Texas A&M Engineering is collaborating with Anderson & Anderson Consulting in the area of Emotional Intelligence Coaching for Engineers
Mastering Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the key to outstanding performance in technical, managerial, professional, leadership and entrepreneurial roles. We all know someone who did not exactly shine at school, but went on to be hugely successful in their chosen careers. The reason is simple: IQ is only one aspect of doing well. Numerous studies have shown that EQ competencies make a highly effective leader. Today’s engineering leaders – from top executives to line managers – must have more than just the right technical skills and IQ. They must possess emotional intelligence. Emotionally intelligent leaders help organizations create competitive advantage through: increased performance, enhanced innovation, effective use of time and resources, improved motivation and teamwork, and restored trust.Texas A&M University Master of Engineering Technical Management (METM) program uniquely addresses EQ and developing cognitive, emotional, and behavioral capabilities so graduates will become effective leaders. METM is a distance-learning professional graduate program for early to mid-career technical professionals. This rigorous program is industry-oriented, and relevant to electronics, manufacturing, automation, energy, process and related industrial channels. The program targets engineering and technical professionals and allows them to become future leaders in technical management positions, while continuing to work in their companies. The program’s curriculum, carefully crafted in consultation with industrial leaders, provides a unique blend of industry-critical skills in managing people, projects and profitability. The curriculum is taught by three groups of professionals: professors, professor-experts, and the industry experts. The curriculum is 20%, 60%, and 20%, analytical, technical management and capstone project, respectively. The graduates of this program will meet industry needs for qualified technical managers and leaders resulting from the expected industrial growth in the short- and medium-term future.Texas A&M University Master of Engineering Technical Management will be working with Anderson & Anderson consulting company to further integrated personal leadership coaching using emotional intelligence. Anderson and Anderson is the recognized leader in Executive Coaching for physicians, heads of corporations as well as struggling adolescents. The company is a California Chartered Professional Corporation since 1982. Their mission is to provide high quality professional services in emotional intelligence, executive coaching and effective behavior management for adolescents and adults. Mr. Bryan Anderson will start as a new faculty teaching personal leadership coaching while Mr. George Anderson will serve as one of the founding Industry Advisory Board member.