Product Management

Our Product Management curriculum is meticulously designed to cover all aspects of product management, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive market. Over the next 24 weeks, you’ll delve into the essentials of product design, product marketing, and agile methodologies, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the product development lifecycle.

Tuition Fee

Starting from: $200 

[Study now, pay later student loan available]

Course length

5 Months

Start Date

August 31, 2024

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With guided mentorships

Project-based learning

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Job assitance

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Product Management

Our Product Management curriculum is meticulously designed to cover all aspects of product management, equipping you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s competitive market. Over the next 24 weeks, you’ll delve into the essentials of product design, product marketing, and agile methodologies, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the product development lifecycle.

Tuition Fee

Starting from: $200 

[Study now, pay later student loan available]

Course length

5 Months

Start Date

August 31, 2024

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

01

Product Lifecycle Mastery: Gain a deep understanding of the entire product development lifecycle, from ideation to launch and beyond, ensuring you can navigate each phase with confidence.

02

User-Centric Design Skills:

Learn the art of user research, create personas, and master UX/UI design principles. Develop hands-on experience in wireframing and prototyping to create products with exceptional user experiences.

03

Agile Methodologies Proficiency:

Explore various Agile frameworks, including Scrum and Kanban. Acquire the skills to implement Agile methodologies in product management, ensuring adaptability and efficiency in project execution.

04

Product Marketing Expertise:

Develop a comprehensive understanding of product marketing, from crafting compelling value propositions to executing successful go-to-market strategies. Learn the art of creating marketing collateral for effective product launches.

05

Data-Driven Decision Making:

Delve into key product metrics, A/B testing, and experimentation. Master the art of using data-driven insights to make informed decisions and drive product success.

06

Leadership and Stakeholder Management:

Cultivate essential soft skills for effective leadership in product management. Learn to communicate seamlessly with stakeholders, manage cross-functional teams, and navigate conflicts with finesse.

07

Strategic Vision Building:

Develop the ability to envision and communicate a strategic vision for your products. Understand the importance of long-term strategic planning for sustained product success.

8

Ethical Product Management:

Address ethical considerations in product development and management. Learn to build responsible and ethical products, aligning your strategies with societal values and expectations.

9

Career Development Strategies:

Craft a personalized career development plan, focusing on networking, skill enhancement, and advancement opportunities within the field of product management.

10

Effective Communication Skills:

Hone your communication skills to convey ideas, strategies, and plans effectively within your team and to stakeholders. Master the art of clear and concise communication.

11

Strategic Vision Building:

Develop the ability to envision and communicate a strategic vision for your products. Understand the importance of long-term strategic planning for sustained product success.

12

Real-World Application with Capstone Project:

Apply the knowledge gained throughout the course to a real-world capstone project. Receive peer reviews and feedback to further enhance your practical product management skills.

Course Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Product Management

(Weeks 1-2)

Week 1: Overview of Product Management

Definition and Role of a Product Manager

Key Responsibilities and Skills

Week 2: Product Development Lifecycle

Understanding the product development process

Introduction to waterfall and agile methodologies

Module 2: User-Centric Design

(Weeks 3-6)

Week 3: User Research

Conducting user interviews and surveys

Creating user personas

Week 4: UX/UI Design Principles

Basics of user experience design

Introduction to prototyping tools

Week 5: Usability Testing

Conducting usability tests

Iterative design based on user feedback

Week 6: Wireframing and Prototyping

Hands-on experience with wireframing tools

Creating interactive prototypes

Module 3: Agile Methodologies

(Weeks 7-10)

Week 7: Introduction to Agile

Scrum, Kanban, and other Agile frameworks

Agile principles and values

Week 8: Sprint Planning and Execution

Creating a product backlog

Sprint planning and execution

Week 9: Agile Tools and Metrics

Overview of popular Agile project management tools

Key performance indicators in Agile

Week 10: Agile in Product Management

Integrating Agile with Product Management

Handling changes and pivots in Agile

Module 4: Product Marketing

(Weeks 11-14)

Week 11: Introduction to Product Marketing

Role of product marketing in the product lifecycle

Creating a compelling value proposition

Week 12: Market Research and Competitor Analysis

Conducting market research

Analyzing competitors and market trends

Week 13: Go-to-Market (GTM) Strategy

Planning and executing GTM strategies

Creating marketing collateral

Week 14: Product Launch and Post-Launch Evaluation

Launch planning and execution

Evaluating the success of a product launch

Module 5: Product Analytics and Metrics

(Weeks 15-18)

