Intro to Product Management
13

Wednesday, 13 November

6:30 8:30 pm PST

GA San Diego

2159 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Intro to Product Management | November 13

Nickolaus Casares Photo


Product Director, Polyient Labs

13

Wednesday, 13 November

6:30 8:30 pm PST

GA San Diego

2159 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Learn the keys to driving product success.

Step into the world of product management with General Assembly. During our 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 course.

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

None.

About the Instructor

Nickolaus Casares Photo

Product Director,
Polyient Labs

Nick is a product management instructor at General Assembly. By day, he is the product director at Polyient Labs, where he coaches early-stage startup founders through the product development process.

During nights and weekends, he leads product management courses and workshops at GA and has taught in both San Diego and Denver. Prior to Polyient Labs, Nick led teams in a variety of product and user experience roles at B2C and B2B companies across several industries including cloud storage, law enforcement, marketing analytics, commercial real estate and blockchain.

Nick's skill set in product management and user experience has been developed through constant self-education, relevant industry experience and a network of ongoing mentors. In 2017, Nick served as the managing director for San Diego Startup Week where he lead a team of 80+ volunteer organizers through the process of planning a 3,500 person, five-day educational event.

In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife and surfing the San Diego coastline.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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