Going to events and connecting with product managers is one way to get a job in product management. We host multiple events each month at our locations in New York, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.

Don’t miss out! Here is an update of what you have to look forward to for the month of August:


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New York

Wednesday, August 3rd
What’s in your Customer Discovery Toolkit?
Walk away from this meet up with tools that will help you speed up the requirements gathering process, ensure you prioritize the right features, and help you design things in a way that drives adoption.
Host: Matt Thurmond, Sr. Product Manager at Granular, (a Google Ventures backed startup)

Wednesday, August 10th
How to Launch A Product No Matter Where You Work by PM from American Express and TheStreet
This workshop will delve into how you can successfully bring your product to market from its inception by understanding the agile product development lifecycle at its core and how your management of various stakeholder needs is instrumental to your success.
Host: Shendi Wang is the Director of Product at TheStreet, Inc. (previously PM at American Express)

Wednesday, August 17th
5 Lessons that will help with your transition into Product Management
So you want to make the switch into Product Management? Come learn 5 important lessons that’ll help you before, during, and after the interview. Jonathan will be sharing some “to do’s” and even a few “not to do’s” he has overcome.
Host: Jonathan Lai, Product at Compass (Previously at American Express)

Wednesday, August 24th
Inside the world of a B2B Product Manager
How can you keep calm and focus on the job with the ever building pile of responsibilities? Come find out with Budd White.
Host: Budd White, Product Manager at Digital Asset

Wednesday, August 31st
Product Management Course – New York Info Session
If you’re an aspiring product manager – join us for this free open doors session! Here you will 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 City.
Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School


San Francisco


Wednesday, August 3rd
From Building New Products to Managing Existing Ones
Various elements go into developing and managing products. The art of knowing what to focus on and how and when in the process to initiate actions is vital to the success of a creation. During this workshop, you will get a solid blueprint on how to build a new product and how to manage and grow an existing one.
Host: Alexey Semeney, a Product Manager and a serial entrepreneur

Wednesday, August 10th
Coding For Non-Coders
This is a workshop for complete beginners to coding, covering the fundamentals of object-oriented programming (OOP). OOP concepts are transferable across the majority of today’s most popular programming languages, including Ruby, Python, JavaScript, C#, and many more.
Host: Andy Tiffany, Founder of First Step Coding

Wednesday, August 17th
Product Owners: How to Get Your Team to Love You
Product managers and product owners can engage and motivate their teams to delight customers – or they can distract and dishearten their teams. Here are 16 ways to engage and motivate product teams – to ensure that together that you delight customers.
Host: Ron Lichty, co-author of the Addison-Wesley book “Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams”

Wednesday, August 24th
PM Life at Early Stage Startups
As more startups wise up to the importance of good product management, opportunities will arise for you to join these companies in their formative years. If all goes to plan, you’ll leave this workshop ready to take on the challenges and enjoy the opportunities of early stage PM life.
Host: Ryan Dodds, Product Manager at Sparkcentral

Wednesday, August 31st
Product Management Course – Info Session
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 San Francisco.
Host: The Product School Team


Silicon Valley

 

Wednesday, August 3rd
Product Management Course – Info Session
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.
Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

Wednesday, August 10th
Ask Me Anything with Google’s Lead PM
Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager? What about as a Product Manager at Google?

This is an exclusive, Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Mohammad Musa, Lead Product Manager at Google, who is also a Lead Instructor at Product School Silicon Valley.
Host: Mohammad Musa, Product Lead at Google

Wednesday, August 17th
Coding For Non-Coders
This is a workshop for complete beginners to coding, covering the fundamentals of object-oriented programming (OOP). OOP concepts are transferable across the majority of today’s most popular programming languages, including Ruby, Python, JavaScript, C#, and many more.
Host: Andy Tiffany, Founder of First Step Coding

Wednesday, August 24th
Setting the Stage Right as a Product Manager
As product managers, we interact with many different people and groups across the spectrum from members of the engineering team, users and customers to executive leadership, board members and designers. Sometimes public (and private) speaking can be uncomfortable, to say the least. The only way to get better is by practicing and with a handful of tips and tricks you too can improve!
Host: Matt Bariletti, Product Manager at Banjo

Wednesday, August 31st
LinkedIn’s PM Talks Dirty Little Secrets of Product Management
Product management encompasses lots of different disciplines and responsibilities but not all of them will be summed up in a job description. Tools you’ll walk away with: Learn the Tricks of the trade and nail it like a PM and Burst the myths of common Misunderstandings and Misconceptions.
Host: Alexis Baird, Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn