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Product Management Events February 2017

This February we have more amazing Product Management events coming up for everyone. There’s a great mix of “Ask me anything” events featuring speakers from Spotify, Netflix, Uber and Facebook just to mention a few.

 

Product Management Events February 2017

 

Check out all our events for February below:

 

New York

Wednesday, February 1st

Product Management Happy Hour

Host: Product School team

Drinks are on us! If you are an aspiring Product Manager, come to chat and drink with the Product School team, instructors and students.

 

Wednesday, February 8th

Sr. Product Manager at Betterment: How to Design Products for Your Customers

Speaker: Courtney Caccavo, Senior Product Manager at Betterment

Ever wondered what goes behind great products like Betterment, Meetup.com, and Priceline? Join us for a session with Courtney Caccavo, a product specialist, to explore the different sides of the consumer-brand relationship to understand the discrepancies between what brands communicate and what consumers take away from that messaging.

 

Wednesday, February 15th

Senior PM At Condé Nast Entertainment Talks: The Product Manager’s Skill Set

Speaker: Ryan Harper, Senior Product Manager at Condé Nast Entertainment

Ever wonder about the products that drive major media companies like Condé Nast (The New Yorker, Vogue, Pitchfork, WIRED), iHeartMedia (iHeartRadio), and WebMD? Join us for a session with Ryan Harper, a Senior Product Manager at Condé Nast Entertainment, who has also worked as a product manager at iHeartRadio and WebMD.

 

Thursday, February 16th

Intro to Coding for Non-Coders

Host: Product School Instructors

Whether you work alongside developers or you’re just curious what coding is all about, this workshop will open your eyes to a new world. We’ll foster “coder empathy” by going over the 3 pillars of web development; front end, back end, and cloud-side Code Deployment. Then comes the fun part: we’ll get our hands dirty by writing some code together!

 

Wednesday, February 22nd

How to Become a Product Manager “Ask Me Anything” with Sr. PM at Spotify

Speaker: Ashok, Senior Product Manager at Spotify

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? Join us for this free open doors session to get an overview of our part-time product management course curriculum, meet the lead instructor and have the chance to ask any additional questions that you might have about what it takes to become a Product Manager.

 

Thursday, February 23rd

Coding for Managers Info Session/Ask Me Anything

Host: Product School Instructors

Do you want to take your career to the next level? Thinking about learning Code to amp up your career? Then don’t miss this free event to learn why coding is not just for software engineers. Get a chance to ask any questions you might have on learning Code as a manager.

 

San Francisco

Wednesday,  February 1st

“Ask Me Anything” With A Netflix Product Manager

Host: Stephanie Tsai, Product Manager at Netflix

Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager in the valley? This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Stephanie Tsai, Product Manager at Netflix.

 

Wednesday, February 8th

“Ask Me Anything” with Former Box Product Manager

Host: Jeremy Glassenberg, Former Product Manager at Box

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every product related question you’ve ever had, with Jeremy Glassenberg, Lead Product School Instructor.

 

Wednesday,  February 15th

“Ask Me Anything” with Salesforce’s Director of Product Management

Host: Kanishka Maheshwari, Senior Product Manager at Salesforce

Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager in the valley?This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Kanishka Maheshwari, Senior Product Manager at Salesforce.

 

Wednesday, February 22nd

Uber Group PM Talks: How To Crack The PM Interview

Speaker: Randy Edgar, Group Product Manager at Uber

Struggling to make your way into Product Management with no success? Join us with Uber Group PM, Randy Edgar to get an insider insight and learn more on how to ace the PM interview. We’ll discuss what companies are looking for during Product Manager interviews, the signals they are trying to uncover and tips and tricks to ace the interview.

 

Santa Clara

Wednesday,  February 1st

Lead Product School Instructor Talks: How To Crack The PM Interview

Speaker: Fred Radford, Lead Instructor at Product School

Join us with four-time lead Product School instructor and 8×8 PM, Fred Radford, to get an insider insight and learn more on how to ace the PM interview. We’ll discuss what companies are looking for during Product Manager interviews, the signals they are trying to uncover and tips and tricks to ace the interview.

