RedVector Expands Its Professional Development Training Series with New “AEC Success” Courses


Release date: 1/21/2016

With a lack of soft skills contributing to 40%-70% of engineering project failures, RedVector arms companies with the “AEC Success” Course Series for soft skill/professional development

Tampa — January 20, 2016 — RedVector, the leader in eLearning and workforce training solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, industrial and facility management industries, has teamed up with presenter Christian J. Knutson, P.E., PMP, to continue a series of video-based professional development courses for AEC professionals.

The AEC Success online course series aims to help engineers and other AEC professionals improve business development and sales skills, become better decision-makers, and improve time management skills. Today, a lack of soft skills has been cited as a major contributor to engineering project failures—industry studies put the failure rate somewhere between 40% and 70%, according to the Association for Talent Development (atd). It’s no wonder that AEC firms ranked training and education as one of their top business development tactics for 2016 (at 41.8%), according to a Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Survey.

“We’re proud to bring Christian J. Knutson on board to continue to build our top-quality professional development training library for design and construction professionals,” said Bobby Person, RedVector Product Director. “Through these courses, our mission is to advance and develop careers and improve project success rates.”

RedVector’s New AEC Success Courses Are as Follows:

AEC Success: Effective Decision Making

AEC Success: Time Management and Billable Hours

AEC Success: Business Development and Sales

About Christian J. Knutson
Christian J. Knutson, P.E., PMP, has 21 years of experience in leadership, management, engineering and international relations earned from a career in the U.S. Air Force serving locations across the globe. Over his career, Knutson developed the soft skills required to effectively lead teams and organizations of 3 to 600 people while delivering value to clients with high-stakes missions. He is also the author of The Engineer Leader, a recognized blog on leadership and life success for engineers and project professionals.

About RedVector

RedVector sets the standard for excellence in online continuing education and training for the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial and facility management industries and holds nearly 100 state and national accreditations. RedVector offers individual courses as well as large-scale corporate training solutions featuring customizable and easily accessible online universities with a full range of tracking and reporting features. With an online library exceeding 2,250 courses authored by more than 100 subject matter experts, RedVector serves professionals and organizations in all 50 states. The recipient of numerous community honors and industry awards, RedVector was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For more information, call 1-866-283-5269 or visit

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