This September is packed with product management workshops hosted by some of the best in the industry. On top of everything, we are launching weekly PM meetups in L.A. To make sure you don’t miss anything, check out what we have planned for the entire month:

 

Product Management Workshops September

Product Management Workshops in New York:

Wednesday, September 7th

Product Management Course – New York Info Session

Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

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.

 

Wednesday, September 14th

Product Management Happy Hour

Host: The Product School Team

This is the perfect time for all those in New York to to come out and chat and drink with the Product School team, instructors and students, learn about what we do and who we are, and have a great time. Drinks are on us!

 

Wednesday, September 21st

Digital Marketplace Products: 101

Host: Thomas Tachibana, Product Manager at Architizer

Digital marketplaces have fundamentally transformed the way in which we as consumers find products and services. This talk is a crash course on this new wave of products. We will cover the building blocks that make up marketplaces, common dynamics that influence how behavior, the interplay of data and Design in shaping the UX, what value delivery means and lastly tracking and managing growth to liquidity and success.

 

Wednesday, September 28th

How to Understand Users to Drive Adoption of Your Product

Host: Jesse E. Owens II, Senior Product Manager at MasterCard

Users of your product need to be well understood and properly accommodated to deliver value in their lives. The focus of this workshop is to equip product managers the tools to create delightful experiences through qualitative and quantitative metrics of the end user.  

 

Product Management Workshops in San Francisco:

Wednesday, September 7th

Why Are You Road-Mapping?

Host: Wendy Johansson, Leads Product and Design of Wizeline’s platform

In order to build the best possible solution, a product manager needs to understand why they are building. Wendy Johansson, Head of Product at Wizeline, uses the ‘5 Why’s‘ to understand the root of a problem and determine for whom she is building a roadmap. Once the problem and stakeholders have been identified, how does a PM tackle solving it? Wendy will cover this problem-solving framework and share insights and anecdotes from her user-first approach to product development.

 

Wednesday, September 14th

From Product Development to Market Fit Fast!

Host: Sam McAfee with seventeen years of experience in the tech startup world

Every product launch brings challenges that present themselves on two large gambles: new products and new markets. Along with that comes new technology platforms, channels, customers and use cases. In this workshop we will discuss developing a clear product vision that solves the correct problem early on.

 

Wednesday, September 21st

Product Management Happy Hour

Host: The Product School Team

This is the perfect time for all those in San Francisco to to come out and chat and drink with the Product School team, instructors and students, learn about what we do and who we are, and have a great time. Drinks are on us!

 

Wednesday, September 28th

How Product Managers Solve a Breakdown in Communication and Understanding

Host: Ji Kim, Principal Product Manager at Gliffy

Tackling the #1 reason why products fail: Communication. To get input from multiple teams with different backgrounds is no easy task, and a Product Manager has to be able to speak all the languages. To help combat miscommunication, Visual Communication (ie. flows, wireframes, diagrams) can be used to translate ideas, processes, and more from team to team. Easily adapted and implemented, it is the lightweight tool that every Product Manager can benefit from.

 

Product Management Workshops in Silicon Valley:

Wednesday, September 7th

Building a Strong Professional Brand while Job-hopping

Host: S C Moatti, Author of mobilized

Research says that Millennials will change job dozens of time 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? No matter what your dream is, there’s a way to make it a reality. Serial entrepreneur and bestselling author SC Moatti shares the surprisingly simple formula to reinventing yourself, changing career and living a life full of surprises.

 

Wednesday, September 14th

Strategies to Build Winning Products against Market Leaders

Host: Surbhi Dangi, Product Manager for Global Strategy at Alibaba Group US

In today’s tech ecosystem, this is a very common question. While this may all sound gloomy and dim for a new start-up, you should not be afraid to enter a market where a strong leader is present. The key is in learning how to compete effectively.

 

Wednesday, September 21st

How Machine Learning Can Transform The Customer Experience

Hosts: Aarthi Srinivasan & Evren Korpeoglu, Product Manager and Senior Data Scientist at Walmart Labs

In this session you will explore the basic concepts of Machine learning and examine how successful companies utilize this technology. By taking what is learned during this workshop and applying it where it holds the most interest to you, the sky’s the limit in ideating and creating machine learning applications for your company.

 

Wednesday, September 28th

Product Management Course – Info Session

Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

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 Silicon Valley.

 

Product Management Workshops in Los Angeles:

Santa Monica

Wednesday, September 28th

It’s All the Same: Consumer and Enterprise Product Management

Host: Mike Mayes, CEO and Founder of Circaviso

Wondering how to get a job as a consumer product manager if you’ve only done enterprise work? Worried that your portfolio isn’t sexy because you don’t have a flashy consumer mobile app under your belt? Put that all behind you as we talk about why product management is an agnostic skill and set of tools that let you do anything.

Downtown Los Angeles

Thursday, September 29th

How to become a Product Manager

Host: Carlos González de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

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 the Los Angeles area.