Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology: Curriculum

1. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Basics of Rehabilitation (MGRT)
German / kMod
10.50
-
Instrumented Motion Analysis 1 (MUB)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00

Course description

Lab practise with topics: - EMG/MVC - 2D Motion analysis / force plate - 3D motion analysis / treadmill

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • acquire Electromyography at the lower human extremity during motion analysis as well as apply appropriate filtering, time- and amplitude-normalization for further data analyzation and perform wavelet-analysis as well as digital-fourier-transform to analyze muscle fatigue.
  • record forces and moments by the use of a 3D force platform (AMTI) synchronized with a 2D video analysis system and to process, present and interpret parameters relevant for the research question
  • conduct gait-analysis with infrared based 3D video-analysis (Vicon)and to identify substantial gait-parameters (v, a, stance- and swingphaseduration) and calculate joint centre positions using 3D marker trajectories and anthropometric measures.
  • time normalize data acquired and analyse them using fundamental statistical methods as well as compose short scientific papers (laboratory protocols, IMRAD structure) under consideration of basic rules for scientific working and writing

Course contents

  • Electromyography
  • Maximum voluntary contraction
  • 2D motion analysis with force plate
  • 3D motion analysis on treadmill

Prerequisites

Measurement engineering - Electronics - Informatics- Basics of medicine

Literature

  • Anatomie und Biomechanik der Gelenke Bd. 1, 2, 3: J. Koebke, Verlag Enke
  • Anatomie der Bewegung: B. C. Germain, Verlag Fourier
  • Atlas der Anatomie: A. Faller, Verlag Thieme.
  • Atlas der Physiologie: S. Silbernagl, Verlag Thieme
  • Dehn- und Kräftigungsgymnastik: H. Spring, Verlag Thieme
  • DKB - System: H.Aigelsreiter, E. Lanz, Grazer Eigenverlag
  • Funktionelle Bewegungslehre: S. Klein - Vogelbach, Verlag Springer
  • Gangschulung zur funktionellen Bewegungslehre: S Klien - Vogelbach, Verlag Springer
  • Gymnastik aber richtig: P. Michler, Eigenverlag im Winkel
  • Manuelle Muskelfunktionsdiagnostik: V Janda, Verlag Ullstein
  • Optimales Training: J. Weineck, Verlag Perimed
  • Physiologie der Leibesübungen: J. Nöcker, Verlag Enke
  • Sportanatomie: J. Weineck, Verlag Perimed
  • Sport- Anatomie und Bewegungslehre: R. Wirhed, Verlag Schattauer
  • Sportmedizin in der Praxis: A. Aigner, Verlag Hollinek
  • Sportmedizin und Trainingslehre: R. Wirhed, Verlag Schattauer
  • Therapeutische Übungen zur funkt. Bewegungslehre: S Klein - Vogelbach, Verlag Springer
  • Trainingslehre: R. Klaban, Skriptum
  • Wirbelsäulenschule: H. Tilscher, Verlag Hippokrates

Assessment methods

  • Final exam PC based

Anmerkungen

partially compulsory attendence

Introduction to Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology (EGR)
German / PRJ
1.50
1.00

Course description

- Conceptual design of scientific and clinical studies or projects in the field of healthcare- and rehabilitation technology - Establishing contact to relevant companies and institutions with project related investigation

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • plan a project work for finally completion of their master’s thesis in cooperation with an industry or university partner, respectively and develop a time- and resource-plan including an appropriate list of literature to show „state of the art“.

Course contents

  • Project related

Literature

  • Project related scientific studies and current internet informations.

Assessment methods

  • Term paper
Medical Basics of Rehabilitation (MGR)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Medical basics of rehabilitation.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • describe the pathological mechanisms of the most common diseases (e.g. stroke, MCI, discprolaps) in rehabilitation
  • describe the basic mechanisms for rehabilitation interventions as e.g. motor relearning
  • describe the most important principals for successfull rehabilitation

Course contents

  • Basics of orthopaedic, neurological and cardialrehabilitation,
  • principals of human movement, cognition and psychology;
  • Diseases, pain, neural plasticity, motor learning and memory.

