- Academic Talk: Dr Brian Price
- Programme Q&A: David Carpenter
The rate of change in the engineering sector is accelerating. Dynamic change in geopolitics, globalization, technologies and work practices mean that it is no longer enough to just have excellent technical skills. The recent pandemic has shown the central role of engineers and how they need to be agile to adapt to rapid change, such as the crash design and manufacture of ventilators. According to the 2019 Skills Landscape report on the attributes of engineers of 2025, they must be “A more flexible, multi-skilled and technology enabled workforce”. In this brief review, learn what skills employers are looking for in engineers of the future and how you can prepare yourself to be a resilient engineering leader.