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Course 2018-2019 a.y.

20159 - SEMINARI PER LO SVILUPPO DI ABILITA' COMPORTAMENTALI / BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS SEMINARS

Department of Management and Technology


For the instruction language of the course see class group/s below

Go to class group/s: 20 - 21

DES-ESS (2 credits - I sem. - OB  |  SECS-P/10)
Course Director:
MASSIMO MAGNI

Classes: 20 (I sem.) - 21 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 20: MARIA GABRIELLA BAGNATO, Class 21: TATIANA BALUSHKINA

Class group/s taught in English

Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The evolution of the global context requires the development of managerial skills that are aimed at integrating knowledge between team members and organizational actors in order to develop innovative solutions. The ability to read the context and to integrate different sources of information requires also individuals to communicate effectively complex ideas. These seminars have the aim to favor the development of team members knowledge integration skills and effective communication.

CONTENT SUMMARY

The seminars focuses on the following topics:

  • The skills of the future.
  • Integrate knowledge through collaboration.
  • Public speaking and effective presentation skills.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Understand individual differences in team-based settings.
  • Understand personal teamwork style (strengths and weaknesses).
  • Identify the elements of effective presentations.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...
  • Adapt the personal teamwork style to different contexts.
  • Synthesize and select contents for developing a compelling presentation.
  • Communicate effectively on the basis of the audience’s characteristics.

Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
  • Interactive class activities (role playing, business game, simulation, online forum, instant polls)
DETAILS
  • Self-assessment: students are involved in self-assessments questionnaires aimed at understanding their teamwork style.
  • Team-based simulations: students are involved in the design and delivery of a presentation, as well as in the evaluation of other groups’ presentations by relying on an observation grid.

Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
  • Active class participation (virtual, attendance)
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    ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Because of the active interaction and the continuous feedback (from peers and instructors), attending students are evaluated on the basis of their active and continuous contribution throughout the entire duration of the seminars.

    • Final evaluation: pass/fail.
    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Non attending students are evaluated through a written exam entirely based on the textbook.

    • Final evaluation: pass/fail.

    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Materials distributed in class (simulations) and instructor’s slides.

    NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    Textbook (it is communicated at the beginning of the course).

    Last change 09/06/2018 09:13