Emerging Leaders Session #2: Maximizing Billability and Productivity for Engineering Professionals
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Join the ACEC New York Emerging Leaders for a networking and business program, Maximizing Billability and Productivity for Engineering Professionals.

When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:00 PM
Where: HDR Office
500 Seventh Avenue, 15th Floor
New York, New York  10018-4502
United States
Contact: Erica Lavigne

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The ACEC New York Emerging Leaders committee will be holding a networking and business program event. Emerging leaders are professionals preparing for future management positions in member firms.

6:00pm: Registration and Networking
6:30pm: Program
7:30pm: Networking

(drinks and snacks will be provided)

Cost per member* attendee: $15 (non-member attendee: $20)

*membership is by firm – see member directory for full list of firms

(Note: this event is specifically geared towards Emerging Leaders - we ask that firms sending attendees only send a maximum of one (1) senior professional and as many up-and-coming leaders as would like to attend).

To register: download and complete the form or register online.

Maximizing Billability and Productivity for Engineering Professionals

It is becoming nearly impossible in today’s world to focus intently on any one thing and therefore, the professionals that can do that will be at the top of their industry. The ability to be an effective engineering manager without the ability to focus and be productive is not realistic. As an engineering manager, you will be pulled in many different directions, and therefore you will need to learn how to handle all of the distractions and correspondence required by your job, but still allow time for intensive focus on things that will drive the most success for you and your organization. In this session, you will be given a blueprint for increasing your productivity on a day to day basis by doing things like task batching, developing MITs, and learning how to recognize high leverage tasks. If you can’t be a productive engineer and focus on the right tasks, you will not be an effective engineering manager; but if you can, you will be ahead of the game.In this session, you will:·        

  • Learn the 80/20 principle and how to apply it in your career and personal life
  • Create a routine that will increase productivity dramatically
  • Apply techniques that will increase your focus throughout the day
  • Practice strategies on how to maximize billability



Anthony Fasano, P.E., founder of the Engineering Management Institute, is a globally recognized best-selling author, speaker, host of The Civil Engineering Podcast which has been downloaded 1 million times, and author of the bestselling book for engineers entitled Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career (by IEEE-Wiley Press).He has also created the popular Engineering Management Accelerator online workshop which is a 5-week program through which engineering companies enroll teams of 5.  The teams work on current challenges their companies are facing, and with guidance and coaching, present it back to their firms at the culmination of the program. 

Fasano has also co-authored a series of children’s books with his 12-year-old daughter titled Purpee the Purple Dragon. They have delivered hundreds of the books to pediatric cancer centers around the world.