|Managing Engineering & Technical Professionals|
|I.D. #||C0608||Duration||3 Days|
| Note: When you register to attend the Congress offering of this seminar (taking place the week of 4/7/14 ┐ 4/11/14), you can gain COMPLETE access to Congress activities for only $40 per day. If interested, please contact our Customer Service department at +1.877.606.7323 (U.S. and Canada only) or +1.724.776.4970 (outside U.S. and Canada) to obtain this special Congress daily rate once you are registered for the Congress offering of this seminar. |
In the fast paced and competitive environment of today's global economy, the work of technical professionals is often the difference between success and failure in an organization. Providing leadership for engineers is uniquely challenging, and the transition from working engineer to first-line technical supervisor is one of the most difficult career challenges that an engineer may face. First-time engineering supervisors and mid-level managers who wish to sharpen their skills and learn new techniques for guiding, coaching, and motivating working engineers, technicians, and designers will find this seminar valuable. A mix of lecture and attention-grabbing exercises are used to develop intense and lasting learning results.
|By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
|Who Should Attend|
|Engineers and technical professionals who are either recently promoted into a management position, or have some experience as a manager but would like to learn how to become more effective will benefit from attending this workshop. The concepts and skills developed during this interactive experience will be of interest to those involved in product development, manufacturing, service, or quality engineering, and all related technical activities in automotive, aerospace, manufacturing, and off-highway industries.|
Eric Timmis is the owner of BusinessIsAContactSport.com, a training and consulting company dedicated to business process improvement, focusing on value and quality management implementation, program/project management training, and the integration of strategic partnership relationships between departments and organizations.
Mr. Timmis has over thirty years of diversified experience across several industries, which includes the delivery of value engineering facilitation services to Ford Motor Co. and its supplier community and training for Eaton Corporation┐s, Product Development Group. He is also a recognized speaker at various national conferences. Eric received a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from the University of Birmingham in England and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
|"Excellent course for improving management skills!"|
TMD Friction Inc. "This class is not just for learning management, but understanding managers as well."
SMR Automotive Systems USA "This is the best possible way to invest 3 days in making an engineer into a manager."
Steven M. Parrish
Communications Lead Engineer
General Dynamics/Land Systems "Excellent content for the modern manager."
Michael Todd Mumaw
Supervisor Test Services
Eaton Corporation "My compliments to the instructor and his ability to provide adaptation of material and critical issues to such a diverse example of positions, age, culture and function. It was above and beyond expectation."
Philip J. Pelchat
WGI Inc. "Extremely enlightening. A definite pick for upcoming managers or new managers. Will save a lot of wasted time and broken relationships."
Joseph C. Fusaro, Jr.
Mechanical Engineering Administrator
Davis Aircraft Products Company, Inc. "Excellent insight into how to lead people, not just manage them."
Chris J. Kleinfeld
Tenneco Inc. "Very informative. The activities which were completed in groups were enjoyable, relevant, and thought provoking."
International Truck & Engine Company "Excellent course. I would recommend this to any engineer transitioning into more of a supervisory role."
Nate M. Leden
Hendrickson Truck "This seminar made me think about how I have done things in the past and how I will do them in the future."
Magma Foundry Technologies, Inc.
|Fees:||$1765||SAE Members*:||$1415 - $1595|
| * The appropriate SAE Member discount will be applied through the Registration process. Discounts vary according to level of membership: Elite Member 20%; Premium Member 15%; Classic Member 10%|