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Suzanne Abate

Co-Founding Partner, The Development Factory

Los Angeles

Suzanne Abate is a seasoned product coach who has developed hundreds of digital products for clients like Jaguar Land Rover, Best Buy, and Warner Brothers, and helped dozens of startups go from idea to execution. She is the Co-Founder of The Development Factory, an LA-based product consultancy, and Chief Product Officer of 100 Product Managers, a free online resource and weekly podcast for new and aspiring product managers.

Suzanne has been teaching part-time with General Assembly since 2015, bringing product management training and classroom fun to new students and enterprise teams alike.

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Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

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Product Management

Product Management

In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.

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Two-Day Product Management Bootcamp

Two-Day Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently in our two-day Product Management Bootcamp!

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Product Management 101

Product Management 101

This class will expose you to all the basic elements/responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

4 Times

Introduction to Product Management (Online)

Introduction to Product Management (Online)

Join us to learn the fundamentals of product management, and understand how PM is different at various stages of a product's maturity.

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Introduction to Product Management

Introduction to Product Management

Gain exposure to all the basic elements and responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

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Designing Your Solution (no design skills needed!)

Designing Your Solution (no design skills needed!)

You will learn the basics of User Experience (UX) by developing customer personas, writing user stories, and sketching your product interface.

Finding Your Customer

Finding Your Customer

Learn the the principles of validated learning and how to conduct generative research in order to determine if your product idea is worth pursuing and who best to market it to.

Putting People First: Building Products that Solve Problems

Putting People First: Building Products that Solve Problems

Ever wonder how organizations design and produce the innovative products we use daily? How do they know what customers want? How they communicate the requirements for development?

Validating Your Product

Validating Your Product

In this class you’ll discover the purpose and process of building Minimum Viable Products (MVPs) and how to test two key aspects of your product plan.

Intro to Product Management

Intro to Product Management

Gain exposure to all the basic elements and responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

So You Think You Want to Be a Product Manager...

So You Think You Want to Be a Product Manager...

Considering a career as a Product Manager? Curious about what a day-to-day job in product management looks like at a top company? Join us to learn more.

Product Development Series: How to Design and Validate Digital Solutions

Product Development Series: How to Design and Validate Digital Solutions

Dive into the world of digital product design and development with this three-class series that will teach you to go from idea to execution.

Getting Started in Product Management

Getting Started in Product Management

This class introduces you to the key Product Management concepts: analysing the market, fleshing out your idea, identifying risks, and validating assumptions.

GA Idea Incubator: Startup Builder from Ideation to Pitch

GA Idea Incubator: Startup Builder from Ideation to Pitch

Jumpstart your product development skills (at a discounted price!) by joining GA Idea Incubator!

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