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CODE 108661
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

The course aims to allow a reflection on transversal, cognitive and social skills, complementary to the technical-disciplinary skills of the engineering professions. Students will have the opportunity to analyze their own relational and communication styles and develop greater competence in leadership and teamwork.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aim of the course is to develop in students the basic skills related to interpersonal communication at work, teamwork and leading small groups.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student will know:

  • describe the most demanded non-technical skills on the labor market;
  • describe the main facilitation techniques of a team;
  • use strategy to promote open communication in a professional context:
    • use open-ended questions to stimulate the discussion in a professional relationship;
    • use reformulations and repetitions as an active listening technique in a professional relationship;
    • reduce emotional resistances through empathic techniques in a professional discussion;
    • speak in first person to facilitate the understanding of one's point of view by an interlocutor;
    • give specific and non-judgmental feedback to a colleague;

TEACHING METHODS

The course will have a laboratory and practical character, being set in an experiential way to allow the  experimentation of the communication techniques and strategies.

The teaching methodologies include, in addition to lectures, the use of problem based learning, relational simulation, discussion in small groups and the use of videos.

Active participation in educational activities is an essential condition for passing the exam. Attendance in presence is required (if possible).

Materials and videos will be made available to non-attending students.

Students with DSA certification must contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on any changes to the examination and / or lessons.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

  • Non-technical skills and the labor market
  • Non technicall skills: definitions
  • Social skills: communication, leadership and teamwork
  • Cognitive skills: problem solving and decision making
  • Situated Professional Skills
  • Management of a team
  • Conducting a meeting
  • The feedback

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Flin, R., O’connor, P., & Crichton, M. (2017). Safety at the sharp end: a guide to non-technical skills. CRC Press.

Texts and video provided by the teacher

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

TOMMASO FRANCESCO PICCINNO (President)

MARCO PANIZZA

LESSONS

Class schedule

The timetable for this course is available here: Portale EasyAcademy

EXAMS

Exam schedule

Data Ora Luogo Degree type Note
17/01/2024 14:30 GENOVA Orale
12/06/2024 14:30 GENOVA Orale
26/06/2024 14:30 GENOVA Orale
10/07/2024 14:30 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2024 14:30 GENOVA Orale

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals

Agenda 2030 - Sustainable Development Goals
Quality education
Quality education
Decent work and economic growth
Decent work and economic growth

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 PRO3 - Soft skills - Personale avanzato 1 - A
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 PRO3 - Soft skills - Sociale avanzato 1 - A
PRO3 - Soft skills - Sociale avanzato 1 - A