Project management of the Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM

The Office of Cooperation is specifically interested in any issue that is likely to have an impact on the design of future employment.
Action fields 2015 - 2018
Priority 1
Priority 2
Priority 3
Transdisciplinary research cooperation:
The Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM cooperates with selected faculties and research institutions within and beyond the borders of Ruhr-University Bochum.
Project funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi): APPsist – intelligent knowledge services for Smart Production – autonomic for Industry 4.0

Cooperation: Chair of Production Systems (LPS), RUB
Duration: 01/2014 – 12/2016 Status: approved
Project funded by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF): SOPHIE - Semi-autonomous planning and human-centered decision support enable synchronous production

Cooperation: Chair of Production Systems (LPS), RUB
Duration: 04/2014 – 03/2017 Status: approved
Project funded by the BMBF: ADAPTION – conversion towards CPPS based on the current level of development.

Cooperation: Chair of Production Systems (LPS), RUB Duration: 01/2016 – 12/2018 Status: full proposal
Design projects:
The Office of Cooperation runs user-oriented projects with selected partners from within and beyond RUB. 
Enhancement of the LPS-learning factory: Integration into academic and dual training.

Status: application submitted (Hans-Boeckler Foundation) Expected start: 07/2016

 

ARIBERA II: Works councils as promoters of innovation (Initiative by the IG Metall).

Cooperation: Chair of Production Systems (LPS), RUB
Status: new application submitted (European Social Fund for Germany)
Estimated duration: 01/2016 – 12/2018
Tertiary education at RUB – In the context of the program of the Federal Government and the federal states for improved study conditions and more quality in teaching.

Cooperation: ELLI – Excellent teaching and learning in engineering sciences Status: new application submitted (BMBF) Expected start: 08/2016
Scientific further education:
The Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM offers innovative programs of further education in collaboration with selected partners from within and beyond RUB.
5th season: Innovation through participation. Further education for works councils.

Cooperation: Academy RUB; DGB-Bildungswerk NRW e.V. Duration: 09/2015 – 06/2016 Status: Approved
5th season: Strategic management of works councils. Further training for employee representatives.

Cooperation: Work and Life (Arbeit und Leben) DGB / VHS NW; Ver.di Landesbezirk NRW Duration: 03/2015 – 02/2016Status: approved
6th and 7th season: Process management and organization-oriented qualifications. Further training for doctoral scholarship holders.

Cooperation: Hans-Boeckler Foundation
Duration: 10/2014 – 03/2018Status: approved
(Interdisciplinary) teaching:
The Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM offers courses linking different faculties.
Cross-faculty range of courses: MAO: Management and organization of work. Interdisciplinary course for Master students of engineering and social sciences.

Cooperation: Chair of Production Systems (LPS) and Faculty of Social Sciences, RUB
Courses in the MA program at the Faculty of Social Sciences: Management and regulation of work, economy, and organization (MaRAWO) Courses in the BA program at the Faculty of Social Sciences:

Introduction to the sociology of work (Arb., part I)

Introduction to the sociology of work, economy and organization (AWOrg, part I)
Transfer of knowledge:
The Office of Cooperation RUB/IGM pursues different transfer activities to secure the connectivity of knowledge produced in research and design projects.
Workers’ Participation at Plant Level: A Global and Comparative Perspective – An International Comparison (Palgrave publication 2016)

Cooperation: Institute for Social Movements and Chair of Sociology / Organization, Migration, Participation (RUB)
Bochumer Disput – Conflicts of globalization on site.
Annual series of events.
Funding: Hans-Boeckler Foundation

Cooperation: Institute for Social Movements, RUB
Duration: 2014 – 2019
Status: approved
Newsletter (four times a year)

Annual report (annually)

Dialog – Science & Working World (regularly)

Information events for anyone interested in studies who is already vocationally qualified (two times a year in cooperation with the Central Office for Student Counselling)