Advancing Women in Tech
Real-World Product Management Specialization
Advancing Women in Tech

Real-World Product Management Specialization

Sponsored by AWS.. Is product management right for you? How do you get your first, or next, product management role? Learn from Nancy Wang, one of the youngest general managers and director of product and engineering at AWS, and 20 other real, full-time product leaders, including CEOs, who make hiring and promotion decisions across the industry! Learn from the same playbooks as Amazon, Google, Meta, Microsoft, and startups! Hone your skills with real-world projects and hundreds of real PM interview questions. ACE® approved—upon completion, you can earn up to 6 college credits.

Nancy Wang

Instructor: Nancy Wang

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Specialization - 4 course series

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4.5

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1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • How elite PMs work backward from their customers using personas, interviews, journeys; PRDs, PRFAQs; MPVs, market sizing, and competitive analyses.

  • How elite PMs show their success using velocity, KPIs, OKRs, North Stars, A/B/n tests, NPS, CSAT, CES, cohort analyses, LTV, pricing, and financials.

  • Lead and work with customers, engineers, designers, data scientists, AI, and ML! Practice technical skills asked by Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.

  • Ace PM interviews! Train using real PM interview questions. Using our app, practice on hundreds asked by Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft.

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Taught in English

Specialization - 4 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

4.5

(781 reviews)

Beginner level

Recommended experience

1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Earn degree credit

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  • Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts
  • Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects
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Specialization - 4 course series

The Business of Product Management I

Course 115 hours4.5 (756 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Insist on the Highest Standards. Understand the PM discipline, famous product managers and their accomplishments, and how you can make your mark.

  • Customer Obsession. Learn why successful PMs start from the customer and work backwards to the product. Cultivate your intuition for this process.

  • Ownership. PMs own their products and think long-term. Learn how to keep your sights set on the long-term using tools like the PRD and PRFAQ.

  • Think Big. PMs communicate a bold direction that inspires results. Think and act big by selling MVPs and communicating opportunity to investors.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Tech Leadership
Category: Go-to-market Strategy
Category: Product Management
Category: Product/Market Fit
Category: B2B Sales

The Business of Product Management II

Course 213 hours4.7 (220 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Invent and Simplify. PMs require innovation. Explain how startups unseat powerful incumbents and how those incumbents stay relevant.

  • Learn and Be Curious. Learn about KPIs, Google-style OKRs, and Facebook-style North Stars. Master the statistical underpinnings of A/B/n testing.

  • Deliver Results. Increase customer retention, loyalty, and advocacy; monetize across the customer journey; show success with financial statements.

Skills you'll gain

Category: OODA Loops
Category: KPIs OKRs North Stars
Category: A/B/n testing
Category: Customer Retention
Category: Monetization Strategy

The Art & Science of Product Management

Course 39 hours4.4 (142 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Leading Designers.Learn basic design concepts. Understand differences between designers and PMs, and how those differences promote synergy.

  • The AI-ML-Powered PM. Learn the difference between AI, ML, and deep learning. Spot examples of how AI might supercharge your products or PM work.

  • Leading Engineers.Learn basic software engineering concepts. Understand differences between engineers and PMs, and how to promote synergy.

  • Ace PM Technical Interview Questions. Use basic engineering concepts to answer real PM interview questions from Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Technical PM Interview
Category: Lead Designers
Category: AI/ML
Category: Lead Engineers
Category: Technical Literacy

Acing the Product Management Interview

Course 414 hours4.7 (112 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Earn Trust. Learn where most job opportunities are found, how to network effectively, and how to continue networking throughout your career.

  • Hire and Develop the Best. Leaders raise the bar with every hire. Learn how to meet that bar by practicing real PM interview questions.

  • Interviewer Sense. Nancy, having interviewed many PM candidates, explains her thoughts and strategies during mock Google and Amazon interviews.

  • It’s Always Day One. Learn about your next opportunities for learning, how AWIP can help advance your career, and how to build your brand.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Estimation Interview
Category: Product Design Interview
Category: Strategy Interview
Category: Behavioral Interview
Category: Data Analysis Interview

Instructor

Nancy Wang
Advancing Women in Tech
10 Courses42,363 learners

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Get a head start on your degree

When you complete this Specialization, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in one of the following online degree programs.¹

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Degree credit eligible

This Specialization has ACE® recommendation. It is eligible for college credit at participating U.S. colleges and universities. Note: The decision to accept specific credit recommendations is up to each institution.

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