Advancing Women in Tech
Real-World Engineering Management Specialization
Advancing Women in Tech

Real-World Engineering Management Specialization

Sponsored by AWS. Is software engineering management (EM or SDM) right for you? How do you get your first, or next, EM role? Learn software engineering management from Nancy Wang, one of the youngest directors of engineering and general managers at AWS, and 5 other top engineering managers who make hiring and promotion decisions in the industry. Learn the most common interview questions, and, more importantly, how to answer them to demonstrate to interviewers at Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and startups that you are most qualified to to lead their teams. And scale those teams to build the products that billions of people use billions of times per day.

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Nancy Wang
Gordon Yu

Instructors: Nancy Wang

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  • What elite engineering managers do: maximize both "manager quality" and "manager effectiveness," exceed hiring quotas, and adopt and finish goals.

  • Cultivate elite engineers using: team automation, agile methodologies, coaching, 1-on-1s, longitudinal tracking, recognition, and promotion.

  • Turn around poor performers using: feedback; managing disagreements, conflicts, and escalations; and receiving and giving corrections of errors.

  • What technical program managers (TPMs) do, how to partner with them on complex projects, and how to become a director of engineering or general manager.

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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