4608379: CF_Communication and Presentation Skills Training

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Semester:WS 18/19
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


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)
Master's degree programme in Entrepreneurship and Management (01.09.2018)

Learning Outcomes

The participants

  • professionalize their appearance and learn how to present their ideas using authentic voice, language and body language
  • learn how to speak with presence and charisma
  • get to know the basic principles of presentation techniques
  • learn how to create inspiring stories using incidents from their lives - bringing personality and life into public speaking
  • improve their ability to plan a public speech tailored to their audience
  • develop strategies on dealing with difficult participants
  • get to know the "yes and" principle as the key to successful communication, teamwork and innovation
  • enhance their spontaneity, creativity and ability to deal with unknown situation


Lectures Method

  • Presentations with feedback
  • Group work
  • Video recording
  • Exercises from improvisational theater
  • Role Playing

Admission Requirements

Conversational level of English

Exam Modalities

Part A: presentations (individual and group) 50%
Part B: active participation 50 %

Compulsory attendance (min. 80%)


Passed / Failed

  • Course based on continuous assessment, details see under "assessment".
  • Meeting attendance obligations and active participation are 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.


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


  • P-FU_Communication and Presentation Skills Training (WS 18/19, in Planung)