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Faculty of Economics Science
Course unit
ECL1002454, A.A. 2014/15

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2012/13

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
EC0221, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2014/15
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination MANAGEMENT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Department of reference Department of Economics and Management
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT (Ord. 2011)

Teacher in charge PAOLO GUBITTA SECS-P/10

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SECS-P/10 Business Organisation 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Start of activities 02/03/2015
End of activities 13/06/2015
Show course schedule 2015/16 Reg.2013 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of accounting and general management.
Target skills and knowledge: During the course, it is our goal help students to understand themselves more fully through a variety of self-reflective activities and assignments. Only by understanding yourself better can the students then develop and deepen the skills needed to work most effectively with others.
More specifically, the students will learn to:
1. Lead own individual change efforts
2. Develop personal awareness
3. Manage stress
4. Solve problems more creatively
5. Build positive relationships through supportive communication and coaching
6. Influence others to achieve organizational goals
7. Manage and resolve interpersonal conflicts
8. Become good team members and lead teams effectively
9. Empower yourself and others
Examination methods: Written Examinations (multiple choice questions)
Group Case Analysis (in-class exercises)
Assignments (homework exercises)
In-class participation
Assessment criteria: The evaluation will be based on the knowledge of the topics of the course, on the in-class participation and on the individual ability to analyse and discuss case studies
Course unit contents: This course provides an opportunity to study the concepts, problems and techniques of managing the human resources of an organization with emphasis on application and skill building.
Topics include:
a) skills development for interviewing, counseling and appraising employees;
b) work team leadership and development;
c) group problem solving and decision making;
d) management of intergroup relationship and conflict resolution.

Learning About the Self
Journey into Self-awareness
Self-disclosure and Trust
Establishing goals Consistent with your Values and Ethics.
Diversity and Communication
Understanding and Working with Diverse Others
Coaching and Providing Feedback for Improved Performance
Building Teams and Teamwork
Facilitating Team Success
Making Decisions and Solving Problems Creatively
Power and Politicking
Leading and Empowering Self and Others
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures and case studies.
The predominant teaching method used in this course will be analysis and discussion using the required material and case studies. So, the course will be highly interactive.
Additional notes about suggested reading: De Janasz, S., Dowd, K. & Schneider, B. (2012). Interpersonal skills in organizations(4th edition). N.Y: McGraw-Hill Irwin.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • De Janasz, S., Dowd, K. & Schneider, B., Interpersonal skills in organizations(4th edition). N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2012. Cerca nel catalogo