An engineering leader spends a majority of their day interacting with others. Indeed, studies repeatedly point to the impact communication skills have on the ability of managerial leaders to succeed or fail. Too often, individuals move into managerial leadership roles without an awareness of the need to improve in this area. This specialization focuses on skills such as listening, counseling, non-verbals, mentoring, coaching, building trust, providing feedback, writing, and presentation skills. The objective of the study is to help the engineering leader excel in their communication responsibilities.
What You Will Learn:
Understand and apply common forms of leader communication.
Understand and apply the principles behind effective, professional written communication
Understand and apply the principles behind effective and compelling presentation.
Compare and contrast examples of successful and unsuccessful communication in business, industry, and government.
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