location_city Melbourne schedule Jun 30th 10:30 - 11:15 AM AEST place EN 413 (L80) people 27 Interested

Moving from a technical role to a management role can be a difficult transition requiring a completely different approach and a new set of skills. This will cover my own experience and what I learned to assist others who are thinking of making the change to a leadership role or, as happens surprisingly often, they end up in one.


Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Getting Started
    • Building the team - Interviewing
  • The Role Itself
    • What is Your Purpose
    • Expectations within your Role
    • How can you be Successful in it?
    • What does Responsibility Entail?
  • Day-to-Day
    • Communication
    • Tracking Progress
    • Performance Reviews
  • Endings
    • Underperformance
    • People Leaving the Team
  • Examples from History

Learning Outcome

To have a foundation for someone to refer to when, or if, they find themselves starting in a leadership role.

Target Audience

People in technical roles; even those who have no plans to be in a leadership role, it is good to know where to start if you find yourself in one.

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