Product Development course

Great products are a reflection of the processes that create them. To craft something outstanding, you need a person with vision that takes the lead and coordinates the efforts of a wide variety of stakeholders. In this course you will learn the tools and practices you need to succeed as a Product Manager.

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Part-Time

6

weeks

remote

Remote

language

English

Program overview

Unleash your full potential as a Product Manager or Product Owner in the modern industry. Digital businesses can only succeed with innovative and value-focused specialists who excel in collaboration with both stakeholders and delivery teams. Such a role requires rare qualities, combining solid understanding of value strategies, innovation mindset, leadership skills, and agile delivery capabilities. This masterclass lets you obtain the competencies to thrive in all stages of modern product development life cycles.

Upcoming dates

Are you interested in applying for our course? Then register here and we will inform you as soon as the next course dates are published.

Where our students work

You can work here too! Get your dream job, we will help you along the way

Google
Swisscom
Ava
Ebay
Swiss International Air Lines

What you will learn

This course has been designed with a hands-on approach in mind. In each session a chunk of theory is immediately followed by a practical challenge. This didactical cycle is repeated multiple times per session.

module

Product Development Fundamentals

  • Product development strategies
  • Industry trends that shape future product development
  • Digital Transformation
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Business Strategy

  • Gaining insights to support decisions
  • Value outcomes over delivery outputs
  • Business model canvases
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Product Development Approaches

  • Lean Startup
  • Agile product development
  • Digital Transformation
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New Product Development (NPD) and Agile

  • NPD stages
  • Agile values and practices
  • Scrum & Kanban at a glance
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Leading Innovation

  • Fuzzy front end
  • Lean Startup
  • Design Thinking
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Product Manager & Product Owner Role

  • Crucial leadership behaviors
  • Working with stakeholders
  • Collaboration with delivery teams
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Design Thinking

  • Design Thinking stages
  • Connecting DT with product delivery
  • Design Thinking case study
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Portfolio & Backlog Management

  • Portfolio Kanbans and value streams
  • Epics, features and stories
  • Backlog management & prioritization
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Product Design

  • Agile requirements
  • Personas and story refinement
  • Leading backlog grooming
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Agile Product Delivery

  • Incremental value-based development
  • Agile Scrum life cycle execution
  • PM/PO work during execution
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Testing & Validation

  • Early experiments and feedback
  • Verifying product design
  • Market validation approaches
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Product Launch

  • Product launch marketing
  • Product deployment strategies
  • Post product launch activities

Weekly schedule

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18H00

21H00

Lecture

Learn from our instructors who are experts in their respective fields and get introduced to new topics during live lectures.

Practice

Work on a set of interesting challenges related to the topics covered in the previous lesson.

Earn a Certificate of Accomplishment

Share your Certificate on social networks, printed resumes, CVs or other documents. Boost your career with the new skills that you gained.

Certificate

Upcoming events

Attend one of our events. Discover our upcoming workshops, info sessions, final presentations and webinars on trending topics.

  • Final presentations

    17. Feb 23, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM GMT+1

    Heinrichstrasse 200, 8005 Zurich or online via Zoom

    Join us on Friday, February 17th, 2023, at 6 PM to see what our graduates have been up to in the final weeks of their bootcamp. Our talented students have been working hard to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems using Data Science and Full-stack development skills. You'll have the opportunity to hear from them as they present their projects and share their insights and experiences. Take advantage of this exciting event! Register now to reserve your spot. We hope to see you there!

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  • Introduction to HTML & CSS workshop

    21. Feb 23, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM GMT+1

    Online via Zoom

    Join us for our upcoming online HTML and CSS workshop on Tuesday, February 21st from 5-6:30 PM. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the fundamentals of HTML and CSS, including positioning, Flex, animations, etc. then take what you have learned and dive into a couple of exercises. Whether you are a beginner or have some experience with HTML and CSS, this workshop will provide valuable tips and techniques to improve your web development skills. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from the best and take your web development career to the next level. Space is limited, so register now to secure your spot. We hope to see you there!

