546-0156/01 – Soft-skills for the Job Market (SSP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits1
Subject guarantorMgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SOC071 Mgr. Alena Kašpárková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+1
Part-time Credit 0+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- prepare students for a job interview - write a CV in English - write a cover letter - improve communication in speaking and writing

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The course shall prepare students to enter the job market in a professional manner as they prepare a CV both in Czech and English, they learn to write a cover letter and succeed in a job interview. Students practice their communication and presentation skills both in speaking and writing.

Compulsory literature:

GALLWEY, W.T. The Inner Game of Work: Focus, Learning, Pleasure, and Mobility in the Workplace. Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2011. SCHUMAN, Nancy. Job Interview Phrase Book. Adams Media Corporation, 2009. ISBN 144050184X. WEISSMAN, Jerry. Presenting to Win. The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition. Pearson Education, 2008. ISBN 9780134093284. How to Write a Resume: The Complete Guide. ResumeGenius [online] Sonaga Tech Limited, 2019 [accessed 2020-04-20]. Available from: https://resumegenius.com/blog/resume-help/how-to-write-a-resume

Recommended literature:

DIGNEN, Bob. Fifty ways to improve your presentation skills in English. Oxford: Summertown Publishing, c2007. ISBN 978-1-902741-86-4. LERBINGER, Otto. Corporate communication: an international and management perspective. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell, 2019. ISBN 978-1-119-47137-0. MASCULL, Bill. Business Vocabulary in Use: Intermediate Book with Answers. Cambridge University Press, 2017. ISBN 9781316629987. THOMSON, Ken a Martina HOVORKOVÁ. English for meetings: B1-B2. Plzeň: Fraus, 2009. Angličtina v praxi. ISBN 978-80-7238-610-9.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Student writes their CV in Czech, CV in English, cover letter in Czech, cover letter in English

E-learning

Other requirements

Active participation in lessons, attendance 80%

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Soft-skills for the job market 2. Job advertisement 3. Preparation for a job interview 4. A CV in Czech 5. A CV in English 6. A cover letter in Czech 7. A cover letter in English 8. Rehearsal of a job interview in Czech 9. Rehearsal of a job interview in English 10. Non-verbal communication 11. Self-presentation 12. Being assertive 13. Writing a CV 14. Writing a cover letter

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Student writes their CV in Czech, CV in English, cover letter in Czech, cover letter in English

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Occurrence in study plans

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2021/2022 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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