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Power Skills Series

  • Participate in ASCE's in-depth Power Skills Series aimed at developing the next generation of civil engineering leaders. This series consists of interactive courses designed to provide young professionals with training in leadership and interpersonal skills with intentional relationship-building between members.

    Participants will leave with increased confidence in leadership, deepened interpersonal skills, and specific actions they can take to continue with their leadership journey. One-day sessions are scheduled around the country.

  • Session Topics

    How to Build Confidence and Engage People to Become an Effective Leader

    PDH: 6.0
    Member Price: $35 to secure your seat; includes lunch
    Instructor: Anthony Fasano, P.E., M.ASCE

    Multiple dates and locations available:

    • | San Antonio, Texas
    • | Providence, Rhode Island | Learn more & register

    Are you a new engineering manager or aspiring to be one? Your success as an engineering manager will be directly related to your confidence, credibility, speaking skills and ability to lead and engage people. This course will provide you with these career-enhancing tools.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Use communication as an avenue to show confidence
    • Select a topic that you want to develop your expertise in
    • Deliver presentations with confidence and power
    • Utilize a framework for seeing opportunities in every situation
    • Know how to prioritize and delegate the right tasks effectively
    • Learn how to best engage the people you work with and maximize their potential

    Maximize Your People Skills and Project Success with Emotional Intelligence

    PDH: 6.0
    Member Price: $35 to secure your seat; includes lunch
    Instructor: Brent Darnell, Aff.M.ASCE

    Multiple dates and locations available:

    No longer can we be technically excellent and adequately execute a project. We now must utilize our emotional intelligence and people skills to create collaborative design and construction teams, communicate effectively, and resolve conflicts easily. This new set of skills is vital to our project success and our success as an industry.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Recall the basics of Emotional Intelligence, how it is defined, and how it relates to success or failure in the AEC Industry, especially with more collaborative project delivery methods.
    • Describe how Emotional Intelligence affects every aspect of your life including mental and physical processes, your interactions with others, and your view of the world.
    • Indicate how Emotional Intelligence can be measured and improved and what it takes to improve it.
    • Give examples of how to measure your Emotional Intelligence and how you can improve it by analyzing where you are now, where you want to be, and how to get there through detailed development plans, measurement, and accountability.

    Growing Leadership Integrity

    PDH: 6.0
    Member Price: $35 to secure your seat; includes lunch
    Instructor: Katherine Kaynak, Ph.D.

    Multiple dates and locations available:

    Leaders who consistently "walk the walk" and model high integrity behavior with staff and clients develop higher levels of mutual trust and mutual respect, improve communication, improve morale and retention, generate higher levels of client satisfaction and more repeat business. You will come away with a stronger understanding of the different facets of integrity, as well as practical steps you can take to grow that integrity in yourself and others.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Describe the different facets of integrity and how you are perceived by staff and clients.
    • Obtain practical skills to grow your own integrity and the integrity of your team members through facilitated discussions and small‐group role-play exercises.

    Questions?

    Contact ASCE's Professional Activities Department

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