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Author(s):
Nißl, A.; Ponn, J.; Lindemann, U. 
Title:
The Tutorensystem Garching: Education on social Competencies for Engineering Students. 
Pages contribution:
599-600 
Abstract:
Many companies in industry face a challenging situation, which demands for a comprehensive profile of competencies an engineer has to possess. Besides a well-founded technical knowledge, methodical skills and social competencies are also required. Social competencies, also called soft skills, include the engineer’s ability to communicate and present his or her ideas to other people, to work in a team and show leadership qualities, to organise work and time efficiently, among other qualities. In...    »
 
Keywords:
soft skills; design education; continual improvement 
Editor:
Samuel, A.; Lewis, W. 
Book / Congress title:
15th International Conference on Engineering Design ICED'05 
Congress (additional information):
15.-18.08.2005 
Congress city:
Melbourne (Australia) 
Publisher:
Institution of Engineers Australia 
Publisher address:
Barton 
Year:
2005