Time and self-management (ILV)

Course numberB3.00000.70.190
Course codeZSM
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

Students have developed new strategies for dealing with themselves, their time and their environment, in order to find ways to master the special challenges of study and professional life. Both the promotion of socio-communicative competence and self-competence are prioritized. The students know about the factors influencing learning processes, can combine these with their own experiences and develop learning strategies as well as apply them consistently. They know theoretical concepts of personality development, can connect with their own personality and develop strategies for strengthening their personality. They are also aware of the importance of collegial cooperation in study and work and respectful interaction with each other in order to increase their own job satisfaction and at the same time to analyze and reflect on performance pressure. They are able to identify patterns behind time pressure, elicit and eliminate stress factors, and apply time management tools for long-term, efficient, and effective work and study performance. They can analyze the origins of conflicts and apply conflict resolution strategies. In addition, they are aware of the importance of mental hygiene, burnout prevention, stress management and self-reflection. They are able to relate occupational stress factors and possible coping strategies to each other as well as to analyze and make use of occupational motivational factors also in an international comparison.

  • Improvement of individual time and self-management for study and work
  • Methods of decision-making and goal-finding, dealing with change, learning processes, learning strategies and self-organization in study and work
  • New ways of problem solving and creativity development
  • Time management tools in positive correlation to study success
  • Time management in line with personal values, performance and performance pressure in the team
  • Successful handling of time pressure, overcoming procrastination (postponement behavior)
  • Increase time efficiency / effectiveness and productivity
  • Collaboration, conflict and conflict resolution, mental health and self-reflection
  • Occupational stress factors, motivational factors
  • Achieving and maintaining a personal balance between studies / work and private life
  • Stress and burnout prevention through self-management
  • Personality theories and methods of personality development

Bischof K. et al. (2015), Selbstmanagement, Haufe;
Seiwert L. (2009), Noch mehr Zeit für das Wesentliche: Zeitmanagement neu entdecken, Goldmann;
Matthews A. (2015), So geht's dir gut, VAK;
Books, journals and websites according to the current state of knowledge in the respective fields.

Exercises, workshops, discussions