• Program Duration 6 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

Hands-on Learning Experience

Hands-on Learning Experience

Capstone on Facebook,Netflix,Tesla,Nike,Instagram & practice projects during the program

Product Manager Toolkit

Product Manager Toolkit

Learn Jira, Mixpanel, Google Analytics & Balsamiq that assist PMs in daily life

Job Assistance

Job Assistance

Extended support to land a job, resume assistance, career mentoring, and premium Job Portal access

UMN’s Academic Excellence

UMN’s Academic Excellence

Attend live masterclasses delivered by distinguished faculty from University of Minnesota


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Product Management Bootcamp Overview

This Bootcamp, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, helps accelerate your path to becoming a successful Product Manager. Strategize,research, design,develop; launch a successful product leveraging the latest industry trends via 100% live lectures, hands-on projects through the program, capstone projects on Facebook,Netflix,Tesla,Nike,Instagram

Key Features

  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Get professionally certified with a Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
  • Hands-on practical learning experience via projects & use cases throughout the curriculum
  • Industry-oriented problem solving via Industry-relevant Capstone Projects on Facebook, Tesla, Instagram, Netflix & Nike
  • Hands-on learning with product toolkit (Jira, Mixpanel, Google Analytics & Balsamiq) for an enhanced learning experience
  • 8X higher engagement in live online classes by Simplilearn’s expert instructors
  • Live online Masterclasses from distinguished UMN instructors
  • Live Networking Sessions from Product Leaders from Amazon

Product Management Bootcamp Advantage

This bootcamp is an all-encompassing Product Management program in collaboration with University of Minnesota – covering all aspects of strategy, research, design, development & launch of a successful product ensuring holistic knowledge

  • UMN

    Collaborating with UMN

    • Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
    • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
    • Live online Masterclasses from distinguished UMN instructors

Product Management Bootcamp Details

This Product Management Bootcamp is a diverse blend of PM aspects covering areas around strategy, research, design, development; launch of a successful product to help learners kickstart their PM career, with a practical approach via capstone projects; Live online Masterclasses from UMN

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Product Management Bootcamp with the University of Minnesota and Simplilearn. Kickstart your professional Product Management journey with this foundational course.

  • The primary objective of this module is to understand the roles and responsibilities of the product management role. Students will learn about the core skills needed, the key traits and the success criteria for the role. Introduction to Product Management Building Key Assets to Drive Product Building a Product Strategy Product Planning Working with and Hiring Teams Hypothesis Validation Agile, Lean, Sprint Planning Processes Building Prototypes Product Analytics Business Fundamentals

  • Quantitative UX research utilizes various types of user testing through the process of analyzing objective numerical data and asks the questions "How many, How much, and How often". You will learn the reason for asking "How" in this module Quantitative Methods: Use Cases Quantitative Methods: Five Types Qualitative Methods Interviewing Techniques Design Thinking Ideation Techniques Design Thinking Workshop

  • Understand the different concepts and stages of the product design process, including goal setting, user segmentation, uncovering user needs, user research, interaction design, prototypes, flows, and visual design. Design Team Management Design Mindset Building 2D Asset Tools Design Presentations High-Fidelity Prototype Navigation Interaction Designing Physical Products: 3D

  • In this module, you will Understand how to connect and engage with your audience. You will understand and recreate a customer profile to better analyze an empathy map to understand the users and customers better. Empathy Maps Customer Profiles Users vs. Customers Customer Channels Market Segments Storytelling for Market Messaging Effective Branding Value Matrix Definitions Product Demand Definitions Value Matrix Benefits Sales Funnel and Sales Strategy Retaining Users

  • Understanding a web page's structure provides ideas to product managers with possibilities to leverage that for building creative applications. Learn to work closely with developers to estimate, test, triage various engineering factors to deliver a successful product HTML Concepts HTML Builds HTML Debugging CSS Concepts CSS Selectors and Properties Hugo Basics Programming Paradigms Web Infrastructure JavaScript Fundamentals JavaScript Advanced Technical Stacks

  • Get exposure to tools like Jira, Mixpanel, Balsamiq, and Google Analytics that assist product managers throughout the entire process of product lifecycle development. From prototyping, roadmapping, and flowcharting a product’s development timeline, to conducting user surveys, and analyzing industry standards for product- market fit, these tools are essential for any product manager to create a successful product.

  • This Product Management Capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this program. The Capstone involves solving real-world problems using the skills learned in the program. The capstone project is designed by top product professionals in the industry.


Skills Covered

  • Product Strategy
  • Product Development Lifecycle
  • Market Segmentation
  • Customer Journey Mapping
  • Product Market Fit
  • User Research Methods
  • Customer Development Interviews
  • AB Testing
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Minimum Viable Product
  • UX Design Process
  • Development Methodologies
  • Financial Modeling
  • Go to Market
  • Product Marketing
  • Product Led Growth
  • Product Analytics

Tools Covered

JIRA SPJBalsamiqGoogle AnalyticsMixpanelFigma UI UX BootmcapVisual Studio Code UMN PM Bootcamp

Capstone Projects

  • Project 1

    Launching Facebook Lite

    Meta has launched a Facebook Lite for geographical areas with limited connectivity and slower internet connections. Determine key metrics you would define to measure success

    Launching Facebook Lite
  • Project 2

    Netflix inactive users problem

    Netflix in-active users are growing. Research-based project to identify core reasons for the same.

