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Strategies for Transitioning to Technical Management


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
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.

Target Audience
Technical professionals transitioning into a management role

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Strategies for Transitioning to Technical Management

  • 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
  • Course Number:
    mgmt_19_a02_bs_enus