From technical competence to relational skills” is the title of the course held yesterday at the management centre of Turin’s Environment Park. Organised by the Geam georesources and environment association with the support of Turin City Hall, the event took its cue from the growing need for professionals such as engineers and geologists to develop relational skills.

In addition to Amapola CEO Luca Valpreda, the speakers included Stefano Lo Russo, Turin City Councillor for urban planning, Giampiero Divotti of the Nodo Group, Massimo Salvadori, former CEO of Geodata and an Olympic medallist in fencing, Francesco Luda di Cortemiglia, former General Manager of Unicalcestruzzi. The course was coordinated by Pietro Jarre, Geam Vice President and Chairman of Global Studio TCA, a British consultancy.

About forty professionals from public authorities, the construction industry, private firms, engineering companies and start-ups, active in territorial planning, the environment and infrastructure, attended the course.

Luca Valpreda organised the session entitled “Comunicare bene ti fa lavorare (vivere) bene” [good communication helps you work (live) well], looking in depth at key communication concepts and their successful application in a professional context.