711-0527/09 – Soft Skills I (SS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Social SciencesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MAL20 doc. RNDr. Martin Malčík, Ph.D.
MIK30 doc. PhDr. Miroslava Miklošíková, PhD.
SCH0130 Mgr. Martina Schneiderová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2
Part-time Credit 0+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- Definition of the soft skills and their professional development opportunities - Basic time-management - Development of the communication skills including training of selected communication techniques (presentation, self-presentation, negotiation with the client) - Identifying own strengths and weaknesses based on diagnosis - Preparation for a tender

Teaching methods

Lectures
Tutorials

Summary

The subject is intended for students of technical or economic orientation or humanities. Students will be introduced to the soft skills with a focus on self-management and diagnostics (charting their own strengths and weaknesses), effective communication and career planning.

Compulsory literature:

FORSYTH, Patrick. Successful Time Management: How to be Organized, Productive and Get Things Done. London: Kogan Page Publishers, 2019. ISBN 9780749498887. GALLO, Carmine. Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get from Good to Great. New York: St. Martin's Publishing Group, 2018. ISBN 9781250183477. LUDWIG, Petr. The end of procrastination: how to stop postponing and live a fulfilled life. Brno: Jan Melvil Publishing, 2016. ISBN 978-80-7555-020-0. MEHRABIAN, Albert. Nonverbal Communication. London: Routledge, 2017. ISBN 9781351308717. MŰHLFEIT, Jan & Melina COSTI. The Positive Leader: How Energy and Happiness Fuel Top-Performing Teams. London: Pearson, 2017. ISBN 9781292166155. PRINCE, Emma-Sue. Seven Skills for the Future. London: Pearson, 2019. ISBN 9781292259192.

Recommended literature:

BERNE, Eric. Games people play : the psychology of human relationships. London: Penguin Books, c1964. ISBN 0-14-002768-8. BALCAR, Jiří. Soft skills and their importance on the Czech labour market. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2018. ISBN 978-80-248-4245-5. GALLO, Carmine. The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. New York: McGraw Hill Professional, 2009. ISBN 9780071636759. MORRIS, Desmond. Peoplewatching. London: Vintage, 2002. ISBN 978-009-942978-4. MORRIS, Desmond. The human animal: a personal view of the human species, 1994. London: BBC Books. ISBN 978-056-337021-5.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Řešení modelových situací a úkolů

E-learning

Other requirements

Active participation of students in teaching, preparation and presentation of assigned tasks.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The subject is intended for students of the Faculty of Mining and Geology. Soft skills, soft skills represent competencies that help people in easier and more successful civic coexistence, and at the same time they must be an integral part of their work competencies. The course will focus on the development of competencies necessary for the everyday life of a person, especially competence to solve problems, communication and communication competencies, social and personal competencies, competencies of creative and critical problem solving, competencies of complex personality development and last but not least competencies related to optimal use of modern information and communication technologies. Students will recognize themselves, their personality, their team role, etc. by means of different psychological tests. The emphasis will be on mutual communication, self-presentation, assertiveness and assertive behavior, self-management, self-management and time -management. Students will create a portfolio and a CV. A recruiter will be invited to the classroom to highlight the issues of staff selection, job interviews, career planning, and at the same time make a short "selection procedure." Main topics: Soft skills - acquainting students with the meaning, description, areas of personal development of students. Self-management - Developing the ability to drive oneself. Structured CV, motivation letter, personal portfolio - structure and content. Preparation for Tender - Tender Organization, Assesment Center, Model Situation. Communication skills - communication scheme, communication phase, types of communication. Nonverbal communication - function, analysis of basic signals, modification of the communication space. Verbal communication - Interview, principles of effective communication. Communication techniques - presentation, leadership, moderation, self-presentation. Negotiation with the client - tactical aspects of dealing with the client, managing manipulative approaches. Career Planning - Diagnostics (Career Type, Team Roles, Self Recognition - Holland, Belbin, etc.). Time management - Developing the ability to plan, follow schedule, adhere to deadlines.

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
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Credit Credit 85  85
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