Product Manager Certification: What, Why, How

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Advancing your career by earning a Product Manager Certification can be a highly-effective strategy. This article discusses the benefits of certification and what you can expect to gain by becoming certified. What is a Product Manager Certification?

Certifications — Are They Worth It?

Clever PM

I’ll be attending my second formal training this year, getting my Certified Scrum Master certification to match the Certified Product Manager certification that I picked up earlier this year. After 15 years in the business, you might wonder why I’m just now getting around to being “certified”, and I hate to say it but the […]. Product Management Agile Culture Good PM Leadership Learning PM Roles Scrum

Are Product Management Certifications Worth It?

ProductCraft Debates

Whether these are offered by major universities or scrappy startups, certification opportunities abound, and there are seemingly new ones every day. But before you rack up more student debt, we thought we’d ask: The post Are Product Management Certifications Worth It? As the product manager role grows in ubiquity and importance, we’re seeing a lot of educational opportunities for formalized product management education.

Santa Clara/9 Sept: Certificate in Productizing Innovation

Mironov Consulting

What: Executive Certificate in Productizing Innovation. Where: Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. When: Six day program on Sept 8-9, Sept 15-16, and Sept. 22-23. Information/Registration. Rich is excited to be an instructor for this new program at Santa Clara/Leavey.

Santa Clara, 27 April 2018: Certificate in Productizing Innovation

Mironov Consulting

What: Executive Certificate in Productizing Innovation. Where: Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University. When: Six day program on April 20-21, 27-28, and May 4-5, 2018. Information/Registration.

Land Your Dream Job With A Product Management Certification

Sequent Learning

When I was first introduced to product management certification, hanging on my colleague’s wall, years ago, I remember having one question: what does a product manager actually do? Ready to Register for our upcoming Product Management Essentials Class and earn your certification?

Centercode User Group ‘19: Fresh Perspectives on Beta Testing


Over a dozen industry professionals proved their program management ability by taking the Customer Validation Certification. CV Certification Enhances Professional Skills. Industry News best practices beta best practices centercode platform certification customer validation events

Let’s get Physical: Product Management for Manufactured Products

Mind the Product

Certification Requirements. Manufactured products are often required to meet certain certification requirements related to safety, performance, and environmental impact.

TEI 183: Bad habits experienced product managers should avoid-with Alicia Dixon

Product Innovation Educators

Also, both Alicia and I have found value in product management training and certification. I began the interview asking her about this, as she currently has five product management certifications, which is more than anyone else I know. 6:50] What value do you find in certifications?

Shift-M Podcast Posted About Hiring

Johanna Rothman

Certifications and what you really get from a cert. Hiring Geeks That Fit HTP ageism career ladder certification Create Your Successful Agile Project cultural fit flow efficiency interpersonal skills phone screen

Building a Stronger Product Management Organization: A Different Take on “Team”

Proficientz – Product Management University

Contact us about an onsite Instructor-Led Workshop or check out our On-Demand Training & Certification to learn B2B best practices wherever, whenever. As product management goes, so goes the rest of the organization.

Product Manager Salary Data in 2019

280 Group

You’ll want to be sure any training you take is comprehensive and up to date, covers the entire product lifecycle and offers a certification that is standard worldwide (not just specific to the course). This article draws on multiple sources to provide Product Manager salary data.

Introducing Pragmatic Institute

Pragmatic Marketing

In addition to Pragmatic Institute’s original six certifications for product managers and product marketing managers, Pragmatic Institute will now offer a new course to teach business leaders how to integrate data science into their business model. This three-day course, making its first appearance in April of this year in Boston and Chicago, offers business leaders the opportunity to earn three new certifications. May we have your attention, please?

Is it Time for a Licence to Practise Product Management?

Mind the Product

After all, we’re a sizeable professional community and having a product management certification or licence in place would ensure that all product managers comply with the same standards. The Case For Licensing and Certification. Recruiting Product Managers – You only recruit product managers with a licence and the appropriate certification. This can be outlined further in the right level of product management certification.

Women Succeeding in the World of Product Management

Product Management Unpacked

Answers vary – some product management careers are built on work experience alone, while others are driven by formal education or professional certifications. “Growing up in the 1970’s, I watched The Bionic Woman and Charlie’s Angels.

How Buyers Sell Themselves, Product Usability & Revenue, and Two Types of Demos

Proficientz – Product Management University

The post How Buyers Sell Themselves, Product Usability & Revenue, and Two Types of Demos appeared first on Proficientz - Advanced Product Management Training & Certification for B2B. The B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2017 is now available. In this issue we discuss the value of listening as one of the most overlooked sales skills, and the value of business conversations. We also examine product usability and its impact on revenue, plus sales demo tips.

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Would-Be Product Manager’s Instruction Manual

Product Management Unpacked

Other would-be product managers seek out certificate programs. People often describe a product manager as “CEO of the Product.” This sounds appealing, but the reality is that product managers don’t have a CEO’s level of authority over everyone who contributes to making a product successful.

Adopting a Continuous Discovery Mindset Across the Organization

Product Talk

Our students are a mix of full-time graduate students and working professionals who pursue a graduate certificate while working. DOEC stands for Designing for Organizational Effectiveness Certificate. I teach two courses at Northwestern University.

Dog Training + Product Management

Product Manager in Heels

He has his CGC Certification and is training to compete in Rally. We spend a lot of time training our dog, Gunner. He's a 3-year-old Olde English Bulldogge and we got him from Doubletake Bulldogges in Massachusetts. We work with the Pawsitive Dog in Boston and couldn't be happier.

