XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme: The best way to propel your career in product management

Product management is an organisational function that guides every step of a product’s lifecycle — from development to positioning and pricing — by focusing on the product and its customers first and foremost. Product managers, therefore, are professionals who perform several duties to guide a product’s development process from inception to completion.

Their duties may require a combination of hard and soft skills, right from communication, research, interpersonal skills to technical expertise, analytical, marketing and management know-how. If you have been eyeing product-centric roles yourself, it’s always good to gain the skills needed to rise the ladder. In this regard, XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme is being touted as one of the best in the space structured and designed considering the future needs of organisations and developing successful leaders.

Let’s dive in to understand in detail what this course has to offer:

This comprehensive programme on Product Management has a strategic and tactical curriculum to create customer-centric products. It will give you an understanding of how to build an idea into a product and develop and deploy it through various stages of the Product Development lifecycle. These learnings will be carried out through projects, group work, assignments, case studies, regular quizzes and a mandatory Capstone Project.

As part of the programme, participants will be awarded an Executive Development programme certificate on completing all evaluation components, including the Capstone project and maintaining a minimum attendance of 70%.

You also brace for a bright future in Product Management with access to Eruditus Career Services, which empowers you to manage your career proactively. As a participant, you will get access to services such as – building an impressive resume (group session), building an impressive LinkedIn profile (group session) and Interview Preparation (group session) along with job placement assistance which helps them manage their careers proactively. How it happens: The portal uses an online platform where placement assistance from Eruditus’ partner companies are published, applied to, and tracked to success. Many Eruditus alumni work at Microsoft, ICICI Bank, Infosys, HDFC, Airbnb, TCS, Ola, Flipkart, JSW, Wipro, Honeywell, JP Morgan, Reliance Jio, Mahindra, Gartner, Accenture, Cognizant, amongst others.

XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme: Who is this programme for?

The Advanced Product Management programme is most beneficial for Marketing & Sales Managers looking to understand products and lifecycles in order to better market, promote and brand them. It has been designed in a way professionals interested in moving into product-centric roles or Product, Category & Programme Managers interested in furthering their knowledge in product strategies, disruption and innovative techniques will find it apt to upskill themselves. Even Business Heads & Entrepreneurs keen to understand market opportunities and conceptualise disruptive business models, nurture products, and network with industry thought-leaders will find this course immensely beneficial. Another workforce segment this programme is best suited for are Consultants looking to develop a strategic and customer-centric mindset, adapt new technologies, business models, and product strategies.

Here’s what a past participant in the programme says about his experience, ‘All the sessions by faculty were very insightful. I can relate the learnings to my work and can find ways to apply them.’

XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme: Learning Outcomes

This 10-month live online programme will enable you to:
·Understand the role of a Product Manager in a product’s development and management
·Acquire skills across product management functions including design and development
·Use practical frameworks to ideate and evaluate while learning road-mapping and prototyping
·Create and release minimum viable products for prototype testing
·Learn to measure product success metrics using relevant product marketing metrics and tools
·Develop an understanding of how disruptive business models create successful products

XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme: Key Details
XLRI VIL’s Advanced Product Management programme is a 10-month course with live online sessions that can be taken remotely from anywhere. How do you know if you are eligible for this course? Any Graduate (10+2+3 or 10+2+4) / Diploma holder with a minimum of one year of work experience in any discipline as of March 30, 2022 is eligible to take the course. Admissions are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Your course evaluation will be done by faculty members teaching their respective modules. They will choose the method of evaluation most appropriate to the subject. Assignments and regular quizzes will be conducted online.

Programme details

·Programme starts: March 30, 2022
·Programme fee: INR 1,62,500 + GST (inclusive of registration fee)

Designed to maintain a balance between aspects related to organisational strategies, governance, performance, and the practical aspects of functional domains for senior managers, this course might just be what you need to propel your career in the Project Management space. To apply, click here .

About XLRI VIL

With a passion for academic excellence, XLRI was founded in 1949. XLRI has the vision of nurturing responsible global leaders for the greater common good and a sustainable future. It is known to be one of the best B-Schools in India. The world-class amenities and faculty at XLRI spare no effort to make its curriculum the best and deliver it most effectively. XLRI continuously scans the developments in business and society and proactively tries to meet the challenges. The characteristic that sets XLRI apart is – the zeal to do better, never to be satisfied with being mediocre and aspire to excel. Since 2002, XLRI Virtual Interactive Learning (VIL), as a unique academic methodology, allows working professionals to continuously upgrade their knowledge and skills through continuing education without taking a break from their careers. Over 10,000 working professionals have benefited from various programmes offered by XLRI VIL.

About Eruditus Executive Education

Eruditus Executive Education offers customised and open programmes in India, Singapore, Dubai and other global locations in collaboration with some of the best institutes across the globe, including ISB, MIT Sloan, Columbia Business School, INSEAD, Harvard Business School (HBS), Kellogg Executive Education, Berkeley Executive Education, Wharton Executive Education, IIM Lucknow Executive Education, IIM Calcutta Executive Education and Emeritus.

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This article was first published on Times of India.