●Industry connect is highly essential in addition to skills. ●Working on real startup idea makes PM theory stronger. ●Soft skills are must but tough to be acquire mastery. Soft skills greatly changes attitude to counter any hurdle in to get job done.
Tejas defines his entire journey right from starting ICPM program to getting a new role of a Software Product Leader as a smooth and successful transformation. His industry network which earlier was missing got expanded significantly post ICPM program. Moreover, soft skills learned during the course helped him a lot in his career as soft skills are what accompany the hard skills he feels.
He was performing technical pre-sales role during the ICPM program. The role demanded interaction with various stake holders. ICPM education helped him to become more effective and influential in his current role. Product thinking skill that he learned during the ICPM program has helped him to understand his customers and their product better. Post ICPM, Tejas Sumant has recently joined as a Product Analyst at Aptify, a Pune based Software Company.