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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Digital Product Management MicroMasters Program in collaboration with Boston University - BUx. Learn essential tools and techniques to manage the development, launch and growth of digital products and advance your career as a product manager.

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About

In this Product Management MicroMasters program, you will gain hands on experience in:

  • Creating product roadmaps
  • Taking products from initial concept through user research, co-creation, and rapid prototyping
  • Agile and lean management practices for creating software and digital products
  • Social media and market testing methods
  • Applying perspective from best practices in platform based strategies.

The Digital Product Management MicroMasters program from Boston University - BUx concludes with two courses that leverage object oriented thinking, digital process capabilities, and data analytics tools to build “boundary-spanning” skills in running, measuring and adapting strategic experiments that may lead to novel products, business models and market growth.

What You'll Learn:
  • Understand the principles and processes for developing product roadmaps
  • Tools and methods for generating and validating user needs, ideas, co-creation and mapping the findings into product and market requirements and positioning documents
  • Techniques for oversight of agile development, rapid prototyping, experimentation and risk management with object oriented development, data and analytics based tools sets
  • Techniques for planning, oversight and launch of products and software, including tracking and system level optimization of social media metrics
  • Life cycle management of products and services including versioning and pricing
  • Techniques for communicating and championing the product benefits to internal (C-Level Managers and sales teams) and external audiences (key customers)
  • Understand the variations in the product management practices across different organizations and emergent digital markets
  • Alternative ways to drive digital business innovation in your company
Job Outlook
  • The average salary for Digital/Software Product Managers is $106,166. (Source: Burning Glass )
  • Career prospects include roles such as Product Manager, Product Life Cycle Manager, Marketing Manager, Product Line Manager, Innovation Team Lead, Entrepreneur, Director for Products, Business Development, Business Strategist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Product Management with Lean, Agile and System Design Thinking
  • Platform Strategy for Business
  • Strategic Social Media Marketing
  • Driving Digital Innovation through Experimentation
  • Business Analytics for Data-Driven Decision Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 245 days
    • Intensity 8 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      4-8 hours per week, per course; 5 Courses in Program
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 245 days.
  • National Applies to you

    1000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1000 USD for the full programme and a duration of 245 days.
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Funding

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