Operations
To Develop Proficiency in Operations
If you’re interested in pursuing a dynamic, highly valuable tech role, operations may be right for you. Use our free resources to discover the kinds of hard and soft skills you’ll need to develop and refine to thrive in this versatile role.

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Upcoming Live Seminars

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Past Event Recordings

Get access to recordings of past seminars with experts from industry professionals in Operations, Project Management, Sales, and Product Marketing roles at major tech companies.

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No-Code Career Paths in the Tech Industry
Chelsea Stallings
Senior Admissions Advisor
Join School16 as we break down non-code career paths in the tech industry! Learn about Sales & Customer Success, Digital Marketing, Project Management, and Product Management positions as you consider a career switch. We’ll cover the job outlook as we head into 2023, transferable skills, salary expectations, and more!
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From Amazon To GameStop - How Akaash Shanker Got To Manage Over $1 Billion In P&L
Akaash Shanker
Senior Merchant at GameStop
School16 presents a live seminar with Akaash Shanker, Senior Merchant at GameStop, with a discussion on how he was able to develop a career in retail tech, starting as a Merchandising Intern at Macy's. Akaash will discuss how he learned merchandising, buying, planning, and inventory management to eventually land a role at Amazon to help roll out their Amazon Fresh Stores project. Attendees will learn how to leverage consumer retail experience to land an opportunity in tech, and how to understand the retail tech interview process if you're transitioning careers.
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Info Session: 8 Week Concentration Courses in Product, Marketing, Project Management, and Customer Success
Vadim and Sergei Revzin
Founding Directors, School16
This is a Course Information Session conducted over Zoom with the Founding Directors of School16 to discuss career pathways into non-technical roles in tech, and how our concentration courses across Product Management, Customer Success, Digital Marketing, and Project Management are structured to drive career outcomes for our students looking to advance their careers in tech. Our team will be available to answer questions about our upcoming courses and admissions process.
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Breaking Into Project Management In Big Tech As A Contractor With Katrina Ryan of Meta
Katrina Ryan
Global Project Manager
School16 presents a live seminar with Katrina Ryan, Global Project Manager Consultant at Meta. In this seminar, Katrina will share how her experience as a contractor across Product Marketing and Project Management roles at places like Amex and MasterCard helped her break into tech by securing a contract at one of the most recognizable consumer brands in the world.
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How Generalists Thrive in Operations Roles: From Finance and Marketing to Product Ops at Shopify
Anita Tang
Product Operations Lead
School16 presents a live seminar with Anita Tang, Product Operations Lead at Shopify. In this seminar, Anita will share how her experience in different industries (from finance, marketing communications, to product) led her to her current role, what skills from those industries translated to her tech career, and how being a generalist has led to her success.
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How to Prepare for Interviews at Companies Like Facebook
Macleen Pereira
Project Manager at Facebook
In this seminar, Macleen discusses the networking techniques she learned to be able to generate several interviews at big tech companies including Facebook
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How to Grow Your Career At a Global Tech Giant Like Uber
Chip Koziara
Global Program Lead at Uber Eats
In this seminar, Chip discusses how he grew his career in Ops by leveraging his experience as a sales and product specialist for early stage startups and his own entrepreneurial projects.
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How Operations Teams Function in a Fast Growth Environment
Nicole Delany
Market Operations Manager at Lyft
Nicole's session will cover how her experience in strategy and project management led to a role in operations at Lyft, and how Ops teams at Lyft are optimized for growth
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Building a Career in Technology Operations and Venture Capital
Holyn Kanake
Strategy and Operations at Twitter
[Private content, available upon request] Holyn ran a session on navigating partnership strategy and operations at major consumer properties like Twitter and establishing a career as an early stage venture scout
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School16 founders Vadim and Sergei Revzin regularly contribute to publications like Forbes—read their recent takes on trends in tech and entrepreneurship.

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