1 day. By mutual agreement, this course may be delivered as two half day courses. This is an in-house course that can be delivered on-site or off-site.
WHO IS THIS FOR
This course is intended for business professionals who are at early stages of their product management and product marketing career.
LEARNING OUTCOMES AND BENEFITS
After completion of this course you will have a clear understanding of the role of Product Management and Product Marketing as a critical success factor in the modern business environment and what it takes to be an effective product or product marketing manager. You will learn the foundations of two leading international frameworks – AIPMM Product Management Lifecycle Framework and Doblin’s Ten Type of Innovation Framework – and get a high level understanding of a selection of key topics in product management and product marketing.
This knowledge will prepare you to dealing with common challenges at each step of your product’s journey from idea to profits and help you identify opportunities for improving business results and personal development.
Note: This is an abbreviated edition of our three-day “Fundamentals of Product Management and Product Marketing” course. It covers some of the same topics, though not at the same level of detail.
Overview of Product Management and Product Marketing
In this part of the course you will learn about the role of product management and product marketing for your organisation’s success; common product management and product marketing roles and their responsibilities; key international product management organisations; and differences between product management and product marketing, downstream and upstream product management, product management and project management, product management and product development, and product managers and product owners.
Overview of the Seven Phase Product Management Lifecycle Framework
In this part of the course you will learn about the need for and advantages of using a common framework; the seven phases of the AIPMM framework; handovers between product management and product marketing during the seven phases; and interactions and overlaps between phases and processes of the framework.
Overview of the Ten Types of Innovation Framework
In this part of the course you will learn about the Ten Types of Innovation Framework based on the research and projects done by Jay Doblin, Larry Keely and their team; and how using this framework in conjunction with the Product Management Lifecycle Framework leads to achieving breakthrough results.
Product Management Skill Sets
In this part of the course you will learn about the four key product management and product marketing skill sets: Foundation skills, People skills, Leadership skills, and Working with Agile teams
Special Topics – Bird’s Eye View
In this part of the course we will discuss at a high level a selection of key topics in product management and product marketing:
- Linkages between product strategies and business strategies
- Market segmentation, targeting and positioning
- Product portfolio and roadmap management
- Key market and business metrics for Product and Product Marketing Managers
- Intellectual property issues in product management and product marketing
- Competitive analysis
- Product-Market fit validation
- Pricing analysis and optimisation
- Creating effective Market Requirement Documents and Product Requirement Documents
- Customer research and early user engagement programs
- Effective collaboration with engineering, sales and marketing communication teams
- Agile and lean product management
- One hour of follow-up coaching per each course participant within 2 weeks after completion of the course, scheduled by mutual agreement
- Printed copies of all materials and slides used in the course
- Electronic copies of all templates and worksheets used or demonstrated in the course
- Lunch if applicable
- Certificate of completion
- Credit towards the investment in other Multiplier courses
This course is a tailored training solution that will be customised for a specific customer’s needs. Pricing is dependent on the number of participants.
COURSE FACILITATOR – ANDREI LINK
Andrei has over two decades of experience in international product, project and marketing management, working for a global NASDAQ-listed technology company, an innovative health company with customers in 130+ countries, and an award-winning consumer electronics company. His experience also includes co-founding a software localization tools company, publishing articles and reviews in the “Multilingual Computing” magazine, and serving on the Canterbury Software Cluster Committee, Connect New Zealand Committee, CPIT Business Advisory Committee, and as the Chairman of the Christchurch Branch of the Project Management Institute. Andrei has supported a number of Canterbury companies as a Business Mentor and Exporter Education Programme presenter, and mentored teams participating in the University of Canterbury Entre competition, Christchurch Startup Weekend and Lightning Lab Christchurch. He is a certified Project Management Professional and holds an MBA degree with Distinction from the Massey University specialising in marketing, finance and accounting.
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