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What Skills Does a Product Manager Need?

BrainStation Product Management

Learn product management skills to boost your career – from home! BrainStation offers Online Live Certificate Courses in data, design, development, marketing, and product management. Speak to a Learning Advisor. Personal Skills Are Essential for Product Managers. Technical Skills for Product Management.

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How to Avoid Costly Surprises in Connected Product Design

Mind the Product

These include things like product components, price targets, user demographics, product volumes, operating life. By defining these early in the development process, a product designer can advise you on how to hit your targets, as well as point out things to avoid. The Order of Steps can Make or Break Development Costs.

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What Skills Does a Product Manager Need?

BrainStation Product Management

“What I wish somebody had told me when I started working as a Product Manager is: ‘Don’t be a hero,’” wrote Matt LeMay, Partner at Sudden Compass. Self-styled ‘visionary’ Product Managers are dangerous – which is why I advise against hiring PM candidates who fire off (Steve Jobs) quotes during job interviews.

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Product Managing the Cloud with Hemanth Kempanna

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

While there are lots of content out there advising on this subject, I would just like to call out one thing which I believe has helped me time and again: having empathy towards my interviewer. While some encourage you to fake it till you make it, I would advise against it during the interview process. During the interview.