Virtual & Intercultural Cooperation

Differences between virtual and co-located teams; building teams and virtual teams; managing distance teams; work culture in virtual teams; communication and media literacy; building intercultural competence and harnessing the benefits of diversity;

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Lepsinger, Richard, DeRosa, Darleen (2010), Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide for Working and Leading from a Distance, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken (New Jersey) Martinelli, Russ J., Waddell, James M., Rahschulte, Tim J. (2017), Projects Without Boundaries: Successfully Leading Teams and Managing Projects in a Virtual World, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken (New Jersey)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Practice class with low student workload: teaching session, group assignment and activities, presentations, discussions

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment (based on the quality of students' assignments, presentations etc.)

Infos

Degree programme

Project Management & IT (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

1.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

No

Learning outcome

After completing this course, the students will be able to run virtual teams and to use collaboration platforms for virtual communication.

Course code

0387-17-01-VZ-DE-45