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INTRO TO PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

FREE

 

 

 

Learn the keys to driving product success.

Step into the world of product management with General Assembly, ITExperience and women who code. During our online introductory workshop, explore how product managers use leadership and versatility to launch products people love. Touch on key tools and techniques for testing, designing, and improving products. Plus:

Discover the role and responsibilities of a product manager.
Survey today’s product management landscape and its career opportunities.
Walk through the fundamentals of the product management process including storyboarding, identifying risks and assumptions, and more.
Apply what you’ve learned to design a basic minimum viable product (MVP).
Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our part-time Product Management workshop.

Takeaways
Describe the Product Management job landscape and learning opportunities for product management skills
Explain the role and core responsibilities of a product manager
Craft problem statements and hypotheses for a product or feature idea
Identify key risks and assumptions
Design a basic MVP to validate key assumptions

Preparation
This class is taken completely online
We will provide a link to the platform on the day of the class
This class requires a computer and strong internet connection
In order to successfully enroll in this class, you must sign up at least two hours prior to the listed start time. If you sign up after that cutoff, you may not receive the link to the platform for the livestream. If anyone has issues receiving the link, please email hello@generalassemb.ly.

About the Instructor
Charis Loveland
AI Business Development Manager,
Amazon Web Services

Charis Loveland works at AWS as a business development manager on the cloud intelligence team specializing in artificial intelligence and machine learning. She has a decade and a half of experience in product management, AI, data analytics, new product introduction, file and hardware storage, and software development. After launching a crowdsourcing platform for Azure ML at Microsoft, Charis founded Rue La La’s data science team, creating and executing a roadmap and strategy for personalization and customer sub-segmentation. Charis co-founded an ML startup and has taught several business courses at General Assembly as well as online courses about data science at MIT, Dartmouth, and Columbia. Charis serves as a coding instructor, mentor, and advocate for early STEM education and volunteers for several nonprofits that help promote greater diversity in the technology industry.

About Our Partners

Women Who Code Houston

Women Who Code is the largest and most active community in the world dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We empower engineers with skills needed for professional advancement, and provide environments where networking and mentorship are valued. WWCode has garnered a membership exceeding 167,000, executed more than 9,000 events around the world, and has a presence in 20 countries.

General Assembly(GA)

About General Assembly (GA): General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills – from software engineering and UX design, to data, to product management and digital marketing. Established in early 2011, GA is the leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions with 20+ campuses across four continents.Web https://generalassemb.ly/

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/ITExperience/events/270687034/