Course objectives and target audience:
The Blackblot Strategic Product Leader™ (SPLD) two-day advanced course provides attendees with the knowledge, skills and tools to successfully formulate and lead product organizations and establish effective product management processes. The course presents advanced concepts and practical implementation guides to product management roles, teams, processes, and leadership.
Based on the Blackblot Product Manager’s Toolkit® (PMTK) methodology, this course is specifically designed for senior professionals and executives who build and manage product organizations and are responsible for product leadership. The target audience for this course includes Directors, Corporate VPs, Startup Entrepreneurs and CEOs, Business Unit Managers, and Team Leads.
Product Leadership is the concept of delivering winning products and a Product Leader is the role that owns the Product Leadership process. The goal of this course to help senior professionals and executives achieve better consistency in the internal management and application of the product management discipline; and to help companies in the faster promotion and delivery of winning products.
All training graduates receive free professional support from Blackblot during their career in product leadership. The number of attendees per course is intentionally limited to provide for a personal learning experience.
Drawing on the established success of the Blackblot PMTK Methodology™, this unique and advanced course creates an extraordinary platform for professional development and leadership.
All training attendees receive a free digital copy of the “The Product Manager’s Toolkit: Methodologies, Processes and Tasks in Technology Product Management” second edition book, free online hosted copy of Blackblot Product Manager’s Toolkit® (PMTK) professional product marketing and management template collection, lifetime free and unlimited updates and upgrades to PMTK, one-time free registration to each of the available Blackblot Product Management Professional™ (BPMP) certification tests in product marketing and management and Blackblot Psychometric Test™ (BPT) psychometric tests, cloth carry bag, digital seminar slides booklet and seminar action plans, membership in the “Blackblot Alumni” career networking group, and digital copies of the official course certificate of completion. All course materials are provided in the English language.
About the instructor, Gabriel Steinhardt:
Gabriel Steinhardt is Blackblot’s founder and CEO, a recognized international technology product management expert, author, lecturer, and developer of practical tools and methodologies that increase product managers’ productivity. A marketing and information systems MBA with over two decades of experience in product management with technology products, Gabriel has assumed diverse leadership roles with major corporations and start-ups in marketing, product management and technical undertakings. Gabriel is the developer of the Blackblot Product Manager’s Toolkit® (PMTK) product management methodology, a globally adopted best practice. Gabriel will be delivering the Blackblot® Strategic Product Manager™ (SPMR) Training Course in Sofia, Bulgaria. Gabriel has delivered hundreds of training courses on product management. His courses have been attended by companies from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and USA.
Full course outline is available at: https://www.blackblot.com/files/syllabuses/Blackblot_SPLD_Course_Syllabus.pdf