschreibung

A task-based learning course for students who work in project groups or are looking to enter a career in which working in projects is an essential skill. This module is designed to give the students the necessary skills to work successfully in international teams covering all aspects of project work. The focus will be on communication and interaction within small interdisciplinary teams. CFSR Course Level B 2

Lehrinhalte

The module will briefly examine all aspects of a typical project looking at the following phases:Project inception and initiationProject definition and planningproject launch or executionProject performance and controlProject close

With these phases we will examine and practice the skills needed to participate on an international stage, such as:Product / service design and developmentPresenting information in a public settingParticipating in international meetingsBusiness Correspondence: letters, emails flyers, brochures, postersReport compilation and draftingPublic relations: press releases, giving interviews, marketingNegotiating: sponsorship deals, financingInterview skills,: job interviews, funding applicationsRisk and crisis managementManagement and team building

Lernergebnisse / Kompetenzziele

Wissensverbreiterung
The students become an insight into working in an international team and develop skills to master the tasks expected of memebers of such teams
Wissensvertiefung
The students develop, market and sell a product or service of their own creation
Können - instrumentale Kompetenz
The students produce a product design and marketing folder with simple business plan and finance concept
Können - kommunikative Kompetenz
The students develop the communication skills for executive roles in international companies
Können - systemische Kompetenz
The students learn the language and vocabulary of their chosen fields and practice the use thereof.

Lehr-/Lernmethoden

Working in small groups as a project team developing and promoting ideas. Seminars and lectures providing the skills for the project phases. Theoretical research and development of products and/or services

Empfohlene Vorkenntnisse

Successfully completed B1 level course or placement test result B2

Modulpromotor

Fine, Jonathan

Lehrende

Fine, Jonathan

Leistungspunkte

5

Lehr-/Lernkonzept
Workload Dozentengebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
60Seminare
Workload Dozentenungebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
30Kleingruppen
30Veranstaltungsvor-/-nachbereitung
30Veranstaltungsvor-/-nachbereitung
Literatur

Lecturer's materials

International Management English Series: Managing Projects B2-C1; Bob Dignen; Klett Sprachen GmbH – International project challenges– Getting it right from the start– Managing people in projects– Keeping projects on track– Building better communication– Dealing with conflict– Marketing the project– Finishing successfully

Prüfungsleistung

Referat

Unbenotete Prüfungsleistung

Regelmäßige Teilnahme

Bemerkung zur Prüfungsform

The project report will be graded as a piece of group work. The oral test will be graded individually.

Dauer

1 Semester

Angebotsfrequenz

Wintersemester und Sommersemester

Lehrsprache

Englisch