Eagle Elevate Competencies

By acquiring these skills while at Embry-Riddle, you will be preparing yourself for the future job market. Get involved with campus activities, clubs and organizations, residence hall programming, and class projects to develop these competencies.

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Career Preparation

  • Identify and articulate skills, strengths, knowledge, experience,  related to career goals.
  • Navigate job options.
  • Pursue job opportunities


  • Articulate thoughts & ideas clearly to a variety of audiences.
  • Employ effective public speaking skills.
  • Be an active listener.
  • Write/edit various forms of communication effectively.

Digital Fluency

  • Leverage existing technology ethically and efficiently to complete tasks, solve problems and accomplish goals.
  • Adapt to new and emerging technologies.
  • Use technology to locate, organize, create, design, and manipulate data/images/information.


  • Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals.
  • Use interpersonal skills to coach, develop, and motivate others.
  • Organize, prioritize, and delegate work.


  • Build collaborative relationships with diverse coworkers.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Negotiate, manage, and resolve conflict.

Critical Thinking

  • Use sound reasoning and analytical skills to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems.
  • Obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process.
  • Demonstrate originality and inventiveness.

Global Fluency

  • Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions.
  • Demonstrate openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people.
  • Understand individuals' differences.
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  • Exhibit effective work habits such as punctuality, working productively, personal accountability, time management, integrity, and ethical behavior.
  • Understand the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image.