In this course, you've examined how the nontechnical manager has unique responsibilities and challenges and learned some ways they can interact with their tech teams. In this video, Phil goes over your next steps and other resources for your professional journey.
- Okay, that's it for me.…During this course, we've been examining…working with technical teams when starting…from a non-technical background.…We started by looking at ways…to get up to speed with the work being done…and separating the what from the how.…We also talked about how to establish credibility…and establish relationships with technical staff.…We examined how the non-technical manager…has special responsibilities and challenges,…and discussed some ways they can interact…with their tech teams.…
And finally, we discussed the role of leaders,…both in regards to the technical teams…and a bit more broadly.…If you're looking for more information…on topics covered in this course, I can't do better than…to refer you back to the course catalog.…There is great content there on management…and leadership techniques, communications,…planning, and on and on.…I've mentioned a few other course during this one.…Rather than rehash them again now,…I've included a reference document in the Exercise Files…that lists them all, along with a few other recommendations.…
- Identify the best practices for building trust and credibility with a technical team.
- Define “data-driven conversation.”
- Recognize strategies that will help a nontechnical professional adapt to a technical team.
- Name three ways you can help employees in a fast-growing department get up to speed on projects and tasks.
- Recall the major role of a manager.
- Determine the benefits of a flexible work environment.