Apparently, The Potsdam University, located just south of Berlin, thinks that computer geeks are so hopeless when it comes to a love life that they need to attend to a special flirting course. The class, offered to master-degree students by the engineering department, has received a total of 440 enrollments, a record number for the department.
The course will teach attendees techniques on how to write flirtatious e-mails, impress people at social gatherings and how to cope with rejection.
The course, which starts next Monday, is part of the social skills section of the information technology course and designed to ease entry into the business world. Students also learn body language, public-speaking, stress-management and presentation skills.
“We want to prepare our students with the social skills needed to succeed both in their private life and their work life,” said Hans-Joachim Allgaier, a spokesman for the institute at Potsdam University, where the course is being offered.
If a course like this were offered at your university, would you like to enroll?