is Engineering Mind-set Thinking?
A way of thinking that combines the problem
solving/design process with the culture of
life-skills that fosters dealing with others in a
team manner. It provides the culture, language,
tools and values of engineering without the high
level of math & science (Content Knowledge).
people complete a formal education in engineering
(B.S. degree through a Ph.D. degree) but Guru
Madhavan (Think like an engineer) is convinced that
almost anyone can develop an engineer's mind-set,
one that could create a significant competitive
advantage for them. "Engineers help create
“solution spaces” -- suites of possibilities that
offer new choices, conveniences, and comforts --
that redefine our standard of living." They have
developed a mind-set that guides and informs those
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Elements of the
Outcomes: Can manage all the
life-skills around any project or design
1.What do I bring to the team?
2. What are our commitments to one another?
3. What differences exist between us?
4. How can I
bring Trust & Respect for all organizations
related to the project?
5. How will we know we are succeeding?
6. How will we manage conflicts?
• Use questions, drawings, Improv to learn life-skills.
• Build team togetherness using ice-breakers, improv’s and games.
Education is not the learning
of facts but the training of the mind to
think – Albert Einstein:
DESIGN creation of artifacts in society,
…Karl T. Ulrich
Review & discuss this
problem into smaller manageable
the needs of the customer
problem the bigger the opportunity
items of the problem, physical
Managing documents to describe the
project; Information sharing ...
needed to deal with the community
View, connecting all the groups
presentation of the results
measurements and feedback during the
reducing errors alone the process …
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