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Rice University

Leadership Development for Engineers

Rice University via Coursera Specialization


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Engineers wanting to advance their careers must be able to lead teams effectively. This Specialization is designed for professional engineers who are interested in advancing into leadership and management roles. You’ll develop awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader, and you’ll learn to leverage your strengths and control for your weaknesses when you’re placed in charge of a team or project. You’ll also learn to manage relationships with your team members and colleagues through proven coaching, mentoring, and conflict resolution techniques, and you’ll master goal-setting and planning methods designed to set you and your team up for success. Finally, you’ll learn how to set up a creative environment for your team, and how to motivate each team member to reach his or her potential.


Course 1: Self Awareness and the Effective Leader
- Offered by Rice University. Part of being an effective leader is learning how to play to your strengths and overcome characteristics that ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: Relationship Management
- Offered by Rice University. To be a successful engineer, you must work and play well with others. This course focuses on developing the ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Personal Leadership Development Planning and Leading High Performing Teams
- Offered by Rice University. An actionable leadership improvement plan enables you to leverage strengths and close the gaps on weaknesses. In ... Enroll for free.


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David Van Kleeck


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