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LinkedIn Learning

Master In-Demand Skills for Technology Leadership

via LinkedIn Learning Path

Overview

Technology leaders go beyond mastery of coding skills and technology knowledge to position their teams for success. In this learning path, you'll get the essential skills needed as a technology leader, from business acumen and development to thought leadership, mentoring, and team management.
  • Identify the value of data analysis, managing risks and integrating with a business strategy when managing technology teams.
  • Practice key leadership, business development, and change management skills.
  • Learn mentoring, thought leadership, and finance principles to guide the direction of technology in your industry and organization.

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Data Science Foundations: Fundamentals (2019)
-Get a basic introduction to the careers, tools, and techniques of modern data science.

Course 2: Data Fluency: Exploring and Describing Data (2019)
-Learn how anyone, in any industry, can speak the language of data analysis. Find out how to prepare data, explore it visually, and describe it using statistical methods.

Course 3: Project Management Foundations: Risk (2018)
-Learn how to manage project risk—a foundational knowledge area from the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®).

Course 4: Developing Business Acumen
-Develop business acumen. Gain an understanding of your business model, strategy, competition, and operations so you can make better decisions and become a better leader.

Course 5: Finance Foundations
-Get a basic introduction to the world of finance, from analyzing risk and return and obtaining financing to understanding how markets and banks operate.

Course 6: Finance Foundations: Business Valuation
-Learn how to value a business using different valuation methods, such as multiples, earnings ratios, and discounted cash-flow analysis.

Course 7: Leading with Innovation
-Nurture innovation at your organization. Learn about multiple ways leaders can inspire innovation and explore new values, new customers, and new processes.

Course 8: Managing in Difficult Times
-Learn how to manage effectively in difficult times. Learn how to stay focused, keep innovating, inspire your team, and reframe challenges as opportunities.

Course 9: Leading with Emotional Intelligence
-Get concrete techniques for boosting your emotional quotient (EQ) to better lead teams, work with peers, and manage up.

Course 10: Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers
-Learn coaching skills that can help you develop your employees and add value to your organization.

Course 11: Leading Your Team Through Change
-Successfully lead change at the team level. Get practical frameworks and strategies for guiding a team as they acclimate to brand-new ideas and initiatives.

Course 12: Understanding the Leadership Behaviors That Can Sabotage Your Success
-Enhance your success as a current or future leader by identifying and mitigating the factors that could be holding you back or undermining your professional reputation.

Courses

Taught by

Barton Poulson, Bob McGannon, Mike Figliuolo, Jim Stice, Anil K. Gupta, Jan Rutherford, Britt Andreatta, PhD, Sara Canaday and Mike Derezin

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