Prerequisites

- General anatomy - Physiology

Literature

  • Wird im Rahmen der einzelnen Vorlesungen bekannt gegeben.

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method and end exam
Modeling and Simulation (MOS)
German / SE
3.00
2.00

Course description

Introduction in different parts of Modeling and Simulation.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • create and analyse a simple Finite Element Model using e.g. Comsol Multiphysics
  • solve differential equations using Matlab (ODE-Solver,...) and to plot the solution
  • create a model using Anybody and to anlyze the result

Course contents

  • Matlab
  • Anybody
  • Comsol Multiphysics

Prerequisites

- Basics of programming - Basics of mathematics (differential equation, ...)

Literature

  • Download

Assessment methods

  • Projects
  • Exam
Data Acquisition (MNP)
German / iMod
7.50
-
Data Acqisition and Transfer (DAT)
German / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

Components for the acquisition of biosignals.

Methodology

lecture-style teaching with practical demonstrations, + guest lecture from a research institute (AIT)

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • programm a microcontrollersystem
  • connect components via bus systems
  • adapt and dimensioning of a simple ECG

Course contents

  • basics of microcontroller programming, timer, interrupts
  • AD, DA-converter, bus systems
  • wireless communication and power management
  • safe connection connection between patient and medical devices
  • biosignal amplifier and electrodes
  • analog signal filtering
  • topic-relevant, practical examples, NFC-Technik

Prerequisites

- Basics in electronics - C programming

Literature

  • course materials are provided in a moodel course

Assessment methods

  • Written exam for each topic.
Data Acquisition - Lab (DAL)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00

Course description

Laboratory for practical experience in data acquisition and transfer.

Methodology

practical implementation of the lecture topics in small groups

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • setup and build a ECG based on a simple electronic schematic
  • programm and start a microcontroller system

Course contents

  • Exercise 1: introduction into microcontroller programming, timer, interrupts
  • Exercise 2: A/D, D/A-converter, data transfer via USB
  • Exercise 3: WiFi data transfer, power Management
  • Exercise 4: simple instrumentation amplifier, two-stage amplifier, common mode feedback
  • Exercise 5: circuit implementation, implementation of a puls-LED, noise filter
  • Exercise 6: setup of ECG-amplifier + microcontroller board, circuit debugging

Prerequisites

- Basics of electronics - Basics of C programing

Literature

  • Internet Tutorials
  • course material from the lecture "data acquisition and transfer"
  • datasheet of the components used

Assessment methods

  • Discussion and demonstration during the laboratory
  • Protocols
Neuroprosthetics and Biosignals (NUB)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Neuroprosthetics: - Physiological basics of the excitation of nerve and muscle tissue - Stimulation parameters - Applications of neuroprosthetics - Technology and design of pulse generators Biosignals: - Characterization of biosignals - Data acquisition of bioelectrical signals - Amplifier technology and digitalization

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain intra- and extra cellular activation of nerve and muscles
  • choose stimulation parameters for skeletal muscle activation
  • explain and describe the operation of stimulation systems and the related technology
  • explain the origin of electrical biosignals and describe their characteristic
  • explain principal operation of sensors.
  • design of instrumentation amplifier based circuitry.

Course contents

  • Data acquisition of bio signals:
  • Characteristic of biosignals
  • Bioelectric signals
  • Biomechanical, chemical and biophysical
  • Sensor principle
  • Data acquisition
  • amplifier technology and digitalization Neuroprosthetics: - Historical development
  • Physiological basics of electrical excitable cells - Artificial electrical excitation
  • Stimulation parameter
  • Applications
  • Pulse generator circuit design
  • Implant technology

Prerequisites

Electronics

Assessment methods

  • Written exam
Medical Technology (MMT)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Medical Technology (MET)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

- Legal framework in the medical devices domain from development to market - Basic knowledge of medical statistics

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • plan and perform the necessary regulatory activities during medical device product certification
  • define the requirements on the product lifecycleof a medical device
  • apply statistical methods for the quantificationof performance parameters (medical measurement quantities) correctly

