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Tech Career Skills: Moving from Developer to Engineering Manager

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Learn about the skills you need to successfully transition from an individual contributor developer on a team to an engineering manager.


  • Moving to management
1. Fundamentals of Management
  • What do managers do?
  • Skills and attributes you need as a manager
  • Holding one-on-one meetings
  • Agendas, note taking, and documentation
  • Reviews and assessments
2. Letting Go of the Keyboard
  • Shifting your mindset from coding to coaching
  • Approach technical problems as a manager
  • Managing junior developers
  • Managing senior developers
  • Assess tech skills outside your expertise
  • Cross-team collaboration
3. Managers as Advocates
  • Mentoring as an engineering manager
  • Advocating for your direct reports
  • Ethical considerations in management
  • Having difficult conversations
4. Growing Management and Technical Skills
  • Maintain and expand your technical skills
  • Growing your management skills
  • Setting goals with your team
  • Tailoring your management journey

Taught by

Jessica Rose


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