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Communication for Engineering Leaders

ECE69500

Credit Hours:

1

Start Date:

May 17, 2021

Learning Objective:

  1. Demonstrate increased awareness of communication theories and strategies
  2. Deliver engaging, effective presentations and documents
  3. Design plans for valuable, productive workplace and team interactions
  4. Develop a leadership or mentoring plan tailored to your specific workplace

Description:

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

Prerequisites:

None

Applied / Theory:

80 / 20

Homework:

Typical weekly assignments include reading and discussion posts; two written assignments.

Projects:

None

Exams:

None

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.

Computer Requirements:

Normal

ProEd Minimum Requirements:

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Tuition & Fees:

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