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Engineered to Speak

  • Thursday, October 08, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Webinar "Your Nearest Computer Connection"


  • Member's Only Event. Must log into ATD Chattanooga Web-site to register.
  • Contact Cori Barber Office 423.294.5869 For Corporate Member discounted rate.



Technical expertise alone is not enough to ensure professional success.  Twenty-first century engineers and technical professionals must master making the complex simple and the simple interesting.  Engineered to Speak was written to help technical professionals do what they love most: take a complicated problem and design an efficient solution.  You will learn tips and strategies that help you answer one essential question, "How can I get better at sharing my ideas with a variety of audiences?"

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the connection between communication and career advancement.
  • Learn the questions to ask before preparing any presentation.
  • Learn how to structure a powerful attention-getting introduction.


Dr. Alexa Chilcutt
, is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Director of the Public Speaking Program at the University of Alabama.  Alexa also works for Johns Hopkins' Carey Business School as an Executive Education faculty member where she provides programs in the areas of leadership, team communication, and effective workplace presentations.  She is the co-author of Wiley IEEE Press' Professional Series books, "Engineered to Speak" with Dr. Adam Brooks.



PayPro is a local Human Capital Management Provider. Our emphasis in supporting our clients are in the three key areas that every business needs. Hiring employees with Applicant tracking tools, Managing employees through payroll, time and attendance, HRIS and benefit enrollment and Growing employees through collaborative tools and learning management.

Like ATD, we believe that employees who receive a great on-boarding experience and are shown a path to improve their skills in a positive learning environment will be more valuable in the work place and it will increase employee retention.  Mike Steele, Chief Development Officer

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