Indian Institute of Management, CalcuttaOpen For Admission
Nothing in this world works in silos. When it comes to scaling up the career ladder, one needs to hone ones managerial and leadership skills. This is because a managerial role calls for an amalgamation of technical and non-technical capabilities. Mid and senior management roles require people management skills and thought leadership to drive innovation and sustainability in ongoing projects.
For example- any engineering project would require engineering expertise but will still need someone to manage and allocate the tasks, foresee risks, adhere to compliance and have a great vision to forge meaningful partnerships. By adding the new skill set an, an engineer can seamlessly bridge the gap between tech expertise and management skills. The world of technology is constantly in the process of change and therefore everyone working in the technical domain needs to be a visionary and a leader.
Management skills cannot be forged on the job but hinge on professional training. Anyone who aspires to make a mark in the field of engineering must develop the capacity for innovation, clear communication, cross-vertical networking and seamlessly moving along with advancements in technology. These qualities cannot be acquired on the job but can be learnt in courses such as Executive Program in General Management by IIM Calcutta.
The program content covers all aspects of management right from Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Ethics & Communication and People Management. One of the mainstays of the program is to offer young engineers with practical training on mainstays of project management.
Engineers need to be efficient managers predominantly to be able to rise to occasions, take on challenging tasks in times of crisis and transform challenges into opportunities for personal growth and better market visibility for the organization. There are certain skills that every engineer needs to develop to spearhead growth and innovation in his organization and these are:
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