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Product Management Foundations-101 and Essentials-102 Workshops New York Ci...
Thu, 22 Jun 2017, 09:00 – Fri, 23 Jun 2017, 17:00 EDT
Product Management Foundations 101
Whether you have a few years under your belt or are new to Product management, this one-day course will assist you defining your role and how you can improve. This workshop focuses on the foundational aspects of the Product Manager/Owner role and all of the essential components that go into being a well-rounded practitioner. This course will help you understand all of the different ways to think about skills and technical know-how and provide tangible ways to think about improving each area of the role, and help you understand what kind of Product Manager or Product Owner you want to be.
- What do we mean by products and product management
- Why it's so important to talk to customers, and how you can do it yourself
- Using user personas to your advantage
- How to keep business and product on the same page
- How to use metrics and KPIs to stay on the right track
- How to condense all you know and have learned into user stories for your team
Product Management Essentials 102
As a working Product Manager it's safe to say you understand your role and what your essential job entails. This course is for the Product Manager who wants to deep-dive into specific skills and processes to improve on execution and communication. This course takes areas of practice covered by Essentials and deep-dives into crucial topics. The main focus is to help particpants understand how to maintain focus and priorities in the face of shifting business and user needs.
- To line up customer drivers and goals more clearly
- How to create and validate personas to improve focus and product strategy
- How to conduct synthesis to improve usage of customer insights
- Defining and understanding prioritization criteria and how to apply to product decisions
- Communication Strategy and cadence
Rosemary King is an experienced product manager who has specialized in software development, agile enablement and lean methodologies for the past seven years. She has worked across diverse domains including government, finance, retail and enterprise. After starting her tech career in the New York City start-up scene, she moved into consulting and has spent time with ThoughtWorks and Pivotal Labs London. She has done freelance consulting and training with incubator programs like start-up bootcamp, done UX research on four continents and likes cold water surfing. She is currently Director of Training Products at Mind the Product. You can usually find her at monthly ProductTanks in London.
Tremis Skeete is a Principal Product Manager at NexTier Innovations, based in North Carolina, USA. He comes from a computer science background and has 15+ years of experience working with design teams that have helped clients such as Zel Technologies, The Altria Group, Barclays Bank, US Department of Defense, and L’oreal, building web sites, applications, intranets, and graphic communications across multiple media. Tremis lives in New York City and he is also a co-organizer for Product Tank NYC.
Mind the Product Training
Mind the Product is the world’s largest community, conference and content portal for product managers, designers, and developers. We run meetups in 100+ cities, training programs and workshops globally, and host the two largest product conferences in the world.
Our strength comes from our community - we believe in taking a user-centered approach to developing our content and curriculums. To that end, our training services are oriented around personalized assessments with trainee participants and flexible, modular courses.
Our courses are in-depth and feature content that participants can start applying to their work next day. Well researched and based on real-world case studies that help bring the concepts to life and enrich discussion, brainstorming and activities with attendees. It is our mission that our training add value to the professional lives of our participants and help companies develop and retain their best employees.