Evolving a Product Management Career

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Evolving a Product Management Career

Authors: Eliska Elaine Que, Stephen Haunts, Jon La Plante

The skill development outcome goal of Evolving a Product Management Career is to lay a foundation for new Product Managers to explore the field and the role and determine if... Read more

PM Philosophies PM Frameworks Collaborate with teams Managing the Product Design Process Understand PM careers

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This path will talk about how to grow your career in technology.

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Human-centered Design: Executive Briefing

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by Matthew Pizzi

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Exploring Product Management Philosophies and Frameworks

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by Dave Masom

Exploring Collaborating with People and Teams

by Eliska Elaine Que

Jul 16, 2020 / 1h 16m

1h 16m

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Description

Have you ever excitedly shared an idea only to be shut down immediately? How about worked with a team that would just do as they're told, with no motivation to give suggestions? In this course, Exploring Collaborating with People and Teams, you’ll gain the ability to build a healthy, collaborative culture in your workplace that welcomes continuous flow of ideas - both good and bad! First, you’ll explore how to set up a good foundation for a collaborative environment. Next, you’ll discover how to have the right mindset and attitude for collaboration. Finally, you’ll learn how to mentor your team so that they, too, can thrive in this type of work style. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of collaborating with people and teams needed to come up with creative product ideas and solutions that will make your products stand out.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating a Collaborative Environment
  3. Attitude and Mindset for Collaboration
  4. Mentoring Your Team to Excel in This New Work Style
  5. Let’s Collaborate on This Project!

Managing Product Design & Development Projects

by Stephen Haunts

May 20, 2020 / 1h 54m

1h 54m

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This course will help people new to product or project management be able to create a project plan to help guide the development of a product through to completion. In this course, Managing Product Design & Development Projects, you’ll learn foundational knowledge on how to create a project plan by following a seven-step process. First, you’ll explore using the seven-step process to create a draft plan. Next, you’ll learn about how to ask for feedback and implement feedback comments. Then, you'll look at how to deal with negative feedback of your work. Finally, you’ll learn how to use a cookbook of project management tools that you can use straight away to create a killer project plan. You'll look at Gantt charts, Swot analysis, Stakeholder matrices, RACI matrices, cause and effect diagrams and risk analysis heat maps. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of product and project management needed to create project plans to help see a product through from inception through to delivery.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Creating a Project Plan
  3. Getting Feedback for a Project Plan
  4. Project Management Processes and Tools
  5. Summary

Exploring a Product Management Career

by Jon La Plante

Sep 8, 2020 / 1h 1m

1h 1m

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Are you interested in learning about Product Management? In this course, Exploring a Product Management Career, you’ll learn about some of the most common practices, problems encountered, and skills you’ll frequently need as a product manager. First, you’ll explore the responsibilities of the Product Management role. Next, you’ll discover popular tools for ensuring you’re delivering the right product. Finally, you’ll learn how to leverage Agile frameworks to empower your product development team. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Product Management craft needed to discover and deliver successful products.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Welcome to Product Management
  3. Exploring Discovery Frameworks
  4. Product Delivery and Common Frameworks
  5. Pulling It All Together