Engineers and other technical professionals today have to communicate effectively with their counterparts across the globe, and English is widely considered the primary language used for this communication. For both working professionals and students, English language fluency is essential. IEEE English for Technical Professionals is a 14-hour online learning program that uses real-life interactive scenarios to provide non-native English speakers with a working knowledge of English techniques and vocabulary that are essential for today’s technical workplace. Designed to help learners master essential English skills, this mobile-friendly program is ideal for both working professionals as well as students who are preparing to enter the field.
Who can benefit from the program? Working technical professionals, graduates entering the workforce, students studying technical concepts at the university level, Ph.D. students, research scholars, or any individual who wants to improve their ability to communicate effectively in English and write technical papers.
Lessons include techniques for English reading, listening, speaking, and writing in many topics including:
- Working with business and company documents
- Understanding engineering concepts and complexity
- Using white papers
- Making recommendations
- Interpreting data
- Ethical persuasion for technical projects
- Reading proposals and requests for proposals
- Working with unfamiliar technical terms and details
- Strengthening written positions based on technical literature
IEEE English for Technical Professionals will be the first IEEE program to offer a digital badge. Badges represent the successful completion of a program with a verifiable description of the specific knowledge and criteria required to earn the badge.
Are you interested in this program for your organization? For details, contact an IEEE Content Specialist today.