Prathiba Sriniwasan, ICPM Class of Fall 2013, after a career break managed to get back into a Sr. Product Management role Pratibha Sriniwasan from Bangalore has been in IT industry since 13 years. Her career revolved around consulting and retail space. She was a Principal Product Manager (Oracle Retail) at Oracle India Pvt Ltd in her previous job. Prior to her job at Oracle, she also worked as a Lead Consultant (Oracle Retail) at Infosys Technologies. In her words, she quotes herself as a “mix combination of service as well as product background”.
Pratibha was on a break from her career for more than a year due to some personal reasons and before restarting her work, she was looking for a program where she could learn more about product management and at this time she stumbled upon ICPM program where she found the main focus was “Product Management”. Subsequently, she decided to undertake the International Post Graduate Certificate Program in Product Management & Marketing (ICPM) from Institute of Product Leadership and joined the 20 week long ICPM Class of Fall 2013. This course looked perfect to help her get back to her career as she was not only looking at enhancing her skill set but also wanted to enhance her knowledge in the field of product management. Moreover, since her last held role was in product management, ICPM appeared a good fit to her. Unparalleled aspect about the program she figured out was “You Learn As You Do” concept. Pratibha found the course as experiential where she could learn so much not only from the industry leaders but from her peers as well.