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Information, management, communication - principles and methods for the engineer

Objectives

At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain (main concepts) :
 
· Main principles and tools for documentary methods
· Methods for writing well-structured professional documents
· Methods for giving effective oral presentations with visual aids
· Introduction to company management
The student will be able to:
· Work out a bibliographic search strategy
· Write a bibliography
· Use basic information search tools
· Write logically structured reports with an appropriate lay-out
· Make oral presentations with visual aids - Powerpoint
· Write a resume and a cover letter for a work placement
· Describe a management process
· Describe a decision-making process
· Analyse a company's environment
· Find one's place in the company the work placement

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...