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Transitioning to Manager

2 hours


The transition from individual contributor to manager can be the most challenging shift of a career. Whether you’ve made this transition recently or have been a manager for a while, the role of manager requires an understanding of the role and challenges of a being a working manager including knowing how to lead by your values and align remote teams.

Four Key Topics

1. Role of a Manager

    • The challenges of being promoted to a people manager
    • The shift in mindset transitioning from individual contributor to manager
    • Traits of a great manager

2. The Balancing Act

    • Challenges in being a working manager
    • Balancing manager and individual contributor responsibilities
    • Analyzing your use of time to reach a balance
    • The dos and don’ts of effective transition

3. Managing Through Value Stands

    • Why values are important as a manager
    • Defining your personal leadership values
    • Demonstrating your values through observable behavior

4. Managing Virtual Teams: Working Together Apart

    • Identifying the biggest challenges aligning virtual teams
    • Applying best practices for leading a productive virtual team