IEEE Leading Technical Teams is an immersive live virtual or in-person learning program crafted to help both new and seasoned managers build and expand their leadership capabilities, with a specific emphasis on the unique challenges that come with leading technical talent. As a global leader in technology, IEEE is uniquely positioned to offer this training specifically designed for leaders in technical fields.

Designed for those with at least six months of leadership experience, this program combines direct feedback on leadership behaviors from team members, peers, and managers with instruction on proven leadership practices tailored to the unique challenges faced by technical leaders.

Equip the technical leaders within your organization with the tools they need to grow in their roles and unlock their professional growth and success.

Learning Objectives
This course will help you to:

  • Develop and improve leadership practices as they relate to technical teams
  • Enhance knowledge, skill, and ability in the Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership areas
  • Define individual areas of strengths and opportunity related to the practice areas
  • Define the difference between management and leadership in the technical environment

Enrollment Now Open for 2024 Mixed Cohort Sessions!
Tuesday-Wednesday, 19-20 March 2024: Virtual
Thursday, 11 April 2024: IEEE Industry Hub Office in San Jose, CA


Hear from our learners:

"I found the IEEE Leading Technical Teams program to be very helpful in understanding where I stood with my leadership skills and the areas of opportunity that I could improve on from a development perspective.  Having been an engineering manager in industry as well as an IEEE volunteer leader for many years, it was extremely insightful to get feedback on my leadership behaviors and style using the Leadership Practices Inventory 360° assessment.  IEEE is a trusted source for continuing education and I would highly recommend this training to anyone who is interested in becoming a more effective technical leader."

 Dr. Jason K. Hui, Senior Manager of Engineering 


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Features

Program Features

  • 360° Leadership Practices Inventory: Participants begin by distributing a confidential 360° leadership practices inventory to their team members, peers, and managers. This assessment provides leaders with specific, confidential feedback on their areas of strength and opportunities for improvement. The inventory process is initiated 30 days prior to the live session, allowing ample time for data collection and analysis.
  • Live 6-hour Session: The second part of the program consists of an engaging session where learners receive the results of their 360° leadership practices inventory. In addition, participants participate in interactive learning experiences focused on specific leadership practices. Collaborating with fellow participants, participants can apply these practices to case studies that directly address the unique challenges encountered by technical leaders.
IEEE offers two distinct pathways for individuals and organizations to participate in the IEEE Leading Technical Teams program:
  • Mixed Cohort: For individuals seeking to join the program independently, IEEE facilitates multiple open cohorts throughout the year. Participants can register for a pre-set session, offering flexibility and convenience. Furthermore, the cost of participation can often be covered through a learner's company tuition reimbursement program.
  • Company Cohort: Organizations have the option to assemble a group of 10 or more learners to participate in the program together, at a schedule that aligns with their specific needs and requirements. This tailored approach provides the advantage of a cohesive learning experience, fostering team collaboration and shared growth.
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