ACC Online Learning
AEC Success: How to Become a Top-Notch Industry Leader
Are you a positive powerful leader? Most engineers and other technical professionals strive to become a "manager" and in many cases when they do, they micromanage the details of every project to no avail. This course will give you strategies for becoming an exceptional leader. One that inspires his or her team into taking action towards a common goal. In this course, we will challenge you to make an opportunistic mind shift. (Fundamental - 1 Hour)At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Develop leadership abilities
- Adopt a positive outlook
- Find opportunity in every situation
- Define your role
- Delegate responsibilities effectively
- Earn trust and respect
- Put team needs first
Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP
Christian Knutson, P.E., PgMP, PMP, is a senior civil engineer and program management practitioner, adjunct professor, author and podcaster. His experience in infrastructure engineering, program delivery, facility management, leadership and international cooperation spans the globe with more than two decades in the military, civil service and the private sector and is shared routinely through his writings.
Over Knutson’s career, he’s developed core skills to effectively lead teams and organizations, negotiate on projects and programs, and achieve success on high-stake infrastructure projects for clients in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East.
Knutson is a U.S. Air Force civil engineer officer and holds an undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University and a Masters, Business Administration from Colorado State University. You'll find his writings on LiquidPlanner.com Blog, The Engineering Career Coach and General Leadership websites. He is also the co-host of the popular Engineering Career Coach - cited by Forbes as one of the 15 most inspiring podcasts for professionals – and the Civil Engineering podcast. He currently lives near Cambridge, England.