Course Details

Building Essential Skills for Progressing from Engineer to Manager

Obtaining the right credentials such as licenses, certifications, degrees, awards, and publications, especially as an early career engineer, is extremely important as they give you credibility, which may be the difference in how far you go as an engineer and help set you apart from other professionals. As an early career engineer this is important – since it’s the point in your career where you have the time and the flexibility to go after credentials. This course provides strategies to early career engineers for developing the core skills needed to progress from a technical engineer to a managerial position. The points covered include: how to set career goals; the importance of obtaining credentials; how to find a mentor; how to improve your communication skills; developing your ability to network and build relationships; and the importance of being a leader every day.

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Course Author

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Instructor: Anthony Fasano

Anthony Fasano (PE) is proud to serve as the Executive Director for The New York State Society of Professional Engineers, whose mission is to advocate licensure, promote the ethical, competent and lawful practice of engineering, and enhance the image and interests of members and the engineering profession. As the founder of The Engineering Career Coach, Mr. Fasano is dedicated to creating content for engineers to help them develop their non-technical skills so they can become more well-rounded. He is also a speaker and author, having appeared in a TEDx talk and written the bestselling book Engineer Your Own Success. He has also conducted numerous webinars, webcasts, presentations and interviews, and has two top rated iTunes podcasts for engineering professionals.

Course Overview

Duration: 1 hour


  • How to set career goals
  • The importance of obtaining credentials
  • How to find a mentor
  • How to improve your communication skills
  • Developing your ability to network and build relationships
  • The importance of being a leader every day

Certificate of completion

  • Earn 1 PDH

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