20.11.2024 - 22.11.2024
Certificate of Participation
Recognized as Bildungszeit
SOFT SKILLS FOR ENGINEERS
20.11.2024 – 22.11.2024
The course addresses communication skills and interpersonal skills as key factors for engineers who aspire to or hold leadership positions.
Learning goalsBy the end of the module, attendees will have a better understanding of required written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills in globally diverse teams. They will be able to actively listen and solve some typical conflicts in group engagement. Moreover, they will develop an understanding of team development phases and how they can effectively interact accordingly. Participants will learn how to better collaborate, manage time and how to proactively develop themselves. They will be trained in critical observation and have acquired self-management skills to aid problem-solving and decision-making in their daily work. In addition, they will have improved their self-confidence in public speaking, by learning to manage fear and will be able to present themselves with authenticity.
- Theories and recommendations for action to improve in communication, teamwork, decision-making and presentation
- Practice methods such as active listening, feedback and feedforward, as well as storytelling and other approaches, in order to work together with colleagues and partners more successfully and to achieve better outcomes
Target groupThis program is specifically designed for engineers who want to improve their soft skills in order to do their job better and/or to qualify for management or leadership positions.
This course is recognized as Bildungszeit according to paragraph § 10 (5) of the Berliner Bildungszeitgesetz (BiZeitG).
PrerequisitesInterest and curiosity in the topic.
DatesNovember 20 – 22, 2024 (on-site in Berlin).
Klaus G. Kammermeier
Klaus G. Kammermeier creates and conducts workshops, learn-shops and online courses. He is a trainer, mentor and speaker on innovation, entrepreneurship and digital transformation. Mr Kammermeier is the Founder and Managing director of Cyoneer GmbH, an innovation consultancy supporting national and international corporations in their endeavour to innovate with impact. For more than 15 years, he has been leading - in technical and commercial leadership positions - multi-functional global high-performance teams in the US, Europe and Asia, to provide ground-breaking innovations. He studied Engineering, Economics and Management at Munich University of Applied Sciences, completed ‘Global Leadership 2020‘ at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and executive education at Columbia University Business School in New York City, USA. During the last few years, he has coached and mentored over 150 founders, startups and innovation leaders and supported startup-related research programs with Fraunhofer Institute, Helmhotz Association and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). He teaches master students at Technische Universität Berlin (Space Engineering), Grenoble Ecole de Management (Innovation Strategy and Entrepreneurship), Glion Institute for Higher Education, and other international business schools.