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Date: Monday, May 20
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Pass type: All Access, Summits & Workshops - Get your pass now!
Track/Topic: Professional Development
Vault Recording: TBD
Audience Level: All
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Soft skills, hard skills, business skills, in today’s IT job market, you need them all. As a technology professional, you know that the skills you need to succeed are changing rapidly as we work to build systems and services that companies need to grow and compete in today’s global, mobile marketplace. To stay on top of your game, you need to be a lifelong learner with a clear plan. In this two-day summit, we’ll take a deep dive into the core skills you need, so you can level up your career. Build your personal professional development plan. Negotiate like a boss. Engage with the community of practice and find the connections you need. Invest in your professional development, and take your career to the next level!
Katy Tynan (Founder & Chief Talent Strategist, Liteskip Consulting)
Own Your Tech Career Growth
Lance Bell (Director, Workforce Care, Intuit)
In this talk, Lance Bell, Director, Workforce Care, who led a series of transformative career development workshops at Intuit, will outline the importance of owning one's career from shifting mindsets, to developing a personal brand and ultimately creating a simple career plan. As opposed to talking about career development in the abstract, he will share discussion prompts and templates, actionable advice and specific next steps for technology talent and managers alike
Negotiate for Peace and Profit
Elizabeth Goueti (Licensed Attorney and Negotiation Coach, Avinu Consulting)
Negotiation skills are vital, especially for professionals that work cross-functionally or are client-facing. With the right tools, individuals are able to negotiate at work, home and even resolve conflict in their personal relationships. This session will delve into what real life negotiation looks like and its importance. It will explore why professionals of all levels should mindfully negotiate in all areas of their lives, and offer attendees a framework for how to assess their actions for future success.
Welcome to the Dark Side: Develop Your Business Acumen and Create Killer Cases for Transformation
Kathryn Brett Goldman (CEO, Cybermaniacs Ltd)
Business and technology have become increasingly coupled, with business strategy driving IT initiatives and vice versa, all in pursuit of competitive advantage. In this hands-on learning session, Kathryn Brett Goldman engages with attendees to analyze their organization’s competitive landscape, and map out key business functions. The session will include a deep dive case study of business transformation, and will include table exercises to explore how to map key objectives, create value proposition statements, and define current and future state goals. This session provides a complete journey through every step of the process to build and deliver exceptional business value.
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