260.138 Group Dynamics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, SE, 3.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

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

  • to perceive and analyze group processes,
  • to recognize the phases of group development
  • to research the conditions for work ability
  • to identify the functions of leadership and authority
  • to recognize the importance of differences and conflicts in groups
  • to  differentiate the different levels of communication (verbal / non-verbal)
  • to  Interpret the effectiveness of emotions and put them into words
  • to  describe the experience, recognition and further development of your own role in the group process
  • to experience and recognize your own strengths and areas of learning in order to cooperate effectively in groups
  • to verbalize your concerns, emotions and observations

Subject of course

Theory based practicing of observing and analyzing group processes (occasionally video-analyzing): Functions of leadership, differences and conflicts in groups, Prerequisites for high performance, Phases of group development, levels of communication (verbal/nonverbal), influence of emotions

Teaching methods

Processing and analysis of group dynamics

working in
in groups, small groups and individual work

Mode of examination


Additional information

This course started  on March 30th, 2020.

Participants have received more information about NEWS.

If you realize that you cannot be present from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm or from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm on all days from 1 to 5 September, please cancel immediately.


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Examination modalities

When planning your appointment, please take into account that due to the group-dynamic way of working, a constant presence during working hours is necessary!

Group dates

Gruppe 109:00 - 18:0001.09.2020 - 05.09.2020Projektraum 13 - Achtung! Werkraum, kein Seminarraum! 260.138 Group Dynamics Gruppe 1A
Gruppe 109:00 - 18:0001.09.2020 - 05.09.2020Projektraum 15 - Achtung! Werkraum, kein Seminarraum! 260.138 Group Dynamics Gruppe 1B
Gruppe 209:00 - 18:0001.09.2020 - 05.09.2020Projektraum - Panigltrakt EG - Achtung! Werkraum, kein Seminarraum! 260.138 Group Dynamics Gruppe 2A
Gruppe 209:00 - 18:0001.09.2020 - 05.09.2020Projektraum 8 - Achtung! Werkraum, kein Seminarraum! 260.138 Group Dynamics Gruppe 2B

Course registration

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Group Registration

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Gruppe 102.03.2020 09:0012.03.2020 13:00
Gruppe 202.03.2020 20:0012.03.2020 20:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science
TRS Transferable Skills


Selected Publications: Kasenbacher K.. (2003): Gruppen und Systeme Gibb J.R.(1986): Das Vertrauensklima Krainz E. (2001): Gruppenfunktionen in der Teamarbeit (Manuskript) Wimmer R. (1993): Wozu noch Gruppendynamik Heintel P.(1993): Das T-Gruppenmodell und seine Bedeutung für systemsiches Organisationslernen

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