Week 15: Key Product Metrics

Identifying and tracking key performance indicators

Implementing analytics tools

Week 16: A/B Testing and Experimentation

Understanding A/B testing

Designing and analyzing experiments

Week 17: Data-Driven Decision Making

Making informed decisions based on data

Iterative improvement using analytics

Week 18: Product Retention and Growth

Strategies for customer retention

Scaling and growing a product

Module 6: Leadership and Soft Skills

(Weeks 19-24)

Week 19: Communication and Stakeholder Management

Effective communication skills

Managing relationships with stakeholders

Week 20: Leadership in Product Management

Leading cross-functional teams

Handling conflicts and challenges

Week 21: Strategic Thinking and Vision

Developing a product vision

Long-term strategic planning

Week 22: Ethical Considerations in Product Management

Addressing ethical challenges in product development

Building responsible products

Week 23: Career Development in Product Management

Crafting a personal development plan

Networking and career advancement

Week 24: Capstone Project and Review

Applying knowledge to a real-world project

Peer review and feedback

Why become a Product Manager?

Drive Innovation

Be at the forefront of innovation, leading the charge in conceptualizing, developing, and launching products that shape industries and transform user experiences.

Solve Complex Challenges

Thrive in an environment where problem-solving is the name of the game. As a product manager, you'll tackle intricate challenges, finding creative solutions that impact both users and businesses.

Impact User Experiences

Craft products that resonate with users, enhancing their lives and addressing their needs. Your role as a product manager empowers you to shape and optimize user experiences at every touchpoint

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Enjoy a dynamic career that involves collaborating with diverse teams. From working closely with developers and designers to engaging with marketing and sales, you'll be at the heart of cross-functional synergy.

Strategic Leadership

Assume a pivotal role in steering the strategic direction of products. As a product manager, you'll contribute to the long-term vision of the company, making impactful decisions that drive success.

Dynamic and Evolving Field

Immerse yourself in a field that never stands still. Product management offers a continuous learning journey, ensuring you stay ahead of industry trends and technologies, keeping your skills sharp and relevant.

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Start Date: August 31, 2024

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$200

Start Date: August 31, 2024

Study Now. Pay Later.

Only available for Nigerians. Finance your studies with a flexible student loan – study now, spread your repayment across 12 months even after program completion. 

$200 Loan

%21 Interest rate | 12 monthly installments

Start Date: August 31, 2024

3x Monthly Payment

Enjoy our course with ease – split your payment into 3x monthly installments!

$80 per month | $240 total

Start Date: August 31, 2024

YOUR QUESTIONS, ANSWERED

How will I receive support and feedback during the course?

Throughout the program, you'll have access to discussion forums, allowing you to interact with instructors and fellow participants. Additionally, there will be opportunities for peer review and feedback, ensuring a collaborative and supportive learning environment.

Is there any specific prerequisite for enrolling in this course?

While there are no strict prerequisites, a basic understanding of business concepts is beneficial. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced professional, the course is designed to cater to a diverse audience, guiding you from foundational principles to advanced strategies.

Is there any certification provided upon completion of the course?

Yes, upon successful completion of the Product Management course, participants will receive a certification recognizing their achievement.  

Will I receive a certificate upon completion?

Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion that can be added to your resume or LinkedIn profile.

Can I access course materials after completion for future reference?

Yes, participants will have access to course materials, including presentations, documentation, and recorded sessions, for at least one year after course completion. This ensures that you can revisit and reinforce your learning as needed.

Is there a practical component to the course?

Yes, definitely! The course includes a capstone project in the final weeks, allowing you to apply the knowledge gained throughout the program to a real-world scenario. This hands-on experience will enhance your practical skills and provide a tangible showcase of your product management capabilities.

How long are the intersnhsips?

The internships will last for two to three months or longer, it varies from one employer to another

Are the internships paid or unpaid?

We do not guarantee a paid internship. We do this intentionally as access to opportunity to gain experience and build skills is the most vital component. Some hiring companies offer a stipend, which is facilitated between the HC and the intern directly. Of course, 1 in 4 are offered further employment, which is a bonus!