Chief of Staff 101
What you’ll learn
An understanding of who the Chief of Staff reports to at companies of various sizes and maturity (and what’s typical or more rare)
The difference between a Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant
What a typical day looks like in the “Life of a Chief of Staff”
A step-by-step walkthrough and evaluation of Chief of Staff job descriptions from pre-seed to public companies
A deep dive into various career paths available to Chiefs of Staff
Quotes from current and former Chiefs of Staff on what they wish they knew going into the role
How to determine if the Chief of Staff role is right for you through custom, step-by-step guides
A deeper appreciation for the nuances of the role based on on-the-job experiences
No prior experience is needed! You’ll learn everything you need to know in the course.
Are you a startup founder or CEO looking to hire an all-star Chief of Staff? Or are you an aspiring Chief of Staff, but don’t know where to start to learn more about the role?The truth is, most people – founders, CEOs, and aspiring candidates alike – are in the dark about what a Chief of Staff really does day-to-day. As a full-fledged member of the senior leadership team, the Chief of Staff is a critical hire to get right, and a great candidate in this role is the key that unlocks a high-functioning leadership team and helps to accelerate the company’s growth.What if I told you that there was one place where you could learn everything you need to know about the Chief of Staff role? This includes things like a fundamental understanding of the role and day-to-day responsibilities, how much Chiefs of Staff get paid, typical career paths for Chiefs of Staff, real on-the-job case studies…Well, you’re in luck!All the information and advice in this course are the products of years of experience on the job from real Chiefs of Staff, as well as Founders and CEOs of tech companies backed by top-tier venture firms like 8VC, Founders Fund, CAVU Venture Partners, Bedrock Capital, Slack Fund, First Round, and Felicis Ventures who have hired or worked with Chiefs of Staff.This course offers all of the above, AND:An understanding of who the Chief of Staff reports to at companies of various sizes and maturityThe difference between a Chief of Staff and Executive AssistantA breakdown of a typical day in the “Life of a Chief of Staff”A step-by-step walkthrough and evaluation of Chief of Staff job descriptions from seed to public companiesReal examples of career paths after the Chief of Staff roleReal quotes from current and former Chiefs of Staff on what they wish they knew going into the roleCustom, step-by-step guides for aspiring Chiefs of Staff to determine your interests and strengths, how well they align with key traits of a Chief of Staff, and if the Chief of Staff role is right for you (and what you should look for in a candidate if you’re hiring one)A deeper appreciation for the nuances of the role based on on-the-job experiencesPLUS, SPECIAL EXTRA MATERIAL!An exclusive interview with Scott Britton, Co-Founder of Troops (acquired by Salesforce) on what he looks for in a great Chief of StaffQuotes from Founders and CEOs of companies backed by top-tier venture firms on the value of having an all-star Chief of StaffAn opportunity to get your resume in front of companies who are looking to hire a Chief of Staff!What the course doesn’t offer:A step-by-step guide to crafting your resume or finding, applying to, and interviewing for a Chief of Staff roleA diagnostic tool for Founders/CEOs to figure out if or when to hire a Chief of StaffAdvice for Founders/CEOs on how to recruit a Chief of StaffWho the course is for:Aspiring chiefs of staffFounders and CEOs who want to learn more about the role from other founders and current Chiefs of StaffEmployees at companies that have a Chief of Staff role who want to transitionI will personally respond to any questions you may have as you go through the material so don’t worry if you’re not sure how to take all of the information and apply it to your situation. So sign up now!Talk soon,Zaharo
Section 1: Introduction to Chief of Staff 101
Lecture 1 Introduction
Lecture 2 What You’ll Learn in this Course
Lecture 3 *EXTRA MATERIAL*
Section 2: Introduction to the Chief of Staff Role
Lecture 4 What is a Chief of Staff?
Lecture 5 What does a Chief of Staff do?
Lecture 6 Who does the Chief of Staff report to?
Lecture 7 The difference between a Chief of Staff and Executive Assistant
Section 3: The Breadth and Depth of the Chief of Staff Role (with Case Studies!)
Lecture 8 What a Chief of Staff Does Every Day (Breadth + Depth)
Lecture 9 Case Study #1: Creating a Data Room
Lecture 10 Case Study #2: Managing Up
Section 4: Key Traits of a Chief of Staff
Lecture 11 Key Traits of a Chief of Staff
Section 5: Demands and Challenges of the Chief of Staff Role
Lecture 12 Demands and Challenges of the Chief of Staff Role
Section 6: Chief of Staff Skills & Experience
Lecture 13 What skills and experience are required of a Chief of Staff?
Lecture 14 Job Opening: Rescripted (Seed Stage)
Lecture 15 Job Opening: Maximus (Series A)
Lecture 16 Job Opening: Kraken (Series D)
Lecture 17 Job Opening: BeiGene (Public)
Section 7: “A Day in the Life” of a Chief of Staff
Lecture 18 Calendar Walkthrough
Section 8: What Career Paths are Available to Chiefs of Staff?
Lecture 19 Career Path Walkthrough
Section 9: What Do Chiefs of Staff Wish They Knew Before Starting in the Role?
Lecture 20 What Chiefs of Staff Wish They Knew
Section 10: Is the Chief of Staff Role Right for You?
Lecture 21 Custom Guide to Help You Determine if the Chief of Staff Role is Right for You
Section 11: *EXTRA MATERIAL*
Lecture 22 Intro to Extra Material
Lecture 23 A Word from Founders & CEOs on What They Look For in a Chief of Staff
Lecture 24 Intro to Interview
Lecture 25 Exclusive Interview with Scott Britton
Lecture 26 Chief of Staff Matchmaking
Aspiring Chiefs of Staff,Founders and C-suite executives who want to learn more about the role from other Founders and current Chiefs of Staff,Employees at companies that have a Chief of Staff role that is filled or open and want to eventually transition into the role,College students who want to learn more about startups, the differences between Chiefs of Staff at various stages (Seed – Series D), and what companies they should target
Udemy | English | 2h 5m | 755.22 MB
Created by: Zaharo Tsekouras