 

Wednesday, February 8th

Growth Explained by Facebook’s Core Product Manager

Speaker: Yaron Fidler, Facebook’s Core Product Manager

Understanding your users and how they discover and adopt your products is very important in building a product. Join Facebook’s Core Product Manager, Yaron Fidler, as he discusses tactical techiques in gaining and retaining a strong user base.

 

Wednesday, February 15th

“Ask Me Anything” with Product School’s Lead Instructor & Google Product Manager

Host: Jamal Eason, Lead Instructor at Product School and Google Product Manager

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Jamal Eason, Lead Instructor at Product School and Google Product Manager. He will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door.

 

Wednesday,  February 22nd

“Ask Me Anything” with Product School’s Lead Instructor & Facebook’s Product Manager

Host: Inbal Reichman Cohen, Lead Instructor at Product School and Facebook’s Product Manager

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Inbal Reichman Cohen, Lead Instructor at Product School and Facebook’s Product Manager. She will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM.

 

Downtown Los Angeles

Thursday, February 9th

Getting To Product Market Fit Quickly

Speaker: Krishen Kotecha, different Product Management roles at Pixar, Nike and Fox

This workshop marries the best practices from product strategy with those of fast and efficient delivery. You’ll learn how analyze the scale of an opportunity, highlight areas of ignorance or ambiguity, as well as confirm the viability of your model.

 

Thursday, February 16th

Coding For Non-Coders Workshop

Host: Product School Instructors

Whether you work alongside developers or you’re just curious what coding is all about, this workshop will open your eyes to a new world. We’ll foster “coder empathy” by going over the 3 pillars of web development; front end, back end, and cloud-side Code Deployment. Then comes the fun part: we’ll get our hands dirty by writing some code together!

 

Thursday, February 23rd

How to Build Winning Products and Teams, by former NFL Consultant

Speaker: Christopher Graham, VP of Product at HYFN, and ex-consultant to the NFL

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Chris Graham, VP of Product at HYFN, and ex-consultant to the NFL.

He will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM, the challenges of the job and personal insight from Chris’s experience.

 

Santa Monica

Wednesday,  February 1st

Product School Coding Launch party

Host: Product School Team

Drinks are on us as we launch our Coding courses! If you are an aspiring Product Manager, come to chat and drink with the Product School team, instructors and students.

 

Wednesday, February 8th

Realize Your Potential as a Product Manager, with a Lead PM from Cornerstone OnDemand

Speaker: Rich Headley, Lead Product Manager at Cornerstone OnDemand

Would you like to find out what Cornerstone OnDemand looks for when hiring Product Managers on their all-star team? Join Cornerstone OnDemand’s Lead Product Manager, Rich Headley, as he discusses how to realize your potential as a Product Manager, and get hired by a top company like Cornerstone OnDemand.

 

Online Events

Tuesday, February 7th

[Live Chat] ‘Ask Me Anything’ w/ VP of Product at Spotify

Host: Shiva Rajaraman, VP of Product at Spotify

Ever wondered what goes behind great products like Google, Spotify and YouTube?

Join us for this exclusive Slack “Ask Me Anything” session with Shiva Rajaraman, a product guru. Here you may ask any questions you might have about what it takes to become a Product Manager personal insight from Shiva’s experience.

 

Thursday, February 9th

[Webinar] PM from UserTesting Talks: Being a Product Design Scientist

Host: Chris Abad, leads product and design teams at UserTesting

There’s an approach to product design that blends design thinking with a scientific method, as a way to solve specific problems. Through that process, there are many lessons to be learned to make you a better product manager. In this free online workshop, we’ll talk about the ways science and product management intercept to help the creative design process flow, and how you can leverage it to build awesome products that people love.

 

Tuesday, February 28th

[Webinar] Reinventing You: How To Build A Brand While Job Hopping

Host: SC Moatti, Facebook Mobile Pioneer and Bestselling author of Mobilized

If you want to get a job as a Product Manager, this is the webinar for you! Research says that Millennials will change job dozens of times throughout their career so reinvention is a matter of survival. But how do you build a cohesive brand and professional identity when you move to another country, change industry, start a business, work in corporate, write a book and more? Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author SC Moatti shares the surprisingly simple formula to reinventing yourself, changing career and living a life full of surprises.