Engineering Management 101
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Engineering Management 101

November 9, 2023 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Standard Time

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Engineering Management 101

Learn the skills and knowledge needed to transition and succeed in an engineering management role.

Some Key Takeaways!

By participating along with us in the workshop, you'll learn:

  • Learn the role and responsibilities of a software engineering manager
  • Understand the transition from individual contributor to manager
  • Explore the motivations and challenges of people leadership
  • Discover strategies for moving into a management role
  • Learn tips and tricks to prepare for interviews
  • Navigate the initial phase of being a new manager

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Jem Young

Jem Young

Jem is an Engineering Manager based out of Oakland, California. When he’s not watching it, you can find him at Netflix where he leads the Web Platform team. In his free time, he hassles other engineers to write more tests.

Spend A Full Day Immersed in Engineering Management with Jem Young

Workshop Details

This course is an introductory guide to engineering management. It covers the responsibilities of a manager, understanding your motivations for management, the process of moving into management, and the initial phase of being a new manager. The aim is to equip aspiring managers with the necessary skills and understanding to succeed in their new roles with an emphasis on practical tips and advice.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 300 workshops with thousands of attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day, so it goes smoothly and efficiently. Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
  • 9:45AM
    Why "practical" engineering management
  • 10:00AM
    What do managers do?
  • 10:30AM
    What is software engineering?
  • 11:00AM
    Understanding the business
  • 11:30AM
    So you want to be a manager
  • 12:00PM
  • 1:00PM
    Learning how to be manager
  • 2:00PM
    Interviewing for the role
  • 3:30PM
    Your first 30 days
  • 4:00PM
    Mistakes to avoid
  • 4:30PM
    Managing up
  • 4:45PM
    Wrap up

Interact with the Instructor - Online & In-Person

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


The primary audience for this course should be software engineers who either aspire to transition into management roles or want to learn more about engineering management. It is also for new managers seeking to enhance their understanding and skills in their role.

Any Prerequisites?

  • At least 3 years of software engineering experience

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


November 9, 2023 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Standard Time


Option 1: Attend online on our full HD live stream

Option 2: Attend in-person at HQ in Minneapolis, MN