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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Transitioning from Technical Professional to Management $74.95
Strategies for Transitioning to Technical Management $74.95
Managing Technical Professionals $74.95

Bundle Price: $139.00
Total Savings: $85.85


Transitioning from Technical Professional to Management

Moving from being a technical professional to being a manager is a career change requiring a shift in focus. Technical professionals are largely self-directed, whereas managers work through other people. These and other role differences require that technical professionals who are transitioning into management prepare effectively for the change in career. This course outlines steps a technical professional can take to make the transition into management smoother. It also describes the qualities that successful technical professionals typically possess and how these qualities are useful in a management role. Finally, the course introduces key competencies that people moving into a management role may need to develop. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • identify ways you can prepare for the transition to technical management
  • recognize how typical qualities of a technical professional are useful in a management role
  • determine which competencies a given individual may need to develop when transitioning into a managerial role

Strategies for Transitioning to Technical Management

As you transition from being a technical professional to being a manager, your relationships with coworkers inevitably change. Before you were promoted, you were their colleague, but now you're expected to manage and lead them. How do you make the switch? This course describes strategies for establishing new relationships with former peers – a key part of making the transition into management. It also describes leadership styles you'll use in your role as manager and explains how understanding these different styles helps you deal with the many different kinds of situations and people you'll be expected to manage. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • recognize strategies for establishing new relationships with former peers as you transition into your management role
  • apply strategies for establishing new relationships with former peers
  • determine which leadership style to apply in a given situation

Managing Technical Professionals

Managing a team of technical professionals presents some unique challenges for even the most talented manager. Whether you have a technical background or not, you'll need to apply organizational, motivational, and leadership skills to address those challenges successfully. You'll also need to build a foundation of mutual respect and trust. In this course, you'll learn about the challenges of managing technical professionals, how to build trust with your technical team, and how to motivate technical professionals. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • determine the best strategy for overcoming a given challenge of managing technical professionals
  • apply strategies for building trust with technical professionals in given scenarios
  • identify examples of strategies for motivating technical professionals to perform at their best
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Essentials of Managing Technical Professionals e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    252489
  • Duration:
    3 hours
  • Price:
    $139