Emerging Leader's Training: Series 2 Only
ACEC/MN in-person programming has been suspended until April 11 in response to COVID-19. Series 2 Class dates of March 12, 19 & 26 are planned to be rescheduled, dates TBD. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Information on the ACEC/MN response can be found here.
Series #2 Only:
Executive Round Table Breakfast - Both Sessions
Series 2: Business Development
Program #1 Interpersonal Communication
Communication skills are often understated and taken for granted, yet they are the backbone of our daily lives in both the personal and professional engineering worlds we live in. This presentation will discuss the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication and give specific examples of the positive and negative implications on how to use them. Whether you are a new employee, project manager, or a friend; if you want to enhance your communications skills, this presentation will give you many tips to improve them.
Doug Cooley, PE, Michaud Cooley Erickson (mechanical)
Program #2 Career Track
Learn how to create a career track that helps you maximize your professional potential and minimize the risks of career derailment along the way. Understand how to align your strengths with your firm’s goals and find opportunities to grow your career.
Steve Salmi or Kevin Johnson, Corporate Psychologists, LLC (leadership and career development)
Program #3 Engineering Ethics/Rule Renovation: Updates to the MN Rules of Professional Conduct
It is critical to be ethical in the A/E/C industry. In this session, we will review new and updated Minnesota rules of conduct for design professionals; refresh the design professional’s understanding of the Minnesota rules on professionalism and ethics; learn how ethical practice protects the public health, safety, and welfare; and learn about the Licensure Board’s Complaint Process. Through discussion of cases, you will learn how to identify ethical dilemmas in practice, both in the office and in the field, and learn how to do the right thing when faced with ethical issues.
Kristine Kubes, Kubes Law Office, PLLC (attorney)
Program #4 Leadership Meets the Technical Professional
So, you want to be a leader... Or maybe you are not quite sure.... In this session, we will look at leadership from the world of the technical professional. What does it mean to be a leader? How do your choices change? What do you need to develop? How can you do this? You will leave this session with greater clarity of your personal leadership choices and begin to make a plan.
Margaret Smith, UXL (individual and team coaching)