Date(s) - 10/17/2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Assembly Atlanta
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.
- 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
About the Instructor
Cliff Barrett Senior Product Manager, Mobile and Emerging Technology, CNN
Cliff Barrett is CNN’s Senior Product Manager of Mobile and Emerging Technology. Cliff is responsible for core experiences across mobile devices including phones, tablets and smart watches. Cliff has over 15 years of experience as a digital media professional with extensive mobile experience. He has been able to play a role in almost every aspect of the digital ecosystem. A former developer, who has managed everything from CMS implementations to refocusing organizations on to truly mobile initiatives. Cliff continues to be immersed in emerging technologies, consumer-focused mobile products and organizational adjustments required to deliver the ultimate news and video experience.
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