Writing code is what we - developers, were taught to do. We proudly write clean code, apply eXtreme programming practices, refactor the mess, introduce new frameworks and learn new programming languages. We concentrate on technology so much that we completely forget that only 15% of our success is due to technical knowledge.
The IT world has changed. And, like it or not, we have to question the status quo of what does it mean to be a great developer. Welcome to the era of close developer and business partnership, where leadership abilities and soft skills play the major role.
The goal of this training is to help you - developer, become a distinguished developer, team lead, architect or whoever you want to be, by building skills that most competitors do not possess - leadership and soft skills.
This training will cover wide range of topics aimed to make you truly valuable asset in a modern organisation, including:
How to help your customers succeed by finding long and quick wins together
How to negotiate, make winning proposals and align people around your vision
How to spark and drive the change via Lean Change Management
How to make your workplace more fun and dynamic
How to work effectively in a team
How to make your team the best in the company
How to find consensus in the team
How to overcome resistance and skepticism
How to say NO without being killed
How to estimate work without shooting yourself in the leg
How to decide in situations of high uncertainty and reduce it
How to learn effectively
How to build building remarkable reputation and career
… and much more!
This course offers concrete practices that you can apply at work immediately. For example:
Together with other participant you will facilitate a Lean Coffee session, run a retrospective resulting in actionable points in Trello, ensure that actionable point are completed by the team, challenge opaque requirements with "5 Whys", create a clear value proposition for your ideas, create and maintain technical improvement backlog and much more!
The course is highly recommended for teams that work together.
Developers and teams willing to significantly improve their leadership and soft skills.
You earn a certificate of participation by attending the course. No exam required.
The course is taught in English.