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Developer First provides technical leaders with soft skills and tactical methods to truly embrace the human side of software development. We specialize in Engineering Manager training (101 & 201 levels), conferences, local meetups, and speaking engagements.

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[VIRTUAL] Self-Paced Engineering Manager Training

Needs a location

Are you a new Engineering Manager or interested in learning more about a career in technical leadership? This low cost training is for you!

While we highly recommend the interactive benefits of private or public group trainings, we understand that these options are not always feasible to our clients!

We are excited to launch a self-paced virtual offering of the Engineering Management 101 course. This instant-access training will cover all of the topics covered in our traditional format:

Mindset shift from Engineer to Manager
Purposeful leadership
Time management & prioritization
Empowering your team
Social styles
Giving feedback
Career conversations
1:1s
Diversity & inclusion
Recruiting, interview, & onboarding
Relationships of technical management
Authentic leadership

​Content and activities typically take between 4-5 hours to complete.

[VIRTUAL] Self-Paced Engineering Manager Training

Needs a location

Are you a new Engineering Manager or interested in learning more about a career in technical leadership? This low cost training is for you!

While we highly recommend the interactive benefits of private or public group trainings, we understand that these options are not always feasible to our clients!

We are excited to launch a self-paced virtual offering of the Engineering Management 101 course. This instant-access training will cover all of the topics covered in our traditional format:

Mindset shift from Engineer to Manager
Purposeful leadership
Time management & prioritization
Empowering your team
Social styles
Giving feedback
Career conversations
1:1s
Diversity & inclusion
Recruiting, interview, & onboarding
Relationships of technical management
Authentic leadership

​Content and activities typically take between 4-5 hours to complete.

[VIRTUAL] Self-Paced Engineering Manager Training

Needs a location

Are you a new Engineering Manager or interested in learning more about a career in technical leadership? This low cost training is for you!

While we highly recommend the interactive benefits of private or public group trainings, we understand that these options are not always feasible to our clients!

We are excited to launch a self-paced virtual offering of the Engineering Management 101 course. This instant-access training will cover all of the topics covered in our traditional format:

Mindset shift from Engineer to Manager
Purposeful leadership
Time management & prioritization
Empowering your team
Social styles
Giving feedback
Career conversations
1:1s
Diversity & inclusion
Recruiting, interview, & onboarding
Relationships of technical management
Authentic leadership

​Content and activities typically take between 4-5 hours to complete.

[VIRTUAL] Self-Paced Engineering Manager Training

Needs a location

Are you a new Engineering Manager or interested in learning more about a career in technical leadership? This low cost training is for you!

While we highly recommend the interactive benefits of private or public group trainings, we understand that these options are not always feasible to our clients!

We are excited to launch a self-paced virtual offering of the Engineering Management 101 course. This instant-access training will cover all of the topics covered in our traditional format:

Mindset shift from Engineer to Manager
Purposeful leadership
Time management & prioritization
Empowering your team
Social styles
Giving feedback
Career conversations
1:1s
Diversity & inclusion
Recruiting, interview, & onboarding
Relationships of technical management
Authentic leadership

​Content and activities typically take between 4-5 hours to complete.

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[VIRTUAL] Self-Paced Engineering Manager Training

Needs a location

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