Communication for Engineering Leaders
Start Date:January 19, 2021
- Demonstrate increased awareness of communication theories and strategies
- Deliver engaging, effective presentations and documents
- Design plans for valuable, productive workplace and team interactions
- Develop a leadership or mentoring plan tailored to your specific workplace
The goal of this course is to upskill talented engineers' communication abilities. By the end of the course, you should have new adeptness at creating and delivering powerful presentations on a short deadline, as well as strategies for leading others effectively.
Topics Covered:Professional skills
Applied / Theory:80 / 20
Homework:Typical weekly assignments include reading and discussion posts; two written assignments.
Textbooks:Schramm, JD, Kara Levy, Joel Peterson, and Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company. Communicate with Mastery. 1st ed. 2020. Web. Full-text available online through Purdue Libraries.
Katzman, Melanie, and Safari, an O'Reilly Media Company. Connect First: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work. 1st ed. 2019. Full-text available online through Purdue Libraries.
Review, Harvard Business, Porter, Michael E, Nohria, Nitin, Lake, Katrina, and Daugherty, Paul R. HBR's 10 Must Reads 2020. La Vergne: Harvard Business Review, 2019. Full-text available online through Purdue Libraries.