Course: Professional Skills 3 credits: 5

Course code
Professional Skills 3
Study year
ECTS credits
Dutch, with parts in English
M.G. Martens
Modes of delivery
  • Guest lecture
  • Practical / Training
  • Tutorial
  • Professional Skills 3 - Portfolio assessment

Learning outcomes

  1. The student applies design research skills in a project, using the methodology of Scrum and Design Thinking. 
  1. The student performs as a startup professional in a pitch and reflects on his/her presentation skills. 
  1. The student negotiates and advises for a client on the implementation and management of a new service. 
  1. The student performs and reflects on a selection interview and bad news interview as part of the HR cycle in actual practice situations a professional may encounter. 
  1. The student demonstrates that he/she has sufficient written skills in Dutch or English to be able to make an offer. 


Students will work on their own professional skills needed as an young facility manager in the areas of design research and pitching, negotiation and advising skills, recruitment & selection and bad news interviews as a manager in the HR cycle, and written language skills for offer writing. 

Included in programme(s)


  • Institute of Future Environments