About this Specialization

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In this Software Product Management Specialization, you will master Agile software management practices to lead a team of developers and interact with clients. In the final Capstone Project, you will practice and apply management techniques to realistic scenarios that you will face as a Software Product Manager. You will have the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from the insights of others as part of a Software Product Management
Learner Career Outcomes
60%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
27%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

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Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

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Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Greek
Learner Career Outcomes
60%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
27%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 6 months to complete

Suggested 3 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Greek

There are 6 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Introduction to Software Product Management

4.6
stars
5,115 ratings
956 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Software Processes and Agile Practices

4.7
stars
3,627 ratings
534 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Client Needs and Software Requirements

4.8
stars
2,345 ratings
417 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Agile Planning for Software Products

4.7
stars
1,531 ratings
211 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This Specialization doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

  • Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 6 months.

  • The first five courses in the Specialization are offered once per month. The Capstone is offered on a regular schedule.

  • You should have a basic knowledge on how software is developed. Programming experience is not required.

  • We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses. With this in mind the courses Software Processes and Agile Practices and Client Needs and Software Requirements do need to be taken before the remaining courses but both can be selected as your second or third course.

  • Coursera courses and certificates don't carry university credit, though some universities may choose to accept Specialization Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more.

  • You’ll be comfortable with Agile software development practices, and you’ll be able to confidently interact with clients, manage a team of developers, and learn from the insights of others in the software product management community.

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