Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
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Team Building

level of course unit

first cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

- The students differentiate between different stages of team development.
- Students will draw conclusions about the prevailing problem structures and analyze necessary actions based on concrete example situations.
Students will know:
- specific team roles
- the implications of team roles
- developments in the various team building phases
- alternative courses of action
Students will engage in:
- learning by experience
- reflection
- discursive exchange
Students will demonstrate:
- empathy skills
- ability to deal with conflict
- discussion and reasoning skills
- persuasive skills
- sense of responsibility
- self-assertion

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The course combines learning through outdoor and indoor components with keynote speeches and reflection:
- The development of teams in their compositions
- Target perspectives and risks
- Leadership in a team
- Organization of cooperation
- Social coherence
- The assessment of roles
- Potential for conflict including causes and solutions

recommended or required reading

Belbin, R. (2010): Management Teams: Why they succeed or fail. Elsevier Science & Technology
Garner, E. (2012): Teambuilding: How to turn uncohesive groups into productive teams. Eric Garner & Ventus Publishing ApS
Katzenbach, J., Smith, D. (2006): The wisdom of Teams: Creating the High Perfomance Organization, Harper Business;
Leutenberg, E. (2008): The successful Teambuilding Workbook: Self Assessments, Exercises & educational Handouts, Whole Person Ass.,;
Paul, J. (2006): Social Events: Wertewandel in der Eventbranche, VDM
Thomas, A., Stumpf, S. (2003): Teamarbeit und Teamentwicklung, Hogrefe;

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semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mag. Ing. Paul Mair & Team

year of study


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work placement(s)

not applicable