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060.008 Introduction to management and leadership for technicians
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • market themselves better on the job market
  • better meet the expectations placed on leaders
  • successful join companies and gain a foothold
  • lead people and teams better
  • lead and take responsibility
  • manage teams and project groups
  • deliver results in a business context
  • build teams
  • deliver entrepreneurial added value
  • find a higher quality job on the job market for academics

Subject of course

  • Expectations of engineers in a business environment
  • Communication and leadership for newcomers
  • Communication - the underestimated career factor
  • How successful leaders leaders manage themselves
  • Applied neuro-physics in communication, management and leadership
  • The revolution in management, leadership and communication: Daniel Kahnemann's Nobel Prize for Economics
  • Improving Relationship management
  • Ignite, recognize, strengthen motivation in people
  • Management for engineers
  • Leading and developing people
  • Leadership communication: form and content
  • Achieving results is fun, more work is stressful
  • Responsibility and professionalism in leadership and management
  • Guiding principles
  • Management tasks
  • Management tools

Teaching methods

Lectures, group work, small group work, individual work, plenary work, discussion of case studies, applied and agile methods of finding results, World Cafe

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

The course is primarily aimed at students studying for a Master's degree and students who are about to complete their Bachelor's degree.



Course dates

Tue09:00 - 17:0023.05.2023 (LIVE)Einführung in Management und Leadership für Techniker_innen
Tue09:00 - 17:0030.05.2023 (LIVE)Einführung in Management und Leadership für Techniker_innen

Examination modalities

Individual submission of a paper of 3-4 pages (submission in TUWEL), which is then discussed in a personal oral debriefing (or, depending on the amount of students attending the lecture a multiple choice test).


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue - 10.06.2025written08.05.2025 09:00 - 09.06.2025 23:59TISSOnline Multiple-Choice-Test

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.02.2023 10:00 05.03.2023 23:59 22.05.2023 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


No lecture notes are available.