Personal development and leadership training

Enhance your professional competencies with our personal development and leadership courses

Good chemical and process engineers should have strong technical and non-technical skills, but the latter can easily be neglected.

Demonstrable interpersonal, leadership and communication skills are an important part of an application for Chartered Membership too. Our personal development and leadership training courses can help you develop your non-technical skills across a range of topics. All the courses below have been written specifically for the chemical and process engineering community, and are delivered by Chartered Chemical Engineers.

You can book your place online and discounts are available to companies booking more than one place at the same time. All courses can also be run in-house at a time and location convenient to your company. Contact us for more information.

Creativity for Chemical Engineers

This course analyses the entire creative, problem-solving process, whilst introducing techniques that can be used to define problems, generate ideas, remove blocks to creative-thinking and implement effective solutions. Find out more >>

An abridged version of this course is also available online.

Effective Communication for Engineers

This course provides practical advice on how to successfully communicate through formal writing, emails, telephone and face-to-face interactions, as well as examining how to design and deliver compelling presentations. Part of the course is also devoted to developing assertiveness and confidence, in addition to overcoming presentation nerves. Find out more >>

An abridged version of this course is also available online.

Effective Technical Writing

This course provides guidance through each step of the writing process. From identifying target audiences and their needs, to planning, structuring, and presenting final documents. It is ideal for anyone wanting to produce accessible written materials on a technical topic. Find out more >>

An abridged version of this course is also available online.

Managing Remote, Virtual and International Teams

This course looks at the common challenges associated with managing remote, virtual and international teams, and provides practical tools and techniques to help managers lead their teams effectively from a far. Find out more >>

Management Skills for Engineers and Scientists

This interactive course enables engineers to understand the skill and behavioural shift required when leading their new team efficiently. It provides direction of how to manoeuvre from a technical background, to a position of authority and leadership. Find out more >>

Mentoring for Chemical Engineers

This practical course will coach you how to apply a range of mentoring concepts, approaches and techniques, in order to guide new fellow recruits and junior engineers. You will also develop skills enabling you to mentor senior engineers, who are undergoing changes in job responsibilities, as well as guiding colleagues working towards a Chartered status. Find out more >>