Collaboration & Cooperation (ILV)

Course numberB4.06360.10.021
Course codeColl&Coo
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction English

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Know the basics of business etiquette and can apply them
  • Are able to organize themselves for the completion of team tasks
  • Learn to deal with conflicts and feedback in the team

The course will cover the following topics/content:

  • Intercultural Team-Building
  • Conflict and Feedback

Doyle, T/ Zakrajsek, T/ Loeb, J.H. (2013): The New Science of Learning: How Brain Research Is Revolutionizing the Way We Learn. Virginia: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
Eagleman, D. (2017): The Brain. The Story of You. New York: Vintage.
Study Skills and Training, University of Oxford
The Yes Theory podcast by Headspace
Further reading and resources will be provided by instructors.
For English:
Authentic materials will be put together by the lecturer and made available and adapted to student needs.
Recommended reading and reference works:
Business Spotlight Magazine
Harvard Business Review
TED Talks
Presentation Guru
Emmerson, P. (2009) Business Vocabulary Builder, Macmillan
Emmerson, P. (2010) Business Grammar Builder - Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate, Macmillan
Bailey, S. (2010). Academic Writing for International Students of Business
Murphy, R. (2012) English Grammar in Use with Answers: A Self-study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Students of English, (4/e), CUP
Hughes, J. (2008). Success with BEC: The new Business English Certificates course. Vantage [B2], Student's book (1. publ. ed.).

Moderated group work, lecture, discussion, individual exercises

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses (ILV - integrated lecture) of the module and results as follows:
ILV "Collaboration & Cooperation" - 2 ECTS
Assessment type: Continuous assessment
Assessment method/s: Portfolio, comprising a presentation and 3 written reflection papers or related exercises relative to modules components (courses) based on content covered and active participation. These will be awarded a participation grade if completed successfully.