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pb085 - Soft Skills
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Module label Soft Skills
Module code pb085
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
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  • Bachelor's Programme Biology > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Biology > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration for Medium-Sized Enterprises > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration for Medium-Sized Enterprises > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration for Medium-Sized Enterprises > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration for Top Athletes > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Comparative and European Law > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Comparative and European Law > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Comparative and European Law > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Education > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Education > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Education > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Engineering Physics > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Environmental Science > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Intercultural Education and Counselling > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Intercultural Education and Counselling > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Intercultural Education and Counselling > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Bachelor's Programme Mathematics > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Bachelor's Programme Physics, Engineering and Medicine > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Bachelor's Programme Physics > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Physics > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Bachelor's Programme Social Studies > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Social Studies > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Art and Media > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Biology > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Fachnahe Angebote Informatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Chemistry > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Dutch Linguistics and Literary Studies > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Education > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Elementary Mathematics > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme English Studies > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Gender Studies > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
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  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History > Fachnahe Angebote Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme History > Säule "Überfachliche Professionalisierung"
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Contact person
Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
In this module, students have the opportunity to become more concious of their general skills, attitudes and knowledge elements, so-called key skills competences and to develop them in a targeted manner. While expert knowledge is constantly changing, key competences are of lasting value for solving problems and acquiring new competences, even expert knowledge.

During the lecture methods of Soft Skills are underpinned and justified by relevant scientific insights from
e. g. psychology, education, and social sciences. The students collect and reflect practical experience with selected subjects during the exercises. 

Professional competence
The students:
  • identify characteristic properties of scientific texts
  • reflect aspects of the use of media
Methodological competence
The students:
  • moderate teamwork using the moderation method
  • practise to receive and to give constructive feedback
- plan and realize little projects
  • create presentations and reflect the presentations of others
  • try methods of rhetoric
  • reflect methods of project management
  • apply and compare creativity techniques
Social competence
The students:
  • check out feedback and meta-communication
  • reflect the opportunities of teamwork
  • gain basic knowledge about conflict management 

Self-competence
The students:
  • use methods of time management
  • reflect their dealing with criticism and that of others
  • learn about the challenge of assessment centers and reflect their possible roles within
Module contents
Communication, Metacommunication, Feedback, Rhetoric, Writing of Scientific Texts, Teamwork, Moderation, Creativity Techniques, Conflict Management, Presentation, Use of Media, Time Management, Project Management
Reader's advisory
Lecture Notes for this module including an extensive bibliographic reference list, e. g. Uwe Vigenschow, Björn Schneider: Soft Skills für Softwareentwickler. Dpunkt.Verlag, Heidelberg, 2007.
Links
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Participation in the exercises is mandatory since they are part of the examinations.
Modullevel PB (Professionalisierungsbereich)
Modulart Ergänzung/Professionalisierung
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Practical: during semester, theoretical: End of semester.
Practical Exercises during the semester, written exam at the end.
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 WiSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h

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