In this online course, Stuff You Don’t Learn in Engineering School, learn the essential soft skills technical professionals need in the workplace.
Enrolment: Starts on February 21, 2017
Timeline: 4 weeks @ 2-3 hours per week
Skill Level: Introductory
Course of Study: Business & Management for Engineers| Course Platform: Edx.org
Created by: IEEE
About the Course
Congratulations! You’re an engineer, and now you’re ready to take the corporate world by storm. But in order to succeed in your career, you’ll need more than just great technical skills. You’ll need to be able to promote your ideas, share them with others, and work with a wide variety of people. Stuff You Don’t Learn in Engineering School is designed to give engineers entering the corporate world the soft skills they’ll need to succeed — in business, and in life.
Filled with insightful, practical advice addressing vital skill areas and helpful tips you can apply immediately to any situation, this course will help you take charge of your career and achieve the success for which you’ve worked so hard.
What you’ll learn
Step by step, you’ll learn important skills like
- Setting priorities;
- Managing or working in a team;
- Being more effective at meetings;
- Speaking in front of a group;
- Negotiating personal or business issues;
- And just having more fun in the process!
For engineers and engineering students
Certificate offered? Yes
How to Enrol