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Leading through Change

When you step into a leadership position, you are accepting the responsibility of guiding others through challenges as you face them head-on. As we look forward to the future of work post-COVID-19, change is inevitable, which inherently brings challenges with it, making any leadership role more difficult to navigate. Becoming resilient to such change will allow you to lead effectively even in the most challenging circumstances. And the key to such resilient leadership is mindfulness.

Leadership Through Mindfulness

Emotional intelligence has emerged as a valuable skill for any successful leader. Now, as we prepare for the future of work in uncertain times, it is more important than ever.

Georgia Tech Partners with ORTEC to Deliver Supply Chain Analytics Professional Certificate

Georgia Tech Professional Education is teaming up with the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute and ORTEC, a leading supplier of mathematical optimization software and advanced analytics, to deliver a new professional certificate in supply chain analytics.

Professional Master's Graduates Make History with First-Ever Virtual Commencement

On July 31, 2020, Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) hosted its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony for its Professional Master’s graduates, recognizing 63 graduates from three professional master’s programs: applied systems engineering, manufacturing leadership, and occupational safety and health.

Streamed live through a video conferencing platform, the celebration began with ceremonial music and photo footage of all the graduates alongside their family and friends.

Working and Learning Online During a Pandemic

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, universities across the country have quickly pivoted to remote delivery and other technologies as a means to mimic the in-person setting. This transition was intended to prioritize safety while providing continuity of instruction, but it was not without challenges.

Construction Site Safety Manager's Journey from the NFL to OSHA

Ryan Mack has always had a knack for protecting people – whether it was his family, co-workers, or quarterback – but construction was a new direction for him.

Mack was an athlete in college and then went on to play professional football for a of couple years. His college studies led him to a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisville and a Masters in Liberal Studies from University of Memphis, which he is a few credits away from completing. This might not be the normal path for a safety career in the construction industry, but for Mack it is.

Defense Tech Celebrates 50 Years

For over five decades, Georgia Tech has been a prominent leader in defense technology training and research, led by highly respected scientists, engineers, and subject-matter experts from Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). These defense technology leaders are regularly tasked to consult and work with the military, government, and a wide variety of businesses. Their experience and expertise positions them to provide valuable insight in a complex and sensitive industry.

How International Students Can Transfer to a U.S. University

Education is a global endeavor. For many students, their educational goals may take them outside their home country. The process of transferring to a U.S. university from outside the country can be complex and often confusing. There are many different ways to make the transition, so it is important to be aware of all the options before beginning the process.

Transitioning to a Cybersecurity-Focused Career Path

Back in 2015, I was a victim of identity theft. Somebody stole my social security number, my name, my address and my phone number. They opened up bank accounts and credit card accounts. At that time, I got scared, because I didn’t know what I was supposed to do, and I didn’t know if I would get any of that back.

Language Institute Receives 10-Year Reaccreditation

This April, Georgia Tech Language Institute (GTLI) received 10-year reaccreditation for its Intensive English Program from the Commission on English Language (CEA). This outstanding achievement marks the incredible quality of the Language Institute as well as the remarkable effort of its leaders to demonstrate and uphold that quality, including participation in reaccreditation training, submission of a self-study report, hosting a site visit, and responding to the site reviewers’ report, all adhering to CEA’s extensive and thorough standards.