4507796: CF_Diversity and Intersectionality

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Semester:SS 18
Type:Module/Course/Examination
Language:English
ECTS-Credits:3.0
Scheduled in semester:1-6
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:28.0 L / 21.0 h
Self-directed study time:69.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers

Curricula

Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)
Master's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)
Bachelor's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)
Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2015)
Master's degree programme in Finance (01.09.2015)
Master's degree programme in Entrepreneurship (01.09.2015)

Description

  • Concepts, theories and models of diversity
  • Managing Diversity
  • Theoretical, political and legal concepts of intersectionality
  • Interlocking types of discrimination
  • Methods to develop diversity+ competencies
  • Equality and the right to be different

Lecture Goals

Participants are able …

  • to explain the basic concepts, theories and models of diversity
  • to explain the basic theoretical, political and legal concepts of intersectionality
  • to apply Diversity Management tools
  • to analyse situations of interlocking discrimination
  • to develop their own set of diversity+ competences
  • to do presentations in English

Understanding the dynamics of difference, promoting equal opportunity and valuing diversity are highly esteemed skills in the diversified and globalized labour market.

Qualifications

Lectures Method

Lectures and workshops

Admission Requirements

Recommended: Conversation level of English

Literature

Required reading for the first meeting

Thomas, D.A., Ely, R.J. (1996), "Making differences matter: a new paradigm for managing diversity", Harvard Business Review, Vol. 74 No.5, pp.79-90.

Other reading material will be provided on moodle.

Exam Modalities

50 % developing a case study (group work)
50 % individual work presentation

Compulsory attendance (min. 80%)

Assessment

Passed / Failed

  • Course based on continuous assessment, details see under "assessment".
  • Meeting attendance obligations is an essential pre-requisite for successfully completing a course based on continuous assessment.
  • Attendance must be proven for at least 80% of the stipulated contact time. Responsibility for checking and providing written proof of this obligatory attendance lies with the course lecturer who is required to store this information at least until the end of the semester.
  • In the case of absenteeism that exceeds the specified limits of absence, a medical certificate is required. Responsibility lies with the head of the Coordination Office for Cross-Faculty Elective Subjects to approve the reason for the student's failure to attend.
  • Participation in other activities of the university are not recognized as an excused absence.

Comments

Cross-faculty elective subject:
Notice the special Multi-stage allocation process.

Exams

  • P-FU_Diversity and Intersectionality (SS 18, in Bewertung)