New IT Managers Program | Opening Session

Tuesday, February 11 | 9:00AM–9:50AM | Columbia, Lobby Level
Session Type: Professional Development
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, finance and budgeting, managing up, and performance management. Additionally, the program offers an invaluable opportunity to share information and experiences with peers and experienced IT practitioners in a highly interactive series of both face-to-face and online sessions.


  • Gayle Barton

  • Joanne Kossuth

    Chief Operations Officer, Lesley University
  • Dennis Trinkle

    Director for the Center of Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) and Director of the Applied Research Institute, Ball State University