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Applying Data Science to Product Management

Course

In this course, you will apply the skills you learn to analyze data and create a business case in the form of a product proposal for a new flying taxi service in New York.

In this course, you will apply the skills you learn to analyze data and create a business case in the form of a product proposal for a new flying taxi service in New York.

Intermediate

4 weeks

Real-world Projects

Completion Certificate

Last Updated November 23, 2023

Skills you'll learn:
Data storytelling • Exploratory data analysis • Feedback loops • Data augmentation
Prerequisites:
Tableau proficiency • Basic SQL

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Introduction to Data Product Management

Find out about the rise of the data product manager with the explosion of information in recent years.

Lesson 2

Granularity, Distribution, and Modeling Data

Learn about the granularity, distribution and modeling of data, key areas to utilize in your data PM skill set.

Lesson 3

Trends, Enrichment, & Visualization

Establishing trends, enriching data, and visualizing that data are the next important areas in your data product manager journey.

Lesson 4 • Project

Flying Taxi Business Case Part 1 (Midterm)

You are responsible for bringing the first flying car taxi service to market by analyzing data and building a product proposal.

Lesson 5

Setting Product Objectives & Strategy

Learn how to set product objectives and strategy to drive your desired results.

Lesson 6

Proposal Synthesis & Design

Your product proposal is a crucial piece of getting a product to market - learn here how to synthesize and design your presentation.

Lesson 7 • Project

Flying Taxi Business Case Final

Building on your previous research for a Flying Car Business Case, determine KPIs and an MVP en route to a fully fledged product proposal.

Taught By The Best

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JJ Miclat

Sr. Product Manager at Zendesk

JJ is a product leader obsessed with creating simple, novel solutions for the world's most challenging issues. He's sunk his teeth into analytics & data product management for Beats Music, Apple, VSCO, & Collective Health.

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