ME310X Product Management Mindsets

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The role of Product Manager within industry is a driving force of innovation. Product Managers are trained as individual contributor engineers, yet evolve into multi- functional managers who lead the business, often through on-the-job training.  The objective of ME310X is to equip the trained engineer to become a Product Manager and successful meet the multi-functional challenge of new product within an organization.

What is Product Manager?

A Product Manager is described as a classically trained engineer who works at the nexus of technology development and business management. They design and deliver new product offerings by leading activity that interprets customer needs, shapes technology development and generates bottom-line business results. Product Managers often work in within multi-functional teams and must be sensitive to a variety of viewpoints on how to successfully interpret customer needs, design products to meet those needs, and successfully launch those products into the marketplace.

Course Overview

Fall Quarter

Session #1 (October 6, 2011)

Session #2 (November 3, 2011)

Session #3 (November 17, 2011)

Winter Quarter

Session #4 (January 19, 2012)

Session #5 (February 16, 2012)

Session #6 (March 8, 2012)

Spring Quarter

Session #7 (April 12, 2012)

Session #8 (May 3, 2012)

Session #9 (May 17, 2012)

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