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7 Stages of a First Time PM by NBCUniversal Media PM

Main takeaways:
- Lessons learned and issues I was faced with when I went through my first year as a Product Manager
- Get to know your team and the process
- Get to know your customer and your product - Set goals and share what you’ve learned

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7 Stages of a First Time PM by NBCUniversal Media PM

  1. 1. 7 Stages of a First Time PM by NBCUniversal Media PM
  2. 2. Join 40,000+ Product Managers on Free Resources Discover great job opportunities Job Portal
  3. 3. CERTIFICATES Your Product Management Certificate Path Product Leadership Certificate™ Full Stack Product Management Certificate™ Product Management Certificate™ 20 HOURS40 HOURS40 HOURS
  4. 4. Corporate Training Level up your team’s Product Management skills
  5. 5. Honorata Zaklicki T O N I G H T ’ S S P E A K E R
  6. 6. 7 stages of a first time product manager
  7. 7. What public figure(s) exemplifies the many stages of being a product manager?
  8. 8. 90s & Early 00’s Pop Icons
  9. 9. Stage 1: You are a Mouseketeer - Coming from different backgrounds - Stars such as Ryan Gosling, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera - Learned the basics for their career
  10. 10. Backpacking is a lot like roadmapping - Planning Ahead - Worst Case Scenarios - Resource Planning - Speed/Velocity - Attention to detail - It's not done until it's done.
  11. 11. Your strengths from previous jobs, will be assets in product management
  12. 12. Stage 2: Battle of the bands, (or ideas)
  13. 13. Do Competitive Analysis
  14. 14. Lead with Data (or Design!)
  15. 15. Stage 3: The “It was a good idea at the time” feature
  16. 16. Sometimes, features don’t work. Move on.
  17. 17. Stage 4: Repackaging a Product
  18. 18. Flipside V.1
  19. 19. Flipside V.2
  20. 20. Stage 5: The Meltdown Moment
  21. 21. Things will break and fail. Try not to beat yourself up over it.
  22. 22. Stage 6: Finding the Beyonce in your data
  23. 23. - Goal: Get users to download the HuffPost App - “Beyonce” Results: - Android users - Tablet users
  24. 24. Stage 7: Be the JLO of your career
  25. 25. Part-time Product Management Training Courses and Corporate Training