Leadership Training and Orientation Events

The VOLT Academy offers a variety of leadership training and orientation events for ASME volunteers throughout the year.

At the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition and at the ASME Annual Meeting, the VOLT Academy offers general leadership development workshops on topics relevant to ASME’s volunteer leaders for all interested volunteers attending those events.

In addition, the VOLT Academy offers specialized training for various ASME units and volunteers in leadership roles throughout the Society. To find out what trainings we have coming up or to discuss training options for your ASME unit, please contact Clare Bruff, Senior Manager, Leadership Development and Diversity at bruffc@asme.org.

Why You Need Resilience and How to Build It

Brought to You by the VOLT Academy
Presented by Emily Boyd, Ph.D., VOLT Academy Executive Committee
In our professional lives, our personal lives, and in ASME, we are all experiencing unprecedented events. We need to flex our resiliency now more than ever. Being resilient makes you a better leader, increases your ability to solve problems and take on challenges and risks, and allows you to achieve more. It even helps you stay healthier, mentally and physically. In this 90-minute interactive online workshop, participants will learn strategies to build their own resilience giving them the tools they need to succeed in today’s challenging environment.
Learning Objectives:
As a result of attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key qualities of resilient people
  • Implement strategies to build their own resilience
  • Identify ways to thrive in the face of uncertainty

This online workshop will be offered twice via Zoom meetings:
Monday, June 29, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, July 1, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT

Space is limited and advanced registration is required! Please email Clare Bruff, Senior Manager, Volunteer Leadership Development and Diversity at bruffc@asme.org to sign up and indicate which session you would like to attend.

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