Is MVP Dead?

bpma ProductHub

He has a Pragmatic Marketing Certification and experience with Agile transformation. Is Minimum Viable Product Dead? – By Don Stoddard . Minimum Viable Product is a widely accepted concept; so why do so many people want to declare it dead?

Product Usability & Its Impact on Revenue

Proficientz – Product Management University

The post Product Usability & Its Impact on Revenue appeared first on Proficientz - Advanced Product Management Training & Certification for B2B. How can product usability drive more revenue? The holy grail of product usability is attained when your product offers such a compelling experience users feel obligated to recommend it to others. It works wonders on your top line. Make the following three things part of your product design culture and more revenue will follow. Intent.

What is Product Management, exactly?


Certifications. As demand for Product Managers has increased, training programs and Product Manager certifications have developed to support Product Managers looking to master the craft as well as those looking to move into becoming a Product Manager.

Executive Director’s Perspective on how to become a product manager

Product Management Unpacked

You can become a product manager by getting a certification or taking an online course, and these are fine ways to proceed in your quest for knowledge about product management. I wasn’t supposed to end up here in my career. Seriously. I am, as they say in academic circles, “from ‘industry.”

Can product management be standardized?

Product Management and Strategic Marketing

Those of you familiar with PMI probably heard of the PMP certification. Several for-profit organizations offer training and certifications for their Body of Knowledge (BOK) and methodologies, yet there is no accepted standard across all industries.

Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill

Proficientz – Product Management University

If you’re looking to make a career move into product management or product marketing, enroll in Product Management University On-Demand , an online training and certification program for B2B product management, product marketing and sales enablement that’s centered on customer success.

User Engagement, Customer Goals and a Sustainable Growth Strategy

Proficientz – Product Management University

The post User Engagement, Customer Goals and a Sustainable Growth Strategy appeared first on Proficientz - Advanced Product Management Training & Certification for B2B. The B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2017 is now available. This month we focus on user engagement as a leading indicator of customer value and the subsequent impact on retention and recurring revenue.

Here’s how to develop the most successful user stories

bpma ProductHub

He is a Certified ScrumMaster, is Pragmatic Marketing Certified (Level Three PMC-III), has a Certificate in Marketing from Cornell University and an MBA from Iona College, Hagan School of Business.

Developing Product Management Confidence

bpma ProductHub

In fact, she was among the very first class of the highly regarded Product Management certification from the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM).

What is 'leadership', and how important is it for product managers?

Product Manager in Heels

Last week, I completed a certification program to be an internal coach through the Babson Executive Education Center. Leadership is a necessity for product managers, yet many of us can't quite figure out the definition. Go ahead, try and define it- it wasn't easy for me.

Product Management Job Descriptions

Under10 Playbook

Scrum Product Owner Certification or Scrummaster Certification desired. Scrum Product Owner Certification or Scrummaster Certification desired. What are common job titles and responsibilities for successful product management teams?

Product Knowledge: Asset or Liability?

Proficientz – Product Management University

appeared first on Proficientz - Product Management Training & Certification for B2B. Is product knowledge more of an asset or liability for a product manager? Is product knowledge important in a product management role? Absolutely! The more important question is how much product knowledge is required to be successful? If you’re not a technical product manager, you probably don’t need as much as you think.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Melissa Perri

In fact, the 2017 learning objectives for their Certified Scrum Product Owner Certification by Scrum Alliance states, "Teach that the role of the Product Owner is typically played by the customer, or customer representative, such as a product manager."

The Big Picture of Scrum

The Product Coalition

It is clear, concise, and doesn’t require a Black Belt or ( contrary to the belief of some ) a certificate to get started. Scrum is just one part of a successful product, don’t let it become a distraction. I’ll be the first to admit, I have a love/hate relationship with Scrum.

Want to be a Product Manager? Just get out There and Make Products

Mind the Product

They attend product meetups regularly, perhaps they have even taken a course or certification. Are you trying to break into Product Management? I’ll start with the bad news. There are a huge number of motivated, intelligent people who are looking for a first step on the ladder, and very few entry-level roles to go around. These budding product managers have many things in common. Most of them are familiar with Agile theory and terminology.

The 7 Most Fascinating Tech Talks of Propelify Innovation Festival


Jewell added that employers are also in a position to accept alternate education certificates, which could help open doors for those who were unable to gain skills through traditional schooling. Indicative visited the 2018 Propelify Innovation Festival on May 17th.

3 Reasons why you Should go to ProductCamp

Mind the Product

The winner gets a £100 gift certificate from Amazon, while there’s usually a few (sometimes signed!) ProductCamp is where it all started for me , and I get a particular feeling of joy when it comes around each year. These are the things I love the most about it: The Open Agenda.

Don’t get tricked by Metric(k)s.

The Product Coalition

I recently completed the “Google Analytics for Beginners” certification and here’s what I thought is awesome: 1. Source: Blog The core of a product manager’s job revolves around metrics.

Product Management Memory Lane with Alyssa Dver

bpma ProductHub

In fact, she was among the very first class of the highly regarded Product Management certification from the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM). Contributed by Saikrishna Chavali.

Is Your App’s UX Award-Worthy?


And if the thought of accolades raining down wasn’t exciting enough, winners also receive tangible gifts of a wall plaque, a website badge, and a certificate. Your app is “on fleek”. Your UX is a force to be reckoned with. You know it, your team knows it, and now it’s time to win some awards.

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2019 Goals Gone off the Rails? 3 Ways to get Back on Track

Mind the Product

getting a certification (be it scrum, agile, product, coaching … you name it). Barefoot Coaching , PG Certification Curriculum. How are those 2019 goals and resolutions coming along?