Institute of Product Leadership
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Strategic Acumen for Product Leaders


Chart business success by designing and executing winning product strategies with enhanced ROIs

Key Highlights

Course Length

2 Weeks (30+ Lessons)

100% Online

With Continuous Learning Community support + Monthly Live Webinars​


4-5 Hours/Week

Learning Access

Resource Toolkit & Templates + Unlimited Networking Events

Fastest Way to Understand the nuances of end to end Product Design, UX & UI Design with simple and yet complete coverage on concepts, frameworks to interlock with Design teams
Jaya S
Product Manager, VMWare
Moving from a Graphic Design role in UX & Product Design, the course helped me gain confidence and structure for things i was already doing intuitively and adhocly.
Sudha M
Designer, RazorPay

What will you Learn?

Top skills you will learn

Portfolio Management (BCG, GE McKinsey), Product Strategy, Business Strategy, Corporate Strategy, Competitive Analysis

Course Curriculum

  •    Learning Objective
  •    Origin of Strategy
  •    What Is Strategy?
  •    What Strategy Is Not?
  •    Why Strategy?
  •    Why Strategy?
  •    Levels of Strategy
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Learning Objective
  •    Why Industry Analysis?
  •    Porter’s Five Forces Model
  •    PESTEL Analysis
  •    Assessing Disruptive Forces
  •    Strategy Canvas
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Learning Objective
  •    What is a Corporate Strategy?
  •    Three Horizons of Growth
  •    SWOT Analysis
  •    Blue Ocean Strategy
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Learning Outcome
  •    What is a Business Strategy?
  •    Basis of Competition
  •    Fit and Stretch Mindset
  •    BCG Matrix
  •    Business Model Canvas
  •    McKinsey 7-S Framework
  •     Chapter Quiz
  •    Learning Objective
  •    What is Product Strategy?
  •    Components of Product Strategy
  •    Competitive Positioning
  •    Crossing the Chasm
  •    Imitation Barriers
  •    Frameworks: Ansoff Matrix, Kano Model, Product Market Fit Pyramid, Balanced Scorecard
  •    Product spread
  •     Learning Objectives
  •     Holistic Thinking
  •     Outside-in Perspective
  •     Creating a Stretch
  •     Trade-off
  •     Ambidexterity
  •    Chapter Quiz
  •    Summary
  •    Product analysis

Ideal For

Anyone who wants to move into senior leadership roles building and communicating strategy to stakeholders –

Mid level Managers, Product Managers, Project Managers, Program Managers, Q/A Managers, Managers, Solutions Architect, Software Developers, Marketing Professionals, Sales Professionals, Business Analysts, Consultants, Entrepreneurs

Common Scenarios to Enroll

Mind of a Strategist
Mind of a StrategistYou want to add strategic acumen to your competency arsenal of managerial & leadership skills
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Plot for Product Success
Plot for Product SuccessIt is important for you to learn how to strategize for product success in a marketplace that is rife with competitors
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Execute to Secure High Returns
Execute to Secure High ReturnsYou understand that business must reward stakeholders and so you want to secure returns that maximize ROIs
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what the product is and why it stands out; and what the business goals are and why it is worthwhile for your company to invest in it.

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