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Starting and Maintaining a Product Management Career

General Assembly - San Francisco

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

Starting and Maintaining a Product Management Career

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Starting and Maintaining a Product Management Career

 Thursday October 10, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Gal Josefsberg, VP of Products, Social Chorus 

As the tech industry grows, so does the need for managers. Learn more about product management and how to turn it into a successful career. This class is intended for people hoping to get into PM or those who have just begun their PM career. 


takeaways 


  • A general overview of what PM is, including what a PM does day to day, and what value PM adds to a company.
  • The skills a PM needs and where you can get them, specifically if you need a CS degree or an MBA; how technical you should be; and how sales oriented you should be.
  • How to get your next PM position, including common resume mistakes, how to get and show domain knowledge, and what a successful PM career path looks like.
  • Decisions you should make now, before they're made fore you, like your chosen field/industry, and a product management or product marketing focus.

At the end of the class, students will walk away with an understanding of how to begin their PM career and sustain it over time.

This course is intended for beginners and intermediates. It does not require any PM knowledge but does require a basic understanding of the tech industry. There are no required materials.


Gal Josefberg has 15 years of experience leading award-winning products and SaaS offerings at both Fortune 500s and start-ups. He has helped shape product strategy at various companies including Blue Pumpking (now part of Verint Systems), Model-N (IPO in 2013) and, Baynote and Tealeaf (now part of IBM). Gal has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at Cal and an MIS degree from Bryant University. He spends his spare time caring for his daughter, hiking with his dog, cooking for his wife, and training for his first marathon.

 

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General Assembly San Francisco @ Hattery
414 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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