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Product Management Frameworks for Startups and Business Owners

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Apply useful product management frameworks to your startup or business

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Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Strategise how a product or company can create new market space
  • Craft personas for people who use your product or service
  • Create prototypes that address motivations and pain points for your personas
  • Utilise data and analytics to improve your product and find opportunities
  • Set goals and measure success for your team
  • Prioritise and value different ideas so that you can focus on the right things
  • Test and run experiments on various ideas
  • Communicate more persuasively to better align stakeholders
  • Implement agile processes to manage a delivery team

Content

  • Product management - what is product management?
  • Strategy - how to create new market space
  • Personas - how to create user personas
  • Ideation - how to generate ideas
  • Design - how to move your ideas forward
  • Analytics - how to use data and analytics to measure anything
  • Goal setting - how to set objectives and measure success
  • Prioritisation - how to focus on the right thing at the right time
  • Testing ideas - how to create a hypothesis and run experiments
  • Influence - how to communicate more persuasively
  • Execution - how to manage a delivery team

Note: the above is provided as a guide. Course delivery may alter to benefit participant interests on the day.

Art of Product Management Course

There’s a reason why the current CEOs of Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft all started their careers as product managers. The knowledge, frameworks, and philosophies of product management will provide you with the blueprint to be a problem solver, creative and analytical thinker, strategist and inspiring leader. Your opportunity with product management is to drive the success of a product and lead cross-functional teams to improve it.

Develop the product management skills that will help you enable change and innovation for your company. Solve customer problems, deliver business value, and bring more meaning to your work.

Aims

In this course, you will understand how to improve or create new products through strategy, customers, identifying problems and opportunities, generating ideas, designing prototypes, data and analytics, goal setting, hypothesis testing, persuasive communication, and managing a delivery team.

Student reviews

This course has been taught at The University of Sydney, Academy Xi, Product School in Silicon Valley, and other places in the community.

"Brilliant content, awesome teacher and group (great people and size), great location/venue/food" - Carol, The University of Sydney

"Relevant and useful information, and an exceptional facilitator." -Drew, The University of Sydney

"I just want to tell you that I received a job offer to join a company as a Technical Product Manager. The content and all the activities and discussions that we had were extremely helpful." -Ali, Academy Xi

Intended audience

You are:

  • A new or aspiring product manager or product owner
  • A marketer, engineer, financier, designer, manager, analyst, owner, specialist, or creative thinker
  • Someone who can benefit from learning and applying the methods of product management
  • Curious and seeking the insights
  • Entrepreneurial-minded
  • Interested in elevating your skills, seeking a career change, or simply looking for inspiration.

Delivery style

A mixture of lively class discussions, team-work, pen and paper activities, videos, exercises, workshops, and lectures to apply what’s being taught.

Materials

Bring an open mind and be open to change, and you’ll open up new ways to create, design, and deliver better products, ideas, and solutions into the world.

Course references

Optional content to read or watch:

  • Carnegie, D 1936, How To Win Friends and Influence People, Simon & Schuster, New York.
  • Christensen, C 1997, Innovator’s Dilemma: When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail, Harvard Business Review, Boston.
  • Croll, A and Yoskovitz, B 2013, Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster, O' reilly, Beijing.
  • Harari, Y 2014, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Harper, New York.
  • Mauborgne, R. and Kim, W.C., 2005, Blue Ocean Strategy, Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, Boston.
  • Norman, D 2013, The Design of Everyday Things, The Perseus Books Group, New York.
  • Ries, E 2011, The Lean Startup, Crown Business, New York.
  • Rubin, K 2013, Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, Addison-Wesley, Upper Saddle River, NJ.
  • TED 2010, How Great Leaders Inspire action.
  • Thiel, P and Masters, B 2015, Zero to one, Virgin Books, London, UK.

Learn more

The Ideas Academy is for people who want to learn useful information fast. Join the excitement of The Ideas Academy if you are keen for high intensity learning that helps you get ahead at work and in life: http://theideasacademy.eventbrite.com/

You can also apply to be a speaker or teacher with The Ideas Academy. Contact our organisers to find out how.

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