Product Management: The Lean Way

, Founder of ProdUX Labs

Class Project

Design a test for a new product feature with little or no code

About the Class

This class is for anyone trying to incorporate lean principles into existing product management teams or for those looking to get into product management and learning new skills.

You'll learn how to test if your ideas are worth building in a fraction of the time it would take to code them using your development team. 

In this class we will cover:

  1. What is lean?
  2. Step by step guide to testing a product idea.
  3. How to determine your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and make sure you're collecting the right data.
  4. Different types of MVPs you can use.
  5. Best practices for incorporating Lean into your existing Product Management team.

I will give you resources and tools you can use to collect data, measure user engagement, and execute MVPs quickly, and then we'll use those tools in the class project. 

For the project, you'll use the structure we go over in class to design an experiment to test your own idea is worth building. Don't have an idea of your own? No worries. I will give you example problems you can relate to and work through. You will submit a first version MVP of your test, and determine how you will measure the results. I will give feedback on your test, how to execute your MVP, and if you are measuring the correct data.

By the end of this class, you will be able to go back to work and rapidly iterate on feature ideas, faster and with less waste. You'll also be in a position to launch those project MVPs straight away!

Don't miss out! What past students have said:

“Great introduction to lean with practical case study to reinforce the concepts. Also addressed differences with agile. Excellent course with solid content.” 

“Melissa's real-life examples of product management equipped me with a the tools to understand and apply lean methodology in my work environment."

“Melissa was very confident in presenting her curriculum. Why wouldn't she be when all she had to do was share the success stories she's personally experienced as a lean product manager. She kept the class interactive, engaging and informative. She was very receptive to questions and answered all of them thoroughly. You will definitely come out of her class feeling more confident as a product manager or any product team member.”

More Information

Level: Beginner

School: Design

At a Glance

  • Non-Membership Class
  • 0 Video Lessons (0s)
  • Self-Paced Online Class
  • 14-Day Money Back Guarantee

About the Teacher

Melissa Perri

Melissa Perri

Founder of ProdUX Labs

Melissa Perri is the lead Product Designer at Conductor, working on their leading SEO platform Searchlight using lean Product Management and UX techniques. Prior to Conductor, she was ...