Course contents

  • Medical devices development to marketability
  • European medical devices regulation
  • MD Classification
  • Conformity assessment
  • Standards (ISO 14971, EN 60601-x, EN 62304, ISO 13485)
  • Risk management and -analysis
  • Software as a medical device
  • Clinical evaluation and clinical trials
  • Recurrent tests and operators of medical devices
  • Operators of MD
  • International requirements (FDA, CMDCAS, GxP, UL, ...)
  • Data privacy and health telematics law
  • Basics of medical statistics and data processing / evaluation

Prerequisites

none

Literature

  • Regulatorien:
  • Gärtner, A: Elektrische Sicherheit in der Medizintechnik, TÜV Media, 2008, ISBN-10: 3824911647
  • Gärtner, A: Medizinische Netzwerke und Software als Medizinprodukt, TÜV Media, 2010, ISBN-10: 3824911671
  • Gärtner, A: Medizinproduktegesetzgebung und Regelwerk, TÜV Media, 2008, ISBN-10: 3824911469
  • Gärtner, A: Normen in der Medizintechnik, TÜV Media, 2009, ISBN-10: 3824911655
  • Leitgeb, N: Sicherheit von Medizingeräten: Recht – Risiko – Chancen, Springer, Wien, 2009, ISBN-10: 3211993673 Statistik: Altman DG: Practical Statistics for Medical Research, Chapman & HALL/CRC, ISBN 0-412-27630-5

Assessment methods

  • Final exam
  • Group work
  • Cooperation
Quality Management of Medical Technique (QMT)
German / VO
3.00
2.00

Course description

Quality management for medical devices - a overview.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • interpret the requirements of ISO 13485 standard with the help of the standard paper
  • implement the requirements of the of ISO 13485standard in a company
  • interpret the MPG and ensure the compliance in the company
  • use quality control techniques, and apply them for the further development of the company

Course contents

  • Understand Basics of a modern quality management system
  • Of processmanagement and to know der requirements of the EN 13485
  • Know methods and tools of quality management

Prerequisites

Basics of processmanagement.

Literature

  • Handouts
  • EN ISO 13485

Assessment methods

  • Written exam
Prothestics (MP)
German / iMod
6.00
-
Application of Prosthetics (APE)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

- Basics Prostetics lower and upper extremity - Basics Biomechanics - Gait analysis - Socket technology - Socket connections - Fitting recommendations due to amputation level - Controls of myolectric prosthesis - Future in prosthetics

Methodology

lecture series incl. Excursion

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • students know the materials and supply possibilities of exoprosthetics used at the UE.
  • students are able to develope rehabilitation procedures for patients with prosthetics.

Course contents

  • Amputation levels
  • Myoelectrical control of prosthesis
  • Silicone prosthesis - finger replacement
  • Fitting possibilities due to amputationlevel
  • Orthetics
  • Prosthetic and Sports

Prerequisites

Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Literature

  • Baumgartner R, Botta P, Amputation und Prothesenversorgung der oberen Extremität. Ferdinand Enke Verlag Stuttgart, 1997 - Smith et al;
  • Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiences, AAOS - Hüter-Becker A;Betz U, Heel C;

Assessment methods

  • Projectpresentation
Basics of Prosthetics and Orthetics (GPO)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

- Basics Prostetics lower and upper extremity - Basics Biomechanics - Socket technology - Socket connections - Endoprosthetics - Orthotics

Methodology

lecture series

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • assess prothetic supply of lower extremities.
  • apply biomechanical basics of lower prosthetics.

