Management and Leadership

Key Attributes of Software Engineering Leaders

Being an exceptional leader is about more than getting the job done. A leader is expected to engage and inspire, equip, and empower. In short, a leader is expected to help bring out the best in their team. A leader needs to balance the team’s needs with their goals and objectives as well as their emotions.

In this increasingly competitive industry, senior engineers, who wish to move up the ladder, need to be able to combine both management and leadership perspectives.

This short course is aimed at software engineers, who are moving to or are fairly new to their leadership roles. We focus on the key attributes of software engineering leaders, as all of such attributes can be learned—no one is a born leader.
  • Key Attributes of Software Engineering Leaders
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever