Managing Product Managers is a one-day course provides managers with the practical tools they need to develop and manage a team of Product Managers. Topics include what makes managing Product Managers different, building team influence, keys to avoiding failure and reinforcing leadership among your Product Managers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, attendees will gain the knowledge and skills needed to be more effective product team leaders.

  • Those who supervise Product Managers
  • Experienced managers
  • New managers
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  • Learn to be more effective in managing, leading and inspiring a Product Management team
  • Gain skills and strategies to help grow Product Managers into more effective Product Leaders


  • Defining the role of the Product Manager
  • What makes managing Product Managers different?
  • Four keys to avoiding failure for your team
  • How your role changes from managing products to managing leaders
  • Reinforcing leadership among your Product Managers
  • Developing a culture of “why”
  • Keeping a strength focus
  • Putting candor to work
  • Facilitating PM influence & other core skills
  • Building team influence outside your group
  • Finalizing your team and leadership plan