NJIT Next Gen is a non-credit course that will introduce students to several soft skills that will enhance their ability to succeed in the field of engineering. Students will develop skills in communication, relationship building, public speaking, business etiquette, time management, interviewing and presentation. The course will also help students improve their self-confidence, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills. Students will engage in a variety of in-class activities, homework, group projects, and presentations throughout the semester. The group projects will provide a platform to focus on the skills learned and connect skillsets. One project will be selected by student consensus from a choice of three or four projects. The project is simply a vehicle to apply and practice the soft skills learned.
Students that attend all eight (9) lectures will receive a $100 scholarship.
In order to receive a certificate of completion, students must attend at least seven (7) sessions.
Restrictions: Civil and Environmental Engineering Junior and Senior students only.
Co-requisite: none Pre-requisite: none Canvas: Students must use their UCID to sign in at (http://www.canvas.njit.edu). Some course material may be posted on Canvas. Text: None
Public Speaking 1
Basics of Business Writing
Emotional Intelligence and Interview Skills
Presentations by Students
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