Course contents

  • Basics Prostetics lower and upper extremity
  • Basics Biomechanics
  • Socket technology
  • Socket connections
  • Fitting recommendations due to amputation level
  • Controls of myolectric prosthesis
  • Future in prosthetics

Prerequisites

Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Literature

  • Baumgartner R, Botta P, Amputation und Prothesenversorgung der oberen Extremität. Ferdinand Enke Verlag Stuttgart, 1997 - Smith et al;
  • Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiences, AAOS - Hüter-Becker A;Betz U, Heel C;

Assessment methods

  • Exam

2. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Elective Module (MWAM)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Applications of Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology (Elective Course) (WFAR)
German / PRJ
3.00
2.00
Blog Project II (Elective Course) (WFB2)
German / PRJ
1.50
1.00
Citation and Co (Elective Course) (WFZCO)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00
Conference Participation (Elective Course) (WFTK)
German / PRJ
3.00
1.00
Congress Participation (Elective Course) (WFTFT)
German / PRJ
1.50
1.00
Electronics and Measurement Technology Project II (Elective Course) (WFEMII)
German / PRJ
3.00
1.00
Electronics in Biomedical Engineering (Elective Course) (WEBT)
German / UE
3.00
1.00
Informatics in Biomedical Engineering (Elective Course) (WIBT)
German / UE
3.00
2.00
Measurement Technology in Healthcare and Rehabilitation (Elective Course) (WFDR)
German / PRJ
1.50
1.00
MedTec Summer Academy (Elective Course) (WMTSA)
German / SO
3.00
2.00
Medical Statistics (WFAMS)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00
Rapid Prototyping in Biomedical Engineering 2 (Elective Course) (WFRPB)
German / LAB
1.50
1.00
Healthcare System (MGHS)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Healthcare System (GHS)
German / VO
3.00
2.00
Medical Practice of Rehabilitation (MPR)
German / VO
3.00
2.00
Healthcare Telematics (MGHT)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Databases and Rule-Based Systems (DRS)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Model-Based Software Development in the Healthcare System (MSG)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00
Motion Analysis (MBA)
German / iMod
6.00
-
Biomechanics, Ergonomics and Sports (BES)
German / UE
3.00
2.00
Instrumented Motion Analysis 2 (MUB2)
German / LAB
3.00
2.00
Rehabilitation Engineering (MRHT)
German / iMod
6.00
-
Healthcare and Rehabilitation Technology Project (GRP)
German / PRJ
3.00
2.00
Rehabilitation Technology (RHT)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

3. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Applied Rehabilitation Engineering (MRHT)
German / kMod
9.00
-
Applications in Healthcare Telematics (AGT)
German / SE
3.00
2.00

Course description

This course introduces the methodology of cross-organizational integration of IT systems using specific examples. The aim is to develop an understanding for Modular Cooperative IT systems through practical experience.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • realize the implementation of a software projectusing an existing specifaction and documentation
  • apply the standardised methods of software developement
  • plan and implement basic tasks of software testing
  • transfer knowledge about ISO/IEC 62304, ISO 13485, IEEE 829 from theory to practical use

Course contents

  • XML and other technologies for interoperability
  • Software development in C # for example

Prerequisites

Model-based software development in the health care system: - UML for process analysis - Requirements analysis - System and software - architecture - Detailed planning

Literature

  • See Semesterplan.

Assessment methods

  • Achieved project goals
  • Project documentation
  • Final exam
  • Questionnaire will be developed together with the students
Communication Technology in Rehabilitation Technology (KTR)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

Based on the lecture "Rehabilitationstechnik" in the second term, this course presents a multitude of communication technologies using Assistive Technologies e.g. tactile communication using Braille or visual communication with sign languages or captioning. General aspects of AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) like symbol languages and the use of ICT to improve communication rates of disabled people are discussed.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • apply profound theoretical knowledge of human-to-human and human-to-machine communication for practical solutions in AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) to support disabled and older people.
  • understand the reasons for using various forms of Alternative and Augmentative Communication and to apply such knowledge to overcome communication barriers imposed by disabilities.
  • apply various proven methods for increasing communication rates

Course contents

  • For detailed contents please refer to the "Semesterplan" in CIS.

Prerequisites

Lecture "Rehabilitationstechnik" - second term.

Literature

  • Powerpoint slides and supplementary readers are available for download via CIS

Assessment methods

  • Written final examination, duration app. 45 minutes.
Robotics in Rehabilitation Technology (RRT)
German / ILV, UE
3.00
2.00
Healthcare Telematics and Rehabilitation Technology Project (MGRT)
German / kMod
9.00
-
Advanced English (ENG)
English / SE
3.00
2.00

Course description

The sessions will be used to supervise the English used in the MSc projects.

