Georgia Tech Product Management Boot Camp

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Overview

Georgia Tech Product Management Boot Camp

Course Description

The Product Management Boot Camp is a part-time program designed to launch or accelerate a career in product. Over the course of 18-weeks, you’ll get hands-on experience building products and gain skills that will help set you apart in the job market. These skills include but are not limited to roadmap development, feature prioritization, sprint planning and execution, persona development, rapid prototyping, and customer insight analysis. By the end of the program, you’ll have a professional portfolio that highlights your ability to manage an entire product experience using tools commonly used on the job, like Product Plan and Jira.

Upon completion of the boot camp, you’ll earn a Certificate of Completion in Product Management from Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE). The boot camp and certificate is offered through Georgia Tech Professional Education in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

Course Content

PRODUCT MINDSET

  • Product-market fit
  • Business and product goals
  • Whole product concept
  • Product roles

SOLVE CUSTOMER PROBLEMS

  • User research
  • Design thinking
  • Interviewing
  • Value proposition canvas

INFLUENCE WITHOUT AUTHORITY

  • Product stakeholders
  • Communication strategies
  • Cross-functional facilitation

WORK THE AGILE WAY

  • Agile principles
  • Scrum and Kanban
  • Epics and user stories
  • User story mapping

PRIORITIZE LIKE A PRO

  • Prioritization methods
  • ICE scoring
  • Weighted scoring
  • Kano model

ROADMAPS, BACKLOGS, SPRINTS

  • Product vision boards
  • Visual roadmaps
  • Work types
  • Sprint planning
  • Backlog refinement

BUILD PRODUCTS

  • Design sprints
  • Wireframes
  • Rapid prototyping

PRODUCT HEALTH (PART ONE)

  • Data driven decision making
  • KPIs
  • Okrs
  • Google Analytics
  • Product analytics tools

PRODUCT HEALTH (PART TWO)

  • Funnel analysis
  • Cohort analysis
  • Advanced Google Analytics
  • Heat maps

TEST AND ITERATE

  • Forming testable hypotheses
  • A/B testing
  • Google optimize 

MANAGE DATA WITH SQL

  • Relational databases
  • SQL queries
  • Joining tables

TURN DATA INTO INSIGHTS

  • Insight mining
  • Data sources
  • Worksheets and dashboards
  • Storytelling techniques

CAPTURING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

  • Voice of the customer programs
  • NPS
  • Intercept surveys
  • Win/loss analysis 
Requirements & Materials
Important Information

In order to take this boot camp, you must complete an application with Trilogy Education Services.

Materials

Required (student must provide)

  • Laptop with 8 GB RAM and dual processor (64 bit, no 32 bit), Internet access, a webcam, and a microphone *Linux and Apple M1 Chip are not allowed

Provided (student will receive)

  • Access to repository for classroom content and other related materials
  • Access to Slack application for communication and messenger tool

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This boot camp is designed for developers or designers who want to define a product vision and bring it to life; business professionals who want to drive technological innovation and growth; operations or project managers who want to decide what to build, not just how to do it; and product managers who want to take their career and credibility to the next level.

Product Manager working on laptop computer

What You Will Learn

  • Personas and value proposition canvas
  • Product vision statements
  • Customer feedback gathering
  • Product roadmaps and product backlogs
  • Agile product sprints
  • User story creation
  • Wireframe and prototype building
  • SQL queries
Product Manager collaborating with colleague

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn the frameworks, skills, and technologies needed to build and ship successful product.
  • Receive a hands-on learning experience using tools product managers use on the job.  
  • Complete the program with a professional portfolio showcasing the skills needed to be a product manager.
  • Benefit from a dedicated career services specialist to support your employment search.
  • Meet with your student success manager to help you succeed throughout the program.
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The course schedule was well-structured with a mix of lectures, class discussions, and hands-on exercises led by knowledgeable and engaging instructors.

- Abe Kani
President

TRAIN AT YOUR LOCATION

We enable employers to provide specialized, on-location training on their own timetables. Our world-renowned experts can create unique content that meets your employees' specific needs. We also have the ability to deliver courses via web conferencing or on-demand online videos. For 15 or more students, it is more cost-effective for us to come to you.

  • Save Money
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Group Training
  • Customize Content
  • On-Site Training
  • Earn a Certificate
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