Introduction to Product Management
18

Thursday, 18 January

6:30 8:30 pm CST

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Introduction to Product Management

18

Thursday, 18 January

6:30 8:30 pm CST

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total

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

Prereqs & Preparation

None.

About the Instructor

Casey Flinn Photo

Casey Flinn is your friendly neighborhood Products leader who considers himself to be an Agilist at heart; meaning that he takes the principles of Agile and applies them both pragmatically and creatively to life. His passion is in creating customer value, building / coaching teams that share that passion, and making Austin a great community of engaged and skilled Products People. His background is in Psychology, and has done tours of duty in Channel Marketing, Product Marketing and Brand Management before he found his home in Product Management. Over the past 10+ years he has been leading product teams in Austin, TX as well as providing consulting and coaching to help teams transform and implement best practices that unlock their potential. Outside of the professional sphere he’s probably doing something involving: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, fused glass art, 90s pop culture, or learning something new.

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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