Product Management is crucial for innovation and growth in the work environment. Product Managers (PMs), also called ‘mini entrepreneurs,’ take full account of a product, including the IT and non-IT operations, outline the product vision, strategy, and roadmap. They are the glue that binds the engineering, sales, marketing, and client support teams in an organization to ensure that product goals and consumer satisfaction goals are met.

Product Management is a unique domain that caters to professionals from diverse academic backgrounds and career stages. To help aspiring Product Managers build a successful career in the domain & prepare future CEOs for their entrepreneurial journeys, Jigsaw Academy, in association with the Indian Institute of Management Indore (IIM Indore), has curated the Postgraduate Certificate Program In Product Management. This 6-month online instructor-led program is India’s only program that offers Bring Your Own Product (BYOP) to learners so that they receive a complete hands-on experience in building their own product from scratch. IIM Indore’s PGCP in Product Management is also a unique offering that conforms to the 5i Framework of Product Management.

Several learners, including Senior Executives, Entrepreneurs, and seasoned Product Management professionals chose this program to broaden their skill sets in order to stay relevant in the continuously evolving and competitive market. Let’s hear what they have to share about their upskilling experiences with us!

Aadil Ali – Product Manager at Intel Technologies

Aadil Ali, Product Manager at Intel Technologies, says, “I have seen immense growth potential in the Product Management domain. Virtually, all giants in the IT/non-IT industries have ample opportunities for skilled Product Managers. The PGCP in Product Management by IIM Indore & Jigsaw Academy is designed to meet this growing demand. This course has given me an opportunity to build my own product from scratch, which allowed me to understand all the product development phases, different data sets, and market parameters. The faculty comprises industry experts who have guided us through the entire journey and shared valuable learning points from the real market and products with us.”

Aswini Margasahayam – Assistant Manager at BSH Household Appliances Group

Aswini Margasahayam, Assistant Manager at BSH Household Appliances Group, with 11+ years of experience in the Product Management domain, says, “Some of the highlights of my upskilling experience include interaction with the IIM-I faculty, exposure to concepts, real-time examples, and the program curriculum, which adheres to the industry’s latest and relevant trends. The course work involves understanding the complete product lifecycle, which is essential to my everyday line of work. The online live classes by IIM-I faculty and industry experts have been comfortable, user friendly and educative.”

She also adds, “The concept of Bring Your Own Product (BYOP) is extremely enriching and beneficial. Learning to apply the concepts and watching your idea come to life is a fulfilling and unique learning experience. This process has expanded my thinking ability and helped me in learning more. I find the content and curriculum of the Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management very helpful, to the extent that I have already started applying some of these concepts to my daily work; I’m sure this program will definitely help me in my career progression.”

Sujith David Roy – Supervisor Technical Application Support at Sabre Travel Technologies

Sujith David Roy,  Supervisor Technical Application Support at Sabre Travel Technologies, another learner of our Postgraduate Certificate Program In Product Management, says, “Building products from scratch and watching them evolve with time has always piqued my interest. I was impressed with the curriculum and the vast areas that IIM Indore’s PGCP in Product Management covers. The course’s schedule and timings were apt for me, as I work during the weekdays. The online class offered me the flexibility to upskill as a working professional. Even though I miss learning in a classroom environment, the online sessions conducted by IIM-I expert faculty were equally good.”

Adding to this he says, “This is the only program to offer Bring Your Own Product (BYOP), which helped me develop an innovative idea into a complete product! I would happily recommend IIM Indore’s PGCP in Product Management to my friends for the excellent course content, the quality of lectures, BYOP, and finally, the value this course has added to my resume.”

Santosh P – Assistant Vice President – Startups /Digital at RBL Bank

Santosh P, Assistant Vice President – Startups /Digital at RBL Bank, says, “The program has helped me understand more about the product life cycle and other processes attached to it. The content and curriculum of the program offers real-world problem-solving techniques in Product Management and was very helpful!”

