TECH FUTURES LAB | SHORT COURSE
With 2021 set to be a year of transition between the pandemic and a real return to our old ways, here are six ways this will affect the world of Product Management:
Digital products will be key to business growth
The increased specialization of product roles
Rise of the product operations manager
Product management tools evolve faster than ever
COVID-19 continues to impact how we work
Building meaningful customer connections is more critical than ever
LEARN TO DELIVER PRODUCTS
THAT CUSTOMERS LOVE
As businesses and organisations seek to define success in the digital economy, the demand is increasing for exceptional, multi-talented Product Managers to be the key source of growth and innovation.
What does an outstanding Product Manager look like?
A stand-out Product Manager requires both soft and hard skills - the ability to be both empathetic toward customers’ motivations and goals while delving into the data and guiding development life-cycles. They wear many hats, have stakeholders around the business and think both strategically and tactically. It's a complex, demanding yet ultimately satisfying role and one that plays a central part in any innovative forward moving business.
Supercharge your product management skills
Our Product Manager Learning Sprint equips individuals with the foundation and skills to succeed as a Product Manager.
Got a product idea you want to evolve?
Bring your own original product idea to further refine and develop it. Walk in to the course with a rough sketch and through 5 weeks of class activities and mentorship you’ll walk out with a developed and tested low-fidelity prototype.
Our five week learning sprint will enable you:
To utilise human centered design to identify opportunities
To test hypotheses with lean methodology
To create product metrics that ensure business impact
To lead cross-disciplinary teams
This course will build your confidence to take concepts from ideas through to launch, and deliver continuous impact.
Who is this course for?
Existing Product Managers who want to super-charge their PM skills
Product Managers who may have transitioned into the role from other parts of the business
People new to product management wanting to start off on the right track of continuous delivery
What you’ll learn
Scoping the Opportunity & Defining a Human-centric Problem Statement
Learn tools to better understand users.
Learn how to conduct research, identify user pain points and find opportunities to create business and customer value.
Business Model Canvas and Working with Cross Disciplinary Teams
Learn techniques to differentiate your ideas and scope a business canvas.
Learn how to work with developers and designers. Understand how to leverage their strengths, and the principles of engineering and design.
Learn new strategies for engaging with multiple stakeholders and building effective partnerships.
Ideation & Wireframing to Get Feedback Quickly
Learn frameworks to help you select the right idea and prioritise the most important features.
Learn to craft low fidelity mockups with tools such as Invision and Sketch.
MVP & Metrics
Explore what it means to create a MVP. From understanding the core assumptions in your MVP, the metrics to track, and how to articulate a products value.
Lean-testing & Continuous Delivery
Learn Agile delivery methodologies
Implement agile to continuously innovate to improve your product.
Next Start Dates
Wednesday, 7th April
Wednesday, 14th April
Wednesday, 21st April
Wednesday, 28th April
Wednesday, 5th May
Wednesday, 2nd June
Wednesday, 9th June
Wednesday, 16th June
Wednesday, 23rd June
Wednesday, 30th June
$900 + GST*
*Non-government funded. Student Loans and allowances do not apply.
*Excludes Salesforce. Prices shown reflect the revised course cost.
• 5 weeks, part-time
• Wednesdays 4-8pm
Delivered face-to-face at our new premises, 99 Khyber Pass Road.
Small Business Funding
Your business may be eligible for Capability Voucher Funding from the Regional Business Partner Network. More information here.
Organisation or Business Workshops and Courses
Learning and development is essential to ensuring your organisation's success and are important to cultivating a strong organisational culture.
Our business workshops and courses are designed to increase capabilities and allow participants to bring in their real world work challenges. We offer a range of group size workshops that include improving skills in creativity, technology deployment, sustainability planning, leadership, and diversity and inclusion. We've partnered with organisations such as Callaghan Innovation, Danone, and BNZ.
If you are a leader in an organisation interested in developing your people and simultaneously thinking how to make your company more future-fit, reach out to our Corporate Innovation team.
2020 revealed that the institutes of success can be overturned in a blink. Consumers are seeking ethical, trusted technology. Organizations must reconcile with the impacts limitless growth has brought to the planet.