Methodology

After the first compulsory lesson the students will be offered dates to see the lecturer on an individual basis. During these meetings thse students' projects will be discussed and mistakes in English corrected.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • cite other authors’ work in compliance with paper guidelines;
  • structure and write abstracts and/or short scientific papers according to the language-related and formal criteria given

Course contents

  • International correspondence in R & D projects - Presentation techniques
  • Support for writing of project documentation
  • Preparation for oral presentation of the project
Healthcare Telematics and Rehabilitation Technology Project (GRP)
German / PRJ
6.00
2.00

Course description

Project work in the topic of the masters thesis.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • implement as well as finalize a project work for finally completion of their master’s thesis in cooperation with an industry or university partner, respectively on the basis of project specifications.

Course contents

  • Implementation of scientific and clinical studies or projects in the area of healthcare and rehabilitation technology in use with concepts of health telematics as well as specific application of appropriate equipment (instrumented motion analysis, electrical biosignals, etc.)

Prerequisites

Contents of healthcare and rehabilitation technology project (sem. 2).

Literature

  • Project related scientific studies and current information from internet.

Assessment methods

  • Project presentation and documentation
Law and Economics (MWR)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Immaterielles Güterrecht (RUM)
German / ILV
3.00
2.00

Course description

imparting knowledge in the field of intangible property rights

Methodology

lecture, exercise and discussion

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • illustrate and explicate the legal framework in the field of intangible property rights (e.g. patent law)
  • utilise selected specialized data-banks for simple juridical-technical researches
  • describe basic procedures for protection of intangible property rights
  • explicate and reflect court decisions in the field iof intangible property rights

Course contents

  • main features of intangible property rights (trademark rights, patent rights and copy rights) focusing Austria and Europe

Prerequisites

knowledge of the Austrian and the European law system

Literature

  • Burgstaller, Peter/Bürscher, Alexander (2014): Erfindungsvergütung für Dienstnehmer, Verlag Medien und Recht
  • Ciresa, Meinhard (2009): Urheberwissen für die Praxis, Linde
  • Gratzl, Florian (2012): Grundriss der gewerblichen Schutzrechte, Facultas WUV
  • Haybäck, Gerwin (2009): Das Recht am geistigen Eigentum, LexisNexis Verlag ARD Orac
  • Höhne, Thomas (2011): Urheberrecht für die Praxis, Verlag Österreich
  • Koppensteiner, Hans-Georg (2012): Markenrecht, LexisNexis Verlag ARD Orac
  • Schuhmacher, Florian (2010): Europäisches Marken-, Muster- und Urheberrecht, Manz
  • Wartinger, Christine (2006): Urheberrecht und Arbeitsverhältnis, Verlag Österreich
  • Wiltschek, Lothar (2013): Patentrecht, Manz

Assessment methods

  • course immanent assessment method and end exam
Innovation Management (INN)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Innovation in companies.

Methodology

Lessons (theory), small excerises, practical work in the project

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • know the background and requirements for innovations and implement it in given projects
  • develop and present an idea up to product through all phases of product development by teamwork.

Course contents

  • Definitions in the field of Innovation management
  • Innovation strategies
  • Innovation process and its phases
  • Methods of creativity

Prerequisites

none

Literature

  • Handout

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method (participation/ breakouts) and end exam in the way of a teamwork-presentation of the project report
Project- and Riskmanagement (PRM)
German / ILV
1.50
1.00

Course description

Project- and portfoliomanagement in companies.