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  • Data analytics workshop

    23. Feb 23, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM GMT+1

    Online via Zoom

    Join Dipanjan on Thursday, February 23, 2023, from 5 - 7 PM and get an introduction to data analytics. Dipanjan is our lead data science consultant & instructor, leading advanced analytics efforts around Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and Deep Learning. He will lead you through python and data processing basics, talk about framing data science problems, and briefly discuss how to analyze and visualize unique patterns. At the end of the workshop, you will create a model that can predict housing prices using machine learning. If you are interested in data science and data science-related topics, this event is for you. Register today to save your seat.

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  • Final presentations - part-time students

    24. Feb 23, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM GMT+1

    Heinrichstrasse 200, 8005 Zurich or online via Zoom

    Join us on Friday, February 24th, 2023, at 6 PM to see what our part-time students have been up to in the final weeks of their Bootcamp. Our talented students have been working hard to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems using Data Science and Full-stack development skills. You'll have the opportunity to hear from them as they present their projects and share their insights and experiences. Take advantage of this exciting event! Register now to reserve your spot. We hope to see you there!

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  • Online information session

    28. Feb 23, 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM GMT+1

    Online via Zoom

    Join us on Wednesday, February 28, 2023, from 6 PM until 7 PM for an exciting information session about Constructor Learning and our programs. Whether you're a beginner looking to learn a new skill or an experienced professional looking to advance your career, this information session is the perfect opportunity to learn more about our bootcamps and how they can help you reach your goals. This online information session will provide an overview of our programs, including the curriculum, career outcomes, and admissions process. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and get insights from our instructors. Don't miss this opportunity to take the first step towards a rewarding new career in Data Science, Full-stack development, or UXUI design. Sign up now to reserve your spot in the information session. See you soon!

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  • Learn how to code with Python

    15. Mar 23, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM GMT+1

    Online via Zoom

    Join us for our upcoming online Introduction to Python programming workshop on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023, from 6 - 7:30 PM. Whether you're new to programming or looking to expand your skills, this workshop is the perfect opportunity to learn the basics of Python programming and take your skills to the next level. Led by expert Python programmer Ansam Zedan, you will be guided through the fundamentals of programming in Python, including variables, conditions, and loops. But that's not all - you'll also have the chance to personalize your own turtle and give it commands to create unique drawings on the screen. By the end of the workshop, you will have a solid understanding of Python programming and the ability to create your own digital masterpieces. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity - register now to secure your spot! We can't wait to see you there.

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Application process and prerequisites

This course is ideal for aspiring Product Managers, Agile Product Owners, Product Designers or people with prior experience looking to sharpen their skills.
Simply apply to the program here.

FAQs

Is there an interview selection for this course?

No, as long as you have a strong interest in learning how to develop a great product this course is for you.

How does Constructor Learning’s curriculum differ from self-paced training?

Our teaching methods deliver value far beyond what you could get out of a self-paced course. The constant interaction and mentorship of teachers and teaching assistants is what determines the efficacy and quality of our didactical method.

Are any technical skills required?

No, this course is about strategies, innovation mindset, leadership skills, and agile delivery capabilities. These topics don’t need any specific technical skills.

Your instructors

Team Member

Bruce Schoor

Digital Enterprise Lean-Agile Coach/Trainer/Adviser

Bio
Bruce Schoor is a lean-agile strategist, coach and trainer at agileXL, a consulting firm focused on leading agile and digital transformations. Bruce has helped 200+ organizations worldwide with transformational change in value strategies, product development, agile delivery and lean leadership. He is an expert in modern, in-the-flow learning strategies, and has helped talented professionals to grow into new roles, develop leadership and build digital-agile competencies. Bruce's background includes an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, a track record at Microsoft and a SAFe SPC certification.

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