We've learned how product managers can drive innovation and create awesome products that both align with the vision and meet customer's needs. But some of us have been left wondering... how do I get buy-in to accomplish the vision?
The product roadmap is central to the product manager's role. It's the currency that can purchase executive support and the resources needed to accomplish the product vision. Come learn how to strategically build a roadmap that promises the greatest return to stakeholders. Whether you plan to work as a product manager, or in any product or tech-related role, this workshop will benefit you.
The workshop will be held April 4, from 5-6pm in W310 TNRB. John Epeneter, a Sr. Product Manager with over 20 years of industry experience, will teach techniques to manage a product roadmap and provide students the opportunity to get their feet wet with a mini-case. John is currently a Sr. Product Manager at Control4, a provider of home automation systems, and is experienced with product management in both software and electronics hardware.
The Product Management Association is excited to host Christian Matsumori, Sr. Director of Product Management for AtTask. Christian will be speaking about making products that change the world. The lecture will be held in W310 TNRB at 5pm on Tuesday, Mar 5. He will also talk about the MBA product management internship available at AtTask this summer.
Christian has years of experience in product management and related roles with companies such as AtTask, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft (primarily Xbox). He is currently serving as a member of the Marriott School's Marketing Advisory Board.
Curious to learn more about what product management really is? Josh Albrecthsen, Chief Customer Advocate at Property Solutions, will bring you up to speeed in his presentation to the Product Management Association. The event will be held in W310 from 5pm-6pm on Feb 13th. Come check it out!
The Product Management Association hosted its kickoff event. Dr. Knutson, Associate Professor of Computer Science, presented a guest lecture entitled "Product Management in the Software Industry." He shared some interesting comments on managing software engineers.
Dr. K also provided information on CS 428, a software engineering course that simulates a software company. He is interested in recruiting MBA students to the class offered Winter semester (this year/next year).