Tech Soft Skills: Moving from Developer to Engineering Manager
Tech Soft Skills: Moving from Developer to Engineering Manager is an Intermediate level tutorial on Business, written by an expert, Jessica Rose. This tutorial is a critical foundation for anyone who needs to sharpen his/her Business expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on Business, Management, Business and Management.
The skills that made you stand out as an individual contributor won’t necessarily help you transition to management. As an engineering manager, you’ll be charged with a host of brand-new new responsibilities—from hosting 1:1 meetings to conducting annual reviews—that necessitate the development of brand-new soft skills. This course outlines those skills, as well as the practical steps to take to successfully transition from an individual contributor developer on a team to an engineering manager. Instructor Jessica Rose details the fundamental tasks you’ll need to tackle as a manager, as well as how to switch your focus from hands-on coding to coaching. Plus, she shares how to best advocate for your direct reports, as well as continue to grow your technical skills while in a leadership role.
- The core duties of an engineering manager
- Structuring effective 1:1 meetings
- Conducting fair employee reviews
- Approaching technical challenges as a manager
- Supporting both junior and senior developers
- Advocating for your team
- Handling difficult conversations
- Enhancing both your technical and management skills