Meri WilliamsCTO and Advisor Pleo
A day of sessions on: your Business, your Delivery, your Strategy and your People.
Your Business: Developing commercial awareness to drive business outcomes
This interactive session is designed to help you become an effective business leader as well as an effective technical leader. It will provide you with the tools to develop strong commercial awareness, frameworks for effective cross-functional working with your management counterparts, and communication skills for influencing non-technical leaders.
Your Strategy: Crafting an effective technical strategy and getting buy-in
With few examples available on how to craft an effective tech strategy, this workshop session will help you understand what makes a ‘good’ or ‘bad’ strategy, understand how to put together a new strategy, and give you tips to articulate and communicate it, as well as adapt it as times change.
Your Delivery: Driving pace and delivering high-impact projects
This practical session is designed to help you get your teams working effectively on the most impactful tasks. It will deliver practical tools to set priorities and roadmap, identify and debug delivery issues, and measure your organizational performance.
Your People: Structuring and developing your teams
Managing managers requires a drastic change in skillset and a shift of mindset. This interactive session will give you frameworks to effectively calibrate performance in your organization, define success for your reports, set realistic growth targets, and provide tips to support your managers as they transition to leadership.
Break and lunch activities
Network, learn and explore during every break
Join facilitated conversations on topics such as:
- Measuring engineering organization success
- Improving engineering organization velocity
- Partnering with Product & Design
Watch or participate in free 1:1 coaching.
Career next steps Q&A
Dedicated sessions on how to take the next step in your career for:
- VP of Engineering
Growing Engineering Managers: Breaking down the monolith
This talk will delve into the intricacies of being an effective engineering manager by dissecting the multifaceted role into distinct components. Chiranjiv will explore technical excellence, people management, and delivery, breaking down each aspect into manageable units that can be employed for evaluation and strategic planning.
Back in the Loop: The importance of staying technical in leadership
One of the toughest challenges you face as an engineering leader is that your team’s technical knowledge can continuously diverge from your own. This talk will explore how you can overcome this challenge, why it’s important to invest time in your technical skills, how to get it done when you’re inundated with meetings, and why getting back in the loop could be the key to making better decisions and building a stronger team.