Take Charge Product Management for Product Managers

Corporate clients frequently choose this course as it provides clarity on the role of a product manager, helps to create a common lexicon, and provides a framework for organizing the entire product management team.

The material contained in our popular two-day course is drawn from the global bestseller Take Charge Product Management. Specifically designed for product management professionals, this product management training course focuses on improving your effectiveness as a product manager.

Our expert instructors explain the field of product management, define and clarify the role of a product manager, provide tools and techniques that are proven to increase product manager performance, and help product managers effectively engage with their product team counterparts.

This class comes complete with a comprehensive workbook, graduation certificate, and our best-selling Take Charge Product Management Toolkit©. Toolkit inclusion ensures that the course material can be more easily implemented upon return to your organization.

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After taking this product management training course, students will be able to:

  • The definitive value of the product manager’s role
  • The core skills you need to be successful as a product manager
  • Understand your company’s business objectives and how they impact your role
  • How to avoid common product management traps and challenges
  • How to develop and deploy essential product management tools (requirements prioritization, product roadmaps, etc.)
  • How to formulate a winning product strategy
  • How to effectively align your strategic product activities with tactical execution
  • How to stay in sync with the product team through the development cycle
  • The importance of successfully tracking and documenting your results
  • And much more …

Software and Digital Media Product Management

This course is specifically designed for software and digital media product management professionals. The class clarifies the role of a product manager, helps to create a common lexicon, and provides a framework for organizing the entire product management team in a high-tech organization.

The material contained in this popular 2 day product management training course is drawn from the global bestsellerTake Charge Product Management©. Specifically designed for technology product management professionals, this course focuses on improving your effectiveness as a product manager.

Our expert instructors explain the field of product management, define and clarify the role of a product manager, provide tools and techniques that are proven to increase product manager performance, and help product managers effectively engage with their product team counterparts.

This class comes complete with a comprehensive workbook, graduation certificate, and our best-selling Take Charge Product Management Toolkit©. Toolkit inclusion ensures that the course material can be more easily implemented upon return to your organization.

After taking this product management training course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of the product lifecycle and the core tools that all product managers need to know to be successful
  • Clarify your role as a high-tech product manager and the skills and challenges of the position
  • Understand your company’s business objectives and how they impact your role
  • Know how to select between different product management approaches
  • Learn where to look in order to collect critical data to improve your decision making
  • Design a three- to five-year product strategy and supporting tactical roadmaps
  • Construct a product decision matrix to aid in prioritizing requirements and transfer prioritized requirements onto your product roadmap
  • Become familiar with the different software development methodologies that impact your role as a product manager
  • Understand the difference between product management and product marketing
  • And much more …