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These adverse times also offer opportunities. There is a demand in the IT industry for professionals skilled in newer technologies. Managers can take advantage by keeping pace with automation and changing skill requirements in various industries by reskilling and upskilling themselves –
The Product Manager has a dynamic role. He has to don many avatars at different times during his course of work.
It is not enough for a product manager to know the product, manage the team’s timesheets or meet up with clients and give status reports. He has to understand the requirements, the product, and his team. He has to play many roles –
As a customer point of contact, be empathetic to customers’ pain points and issues. Understand the requirements and configure a solution that fulfils all business needs.
As a delivery manager, delivering the right solution keeping in mind various factors – technology, business processes, time, budget, effort, and quality.
As a product architect, design a solution that satisfies and delights the customer and at the same time is a realistic product. Work on the product continuously for improvements and changes in the market.
As a manager, communicate with the team and guide them into building a product as envisioned.
As a product owner, collaborate and have a mutually respectful relationship with all stakeholders so that they contribute to the success of the product.
Our program enables you to wear the many hats of a product manager with ease and fulfil your responsibilities successfully.
The product management role is going through a significant transformation. Many companies want to hire product managers in India who will be able to decide what products to build and how these products will evolve in markets across the world. The industry wants product managers who have an understanding of technology, can focus on maximizing business metrics and at the same time are customer-centric. Entrepreneurs seek resources who have an amalgam of skills related to product management rather than hiring multiple people having different skills.
Product management is an attractive career proposition. Anirban Das, Head of Product at Dunzo predicts that business leaders of tomorrow will require product and technology skills apart from business skills. Therefore product managers have more potential to move into leadership roles considering their scope of work. Technological developments in 5G, AR/VR, cloud-based gaming and AI have the potential to provide great experiences to customers which means more scope to build technology products.
Product management has evolved significantly and will continue to be an attractive career path and one can bring acceleration and transition in their career path by nurturing product management skills and have started to nurture their product management skills.
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