Technical Leadership for Non-Technical Leaders

Individual

$1120.00

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Individual

$1120.00

Course Summary

Duration

4 Days

Delivery

Virtual, Onsite

ABOUT THIS COURSE

About This Course

Running a technical team is hard. There’s the code, tech jargon, and the needs of software engineers involved. Often, leaders on technical teams feel responsible for everything that happens to their people. They worry that they aren’t equipped to manage the technical issues that crop up.

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About This Course

Running a technical team is hard. Between the code, the developers, technical partners and frameworks, it can be overwhelming. Leaders on technical teams feel responsible for everything that happens to their people. They worry that they aren’t equipped to manage the the complexity of technical issues, and the needs of the technical resources.

The Technical Leadership for Non-Technical Leaders program makes it easier for engineering leaders that don’t have a strong technical background to

  • Get up to speed quickly
  • Facilitate productive technical conversations
  • Be an effective coach for their team

This program provides you the processes, tools and people skills necessary to succeed in supporting technical teams without resorting to micromanagement.

Give yourself confidence, earn the respect and support of your technical resources and deliver to the delight of executive leadership, your partners and customers.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire the skills and tools to provide effective guidance and support to your technical teams
  • Communicate and plan better with your technical resources and partners
  • Effectively support the autonomy of your technical resources while maintaining strategic control of deliverables
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Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire the skills and tools to provide effective guidance and support to your technical teams
  • Communicate and plan better with your technical resources and partners
  • Effectively support the autonomy of your technical resources while maintaining strategic control of deliverables
  • Understand essentials and terminology of large-scale system design without going into the weeds
  • Support the growth and fulfillment of your technical resources
  • Effectively manage technical debt and technical features
  • Develop the skills to sustain the timely delivery of quality technical product
  • Minimize the risk of defects and rework in your team’s deliverables
  • Better understand the motivations and desires of your technical partners
  • Be able to cultivate an environment that encourages innovation and creativity

Who Should Attend?

Engineering managers, technical leads and Scrum Masters looking to improve their engagement and effectiveness with technical colleagues

Prerequisites

Experience with Agile processes and software product delivery is recommended, to be able to take full advantage of this program

Course Materials and Support

  • The slides and other teaching materials used during the workshop will be made available electronically
  • Access to our library of tools and processes that will give you peace of mind when managing technical challenges

Coach

Tayo Koleoso

Tayo Koleoso is a best-selling author and engineering leader, and the founder of LettuceWork. He created the Better Managed Development framework as a no-frills way to cultivate and scale engineering culture for teams of all sizes.

With 16 years’ experience in the industry from startups to Fortune 100 companies, Tayo is the rare blend of technical and non-technical chops. He enjoys cycling back-and-forth between the two worlds to bridge the divide between management, non-management, technical and non-technical groups. His light-hearted, easy to digest teaching style has won him rave reviews in his books and video courses on LinkedIn Learning.

Tayo strongly believes that high engineering culture is achievable by everyone, regardless of the size of their engineering budget.

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Participation Options

To participate in this program, please select one of the following options

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Individual

Virtual only

Aug 23 - Aug 26
02

Team Pass

Discounted Rates for bulk purchases for teams

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