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A lot of Engineering Managers and leaders studied for years and years to become the best Engineer they possibly could be… and then they were promoted.

Going from being a great engineer to being a great manager can be a challenging transition.  Understand the changes you might need to make in order to better support your team, including how to prioritize your own workload, address conflicts within your team, and how to develop your engineers.

Join us at the next edition of Bookmarked where Suzan Bond will be joined by Sarah Drasner, who has 10+ years of experience in engineering management at all levels, from Lead to VP, to discuss her newest book ‘Engineering Management for the Rest of Us’. 

In this session, Sarah shares the reasons for writing this book, alongside her lessons learned over the years and what she wishes she had known when she started out on her management journey so that you can reflect on your own leadership style and needs.

Key takeaways

  • What you might need to work on in order to transition from being a great engineer to a great manager
  • Learn how to manage conflict and foster collaboration within your team
  • Understand what to focus on and how to prioritize your own workload to better support your engineers
  • Learn how to manage upwards effectively