Product Sprint

Discover how Product teams can drive company business objectives💡
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Let’s prep that case study 👀
7 weeks
2-3 hours/week of live virtual workshops + team working sessions and 2-4 hours/week of independent work
1:8 mentor to student ratio
Our Sprints are intimate and heavily curated so you get authentic, meaningful relationship building
Portfolio Builder
This Sprint culminates in a pitch deck you can add to your portfolio to show your skills & interests
You can join just this Sprint for $849, or get the Sprint plus full community access for $999 (recommended).

Let's dig in

This Sprint will help you level up (and interview prep) for roles like:
Product Strategy
Product Operations
Product Manager
Associate Product Manager
Product Specialist
Product Owner
We simulate a project you'd work on in a Product role.
You’re a member of the Product team at a SaaS e-commerce company (like Shopify!). You'll define the company's product strategy, create a roadmap, draft a product requirement document and prioritize a feature list. You'll gain a holistic view of product and learn from mentors in product management and product operations.

With interactive workshops, mentor office hours to tackle live case studies, and small-group guidance from your Product mentors, you’ll learn Product fundamentals and apply them as you tackle a typical project that you’d get in a Product role. You’ll get exposure to and build experience across the entire spectrum of a product role - from strategy through to execution.

Over the course of 7 weeks, you will define the company’s product strategy, feature list, draft your first product requirement document and fight for what you think should be a priority. After pitching your feature list to key stakeholders, you’ll then carry your prioritized feature all the way to launch by building a strategy for its rollout. 

This Sprint will help you gain a more holistic view of Product. You’ll learn from mentors who have experience working across the Product spectrum, including Product Management, Product Operations and in BizOps.
Who is this for?
Though there are no prerequisites for this Sprint, we’ve found that these three profiles get the most out of it:
  • You’re exploring a career pivot into Product from another role in tech or from another industry altogether.
  • You already work in Product and want to deliver more impact in your current role by learning from mentors at other companies
  • You work with a Product team and want to better understand their day-to-day so you can work better, together.
If you don’t fall within these three buckets or you’re unsure, apply anyways!

Note: this Sprint does not focus on data analytics. If you want to learn that, check out our Core Sprint instead!
Key Concepts & Skills
Product Vision
Defining North Star Metrics & OKRs
Roadmap Planning
Market Analysis
User Personas and User Journey Mapping
Prioritization Frameworks
Product Feature Launch
Experimentation & Roll-Out
Product Templates (PRDs, launch plans)
Kaiz Alarakyia
Product Manager @ Google
Nick May
Product Operations @ ToNAl
Wafic el-assi
Product Manager @ Uber
aarti daryanani
Product Manager @ uber
Thiago SILVA
Product LEad @ PLANNED
Prateek Ranganathan
Product Manager @ 8x8

An all-in-one experience

All of our Sprints are created with industry mentors to deliver what you need to know, from who you need to know. Learn skills through a team project that simulates on-the-job learning, helps you prep for interviews and form organic relationships with your mentor, teammates and cohort.

Sprint Specs

What to expect over the course of the program
Kickoff & Foundations
Onboard to The Commons community! Get curated connections with alums. Kickoff the Sprint by meeting your team and mentors.
Deep Dive & Tackle
Dive deeper into concepts through two interactive workshops & office hours. Leverage your knowledge to tackle the project.
Review & Feedback
Submit the first draft of your project. Get personalized, actionable feedback on it from your mentor and team.
Polish & Present
Put the final touches on your project and share it with the rest of the team. Learn how your mentor would’ve approached it.
Here's what a typical Sprint looks like...
*Schedule does not reflect weekly team and mentor meetings. These are scheduled by the teams around the team members schedules.
**Times in EST. All sessions are live & online.
***Workshops are recorded and are viewable in case a learner cannot make a session.
****Schedule is subject to slight changes. This is a reflection of a past cohort.
Want more info? Check out the full syllabus.
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