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Tips and Free Resources to become a Great Product Manager

Product Management Events

Each and every month we deliver an exciting mix of Product Management, Coding and Data Analytics events for anyone interested in becoming a product manager, networking or those who just want to learn more about the world of tech.

Our events have featured speakers from Amazon, Spotify, Airbnb, Facebook and more.

Check out what we have lined-up for this month:

Product Management Events in September 2017

 

NEW YORK

 

Wednesday, December 6th

How to Create a Product Team Context by Pandora Product Lead
Speaker: Karl Sluis, Product Lead at Pandora.

In this talk, Karl will recap the different approaches to creating the right context for a team, what’s worked for him, what hasn’t, and provide a few things Product Leaders can try right away to provide better context for their teams.

 

Thursday, December 7th

How to Work In Enterprise Product Management by SAS Principal PM
Speaker: Blair Reeves, Principal Product Manager at SAS Software.

In this session, Blair Reeves, a Product Principal at SAS Software, will explain how and why enterprise product management is a different beast. He will also talk about ways aspiring product managers should think about it in contrast to consumer software.

 

Wednesday, December 13th

How to Succeed as a Non-Technical PM by Spotify’s Product Owner
Speaker: Jori Bell, Product Manager at Spotify.

Many companies require Product Managers to have a technical background – whether it be a formal Computer Science degree or experience with writing code. Join Jori Bell while she breaks down the myth of needing technical skills to be a successful Product Manager.

 

Thursday, December 14th

Intro to Product Management by XO Group Lead Product Manager
Speaker: Christine Brown, Lead Product Manager at XO Group.

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? This is a 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 about what it takes to become a PM.

 

SAN FRANCISCO

 

Wednesday, December 6th

Product Management Happy Hour in San Francisco
Host: Product School San Francisco.

If you are an aspiring Product Manager, come to chat and drink with the Product School instructors and students. Although, we teach part-time Product Management courses, we love celebrations and there’s nothing better than Happy Hours!

 

Thursday, December 7th

5 Tips for Non-Technical Product Managers by CBS Interactive PM
Speaker: Rekha Gavini, Product Manager at CBS Interactive.

Want to get into product management but can’t code? No tech background? No problem! Learn tips to set yourself up for success and ways to strengthen yourself in the “tech” area. Then, go ahead and land that job in product management!

 

Tuesday, December 12th

Becoming a Successful Product Manager by Product School CEO
Speaker: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO and Founder of Product School.

Are you trying to break into Product Management, or looking to stay on-top of your Product Management game? Come hear insights on how to be a successful PM in Silicon Valley. We’ll also cover how to grow your career once you’re a product manager.

 

Wednesday, December 13th

Why Data Is the New UX by LinkedIn Senior Product Manager
Speaker: Keren Baruch, Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn

How can we most effectively build for the content and data that flow into our products? What is the right way to design machine learning features to jump the expectation gap users experience? Keren Baruch answers key questions about building products in a data-rich world.

 

Thursday, December 14th

How to Reach Your Target Customers by Apple fmr Product Manager
Speakers: Rahul Chhabria, former Mobile Product Manager at Apple.

This talk focuses on what it’s like to be a Product Manager on a new team and how to tackle an ambiguous problem. We’ll cover engaging with customers, folding in different team member perspectives and turning all that into an actionable roadmap.

 

SILICON VALLEY

 

Wednesday, December 6th

How to Motivate Your Team by Pandora Dir. of Product Management
Speaker: Eric Hoppe, Director of Product Management at Pandora.

In this talk, Eric will share some of his lessons-learned and strategies from more than 10 years of being a PM that have helped him generate and maintain the motivation and energy needed to be a product leader.

 

Thursday, December 7th

Product Management Happy Hour in Silicon Valley
Host: Product School Silicon Valley.

If you are an aspiring Product Manager, come to chat and drink with the Product School instructors and students. Although, we teach part-time Product Management courses, we love celebrations and there’s nothing better than Happy Hours!

 

Wednesday, December 13th

How to Be the Best CEO of Your Product by Cisco Product Manager
Speaker: Nikul Sheth, Senior Product Manager at Cisco.

This session will review multiple aspects of product management including roles, responsibilities, and keys to success. Learn how to differentiate among peers to become a successful Product Manager.

