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Workshops

AKF CTO Accelerator

The AKF CTO Accelerator is designed for technology and product executives, aspiring CTOs, and senior level managers of product, engineering, operations, infrastructure and QA organizations. This training course is meant as a growth opportunity for future CTOs, a foundation for new CTOs, and a breadth opportunity for existing CTOs. The course covers an introduction to finance for technology executives, roles and responsibilities within product organizations, organization structure and development for innovation, and proprietary AKF models, patterns, approaches, and principles to build low cost of development, fast time to market, highly available, easily scalable and low cost of operations technology product solutions. Classes are offered at our classroom in Scottsdale, AZ with an option for 3 remote sessions covering additional topics.

Next Offering: 12-13 November 2024

  • Signup - $1,995.  2 days onsite
  • Signup - $2,995.  2 days onsite plus 3 remote sessions

Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Cancellation Policy: Full refund for cancellations within 7 days of booking for bookings more than 1 month before the course start date. After 7 days post booking period, cancellations can be used as a full credit against a future course offering but no refunds are issued.

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AKF Architect Workshop

​The AKF Architect Workshop is designed to arm product architects of all levels with the tools they need to develop, analyze, improve and control highly scalable, fast time to market, low cost of operations, highly available, low cost of development products. The course is a “deep dive” into AKF proprietary models, methods, approaches and principles. This is an interactive class where you learn from both AKF instructors and classroom peers. The course is offered remotely over video as well as in our classroom in Scottsdale, AZ.

Next Offering: Summer 2024

  • Sign up - 4 days of 4 hour remote sessions
     

Location: Zoom

Cancellation Policy: Full refund for cancellations within 7 days of booking for bookings more than 1 month before the course start date. After 7 day post booking period, cancellations can be used as a full credit against a future course offering but no refunds are issued.

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AKF Private Workshop

Our private workshop is designed for technology executives, architects and managers responsible for delivering highly available, highly scalable, low cost of development, fast time to market and low cost of operations technical platforms & products. Workshop materials are derived from the CTO Bootcamp workshop and/or the AKF Architect workshop but can be tailored to meet your individual needs and/or audience. The class can be given on your premises or in our classroom and offices in Scottsdale, AZ.

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AKF Technology for Product Managers

This 8 hour remote workshop with optional remote sessions is designed for product leaders as well as sales, marketing, finance and other leaders.

Technology principles are core to any great product team, yet unfortunately product managers defer technology decisions to engineers without understanding business tradeoffs. This workshop will give product managers the necessary and right level of technical understanding to make the best decisions with their engineering partners and team members for product growth.  

The course serves as a great way to help grow aspiring executives within the combined product and technology organizations.

Next Offering: Check back for upcoming dates

  • Signup - $1,000.  2 core remote sessions only (4 hours each )

Location: Zoom

Cancellation Policy: Full refund for cancellations within 7 days of booking for bookings more than 1 month before the course start date. After 7 days post booking period, cancellations can be used as a full credit against a future course offering but no refunds are issued.

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