Program Details

Engineering Career Skills: Achieving Professional Success in a Business Environment

Completing an engineering degree program is quite an accomplishment. But what happens once you begin your career? How do you advance, and what are the skills needed to be successful in today’s business environment?

Introducing the AAAS Engineering Program, a collection of essential courses created to help engineers learn how to communicate better, work in teams and present their ideas. In addition, AAAS has created a budgeting and finance course that will help you understand how financial decisions impact a company’s bottom line.

This program will help you:

  • Learn how to obtain the right credentials.
  • Improve your communication and presentation skills.
  • Develop your ability to network and build relationships.
  • Gain approval for business ideas.
  • Understand the basics of business budgeting and finance.

Program Includes 5 Core Courses:

  • Building Essential Skills for Progressing from Engineer to Manager
  • Communicating and Collaborating Effectively with Teams for Early Career Engineers
  • How to Implement Career Changing Ideas for Early Career Engineers
  • Business Budgeting & Finance for Engineers
  • Developing Compelling & Comprehensible Slides

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Course Authors

Instructor: Anthony Fasano, PE, Executive Director for The New York State Society of Professional Engineers

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. Fasano is also the founder of The Engineering Career Coach Company, through which he 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.

Instructor: Enrique E. Alvarez Rodrich

Enrique E. Alvarez Rodrich received his MBA from Universidad del Pacifico and his BSc in Electronic Engineering from the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Ingerieria. He has extensive experience in executive and board positions with companies and organizations from different sectors. His experience demonstrates capabilities and achievements in the development and startup of new businesses, process improvement, organizational redesign, strategic planning and business planning, leading multicultural work teams and focusing them on growth, profitability and customer satisfaction.

Instructor: Edward A. Rezek

Edward A. Rezek received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and an AB degree in Physics from Washington University in St. Louis. He received his MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Having worked at Northrop Grumman Space Technology (formerly TRW Space & Electronics Group), his work experience has ranged from basic R&D to manufacturing and has covered the spectrum from advanced technology development for US Government space applications to manufacturing low cost components for commercial applications.  He has received 19 patents and has more than 50 publications in refereed journals.  He is the 1993 recipient of the TRW Chairman’s Award for Innovation and the 2006 recipient of the Northrop Grumman Distinguished Innovator Award.  He is an IEEE Fellow for his work on qualification of GaAs microelectronics for space applications.

Instructor: Dave Rubenson

Dave Rubenson is director of the scientific communications firm  Prior to this he served as Associate Director for Administration and Strategic Planning at the Stanford Cancer Institute, Director of Special Projects at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, and as a strategic planning consultant to the UCLA Brain Research Institute.  He also spent 20 years working at the intersection of science and public policy at the RAND Corporation where he received formal training in presentation techniques.  He has written extensively on issues related to scientific presentations and communication.  He has an M.S. in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from UCLA.


Duration: 4-5 hours


  • 5 courses
  • Course quizzes
  • Certificates of completion
  • Earn up to 5 PDH credits


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