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GeekMBA360.com Publishes How To Become A Product Manager

November 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that I just finished writing How to Become a Product Manager premium report.

Why did I write this report? Because over the years I have met many people who were struggling to make a career transition to product management.

It shouldn’t be that hard.

This report tells you the good, bad, and ugly sides of product management. It provides detailed case studies and the New Product Manager action plan ,a step-by-step framework that helps folks to become a product manager.

More information on How to Become a Product Manager:

Who is this premium report for?

  • You’re an engineer who is tired of technical work. You want to leverage your technical skills to make a career transition to product management.
  • You’re currently an MBA student. You want to get into product management.
  • You’re a college senior or recent college graduate. You have heard that some companies hire product managers directly out of undergraduate programs. You want to find out how you can become a product manager with little or no work experience.
  • You work in customer support, but you feel that customer support is a dead-end job. You want to leverage your understanding of customer problems to move into product management.
  • You work in sales or sales engineering, but you’re tired of frequent business travel and constant pressure of meeting sales quota. You want to leverage your rich customer facing experience and product knowledge to become a product manager.
  • You’re a technical consultant. You’re tired of moving from company to company to implement projects. You want to make a transition to product management.
  • Anyone else who wants to become a product manager. 🙂

What does this report offer?

  • What exactly is product management? This might sound like an easy and simple question. But, when I talk to folks who’re interested in becoming a product manager, very few actually know what they’re getting themselves into.
  • What are the downside of product management career?
  • Why are there still a lot of people who want to break into product management, given the negative aspects of product management career?

  • What are the characteristics of good product managers?
  • What kind of training would increase your chance to become a product manager?
  • Should you get an MBA to make the transition to product management?
  • What companies are good training ground for new product managers?
  • Six case studies 
    1. William: From technical consultant at Accenture to product manager at Oracle
    2. Raj: From Java developer to product manager at an e-commerce giant
    3. Mary: From Competitive Analyst  to product manager at an internet start-up — Jennifer
    4. Brandon: From Supply Chain consultant to Product Management at a supply chain start-up — Manoj
    5. Mike: From Entrepreneur to Product Manager
    6. Matt: From college graduate to Associate Product Manager at Google
  • The New Product Manager TM action plan to launch your product manager career

Buy How to Become a Product Manager at Scribd digital book store now!

Tags: Career Transition · Product Management

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 albara // Jan 12, 2010 at 5:16 am

    Hello ..
    I saw this document on Scribd and I'm so interested to contact the writer of this document. unfortunately I couldn't find any means of contact or email.

    Hope the Admin of this website see this and contact me with the right person.
    Thank you.

    Albara

  • 2 albara // Jan 12, 2010 at 10:16 am

    Hello ..
    I saw this document on Scribd and I'm so interested to contact the writer of this document. unfortunately I couldn't find any means of contact or email.

    Hope the Admin of this website see this and contact me with the right person.
    Thank you.

    Albara

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