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Understanding your personal performance base

Course code
GEN454
Course type
BSc Course General Studies
Weekly Hours
1,0
ECTS
1,0
Term
FS 2023
Language
Englisch
Lecturers
Karl Dieterich
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.

Course Contents: In order to thrive as a human being, one must learn how to transform experiences in personal and business life into life lessons that support a lifelong development process.

This course will provide an introduction into:
• Fundamental ideas of personal development in philosophy and psychology
• The works around levels of human consciousness e.g. Spiral Dynamics
• Character and signature strengths as used in Positive Psychology
• Types of goal systems in business coaching and their different application areas
• Tools for self assessment and reflection

Students will work individually, in groups and with presentations in class on methods on how to combine the potential of those concepts and apply it in their personal and professional life.

Course Objectives:
• Participants are going to understand the process of personal growth and how it contributes to their private and business life.
• Participants are going to know more about their own current state of growth and their individual power base of performance.
• Participants are going to leave the course with essential tools that trigger and support their individual growth process.

Most importantly, participants will have applied learned methods themselves for their own reflection process.

Date Time
Wednesday, 11.01.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 18.01.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Wednesday, 25.01.2023 15:30 - 18:45
Course Objectives:
• Participants are going to understand the process of personal growth and how it contributes to their private and business life.
• Participants are going to know more about their own current state of growth and their individual power base of performance.
• Participants are going to leave the course with essential tools that trigger and support their individual growth process.

Most importantly, participants will have applied learned methods themselves for their own reflection process.

Course Assessment:
- The course will be either pass or fail.
- 50% Group project and presentation
- 50% Class work

Details on Course Assessment:
Students must be willing and open to tackle professional and personal development challenges, apply the concepts to themselves and partly share experiences in a class setting. 

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