Karierna komunikacija

Subject description

Basic concepts related to communications. Information society and information sources. The use of information resources and information and communication services in education.

Career planning (identifying interests, abilities and goals, evaluation of career options, learn about the scope of work and opportunities to gain experience, competitive advantage).

Searching of study resources (efficient use of Internet search engines, libraries, databases …), their critical evaluation and proper citation and summarizing (media literacy).

Efficient CV –how to prepare a CV –Europass and such that stands out of the crowd.

Different mindset (fixed, growth, innovative) in relation to problem solving.

Design thinking for innovative problem solving and solution presentation.

Effective learning (techniques and skills), use of information technologies in distance learning, functional literacy, reading diagonally.

Communication skills (written, electronic, verbal), public speaking and rhetoric skills of dialogue, listening, persuasion and negotiation, goal communication, conflict resolution.

Project and team work (modeling, role in the team, coordination, motivation of groups and leading).

Presentation of results.

Basics of business etiquette.

Using multimedia tools in interactive collaboration and innovation environments.

The subject is taught in programs

Objectives and competences

The course gives basic knowledge of information society tools needed for future multimedia professionals. The core subject matter is the theoretical basis which relates to the practical knowledge of projects and real business environments. The content of the course represents a completed integrity, but offers the motivation for more technical courses in further levels of the study.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures for the provisioning of theoretical aspects and laboratory practices with real-case scenarios and solving the problems through team project work and a seminar. E-learning and invited lecturers.

Expected study results

After successful completion of the course, students should be able to:

– find suitable resources for further study and project activities

– organize team work from role definitions to team coordination

– to examine the challenges of business opportunities and competitiveness

– analyze the risks from the idea to the realization of a successful project

– evaluate the results of the work performed

– report on the results in writing, verbal and electronically

Basic sources and literature

  1. Daniel Coyle, The Talent Code: Greatness isn’t born. It’s Grown. Here’s how. (2009).
  2. George Couros, The Innovator's Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity. (2015).
  3. Liedtka, J., Ogilvie, T., Brozenske, R. (2014). The designing for growth field book: A step-by-step project guide 

  4. Richard N. Bolles, What Color Is Your Parachute? 2018: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers (2017)
  5. Jeff Goins, The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do (2015)

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