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The Role of the Product Manager | Becoming a Product Manager Leadership | Decision-making | Communication | Influencing | Collaboration | Stakeholder Management | User Research | Behavioral Psychology | Product Strategy | Prioritizing | RoadmapsLean Methodologies | Design | Prototyping | Product Analytics | Shipping


The Role of the Product Manager

What does a product manager do and how do I become one? These articles are for you who are getting started within product management and want to learn more about the role.

The Role of the Product Manager | Becoming a Product Manager |

Soft skills

In order to be successful, a product manager has to possess not only domain knowledge, but a wide set of soft skills to lead and collaborate effectively.

Leadership | Decision-making | Communication | Influencing | Collaboration | Stakeholder Management |

User Empathy

In order to build the right the products, you as a product manager need to understand your user and their needs. These sections lay out how to gather learnings about your users and also the psychology behind how people make decisions and will act in your product.

| User Research | Behavioral Psychology |

Strategy

The set of skills that the product managers need to bring to the team is strategic thinking, to complement the skills of engineers, designers, marketers and others. Strategic thinking is all about understanding the current market, how it is developing and competition – it is about asking the right questions in order to define the right problems to solve, prioritize them and create a roadmap.

| Product Strategy | Prioritizing | Roadmaps |

Execution

Last but not least – product management is bringing the right product to the world, which requires a set of methods to test, validate, learn and ship the right products that bring value to your company and to your users.

Lean Methodologies | Design | Prototyping | Product Analytics | Shipping |


The Role of the Product Manager | Becoming a Product Manager Leadership | Decision-making | Communication | Influencing | Collaboration | Stakeholder Management | User Research | Behavioral Psychology | Product Strategy | Prioritizing | RoadmapsLean Methodologies | Design | Prototyping | Product Analytics | Shipping