When and where is this workshop?
The workshop is 2 days long, held at the Pacific Athletic Club in Redwood Shores, CA. The workshop will be November 9-10, 2010.
How much does this cost?
The price is $1500 per person.
What makes this workshop special?
What makes this course different is that it is taught by someone that has actually done the job and built the teams at some of the leading software companies in the world, including Netscape and eBay. Compare the actual work experience with anyone else. Read the SVPG Manifesto (www.svpg.com/manifesto). We are proven, professional product organization leaders with a passion for building great products and developing great product managers.
If you’re trying to come up with a product that changes the world, you’ll need to think differently. This course will show you how.
How is this workshop structured?
The course is designed around 100 essential lessons in creating great products. Each lesson is a discussion about an issue, tool or technique that is proven to make a difference in your product. Many of the lessons will surprise you. All are full of examples to illustrate the point. Exercises throughout let you try out the skills and techniques in class. You will leave the course with 100 techniques you can immediately apply in your job.
Who is this workshop for?
This course is targeted at those people responsible for actually defining the products or services that their company produces. Often these people have a product manager title, but sometimes they are the CEO of the startup, product designers, product marketing managers, program managers, engineering managers, or lead developers.
This 2-day course is designed for product professionals that want to learn the techniques of some of the most successful high-tech companies in the world.
What will I learn?
• The role and responsibilities of great product leaders
• The critical attributes of great products
• To identify and assess a product opportunity
• To create a product spec that you know represents a winning product
• To create a product design that delivers a great user experience
• To work effectively with the development organization
• To work effectively with the marketing organization
• How to avoid the most common mistakes product managers make
• To succeed with whatever development process your team uses – Waterfall/Phase Gate, or Agile/Scrum.
The course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to be a confident and competent product manager for products that make a difference.
Who else has taken this workshop?
We work with companies that understand the critical role that great product management plays. They are among the most successful technology companies in the world. Take a look at our clients and what their product managers have to say.
How do I find out about signing up my whole product team?
For more information on a tailored, private workshop for your team, contact the Silicon Valley Product Group.
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Silicon Valley Product Group
The Silicon Valley Product Group (SVPG) was created to share our senior level experience and knowledge of best practices with our clients. Our partners are all industry veterans, who have each held executive level positions at major Silicon Valley firms where they have been instrumental in the development of leading products. We are not career consultants; we started SVPG to share what we’ve learned.