Personal and Interpersonal Skills
||Personal and Communicational Development
Instance: 2011/2012 - 1S
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching Staff - Responsibilities
Teaching - Hours
- To identify/acquire the essential skills in order to maximize personal and interpersonal performance.
- To apply techniques of personal development, to use strategies of group interaction and manage different communication resources, in order to reach a progressive efficiency in the working processes and a high effectiveness in the results.
- To raise awareness regarding soft skills and the changes which need to be developed in the individual profile, in order to improve the future professional activity in electrical and computers engineering.
1. Quality Costumer Service
2. Interaction and Communication Attitudes
3. Rules of Professional Communication
4. Signs of Non-Verbal Communication
5. Preparation and Guidance of Reunions
6. People Management in Organizations
7. Development of Teamwork
8. Micromarketing and Professional Effectiveness
9. Oral, Written and Audiovisual Communication
10. Development of Personal Responsibility
11. Maximization of creative capacity
Teaching methods and learning activities
Theoretical classes: presentation of the themes with audiovisual support: blackboard, overhead projector and/or computer with datashow.
Practical classes: explanation of the themes with audiovisual support: blackboard, overhead projector and/or computer with datashow; practical activities, case analysis and exercises of behaviour training, in order to improve the skills related with the different themes of the course.
Social sciences > Psychological sciences > Psychology > Social psychology
Social sciences > Psychological sciences > Behavioural sciences
Distributed evaluation without final exam
||Defesa pública de dissertação, de relatório de projeto ou estágio, ou de tese
|Preparation of Presentation
Amount of time allocated to each course unit
Eligibility for exams
Students have to attend to 75% of the practical classes and attend to the continuous assessment components.
Calculation formula of final grade
Assessment of theoretical classes (50%=10 values)
Assessment of practical classes (50%=10 values)
Note: Students have to reach a minimum mark of 50% in each of the components and reach a minimum mark of 9,5 out of 20 in the final mark.
Examinations or Special Assignments
MT- 2 mini-tests about theoretical classes (individual assignment)
WR- A written report (group assignment)
P- Oral presentation (individual assignment) with audiovisual support (group assignment)
IP- Individual performance during classes
The skills which will be assessed are the following:
1) Personal and professional attitudes
a) Experimentation and knowledge discovery
b) Personal skills and attitudes
2) Interpersonal attitudes
3) Conceiving, designing, implementing and operating systems in the enterprise and societal context
a) Internal and societal context
b) Enterprise and business context
Special assessment (TE, DA, ...)
It is the same as for ordinary students. Although working students are exempt from classes, there is an obligation to be present in the evaluation moments and perform the work described in the evaluation components.
Students can improve their marks in the next year.
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