Becoming a successful technical leader requires a new set of tools, experiences and skills that compliment your natural talents. This intense one-day workshop uncovers the common pitfalls in transitioning from engineer to leader and will equip you with the skills and knowledge to build, grow, scale and lead an exceptional engineering team.
Chris Iona is the founder of Future Pass, and has spent the past 14 years building, leading and scaling some of Australia’s best startups. His most recent role was VP of Engineering at Hipages, which saw him grow the team from 5 to 30, transforming the technology stack and tech culture to leverage cloud and modern practices. This led to a significant increase in service availability, deployments and velocity. Prior to that, Chris was an Engineering Director at Bigcommerce, and in that time helped grow the team through fast and strong growth. Chris was listed on AIM’s 30–under-30 list for excellence in Management, and often presents at meetups, workshops and conferences.
Module 1: Fundamentals of Growth, Scale and Leadership
Module 2: Building People, Teams and Culture
Module 3: Scaling your Tech, Product and Process
Module 4: Align, Define and Measure Success
This workshop is one day and is limited to twelve participants, enabling us to focus on your challenges and objectives. Chris delivers the course in person, weaving in real-life examples from his time at Hipages and Big Commerce. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions by email in the week leading up to the workshop and Chris will personalize the content and exercises to address everyone’s goals. At the end of the course you will walk away with new skills and a clear plan that you will be able to implement immediately. This workshop is held in an awesome boardroom in the CBD and runs from 9 am– 5.00 pm with short breaks. Lunch and morning team provided.
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