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What you’ll get from this short course
Written by the same experts who create our full Product Management Program, this course will give you a thorough introduction to product management—from what it is and why it matters, to the skills you'll need to be successful in the field. This is an ideal starting point if you're new to product management and curious to learn more.
Each tutorial contains:
- Video introduction
- Written lesson
- Hands-on task
- Interactive quiz
What is product management?
Learn what product management actually is and what a product manager does.
The Product Management Process
From conducting research to defining problems—find out what’s involved in the product management process.
Product Management Research
Explore analytics in product management, user tests, and user interviews.
Minimum Viable Products
Learn about Minimum Viable Products (MVP) and wireframes.
The Product Management Roadmap
Learn about roadmaps and effective communication.
Final test (optional)
Check your knowledge at the end of the course and get ready to launch your career change.
Do I need prior experience?
This course is designed with the absolute beginner in mind—you don’t even need a background in product management or tech. It’s an excellent starting point for your career-change journey.
Is this really free?
The course is cost and commitment-free. It’s a great way to get a sense of whether you’d like to work in product management before you invest money in your career change through any paid programs or training.
How much time will it take?
The course is self-paced. Once you sign up, you’ll get full access to the course. The tutorials each take around 15 minutes to complete, but you can complete them whenever it works best for you.
Learning with CareerFoundry
If you fall in love with product management during the free short course and want to pursue a career in the field, we're here to help! Our full Product Management Program will take you from beginner to job-ready product manager in as little as six months. The full program includes expert mentorship and career coaching, a rigorous curriculum that’s in sync with the industry, hands-on projects, portfolio reviews, and a Job Preparation Course. Everything you need to become a successful product manager!
Where our graduates make an impact
From small businesses and startups to the Fortune 500, our graduates are sought out by companies all over the world.