TRANSITIONING FROM INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR TO MANAGER

DELIVERY MODE

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OVERVIEW

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.

 

KEY TOPICS

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

 

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

 

Managing Through Values

  • Why values are important as a manager
  • Defining your personal leadership values
  • Demonstrating your values through observable behavior
  • Identifying the biggest challenges aligning virtual teams
  • Applying best practices for leading a productive virtual team