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Bachelor 2018/2019

Introduction to Profession

Area of studies: Management
When: 1 year, 3, 4 module
Mode of studies: offline
Language: English
ECTS credits: 3

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The aim of this course is to give students an opportunity to develop necessary soft-skills and understand which hard-skills (needed for their career development) should be mastered in future. This course is provided to the students of the undergraduate program “International business and Management studies”
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Students understand importance of soft and hard skills development for their career success
  • Students understand importance of soft and hard skills development for managerial work and profession
  • Students have built their career path and development roadmap
  • Students have practiced presentation skills, analytical skills, creative thinking, business writing skills and others
  • Students know what skills they need to develop to be able to work in modern challenging business environment
  • Students know how HSE extra curriculum opportunities can help and benefit their skills development
  • Students have experienced different types of teamwork and soft- skills exercises in order to understand their personal strengths and areas for future improvements
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Students understand importance of soft and hard skills development for their career success
  • Students understand importance of soft and hard skills development for managerial work and profession
  • Students have built their career path and development roadmap
  • Students have practiced presentation skills, analytical skills, creative thinking, business writing skills and others
  • Students know what skills they need to develop to be able to work in modern challenging business environment
  • Students know how HSE extra curriculum opportunities can help and benefit their skills development
  • Students have experienced different types of teamwork and soft- skills exercises in order to understand their personal strengths and areas for future improvements
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Who is a manager? Introduction to profession: skills, development field and market realities
  • Managing a team: team roles, instruments, intercultural intelligence
  • Analytical communications: how to present information efficiently
  • Internship: why you need to start now and other FAQ
  • CV and motivation letter: applying for the job
  • Certifications: relevance, types and steps to obtain
  • Academic mobility: what is it and how to deal with it
  • Conferences: what is the aim and how to get in
  • Employment VS Entrepreneurship: pros and cons
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Оcumulative
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (4 module)
    0.4 * Exam + 0.6 * Оcumulative
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Drumwright, H. (2016). Management Vs. Employees : How Leaders Can Bridge the Power Gaps That Hurt Corporate Performance. [New York]: Apress. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1331513

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Higgs, M., & Dulewicz, V. (2016). Leading with Emotional Intelligence : Effective Change Implementation in Today’s Complex Context. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1338472