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Effective Communication for Engineers - Full Series

Effective Communication for Engineers - Full Series


£235.00 price excludes VAT

Communication underpins all engineering activity. Developing our communication skills gives a significant advantage to individuals and to organisations.

This modular online course conveys the fundamental principles of effective communication, and builds on these principles to help engineers optimise their communication in various situations such as email, documents, meetings, and presentations. Techniques will be presented for getting the best out of challenging face-to-face discussions. The course considers the best way to connect with an audience, either in writing or when making a presentation. It has been developed with the specific needs of the chemical engineer in mind.

Module 1: An introduction to effective communication for engineers

  • the benefits of effective communication
  • the difficulties of effective communication
  • empathy, listening and body language
  • introducing the Shannon and Weaver model of communication
  • FAQs

Module 2: How to be a versatile communicator

  • different communication styles
  • knowing your style
  • adapting your style to connect with others
  • modes of communication
  • FAQs

Module 3: How to optimise face-to-face communication

  • developing assertive behaviour
  • effective meetings
  • negotiation skills
  • handling and resolving conflict
  • giving and receiving feedback
  • FAQs

Module 4: How to connect with an audience

  • know your audience
  • get your story straight
  • connecting through written documents
  • connecting through presentations
  • FAQs

The modules, each around 60 minutes in length, are effective as stand-alone training sessions or as part of a modular programme.

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