What is a Product Manager and what do they do?


One of the most frequent questions that I am asked as a product manager - is what exactly do I do. In our 2+ hours of free lessons, you can find out exactly what a Product Manager is as I define it. In this post, I provide a sneak peak into the type of content that our courses deliver and how you should expect the format to be delivered. This course content is free, and you can sign up right now to find out the rest of how I think about product - start here now.

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OK this first course is going to be a big one - so strap yourself in and lets do this. This content should be totally useful for new, and serve as a refresher for existing PMs, again, I’d love your feedback on everything you see here, please do that in the forum or via [email protected]

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So, what is a PM?

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The traditional thinking of what is a PM was really created in a diagram around 10 years ago by Mindtheproduct

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It looks something like this. A broad scale interaction between...

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Introduction to Product Management

Product Management is a discipline that requires a broad and encompassing skillset. In my free course, I describe exactly what is needed to be a product manager after having been a PM for more than 10+ years and leading product teams at startups and at Google in Ads, Machine Learning Frameworks and infrastructure.

Product managers are fundamentally responsible for the success of a product. They have to operate with a high degree of autonomy, and utilize a large range of skills in order to be successful. It is not purely engineering, nor it is purely management or design - it's an intersection of all of these areas that make product managers successful at their craft. Product managers must ensure that not only is there a vision, strategy and roadmap for their product - a process we refer to ask the VSR cycle (Vision, Strategy, Roadmap Cycle) - they must also drive the execution and prioritization process 

Product Managers are now a modern component of all leading technology...

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What is Infinite Series and why does it matter?

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What is Infinite Series?

I created Infinite Series teaches the latest industry skills in product management, user growth, storytelling, leadership, metrics and more. I’m a a Senior Product Lead @ Google and you can find a bit more about me here and on LinkedIn.

Whether you are just considering becoming a product manager, actively transitioning from engineering, marketing or growth roles, or even if you have years of experience as a PM - our courses will make you and your team more productive, accelerate your career, make your product more effective and enable you to deliver what your users want. Completing the courses offered here, will help you learn what it takes to innovate, build and ship great products with real and practical material based on real use cases from senior leaders in the product space.

The real goal here is to pass on the knowledge that I’ve learnt from being a PM who didn’t start out in this role, who was located in Australia far from Silicon...

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