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SQL Sat.Louisville Pre Con:Leadership Skills for the IT Professional

Friends of Karla

Friday, July 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Course:                      Leadership Skills for the IT Professional

By:                              KEVIN KLINE


About the Instructor:


Kevin Kline is the Technical Strategy Manager for SQL Server Solutions at Quest Software. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP, Kevin is a founding board member of PASS, editor-in-chief of and the author of popular IT books like “SQL in a Nutshell” (O’Reilly & Associates). His twitter handle is @kekline and he blogs at Kevin is a top-rated speaker at industry trade shows and has been active in the IT industry for over 20 years.






Technologists dealing with any platform/technology looking to gain valuable leadership and communication skills.




Professional Growth



Delivery Method:

Instructor-led (classroom)

Course Description

Long time SQL Server MVP Kevin Kline leads this full-day workshop on growing leadership and communication skills. The skills that made you a successful IT professional are NOT the

skills that will make you a top-notch manager. This one day seminar will teach you the

fundamental management skills needed to lead a team of technologists. This class will

take you from motivating and coaching your team, to approaching communications in an

organized fashion, to handling common difficult management scenarios.

This one day seminar will not fully train technology professionals in every aspect of every

leadership category. However, it will equip attendees with the training and reference material

to further develop their leadership potential and achieve excellent results, both for themselves

and for their teams.



Course Objectives

Goal 1: The first goal in developing strong leadership skills is to develop an

understanding of internal motivations (that is, strong self-awareness) and what motivates

the IT professionals on your team.


Goal 2: The second goal in developing strong leadership is to develop visualization,

planning, and execution skills to enable you and your team to meet the goals set by



Goal 3: The third goal in developing strong leadership is to develop the specific skills

needed to lead their teams, including resolving impasses and performance problems,

motivational skills, and gaining the support of management.



·         Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language



Course Hardware and Software Requirements

None. Informative booklet will be provided.




Food: refreshments/coffee in the morning and boxed lunch in the afternoon will be provided.

Further information regarding room number of the event and a lunch preference survey will be sent out closer to the event.


Parking: the closest parking garage is at the speed museum for $6 a day. We will make best effort to provide parking passes. There is also plenty of parking on streets.


Cancellation policy: no cancellations/refunds/exchanges allowed except if event is cancelled for any reason. Full payment of $99 is due at the time of registration.







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When & Where

University of Louisville
School of Business, 2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40208

Friday, July 20, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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