Date: March 3 – May 12
Time: 7pm ET / 6pm CT
One of the largest complaints voiced by companies who hire engineers is that most engineers lack soft skills training. While obtaining our education, we often focus on technology and less on how to effectively communicate. As many of us have heard, it’s not what you say but how you say it.
To help improve your soft skills, SME and Toastmasters are offering a six-week training course (March 3, 17, 31; April 14, 28; and May 12) to provide 15 candidates* with the opportunity to grow as communicators and leaders, all while developing active listening talent. Apply by Feb. 17 to be considered.
Over six weeks, these 15 committed candidates will work with Toastmasters’ Speechcraft instructors to develop the talent hidden in each of us: the skills of communication.
- Speaking skills
- Listening skills
- Body language
- Vocal variety
- Concise messaging
- Improvisation speaking
- Speechcraft workbook
- Certificate of accomplishment
As each member cycles through different roles, speakers, evaluators, grammarian, Ah Counter, timing and other leadership roles, they will have an opportunity to speak a minimum of three times. Participants will also learn the value of speaking skills, listening skills, the importance of staying within time, being concise, speaking off the cuff in table topics and so on.
Dean S. Phillips
Production Enhancement Engineer
SME Member Since 2005
CEO Bob Willig sat down with SME Chicagoland to get to know one another and share ideas about how to improve the SME membership experience, how to attract and retain new members (especially early career professionals and students), and the role both corporate and members can play in advancing SME.
Check out the recording!
Prepare to take the CMFgT exam and become a SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist. Career Pathway: ? Outcome: ? Duration: 6 separate 3 hours sessions Course Fee: $900 + $ $150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Package) CSSBB Body of Knowledge: Enterprise-Wide...
Prepare to take the CMFgT exam and become a SME Certified Manufacturing Technologist. Career Pathway: ? Outcome: ? Duration: 6 separate 3 hours sessions Course Fee: $900 + $ $150 (Fundamentals of Manufacturing Package) CSSGB Body of Knowledge: Six Sigma &...
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