This November expect an awesome mix of workshops and info sessions with some of the best product managers in the industry, from Facebook, Snapchat, Amazon and more. Also, if you’re in New York, don’t miss the very first documentary screening at Product School featuring “DESIGN DISRUPTORS” by InVision. This and more, see what we have lined up for November:

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New York

Wednesday,  November 2nd

Common Mistakes Product Managers Make

Host: Alex Finnemore, Product Manager and Engagement lead at Citrusbyte

Product Managers have to balance users needs, technology, feasibility and creating a successful business. IN this workshop you will walk away knowing more about the art of realizing what’s important and urgent and what’s not, and the common mistake Product Managers make and how to avoid them.

 

Wednesday, November 9th

How to Become a Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Host: The Product School Team

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 in New York.

 

Wednesday, November 16th

“DESIGN DISRUPTORS”: Product School Exclusive Documentary Screening

Host: InVision, Product School, and nexTier Innovations

“The film provides an exclusive look into the processes, perspectives, and approaches of the product design and user experience (UX) leaders at the world’s foremost technology companies, including Airbnb, Coursera, Etsy, Eventbrite, Evernote, Google Ventures, HubSpot, MailChimp, Netflix, Pinterest, Salesforce, Spotify, Twitter, Xero, Zendesk, and more.”

 

 

San Francisco:

Wednesday,  November 2nd

API Design in Product Management: What You Need to Know

Host: Jeremy Glassenberg, Product and Platform Leader for Startup Growth

In this workshop you’ll get to see where platform design follows many of the same rules as other aspects of product, and where it’s different.  There’s more to platforms than being a “Technical Product Manager,” and more to platforms than having Restful APIs, join us to learn why.

 

Wednesday, November 9th

Facebook PM Talks: How To Crack The PM Interview

Host: Product Manager, Facebook

Struggling to make your way into Product Management with no success? Join us with Facebook PM, 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, November 16th

10X Problem Solving with Prototype Thinking

Host: J Li, Partner at Prototype Thinking Academy

Prototype Thinking is an idea and product validation technique used by organizations like GoogleX to solve problems 10x – 100x faster. In this workshop, you’ll apply the Prototype Thinking to build a prototype using rapid experimentation. By the end, you’ll be thinking in prototypes, maximizing your rate of learning, and reducing the time to try new ideas.

 

 

Silicon Valley:

Wednesday,  November 2nd

Amazon’s PM Talks Consumer Electronics vs. Software Products

Host: Srinivasa Kolluri, Senior Technical Program Manager at Amazon

The Future is here and now with Self Driving Cars and Voice assistants that can perform home automation. Increasingly Software companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Snapchat are discovering user experiences could be enhanced by producing Smart Gadgets. Here you will learn about the role of a PM in hardware enterprise companies, real world A/B testing for gadgets and more.

 

Wednesday, November 9th

Your Time to Lead: Selling and Influence Skills for Product Managers

Host: Steve, Principal of openfluence.com

A major requirement for PM’s today is the ability to both manage and lead cross functional teams. Many PM’s feel this skill transcends technical aptitude when seeking the bottom line- will I succeed – or not? For you, the field of product management is extraordinarily exciting and competitive- and finding an edge is what you are seeking.

 

Wednesday, November 16th

How to Become a Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

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 in Silicon Valley.

 

 

Downtown Los Angeles:

Wednesday, November 2nd

Snapchat PM talks “How I Got Into Product Management … Without Realizing It!”

Host: Giovanni Gardelli, Product Manager at SnapChat.

The journey to become a product manager is (almost) never a straightforward one. I’ll share my personal story on how I ended up discovering the product role, how I managed to experience it on a small scale, how I transitioned into it full time coming from a business/operations background, and what I’ve learned during the journey.

 

Thursday, November 10th

From Big Ideas To User Stories In 30 minutes

Host: Ryan Prust, Senior Product Manager at Rhubarb Studios

It starts with a big idea; taxis at the click of a button, rent a room (or couch) anywhere in the world, and picture/video messages that disappear after 24 hours. Big ideas are wonderful, but where do you start? In this workshop, you will learn to facilitate a story mapping exercise with a small team. You will take away the skills to run your own story mapping tomorrow.

 

Santa Monica:

Thursday, November 3rd

How to Become a Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Host: Dana Alibrandi, Freelance Product Manager

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 in Santa Monica.