Tech Lead Masterclass

1 July, 2024Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2 days
In Person
Software Development

What does it mean to be a Tech Lead instead of just someone in charge of a technical environment? Join the Tech Lead Masterclass. Discover what it truly means to be a Tech Lead and enhance your leadership skills. Upgrade your capabilities and take charge of technical environments with confidence.

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2 days


09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

During this two-day learning experience, packed with interactive exercises, discussions, videos, storytelling, and knowledge sharing, you will explore the unique combination of knowledge and skills that distinguish a Tech Lead from a leader working in a technical environment.

Gain a deeper understanding of your role, develop new tools and mental models for handling Tech Lead responsibilities, and receive valuable feedback from industry experts. Expand your network by connecting with other Tech Leads, opening doors to future collaborations and career opportunities.

This Masterclass will give you a clearer understanding of your role and new tools and mental models for handling Tech Lead responsibilities. To create an in-depth and personally relevant learning experience, feedback is always part of our practice. Last but not least, you will meet other Tech Leads (to be) to expand your network.

Key takeaways

  1. Clarify your role as a Tech Lead with AWS solutions.
  2. Acquire essential technical leadership skills.
  3. Learn to manage cross-functional requirements effectively.
  4. Navigate technical risks and maintain strong relationships.
  5. Develop influencing styles and conflict resolution strategies.
  6. Network with experienced and new Tech Leads.


  • The Tech Lead role: Exploring the responsibilities and significance within your company.
  • The Technical Vision: Guiding your team towards a shared goal.
  • Managing Paradoxes: Balancing conflicting demands.
  • Cross-functional requirements: Driving collaboration and successful outcomes.
  • Path to Production: Ensuring timely task management and resource allocation.
  • Managing Technical Risks: Acquiring techniques to identify, assess, and manage technical risks.
  • Building Relationships: Fostering connections within and outside your team.
  • Influencing Styles: Leveraging different approaches for maximum impact.
  • Conflict Resolution: Navigating disagreements and finding solutions.

Who is it for?

The Tech Lead Masterclass is perfect for Developers about to lead their first Development Team, (semi-) experienced Tech Leads looking to enhance their leadership skills, as well as experienced Tech Leads as they rarely get to reflect on their day-to-day work.

The course is designed to be most valuable for those with prior experience in this role, allowing them to apply their learnings immediately. Familiarity with various aspects of the software lifecycle, such as story writing, build and release infrastructure, development and testing, iteration planning, and production support, is preferable.


Basic knowledge of leadership and a tech environment is required.

Why should I do this training?

Gain a competitive edge

Upgrade your leadership skills and stand out as a Tech Lead.

Learn from experienced Tech Leads

Benefit from the expertise of seasoned professionals.

Practical and interactive approach

Engage in exercises, discussions, and networking opportunities.

“I found the trainer and course both engaging and inspiring, and I would recommend any potential – or current – Tech Lead to grab the opportunity to attend if it becomes available to them.”

Glasgow attendee

What else
should I know?

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will share literature if you need to prepare. We will also ask you about any dietary requirements; we have a salad bar and fresh pastries daily.

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Course information

Literature and a delicious lunch are included in the price of the training.

Travel and accommodation expenses are not included.

Meet the trainer

Patrick Kua

Patrick Kua is a seasoned technology leader who aims fogrowth and success of tech organizations and technical leaders.  

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