184.032 communication techniques
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, SE, 1.0h, 1.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

communicate and perform professionally in order to pursue both an expert and management career after graduation.

Successful leadership of project teams or employees requires a high level of soft skills. As a technical manager, it is particularly important to be aware of your own behavior and reaction patterns in interpersonal relationships.

In this seminar, you focus on rhetorical tools and procedures that enhance your personal leadership performance. You deal with the principles of self and external motivation and highlight dynamics in project teams.

Subject of course

  • You recognize and optimize your own communication patterns.
    In this way you learn to convince with clear messages.
  • You practice performance tools of leadership: statements, arguments and moderation.
  • You learn to use constructive feedback as a management tool.
  • 1: 1 reality training identical to the successful ORF format "Im Zentrum".

Teaching methods

  • Theory input by lecture
  • Individual and group exercises
  • Video training and feedback from lecture and participants
  • Literature and investigation for the independent development of tasks

Mode of examination


Additional information

ORT: Online

ZEIT: Fr. 28. Mai und Sa. 29. Mai 2021 (Blockveranstaltung) Fr. 14-19 Uhr, Sa. 9-16 Uhr.
Anmeldung über TISS.

Es wird keine Warteliste aus dem Vorjahr übernommen. Mitte April 2021 erhalten alle angemeldeten Studierenden eine Erinnerungsmail. Diese ist unbedingt zu beantworten. Jene Studierenden, die im letzten Semester angemeldet waren und nicht gekommen sind, werden zurückgereiht. Nicht angemeldete Studierende werden NICHT nachträglich zum Seminar zugelassen!

Bitte melden Sie sich umgehend ab (weiss@dsg.tuwien.ac.at), wenn Sie am Seminar nicht teilnehmen können, um anderen interessierten Studierenden die Möglichkeit der Teilnahme zu geben.

ECTS Breakdown:
12h Anwesenheitspflicht: Vortrag, Präsentationstraining mit Videoanalyse
  4h Faktenrecherche für Präsentationsthemen
11,5h Selbst- und Fremdreflexion von Verhaltensweisen und Reaktionsmustern
10h Literaturstudien
*37,5 GESAMT*

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

  • Written and oral results of individual work
  • Written and oral reuslts of group work
  • Exercises in front of the camera

Individual exercise with video recording (40% content, 50% presentation and 10% time management)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.03.2021 10:00 02.04.2021 23:00 02.04.2021 23:00

Registration modalities

Ort: über TISS



Lecture notes for this course are available in the coure.
Führen Leisten Leben: Wirksames Management für eine neue Zeit, Fredmund Malik
Sich selbst führen und dann die anderen, Friedhelm Boschert


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