    Netflix inactive users problem
  • Project 3

    Tesla wants to sell more

    Tesla wants to sell more and more electric cars, a project to identify its market size.

    Tesla wants to sell more
  • Project 4

    Instagram facing growth problem

    Project to identify core problems in Instagram growth and come up with solutions to grow.

    Instagram facing growth problem
  • Project 5

    Nike leveraging technology for growth

    Project to determine how Nike can grow its shoe business leveraging technology.

    Nike leveraging technology for growth
  • Project 6

    Instagram wants to improve its key features

    Project to improve and innovate Instagram’s key features.

    Instagram wants to improve its key features

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • Kevin Kuhn

    Kevin Kuhn

    Senior Lecturer - Information and Decision Sciences

    Kevin A. Kuhn is a Senior Lecturer and Outreach Coordinator in the Information and Data Science (IDSc) Department at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. Kuhn has over thirty years of experience as an Information Technology professional. 

  • Nikhil Nair

    Nikhil Nair

    Principal Product Manager

    Product Manager with 15+ years of experience with startups and corporate.


Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Join the Product Management Field

In the post-COVID-19 business landscape, the global market for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) is estimated at US$40.5 Bn in the year 2020, and is projected to reach a revised size of US$64.3 Bn by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.8% over the period from 2020-2027

Job Icon196,669

Current Product Management Jobs in the US

Source: LinkedIn
Job IconPM Job Rank - 4th

Best among overall jobs the US

Source: Glassdoor
Job Icon$117,000

Average annual salary for a PM in the US (highest average worldwide)

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This program caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Technology - 33%Financial Services - 15%Healthcare - 24%Retail - 20%Education - 8%
    Lyft UI UX UMass Bootcamp
    Doordash UI UX UMass Bootcamp

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Product Management Bootcamp, candidates should:

Have a High School Diploma
Be Aspiring Product Managers
Be Existing Product Managers

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 8,000. It covers applicable bootcamp charges and UMN Alumni Association membership

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, Affirm, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 8,000

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Program Benefits

  • Certificate: Carlson School of Management & Simplilearn
  • University of Minnesota Alumni Association membership
  • Live online Masterclasses from UMN instructors
  • Product Manager Tools Learning
  • 100% live lectures for better engagement

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Product Management Bootcamp FAQs

  • What are the eligibility criteria for this Product Management Bootcamp by the University of Minnesota ?

    For admission to this Product Management Bootcamp with UMN, candidates must meet the following criteria:

    • A high school diploma
    • An open mind and willingness to learn new ways
    • A plan to transition to a PM role 

  • What is the admission process for this Product Management Bootcamp in collaboration with the University of Minnesota ?

    The admission process for this Product Management Bootcamp consists of three easy steps:

    • Interested candidates need to apply by submitting the application form online
    • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admission panel based on the application submitted
    • Selected candidates will be awarded an offer of admission that they can accept by paying the program fee

  • Will financial aid be provided for this Product Management Bootcamp?

    To ensure money is not a limiting factor in learning, we offer various financing options to help make this Product Management Bootcamp financially manageable. For more details, please refer to our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section.

  • What should I expect from the Product Management Bootcamp course?

    As a part of this Product Management Bootcamp course,  you will receive the following:

    • Program certificate from Carlson School of Management and Simplilearn
    • Product Manager Toolkit: Jira, Mixpanel, Balsamiq & Google Analytics
    • Lifetime access to all core e Learning content created by Simplilearn 
    • 100% live lectures for better engagement

  • What certificate will I receive after completing Product Management Bootcamp?

    Upon completion of this Product Management Bootcamp, you will be awarded a Product Management Bootcamp Certificate from the University of Minnesota & Simplilearn

  • Will any preparation material be provided as part of this Product Management Bootcamp course to help me get started?

    As soon as you make the payment for the program fee’s first installment, you will gain access to a preparatory course. You are expected to go through the assigned course before attending your first class. The Product Management Bootcamp will have roughly 150 hours of live sessions.

  • Who conducts the regular live-online classes and the masterclasses for the Simplilearn-UMN Bootcamps?

    The regular live-online classes are conducted by highly-qualified instructors with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them undergoes a rigorous selection process, including profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo evaluation before getting certified to train for these bootcamps. The masterclasses are delivered by distinguished faculty from University of Minnesota. 

  • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage with you to ensure adherence to the course path and enrich your learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance

  • Who are the instructors for this Product Management Boot camp and how are they selected?

    Our highly-qualified faculty are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them possess skills that are highly transferable and have been learned over years of experience in the industry. Their extensive experience, diverse backgrounds, and acquired skill sets make them stand out in the crowd and help them deliver the Product Management Boot camp program seamlessly. 

  • I am not able to access the online Product Management Bootcamp. Who can help me?

    Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support

  • What is covered under the 24/7 Support guarantee?

    We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls through our dedicated team, and provide on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completing the Product Management Bootcamp.

  • If I want to cancel my enrollment in this Product Management Bootcamp, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • Disclaimer
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