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Learning and development at AECOM

A personalized learning and development plan 

AECOM's emphasis on individual learning and development means that you have the freedom to create a tailored plan that aligns with your goals and aspirations. This process starts with understanding your strengths, areas for improvement, and long-term objectives. By reflecting on your current skills and identifying areas for growth, you can develop a targeted plan that addresses your unique needs and propels you forward in your career journey. 


Next, it's essential to explore the various resources and opportunities available to you at AECOM. From on-the-job learning and mentoring to formal training programs and online resources, there are numerous avenues to support your development. By leveraging these resources and aligning them with your goals, you can create a comprehensive learning and development plan that will help you navigate your career journey and achieve success. 


Lastly, it's crucial to continuously review and adjust your plan as you progress. As you gain experience, develop new skills, and face new challenges, your learning goals may change. By reflecting on your progress and updating your learning and development plan, you can ensure that you stay on track and continue to grow both personally and professionally. 

Learning is a team sport

At AECOM, learning and development are not limited to formal training programs and resources. We foster a culture of collaboration and knowledge-sharing, recognizing that learning is a team sport. By working closely with colleagues and mentors, you can gain invaluable insights and perspectives that will enhance your skills and broaden your understanding of our industry. 


Experience sharing is a critical component of AECOM's learning and development strategy. By connecting with experienced professionals within the company, you can receive guidance, advice, and support to help you navigate your career journey. Furthermore, mentors can provide valuable feedback and help you identify areas for growth, ensuring that you continue to develop and advance in your chosen field. 


AECOM encourages employees to learn by engaging in open and honest conversations, asking questions, and sharing experiences. This collective approach to learning not only enhances your skills but also fosters a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. 

AECOM University

One of the cornerstones of AECOM's learning and development strategy is AECOM University, an online learning platform that offers a wealth of resources and learning pathways to support your skills development and growth. With a vast array of online courses, webinars, and resources from technical training and project management courses to leadership development programs and soft skills workshops — AECOM University caters to a diverse range of interests and needs — ensuring that you have access to the tools and knowledge to excel in your role and advance in your career journey. 


By leveraging the resources available through AECOM University, you can develop a well-rounded skill set that will enable you to thrive in the dynamic and competitive world of engineering, design, and construction. 

Soft skills and leadership training opportunities 

Soft skills and leadership development are essential for personal and professional growth. AECOM offers a range of training programs and resources focused on communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership, enabling you to build a well-rounded skill set that will support your career journey. 

By participating in soft skills and leadership training opportunities, you can enhance your ability to work effectively with colleagues, clients, and stakeholders, and foster a supportive and inclusive working environment. Furthermore, by developing your leadership capabilities, you can unlock your potential to inspire and lead others and contribute to the success of your team and our business in Hong Kong.

Embark on your learning journey with AECOM  

AECOM offers a multitude of resources, training opportunities, and support to help you navigate your personal learning journey. By embracing a focus on continuous learning, the sky’s the limit as you learn and grow.

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