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Managing Technical Professionals


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
Managing a team of technical professionals presents some unique challenges for even the most talented manager. Whether you have a technical background or not, you'll need to apply organizational, motivational, and leadership skills to address those challenges successfully. You'll also need to build a foundation of mutual respect and trust. In this course, you'll learn about the challenges of managing technical professionals, how to build trust with your technical team, and how to motivate technical professionals. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

Target Audience
Managers of technical professionals

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Managing Technical Professionals

  • determine the best strategy for overcoming a given challenge of managing technical professionals
  • apply strategies for building trust with technical professionals in given scenarios
  • identify examples of strategies for motivating technical professionals to perform at their best
  • Course Number:
    mgmt_19_a03_bs_enus