 

Thursday, December 14th

Intro to Product Management by GoPro Director of Product
Speaker: Chris Painter, Director of Product at GoPro.

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? This is a 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 about what it takes to become a PM.

 

SANTA MONICA

 

Tuesday, December 5th

4 Tips for Data-Driven Product Design by PatientPop’s PM
Speakers: Andy Chu, Product Manager at PatientPop & Joel Headley, Director of Local SEO and Marketing at PatientPop.

Product managers know they should use data in their decision making – so why are there so many roadblocks? Joel and Andy will offer strategies on how young companies can creatively gather and utilize data – even without data analysts!

 

Wednesday, December 6th

Getting Featured with Apple by Beachbody Director of Product
Speaker: Travis Corrigan, Director of Product at Beachbody.

Travis discusses what it’s like having Apple showcase your app to the world during their Keynote presentations. From initial meetings to launch and press events, this candid talk gives a behind-the-scenes look at the entire process.

 

Wednesday, December 13th

What Is Artificial Intelligence in Product Management by Apple PM
Speaker: Juston Johnson, Product Manager at Apple.

Using artificial intelligence (AI) in consumer products is the new hot trend; except, it’s not new at all. Come learn a product management view of what makes a good AI system and what the key success criterias are to using it in any consumer facing product.

 

ORANGE COUNTY

 

Tuesday, December 12th

5 Pillars of Product Management by former Amazon Product Manager
Speaker: Joe Montano, former Product Manager at Amazon.

Joe will be speaking about reframing your career like a product strategist. We will dive into the pillars of product management: vision, strategy, roadmap, and backlog and how they all should align with your ambitions. 

 

AUSTIN

 

Tuesday, December 5th

How to Break into Product Management by Product School CEO
Speaker: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO and Founder of Product School.

Are you trying to break into Product Management, or looking to stay on-top of your Product Management game? Come hear insights on how to be a successful PM. We’ll also cover how to grow your career once you’re a product manager.

 

SEATTLE

 

Thursday, December 7th

How to Break into Product Management by Product School CEO
Speaker: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO and Founder of Product School.

Are you trying to break into Product Management, or looking to stay on-top of your Product Management game? Come hear insights on how to be a successful PM. We’ll also cover how to grow your career once you’re a product manager.

 

CHICAGO

 

Thursday, December 7th

How to Break into Product Management by VP at Product School
Speaker: Brad Heringer, VP of Product School.

Are you trying to break into Product Management, or looking to stay on-top of your Product Management game? Come hear insights on how to be a successful PM. We’ll also cover how to grow your career once you’re a product manager.

 

BOSTON

 

Wednesday, December 13th

How to Break into Product Management by VP at Product School
Speaker: Brad Heringer, VP of Product School.

Are you trying to break into Product Management, or looking to stay on-top of your Product Management game? Come hear insights on how to be a successful PM. We’ll also cover how to grow your career once you’re a product manager.

 

FEATURED WEBINARS & SLACK AMA’S

 

Tuesday, December 5th

Product Management Live Chat by Deloitte’s Sr. Product Manager
Host: Roshan Shankar, Senior Product Manager at Deloitte.

Curious about the life and world of a Product Manager? What’s it all about? Bring your questions to our exclusive Slack “Ask Me Anything” session to ask every product related question you’ve ever had, with Roshan Shankar, Senior Product Manager at Deloitte.

 

Thursday, December 7th

Webinar: Delivering Value for Products by former AT&T Sr. PM
Host: Joy Guerin, former Senior Product Manager at AT&T.

During this webinar with Joy you will learn how to define your most important measures of business success. She will also be talking about how to leverage your cross-functional partners to cut through the noise and remain in tune with what your users really want.

 

Tuesday, December 12th

Product Management Live Chat by Airbnb Product Manager
Host: Helen Sims, Product Manager at Airbnb.

Curious about the life and world of a Product Manager? What’s it all about? Bring your questions to our exclusive Slack “Ask Me Anything” session to ask every product related question you’ve ever had, with Helen Sims, Product Manager at Airbnb.

 

Thursday, December 14th

Webinar: How to Launch a New Product by Spotify Product Manager
Host: Fawn Qiu, Product Manager at Spotify.

You’ve built a great product or a killer new feature, but now what? Fawn will go over common strategies with launching a new product or feature, discuss her own experience launching Sesame Street Go, Amazon English and new features at Spotify.

 

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