Product Management Pro

Product Management Pro

At BuildUp Bootcamp, we have designed a unique Product Management program to help you gain hands-on experience on the techniques, frameworks and practices used by the best. The program requires about 10-12 hours per week and takes place only during evening hours (~19:00-21:00).

During the course, you will get to generate your business value-proposition, articulate your users’ challenges using JTBD, orchestrate the creation of a product in a cross-functional team, design go-to-market strategies, explore how to generate network effects and trigger growth, and instantly put your knowledge to practice under the support of top tutors and mentors with extensive success stories under their belts.

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Learn Now and Pay Later

Once your salary has reached the target level, you can make this payment in $100 installments per month over a 17-month period.

Our price: $100 p/m

Industry price: $4000

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The deadline for application is December 16th, 23:59.

Skills you will build up

You will become a top Product Manager — able to design, deliver, and grow beautiful products solving real customer needs.

You will be able to think critically and effectively, thriving in solving problems and reducing the level of ambiguity for your team.

You will learn how to understand your users deeply, using effective research techniques to identify and articulate their needs.

You will master prioritization, ensuring your team focuses on driving the highest value to your users and the business.

You will learn how to communicate effectively with various stakeholders across an organization.

You will learn the techniques and frameworks used by the winning teams.

You will become an expert on growth, by generating network effects and virality in your products.

You will learn how to measure success and set up the right metrics to track the performance of your product over time.

Who can join the program?

This program is designed for mid-level Product Managers who aspire to become rockstars in their work. It is not suitable for people who are just beginning their journey in Product Management.

You should have:
  • Some experience in product development and product strategy definition
  • Experience working with a product team to develop and ship a small product feature
  • Experience working with product designers on user experience
  • Some experience of daily execution during product development
You are not good fit if:
  • You’re in your first year in Product Management
  • You’re at the cusp of a career switch
  • You’re a CEO or a Founder

The most practical method

Education at BuildUp is work-driven and focused on functional skills. You’ll apply what you learn in practice — building and delivering real products with cross-functional teams.



Students at BuildUp work. They solve problems on a daily basis, becoming deadly effective at it by the end of their programs.



Moreover, your team has full ownership of the product. Check out these products already created at BuildUp.

Why BuildUp

Here is a rough timeline showing all the tasks you’ll learn to accomplish during your BuildUp education. Besides solving these challenges, you’ll also develop a comprehensive understanding of other professions in relation to your own. Such experience will be very useful as you get promoted and begin working with more professionals from other disciplines.

Explore the full program schedule:

The skill tree of the program

Community — your key to accelerated growth

At BuildUp, we're building a modern educational culture that redefines how community and learning come together.

Being part of any BuildUp program means you’ll have access to our community of world-class professionals. With every new program we launch and every batch we start, your network will get stronger and your growth will accelerate.

BuildUp method

This is your career boost

Live Case Studies Each Week

Each week, you will go deeper by attending a live online session via Zoom where the tutor will walk through a real-life scenario applying the concepts you learned. Live sessions are 2 hours and take place weekly during a cohort. Hear how industry leaders from companies like Tripadvisor, Tinder, Uber, and more have addressed similar challenges.

Work in Team and Peer-to-peer Culture Learning

Every week there will be optional opportunities to connect with peers in the cohort solving similar problems to you. Join a small group to discuss applying the concepts, attend/host a community deep-dive session on a special topic, or discuss questions within the forum and Slack.

Apply the Problem Solving Methodology

Translate the frameworks to your company with active, hands-on exercises, worksheets, and weekly micro-projects. Expect to spend about 2 hours a week on active learning. A plan for action: Build a plan that you can take back to your company. Start small, achieve results, and amplify your impact.

Who will lead the program

Angel Jaime

Angel Jaime

Tutor

Angel is CPO at Yayzy, a fintech helping individuals and businesses to fight climate change. Throughout his career, Angel has worked on fintech, e-commerce, mobile apps, marketplaces and infrastructure at global organizations like Booking.com or Revolut. Angel has taught Product Management at Product School, coaches PMs from multiple startups and scaleups, and holds an MBA from EADA Business School, and a Master’s Degree in Business Intelligence.

Ruben Hambardzumyan

Ruben Hambardzumyan

Dean

Ruben has helped to build products for the consumer and the enterprise market for over eight years, ranging from mobile photo editing and FinTech consumer products to banking and healthcare supply chain orchestration enterprise platforms.

Reasons to apply

An evening program

BuildUp is flexible. If you have free hours in the evening after work, you can easily learn with us, and your main job won’t suffer. You will need to learn 6 hours per week of online content with only 2 hours of live calls with tutors, and then it is an offline meeting with your team in a local Co-working space in Yerevan.

You think you have a top job and salary...but do you?

Sure, if you are a VP of Engineering at Microsoft, you can ignore this. But if you want to be one in the next 10 years, please apply here.

Consumed by your “Levi” every night?

You don't want to work a second job your whole life, right? Why not learn now and upgrade your salary, so you can better enjoy life.

You’ll own the product

This is not just another internship. You’ll build a product with the team, and you’ll own the product with your team.

Your current learning from seniors is too slow

You may be learning in your current job. And it might be enough if you want to become a professional in 3-5 years. At BuildUp, you can do it in 4 months and with a whole new perspective.

And these other points to consider

All of our tutors are top-level professionals. We teach mindset, so you’ll learn critical thinking and complex problem-solving. You’ll be part of a multi-disciplinary team solving real-life problems. And eventually, see the incredible community that will mentor you.

FAQ

1. What does student success look like for this program?

Upon completing the program, students will be able to create world-class products, apply critical thinking and solve complex problems.

2. What projects will I work on during the program?

The Buildup is designed to be collaborative. We cherish teamwork and nurture the collaborative spirit in students. At Buildup, students will team up to create real products under the guidance of their tutors, mentors, and deans.

3. What kind of backgrounds do people have that take this program?

The program is for Product Managers with some experience in the industry who would like to make the leap for being good to being great. This program is not a good fit if you're in your first year of being a PM or if you're transitioning into this role.

4. How does this differ from other product management programs?

At Buildup, we value practical experience as much as theoretical knowledge. This program is designed to give students the ability to apply the received theoretical knowledge to their products. But also we are building an environment where peer-to-peer learning is possible, together with a mindset shift 

5. What is the time commitment?

This program requires a part-time commitment (3-4 hours per day) only on working days.

6. How much does it cost?

The beauty of BuildUp is that no payment is required at the beginning. However, you will be required to pay 1700$ USD eventually. We offer a special agreement called an ISA (Income Sharing Agreement), which means that you don't owe a payment when accepted, but once your salary reaches a specific level, you will be required to come back to our community, became part of it, and pay it forward in the form of 100$ USD dollars per month for 17 continuous months. Please note terms may change in the future.

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