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Course Description

Product management is a function within a product development team that focuses on successfully executing the product lifecycle  from conception to retirement. In this immersive program, you will learn how to conduct user and market research to identify problems, create a hypothesis and ideate solutions to those problems. You'll explore prototyping techniques to test the viability, value, feasibility, usability and the morality of the ideas will also be discussed. You will also collaborate as a product manager as you partner with a development team on a multidisciplinary capstone project. This project provides applied learning opportunities to use your project management skills to design/develop a product or service that addresses real-world user needs.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you will understand how to: 

  • develop a full cycle design thinking practice for a product and the role of a product manager
  • present a story, vision and strategy for a product
  • use agile tools for prioritization, backlog management, roadmap creation and measuring for success
  • develop methods on how to create effective user and stakeholder interviews, by incorporating great questioning
  • lead tactics discussion
  • perform team formation and building a kick off along with live stakeholder interviews
  • act as an effective leader by embedding design thinking principles into your practice
  • create a product Demo Template
  • create a Go To Market plan
  • showcase the full journey of the product build. 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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Section Title
Applied Product Management
Type
Lecture - Online Synchronous
Days
Th, T
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Sep 12, 2024 to Dec 03, 2024
Type
Lecture - Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Sep 14, 2024 to Nov 30, 2024
Type
Lecture - Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Sep 25, 2024 to Nov 20, 2024
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Dec 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
114.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Blended  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $3,750.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
Internet Access
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Schedule: 

This course will be delivered virtually using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L. Zoom sessions will be held starting September 12 and ending Dec 5, 2024. Classes will run Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, and every other Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm starting on Sept 25 and ending on Nov 20, 2024. The Capstone Presentations will be on December 5, 2024 from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm.

Please Note: There will be no classes on the following dates:

  • October 12, 2024
  • November 9, 2024

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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