Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Manager

— greater flexibility, your style, impact, critical skills, success …
— Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
— Instructors: Eric Bloom, Howard Miller
— held at Synopsys, Inc., 690 E. Middlefield Rd, Mountain View
— Pricing: $600 (IEEE/ASME Members: $450 — save $150)
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Summary: The transition from individual contributor to manager can be the most challenging shift of a career. Managing demands a deep appreciation of different individual working styles and the flexibility to deal with those differences. This workshop introduces the concepts and skills critical to a successful assumption of leadership
Key Topics: — The shift from peer to boss –Compare technical versus management activities — Reflect on individual contributor and manager payoffs — Manage and lead through values — Determine your working style — Maximize your natural strengths — Minimize your weaknesses — Communicate effectively — Use effective questions — Four types of listening — Delegate for results — Five-step delegation model — The Freedom to Act model