Abhijit Purkayastha – Regional Service Engineer at Siemens Healthineers

Abhijit Purkayastha, Regional Service Engineer at Siemens Healthineers, says, “Before joining the program, I reviewed the curriculum of the program and instantly decided to enroll in it as the topics that were being taught were new and interesting to me. This was my first experience with online live classes. The sessions were very interactive and gave us full control over our learning. Moreover, I was able to learn at my own pace. Also, one-on-one mentorship has helped me at every stage of product development. I would strongly recommend this program to everyone, whether they are new to Product Development or are already working closely with product teams.”

Ajeya Kumar BN – Senior Manager (Data Factory) at Diageo Business Services India Pvt. Ltd

Ajeya Kumar BN, Senior Manager (Data Factory) at Diageo Business Services India Pvt Ltd,  says, “It’s been a good learning journey so far, with 5i Framework of Product Management and various other concepts that I got to learn from seasoned faculty members from IIM-I and Jigsaw Academy in the form of interactive case studies, concept development and more. The program’s content and curriculum are relevant, as it addresses the challenges faced by Product Managers and teaches us how to overcome them.”

N Arvind – Senior Designer at Mphasis

N Arvind, a Senior Designer at Mphasis, says, “I’ve always had the passion and love to create my own product. As my skill sets and experience evolved, I began to identify the product gap and user empathy. It’s the curiosity that made me choose the Postgraduate Certificate Program In Product Management. It’s been a very interesting stage in my career to get this exposure, and I ultimately want to leverage it to build my own product. Through this program, I got to experience end-to-end product development, as well as understood the challenges one faces while developing their own product.”

Devesh Singh – Deputy Manager at Waaree Energies Ltd

Devesh Singh, Deputy Manager at Waaree Energies Ltd, says, “This program has helped me analyze the market, customers & their demands. Online classes were excellent for working professionals. The curriculum is extensive and the live sessions make it easy to learn anytime and anywhere.”

Gaurav – Senior Product Executive at PlasmaGen Biosciences

“For me, the highlight of the program has been the Bring Your Own Product (BYOP). It has helped me in understanding the concepts taught through live sessions and implementing solutions to real-life problems. My overall experience with IIM Indore’s & Jigsaw Academy’s Postgraduate Certificate Program in Product Management has been excellent,” says, Gaurav, a Senior Product Executive at PlasmaGen Biosciences.

Dr. Gopalakrishnan M – Senior Manager – E, R&D at Brakes India Private Limited

Dr. Gopalakrishnan M, Senior Manager – E, R&D at Brakes India Private Limited, says, “This is my first ever experience with the live online classes. It is great to interact with IIM Indore professors, expert faculty at Jigsaw Academy, and industry experts across the country from the comfort of my home. The curriculum is carefully crafted by IIM Indore and Jigsaw Academy. Bring Your Own Product (BYOP) is a wonderful concept and is very well thought-out.”

Praveen Kumar Velamarthi – Manager (Business  Analytics) at Emirates NBD

Praveen Kumar Velamarthi, Manager (Business  Analytics) at Emirates NBD, says, “PGCP in Product Management is an exclusive program designed for aspiring and current Product Management professionals. The extensive curriculum was the main highlight of the entire course. Weekend live sessions, the opportunity of cohort interaction from multiple industries motivated me to opt for the program. The extensively researched curriculum covers topics like Crossing the Chasm, STP, Business Canvas Model, Product Engineering, and Product Service Strategy, which are great supporting tools that helped me in fine-tuning and building my product. Online live classes instead of recorded videos are a key engaging point of the course. The program’s unique feature, Bring Your Own Product (BYOP), helped me understand product development and management in great detail.”

Thota Phaneendra Dev – System Analyst at JD Sports Fashion India LLP

“The program not only helped us gain theoretical knowledge but also introduced us to concepts like BYOP, giving real exposure to the product life cycle. This also allowed us to build our own product and grow as a complete Product Manager. The BYOP concept gave insights into the industry’s current trends and taught me how to mold my product as per the standard sets to get the desired result. I had a very good experience with the online sessions delivered by IIM Indore faculty. The expertise shared by the industry experts provided us with a better understanding of holistic Product Management,” said Thota Phaneendra Dev, System Analyst at JD Sports Fashion India LLP.

If you also wish to start your career as a Product Management professional and build expertise in the complete Product Development Lifecycle, our Postgraduate Certificate Program In Product Management, in association with the Indian Institute of Management Indore, will surely help you.

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