Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

Schedule & content

The course is divided into three themes. First introduces the field of product management, the second covers its key interfaces, and the third focuses on making impact.
The weekly structure of the PM course
Weekly structure of the course
Topic Speaker Time Location
Week 1: Why companies need product management competence?      
What is a product and why it needs managing? Marko Oksanen Monday Sept 5th, 10:15-12:00 Maarintie 8, TU1
What is the role of product manager? Kaisa Salakka Fri Sept 9th, 12.15-14.00 Maarintie 8, TU2
Week 2: Users      
Who are the customers and how to talk to them? Udo Szabo Tue Sept 13th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, AS2
How to validate solutions? Terhi Hänninen & Pekka Poukamo Fri Sept 16th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, TU2
Week 3: Development      
How product development works? Otto Hilska Tue Sept 20th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, AS2
How to prioritize development? Timo Tervola Fri Sept 23rd, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, TU2
Week 4: Business      
How firm strategy and product strategy differ? Noora Ahmed-Moshe Tue Sept 27th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, AS2
How product makes money? Kosti Lepojärvi Fri Sept 30th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, TU2
Week 5: Impact      
Leading product in startup and scale-up Osma Ahvenlampi & Heta Ruikka Tue Oct 4th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, AS6
How to measure product success? Maria Petrova & Marko Oksanen Fri Oct 7th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, TU2
Week 6: Organization      
How to lead large products? Tiina Nieminen Tue Oct 11th, 12:15-14:00 Maarintie 8, AS2
PM across industries Surbhi Marwas,
Matias Pietilä,
Tommi Ylinen & Tiina Nieminen
Fri Oct 14th, 12:15-14:00 Online

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