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Communicating and Problem Solving for Today’s Engineers (Virtual Classroom)

Bridge the communications gap and navigate all business situations more effectively with key interpersonal skills.

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Schedule: This course commences at 9:30 AM and ends at 6 PM with breaks scheduled throughout.

Take the Essential Soft Skills for Today’s Engineering Professionals Combo Course and save $295

Maximize your interpersonal communication skills to form better relationships, build trust and improve productivity. From engineers and product designers to customer facing teams, all technical professionals will benefit from strong communication and problem-solving skills to contribute to a high-performing team.
 
This course offers an immersive approach that develops in-demand professional skills to advance engineering professionals’ careers—and improve output on projects and deliverables. This is an interactive class where learners are immersed in authentic real-world projects, collaborate with peers, and utilize engineering-specific case studies and applications. Learners will get to know their classmates and work through projects based on various engineering disciplines and develop a digital portfolio showcasing newly enhanced skills.
 
By participating in course, you (or your team) will learn how to successfully:

  • Utilize the DiSC® profile for improving interactions with other professionals who have various communication styles. 
  • Leverage specific techniques to move successfully through the stages of change.
  • Employ specific actions to help staff, co-workers, and even your boss move successfully through each stage of change.
  • Identify best practices for communicating technical information about products, equipment, and people, especially when working remotely.
  • Develop strategies for dealing with conflict and solving problems which affect a project’s priorities.
  • Practice and follow a simple conflict resolution model.

Who should attend?
This course is essential for engineers, project managers for engineering projects, and engineering managers of teams.  Whether you are a seasoned engineering professional, mid-career or new to the workforce, these critical communication skills will strengthen your career and the output of your team.
 
Course Materials (included in purchase of course)

  • Digital course notes via ASME’s Learning Platform
  • Downloadable Engineering Specific case studies

Topics Include:

  1. Succeeding in Times of Change
  2. Problem-Solving Methodology for Today’s World
  3. Communicate So People Listen
  4. Moving from Conflict to Cooperation

This ASME Virtual Classroom course is held live with an instructor on our online learning platform.  Certificate of completion will be issued to registrants who successfully attend and complete the course. 

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Outline

Mastering Communication and Managing Conflict as an Engineer

  • Understand your natural communication styles by using the DiSC profile
  • Learn and practice how to adjust your communication to meet the needs of stakeholders
  • Communicate to build partnerships with your colleagues, clients, and teammates
  • Adopt a communicator’s mindset
  • Using effective communication to avoid or deal with conflict
  • Understand what conflict is telling you and how to handle it properly
  • Practice and follow a simple conflict resolution model

Succeeding in Times of Change and Disruption

  • Know what happens to your brain during change 
  • Get specific actions to take to move yourself successfully through the stages of the Change Cycle 
  • Build a plan with action steps to help team members, clients, and coworkers through each stage of a change 
  • Apply problem solving methodologies to gather data to determine the actual problem 
  • Practice using tools to get to a root cause in order to generate solutions that last 
  • Explore ways to prevent and overcome obstacles to completing a project plan 
  • Embrace that fact that change and disruption can actually give you a competitive advantage 
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Instructor

Jackie Martin is a professional trainer, speaker, and business coach with a passion for equipping individuals, teams, and business leaders with the communication, leadership, and change resiliency skills needed in the workplace today. 
 
As a 25-year veteran educator with Training Systems, Inc., Jackie has been sharing engineering management and leadership skills with ASME engineers from all over the world.   Her goal is to equip, encourage, and connect engineers to their purpose and passion, so they can fall in love with what they do all over again.  Jackie knows that when engineers love what they do, they are more productive, creative, safe, loyal, energized and ultimately more satisfied in just about everything they do.    
 
Jackie considers herself a leadership junkie, a serial entrepreneur, and a life-long learner.  She’s also a John Maxwell Founding Leadership trainer, a certified Change Cycle expert, and an NLP Practitioner.  Recently Jackie begun sharing her educational experience with high school and college students, by founding a non-profit called BMore Learning.  BMore provides life and workforce readiness education that prepare students for real life in and after school. 
 

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