BUILDUP

A

PRODUCT-

BASED

BOOTCAMP

for the next digital frontier
BuildUp is a peer-to-peer, product-based technology bootcamp for mid-level specialists, designed to create the next generation of thinkers and makers in Armenia.
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The program

An immersive digital program, BuildUp creates one-of-a-kind opportunities for learning using multidisciplinary teamwork on real-world products.

Our tuition-delayed approach accelerates the educational process for mid-level specialists, creating high-performance tech professionals in up to 12 different fields.

The mission of BuildUp is to disrupt the way that technology is taught in Armenia — and develop an exceptional network of engineers, marketers, product managers, and more who are technically brilliant, collaborative, supportive, and passionate about building new products that can shape the future.
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Who's it for?

  • Professionals with 1+ years of experience, currently working as specialists in the technology field
  • Individuals who find problem-solving challenging, and who regularly face prioritization challenges
  • Those who thrive in new and unknown territories, where one must learn things from scratch
  • People who want to level up quickly, with ambitious plans to become high-performing professionals
  • Those who are empathetic toward user's problems and willing to help solve them

Who you'll be learning from?

We created a balanced system so that students can get support in many dimensions. Our educational programs are designed by International Tutors with the help of Armenian Deans, who understand the local context. <br><br> Teams can also get industry expertise from advisors from our community and be challenged by Entrepreneur in Residence – successful entrepreneurs who have already delivered working products. Agile Coach helps to stay on track and apply best industry practices in organizing the development process.

Product Management Pro

Tutor

Garry Avery

Dean

Ruben Hambardzumyan

Product Design Pro

Tutor

Anthony Conta

Dean

Ani Abgaryan

Digital Marketing Level Up

Tutor

Ben Silverstein

Dean

Nari Hakobian

B2B Sales Level Up

Tutor

Markus Jonsson

Dean

Piruza Harutyunyan

Advanced Full-Stack Development

Tutor

Dean

Hamlet Tamazian

Advanced Back-End Development

Tutor

John Smith

Dean

Artashes Torosyan

How does it work?

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Step 1

Apply & pass selection process

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Step 2

Teamwork & online study

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Step 3

Create cool product & publish on ProductHunt

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Step 4

Get product job offer & increased salary

Our values

Community-driven

BuildUp is a community of people advancing entrepreneurship in Armenia.

Forward-thinking

Switching from an outsource-oriented economy to a product-oriented is essential for Armenia now.

Can-do spirit

We are focused on building a great community and professional team, so our students can focus on their growth.

Best-of-the-best

We are in love with effectiveness. That's why we’ve developed a curatorial approach to our program content with expert deans.

Classes starting in

September 2022

First Week
Second Week
Week 3-4
Week 5-14
Week 15-16
Final Week

Concept/Solution Generation

  • Understanding the Problem
  • Researching Solutions
  • Product Areas research and selection
  • Picking the Winner & Starting Work On It

Concept Inception

  • Develop Vision
  • Decide the Key Requirements (Must Have/Nice to Have)
  • Mutually Pick a “Reasonable” Path
  • Evaluate the Risks, Boundaries & Roadmap for the Product

Concept Validation (market research, customer research, the what)

  • Checking with Users vs. Interpreting their Intent
  • Product Marketing Strategy
  • Field Research
  • Narrowing the Idea from Concept to Certain “Customer Pain” Solution

General Iterations

  • Plan & Commit to the Requirements for Iteration
  • Develop Product increment
  • Test Software
  • Deliver First Beta (Week 5-6)
  • Incorporate Feedback from Users
  • Adapt & Re-Iterate with New Feedback

Final Release Day (ProductHunt)

  • The Key Things to Focus On
  • What to Avoid Doing
  • How to Market the Product
  • Strategy Fitting
July
Demo Day🎉

Final Customer Feedback & Pitch Event

    Upcoming Programs

    16 Week Program
    Product Management Pro

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    16 Week Program
    Product Design Pro

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    16 Week Program
    Digital Marketing Level Up

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    16 Week Program
    B2B Sales Level Up

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    16 Week Program
    Advanced Full-Stack Development

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    16 Week Program
    Advanced Back-End Development

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    Trustees & Advisors