Webinar: Stuff You Don't Learn in Engineering School
Presenter: Carl Selinger
Date Recorded: 14 April 2011
Engineers today start their careers with excellent technical skills and subject-matter expertise. However, they are often less able to cope with the people, procedures and pressures of the real world. This one-hour webinar discusses the 12 most important soft skills engineers need to be more effective in work and in life. From the author of IEEE best-seller Stuff you Don't Learn in Engineering School: Skills for Success in the Real World (Wiley-IEEE Press).
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Carl Selinger’s forty-year career spans aviation, transportation planning and strategic business planning, mainly during his 31-year career with The Port Authority of NY & NJ. Leaving as Manager, Aviation Business Development, Carl developed business, concessions and technology initiatives to improve services and increase revenues at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports, one of the world's largest airport systems Carl is a frequent guest speaker, and facilitates strategic planning sessions, focus groups and "Synectics" brainstorming sessions. His professional development seminar, "Stuff You Don't Learn in Engineering School," has helped thousands of engineers and other professionals around the world. Carl’s book Stuff you Don’t Learn in Engineering School: Skills for Success in the Real World has been published by Wiley-IEEE Press, and has been translated into Chinese and published in China. Carl was Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at The Cooper Union teaching urban transportation planning for more than 35 years. He is a Past President of the Cooper Union Alumni Association, and was Cooper Union’s "1993 Alumnus of the Year."
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