New IT Managers Program

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The New IT Managers Program focuses on providing first-time managers and those aspiring to management roles with the basic skills critical for managing and supervising projects, units, and people. The program provides a comprehensive view of the role of manager as well as specific skills development in several key management areas including interpersonal communication, time management, project management, and performance management. The program offers an invaluable opportunity to share information and experiences with peers and experienced IT practitioners in highly interactive sessions.

All sessions have been carefully designed for those just beginning to manage in a professional setting facilitated by a faculty of experienced IT leaders. Separate registration and fees are required.

During the New IT Managers Program, you will learn:

  • Communication Dynamics
  • Project Management
  • Performance Management
  • Time Management


This program provides 11.5 hours of content and peer cohort networking for first-time managers and those aspiring to management roles and includes the following activities.

Sunday, October 13

  • Half-Day Preconference Workshop | 2:00–5:30 p.m. | W192c

Monday, October 14

  • Full-Day Program | 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | W192c

Wednesday, October 16

  • Networking Reception | 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Prairie Room, Level 2

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Eric Behrens, Vice President for Library and Information Services, Widener University

Heather McCullough, Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Join us for the webinar! 

Join us for the EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar | Budget Fundamentals for the First-Time Manager on October 30, 2019 at 1:00–2:00 p.m. ET. All registered attendees of the New IT Managers Program have access to the webinar after the face to face event.

Curious about the New IT Managers Program? Register for the webinar to get a taste of the full program.