C9: Interdisciplinary group project

Module Description:

Aim

You will investigate and work on a real-practice problem together with your colleagues from the other two DAS Work+Health specializations and the company’s project owner. In this module, you will apply all you have learned so far, incorporating it into your interdisciplinary project. You will establish roles and responsibilities in your project group, and make your project a success for you and the company concerned.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Translate customer needs and orders into a structured workplace analysis
  • Foster interdisciplinary cooperation and teamwork among occupational health specialists
  • Communicate assessment results and recommendations to different target groups and individuals

Contents

  • Introduction to interdisciplinary team work
  • Ethics and legal boundaries
  • Mindsets, skills, and approaches of different teams
  • Team cooperation, coordination and leadership
  • Team-customer relationships and customer expectations
  • Development of project strategies
  • Practical independent group field work, communication, and reporting

Dates and location

6–7 November 2017 in Zurich; project work lasts until mid–February 2018

Fee

Included in the DAS Work+Health fee