Certificate in Software Product Management

Drive the Development of Technology Products from Concept to Launch


Program Details

  • Location: Downtown Seattle
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Class Times: Evenings, Weekends
  • Cost: $3,990

Next start date

January 7, 2017

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About this Program

Producing great tech products isn’t just about design and development — a skilled product manager can make the difference between success and failure in the market. With thousands of products released each year, product managers occupy a key role in the tech industry, and companies often compete to hire the best talent.

In this three-course certificate program, we’ll investigate the life cycle for a diverse array of digital products. You’ll become well versed in managing the process from start to finish, guiding a team project that spans the length of the program. Gain the skills and confidence to bring any type of digital product to market successfully.


Tech industry professionals who want to enter or advance in the field of product management.

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Video Overview

Adam Grupp, an instructor for the Certificate in Software Product Management, explains what students gain from the program and how they can apply it to their careers.

Duration: 01:56


  • How to define and quantify a market opportunity
  • How to identify product requirements and articulate a product’s value proposition, target customer and positioning
  • Components of a minimum viable product and product road map
  • How to build a financial model that demonstrates business value
  • Elements of an appropriate and effective marketing launch


  • Complete a group project to conceive and plan a fictitious new product for an existing company
  • Make the case for your product in a presentation to industry managers and receive feedback

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

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Learning Formats


Attend class in person at one of our convenient locations. You’ll engage face to face with your classmates and instructors as part of a highly interactive curriculum. An online learning management system may be required to access some course materials and assignments.


Our special blended programs combine the convenience of online study with the vibrancy of in-person classes for a unique learning experience.

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Enjoy the flexibility of online learning, which allows you to participate in class activities, assignments and discussions on your schedule, from anywhere. Experience cutting-edge technology and a supportive, diverse learning community.

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