A growth mindset is the belief that you can improve your skills and abilities. It's crucial for engineers, who need to be innovative. Scientific research into motivation has shown that a growth mindset leads to academic achievement, better relationships, and professional success.
In this course, you'll learn best-practice approaches for developing a growth mindset. You'll understand how a growth mindset is fundamental to being innovative and becoming an agile learner.
After completing the course, you'll have an action plan for how to apply this to your day-to-day work, including how you give and receive feedback.
This course is delivered by specialist leadership and strategy facilitators from Lighthouse.
- What a growth mindset is and how to develop one
- Cultivating a growth mindset in your day-to-day work
- Incorporating a growth mindset into giving, receiving and acting on feedback
- Helping others develop a growth mindset
- Meeting setbacks or change with a positive mindset
Is this course for you?
This course is ideal for technical professionals responsible for delivering projects and programs in the following roles:
- engineering managers
- project managers.
The course is not discipline-specific and suits all industries.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
You'll have tasks to complete before attending the course. This includes watching a video.
Topics we'll cover
- Why develop a growth mindset?
- What is a growth mindset (research and practice)?
- Giving, receiving and acting on feedback
- Developing for self—developing with others
- Individual action planning
Take this course to build skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:
2. Practise competently
*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee you a competency. However, you will gain the base knowledge you need to develop these specific Chartered competencies.
Eric Miller is an experienced leadership facilitator with organisational development partner, Lighthouse. Before this, he spent 20 years with Accenture, helping clients plan, execute, and operate their most important business and people-related transformations.
Eric combines his practical and academic experience to help clients discover, use and develop their talent to achieve measurable business outcomes.
Eric has an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering from Texas A&M. He also holds a Masters in Executive Coaching from Sydney University, where he studied the research underpinning growth mindset.
Eric has been an ICF Accredited Coach for 11 years. He is deeply passionate about helping individuals, teams and organisations meet their goals.