Product Management

Develop the skills of a product manager, learn how to leverage AI, and work with expert mentors to prepare for a lasting career in tech. All in an online, self-paced setup, with a job guarantee at graduation.

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Launch a career in tech that lasts

Launch a new career as a product manager in as little as 4 months.

Graduate with our job guarantee

Land a job within 6 months of graduation—or we’ll refund your tuition.

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"The flexibility is top notch! The material is easy to learn and digest, and the assignments are valuable, in that these are tasks I will be doing in the actual role. I have also found the staff to be extremely supportive."

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Hands-on education in the skills of the future

We work together with skilled industry experts to create learning materials to get you job-ready. Manage your schedule however you like and dedicate anything from 15 to 40 hours per week to your studies.

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Approx. 0.5 - 1 month
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3.5 - 5.5 months
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Approx. 0.5 months
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Approx. 3.5 months
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Completion times are approximations based on the progress of our current students and graduates

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Intro to Product Management

Dive into the world of product management while gaining hands-on experience identifying, managing, and implementing improvements to your product.

  • 1.1 The Role of the Product Manager
    Learn about the origins, relevance, and responsibilities of a product manager while researching and proposing ways to improve a product.
    • 1.2 Introduction to the Product Requirements Document
      Define and compile your Product Requirements Document (PRD), while also explaining the difference between Objective Key Results (OKRs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
      • 1.3 Agile: Introduction to Scrum & Kanban
        Learn about Agile techniques, Scrum meetings, and applying methodologies to a project.
        • 1.4 User & Market Research
          Learn about quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and create survey and interview questions to best conduct user research.
          • 1.5 Backlog Prioritization
            Discover how to define prioritization frameworks and apply a prioritization method to your own list of feature requests.
            • 1.6 Design, Prototypes & MVPs
              Differentiate between low- and high-fidelity design, types of Minimum Viable Products (MVPs), and develop an early wireframe using a wireframing tool.
              • 1.7 Team Alignment
                Learn to manage and build trust among teams of stakeholders, and present your product improvement ideas to your company’s Chief Product Officer (CPO).
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                Product Management Immersion

                Immerse yourself into the mindset, processes, and tools that product managers use every day. In this course, you’ll complete a total of four Achievements, consisting of several tasks each.

                • 1. Understand Your Product & Align the Team
                  Dive into the product development process by compiling the first version of a Product Requirements Document (PRD)—aligning team members and stakeholders on shared goals.
                  • 1.1 Understanding Company Vision
                    1.2 Understanding Your Stakeholders & Decision Makers
                    1.3 Understanding Your Product

                  • 1.4 Creating Product Principles
                    1.5 Aligning Project Timelines & Budgets
                    1.6 Creating a Product Roadmap

                • 2. Initiate Research & Define Solutions
                  Navigate, organize, and conduct user and market research. Learn to carry out ideation and solution definition before analyzing, articulating, and synthesizing the information you’ve gathered in the form of product solutions.
                  • 2.1 Conducting Valuable Research
                    2.2 Organizing Research & Data
                    2.3 Conducting Effective Analysis

                  • 2.4 Articulating Information
                    2.5 Generating & Prioritizing Ideas
                    2.6 Defining Product Solutions

                • 3. Validate & Refine the Idea
                  Create prototypes, Minimum Viable Products (MVPs), and a proof of concept as needed. Finish compiling your Product Requirements Document (PRD) and get ready for development.
                  • 3.1 Defining the Product Manager’s Role During Product Validation
                    3.2 Prototyping & Testing
                    3.3 Designing Iterations & User Feedback

                  • 3.4 Developing Minimum Viable Products & Proof of Concept
                    3.5 Finalizing Your Product Requirements Document (PRD)
                    3.6 Preparing for Development

                • 4. Launch & Iterate
                  Learn how to manage stakeholders and teams during launch, define success metrics, collect data, and review your product metrics and customer feedback.
                  • 4.1 Managing Effectively During Development
                    4.2 Capturing Product Metrics
                    4.3 Aligning Stakeholders & Teams

                  • 4.4 Preparing for Product Launch
                    4.5 Completing Post-Launch Activities
                    4.6 Strategizing for Product & Self

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                Job Preparation Course

                Create a career plan with your personal career specialist. From CV creation through to job preparation, you will learn the skills to launch a career that lasts.

                • 1. Pair up with a Career Specialist in your area
                • 2. Design your online presence
                • 3. Create a winning resume (CV) showcasing your new skills and marketing your transferable ones
                • 4. Showcase your work in a winning portfolio
                • 5. Discover new corridors for finding job opportunities
                • 6. Find perfect-fit positions
                • 7. Create a cover letter that will get you noticed
                • 8. Prepare for job interviews with expert support
                Will the Product Management Program teach me how to use AI tools and techniques?

                Yes! You will learn to use AI in a way that is reflective of how real-world tasks are approached in the industry, while still building the core skills of your new profession. In doing so, you will learn to use AI to aid your learning, rather than bypass the learning process, and to support you professionally—rather than replace you.

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                Human-centric learning in a remote setup

                Practical, innovative, and human-centric learning in a fully remote setup.

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                1:1 support from your expert mentor

                Your mentor, a senior in the field, guides your career; while your tutor offers assignment feedback within 24 hours.

                Break into tech with the skills of in-demand professions

                Learn essential skills including conducting research, building documentation and roadmaps, prototyping, managing teams, and working with AI. Our innovative project-based curriculum takes you through theory and into immersive tasks. Put everything you learn to immediate practical use through hands-on projects you’ll build your extensive portfolio around.

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                100% online learning

                Work to your own timetable—not rigid class calendars. No need to quit your job or put life on hold, since you decide when and where you learn.

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                Practical experience in the tools of the future

                Your mentor and tutor will teach you to use generative AI to become more effective in your work, so you can launch a career that lasts.

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                Plan your future with your career specialist

                Enjoy 1:1 support from a career specialist. Practice interviewing, revamp your resume, and get job-ready!

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                Want to know if product management is right for you?

                Find out with a free 5-step short course


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                Find out if CareerFoundry is for you

                CareerFoundry program advisors offer a free 25-minute consultation to help you make the right choice.

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                Join any of our upcoming free events covering data, design, marketing, product, as well as real-time skills workshops.

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                What you’ll get
                A project-based curriculum
                Professional portfolio
                Job-ready skills—including how to use AI
                Dedicated mentor & tutor
                Job Guarantee

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                To help you along your way, we can help you set up a customizable payment plan. Just book a call, we’ll provide you with the details!

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