Methodology

Lessons (theory), praxis in project work

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • plan a project including the creation of aproject plan
  • identify risks of a project

Course contents

  • Definitions
  • Workflow of project
  • Phases of project
  • Riskmanagement

Prerequisites

none

Literature

  • Handout

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method (participation/ breakouts) and end exam in the way of teamwork-presentation of the project report
Soft Skills (MPER)
German / kMod
6.00
-
Basics to Communication, Leadership and Conflict Management (GFK)
German / VO
1.50
1.00
Conflict Management (KONF)
German / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

The course prepares the students to implement theoretical knowledge of conflict management and conflict behaviour in a vocational context. The personal reflection, the work on case studies and the practise of opportunities of behaviour take center stage.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • analyse exemplary conflict situations and to develop interventions to deal with.
  • classify personal basic patterns of conflict resolution strategies (e.g. according to Schwarz) and to name and to use alternative behaviours in simple exercises.

Course contents

  • Practical exercices

Prerequisites

Course Basics to Conversation Techniques, Leadership and Conflict Management

Literature

  • Glasl, Friedrich (2008): Selbsthilfe in Konflikten, 5. Auflage, Stuttgart: Verlag Freies Geistesleben/Haupt
  • Haeske, Udo (2008): Team- und Konfliktmanagement, 3. Auflage, Berli:, Cornelsen Verlag
  • Schwarz, Gerhard (2005): Konfliktmanagement, 7. Auflage, Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method and reflection paper
Consultative Selling (BV)
German / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

The course prepares the students for complex selling and negotiation processes and focuses on consultative and solution oriented models.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • explain the principles and phases of solution-oriented sales processes (for example Harvard principled negotiation) for complex services and products.
  • describe objections client orientated (for example demand, motives, uitility) and to argue solution orientated.
  • develop a sales process with several stages using predefined tools (for example questioning techniques) and to implement it in simple close to reality sales pitches.

Course contents

  • Principles of selling and negotiating
  • Harvard principled negotiation
  • Solution oriented selling conversation: Preparation, needs, presentation and argumentation, handling, objections, closing
  • Psychology of persuasion
  • Participants and roles in the negotiation and selling process
  • Conflicts in selling and negotiation situations

Literature

  • Buhr, Andreas (2013): Vertrieb geht heute anders - Wie Sie den Kunden 3.0 begeistern, Gabal Verlag
  • Cialdini, Robert B. (2007): Die Psychologie des Überzeugens, Bern: Verlag Hans Huber
  • Fischer, Claudia (2011): Telefon Sales - Erfolgsfaktoren für Verkauf & Akquise am Telefon, Gabal Verlag
  • Fischer, Roger/Ury, William/Patton, Bruce (2009): Das Harvard Konzept, 23. Auflage, Frankfurt: Verlag Campus
  • Scherer, Hermann (2002): Sie bekommen nicht was Sie verdienen, sondern was Sie verhandeln, 2. Auflage, Offenbach: GABAL Verlag
  • Scherer, Hermann (2013): Ganz einfach verkaufen: Die 12 Phasen des professionellen Verkaufsgesprächs, Gabal Verlag

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method and seminar paper

Anmerkungen

none

Leadership Skills (FK)
German / SE
1.50
1.00

Course description

The course prepares the students to implement theoretical knowledge of conflict management and conflict behaviour in a vocational context. The personal reflection, the work on case studies and the practise of opportunities of behaviour take center stage.

Learning outcomes

After passing this course successfully students are able to ...

  • analyse exemplary leading situations and to develop different possibilities to intervene.
  • name examplary leading behaviour and to use them in simple exercises.

Course contents

  • Practical exercies

Prerequisites

Course Basics to Conversation Techniques, Leadership and Conflict Management

Literature

  • Malik, Fredmund (2006): Führen, Leisten, Leben. Wirksames Management für eine neue Zeit, 13. Auflage, München: Verlag Heyne
  • Wunderer, Rolf (2007): Führung und Zusammenarbeit, 7. Auflage, Köln: Verlag Luchterhand

Assessment methods

  • Course immanent assessment method and case study

Anmerkungen

none

4. Semester

Name ECTS
SWS
Master Thesis (MMA)
German / iMod
30.00
-
Intensive English (ENG)
English / UE
3.00
2.00
Master Thesis (MA)
German / BE
25.50
0.00
Master Thesis Seminar (MAS)
German / SE
1.50
1.00