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University of Oklahoma Outreach Product Management Bootcamp

Become a Professional Product Manager

The online University of Oklahoma Outreach Product Management Bootcamp is designed to help you excel in the product management field, whether you're a beginner or looking to advance your professional skills. In just 25 weeks, you'll have the hands-on UI/UX, product design, marketing, and software development experience that employers want, along with the career support to help your resume stand out.

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Program at a Glance

25

Weeks

01/17

Apply By

01/23

Next Start Date

$1,500

Potential Scholarships

Why Learn Product Management

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Are you someone who is detail-oriented and thrives in fast-paced environments? A career in product management may be the right fit for you. Product managers lead the development of goods and services from conception to market, helping brands and products to become relevant and adapt to today’s competitive business landscape. As a product manager, you’ll be in charge of the research, process mapping, product designs, and quality assurance required to meet users' needs. Product management roles are highly collaborative and allow you to leverage your creativity and organizational skills into a lucrative career.

The part-time OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp gives you the specialized training you need to qualify for high-paying product manager positions, plus career support to coach you through your job search.

Is product management a good fit for you?

Find out for yourself! Explore the industry, career pathways and more with our free Intro to Product Management course.

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The Demand for Product Managers

Product managers are in high demand all around the country in industries like construction, healthcare, finance, technology, and more. Companies in Oklahoma are hiring local and remote product management specialists at all levels of experience.

According to Lightcast™ . 2022, product management employment in the US is projected to grow 22% over the next decade.

Businesses are actively seeking product management professionals across all industries and sizes, including Humana, Paycom, Lumen, and American Express.

Hiring for roles like Product Manager, Product Owner, and Offering Manager, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams.

OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp grads are fully equipped for these roles and many others.

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Strengthen Your Resume
With Product Management

Whether you’re looking to upskill or change careers entirely, you can master the foundations of product management through our Product Management Bootcamp. Over 25 weeks, you’ll develop a professional portfolio, gain valuable experience with product management tools, and practice sought-after tech skills like UX/UI development. Plus, you’ll receive networking and job search support to guide your career journey.

Learn more about the program, then submit your application to get started!

Why Choose The OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp

Traditionally, education options for those looking to pursue product management have been limited. Students often have to choose between lengthy degree programs or short courses that don't necessarily provide career support or hands-on experience. As an alternative, the University of Oklahoma now offers an immersive product management bootcamp aimed at meeting your learning and career needs.

The OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp, powered by Fullstack Academy curriculum features real-life product management scenarios and projects. Students of the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp graduate job-ready to build successful futures as product managers in tech, finance, construction, health care, and more.

    Program

    Part-Time Online Product Management Bootcamp

    Apply By

    01/17/2023

    Start Date

    01/23/2023

    End Date

    07/13/2023

    Status

    Open

Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful tech bootcamps in the nation, with incredible student reviews, years of experience in education, and impressive graduate outcomes.

Graduates are assisted by career success coaches and leave as members of the Fullstack Academy community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future job opportunities in Oklahoma, online/remote, and beyond!

Fullstack Academy brings its teaching methods, reputation, and community to the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp to make Product Manager training more accessible to individuals outside of the industry.

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How the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp Works

The part-time OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.

  • All bootcamp classes are instructor-led and taught 100% online.

  • Multiple class times are offered so you can choose which option works best with your schedule.

Weeks 1-12 Essentials*
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Weeks 14-16 UI/UX
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Weeks 17-19 Product Design
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Weeks 20-22 Product Marketing
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Weeks 23-25 Software Development
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

You can choose which class time works best for you during the application process.

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm CT

  • 6:30pm-9:30pm CT

*Break week after essentials.

In addition to official class times, students should plan for 1-4 hours per week for independent classwork and study time.

Class time options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.


Intro to Product Management

You could already possess countless strengths that can be leveraged into a successful product management career with help from the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp.

Take our FREE self-paced Intro to Product Management: Skills to Career Pathway course to see which of your existing strengths translate into a career as a Product Manager. You’ll also learn about industry roles and job growth, explore pathways to a product management education, and much more.


Tuition and Payment Options

There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships, and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.

  • University of Oklahoma Outreach is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $13,396
    Total Tuition - $13,495

    *Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.


  • $500 Community Scholarship

    For University of Oklahoma alumni, current students, and employees.

    $1,000 Military Scholarship**

    For active-duty service members and military veterans.

    **Valid ID required.


Big Return On Your Investment

Boost your earning potential in 25 weeks by gaining the product management skills you need to take your career to the next level. Product managers in the U.S. earn an average salary of $107,105 (Lightcast™ . 2022), making it a lucrative and exciting time to join the product management field.


What You Will Learn

Our teaching methods enable students at every level to thrive. We ensure our product management curriculum consists of the most current, in-demand technologies to jumpstart a successful career. Our curriculum is divided into three phases, each designed to provide hands-on experience, as well as foundational and advanced product management skills. Taught by our live online instructors, this curriculum prepares you for a lucrative future as a Product Manager.

Weeks
  • The Product Development Lifecycle
  • Building Business Models
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Hypothesis Validation
  • Design Thinking
  • Product Planning, e.g., building product roadmaps, understanding MVPs
  • Product Analytics
  • Building a Product Strategy
  • Working with and Hiring Teams
  • Landing a Job as a Product Manager
  • 24 weeks of instruction, plus one break week = a 25-week program.
  • Learn and practice both quantitative and qualitative methods for gaining a deep understanding of users’ needs and interests.
  • Develop a strong foundation in key design concepts and prototyping products across a wide range of industries.
  • Leverage techniques for one of the most critical aspects of a Product Manager’s job—product marketing.
  • Some techniques you will learn include empathy mapping, product storytelling, and creating go-to-market plans.
  • Ground yourself in the world of product management in software development.
  • Learn agile, technical concepts, like APIs and machine learning, and tech stack concepts.

Product Management Tools

Throughout the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp, you’ll learn the important product management tools and software needed to successfully guide a product from initial concept to market.

Here are just some of the many tools and software you'll learn for tasks like industry analysis, project tracking, marketing, and more:


Designed by Real Product Management Experts

The OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp curriculum focuses on real-world application and industry immersion. Dynamic, working product management professionals from a vast array of industries built the program curriculum to give you the expertise and practical, real-world experience you need to succeed in the field.

Meet our Curriculum Designers:

Sierra Calhoun Pollard
Sierra Calhoun-Pollard

CEO of Winnovation Agency, a consulting firm for innovation and marketing

  • For the last 10 years, Sierra Pollard has made innovation her passion in life.
  • Sierra has also served as Adjunct Professor of Product Innovation at universities, including the University of North Florida, Virginia Commonwealth University, and the University of Florida.
Mukesh Jain
Mukesh Jain

Science, Engineering, and Product Lead in Personalization at Amazon

  • Mukesh has served in leadership roles in product management for over 15 years and has been working in the field for almost 25 years.
Hitesh Parashar
Hitesh Parashar

Co-founder of Astellent, a consulting firm in product design, development, and launch

  • A leader in the product management field for almost 15 years, Hitesh Parashar has successfully conceptualized, built, and launched applications and business models for both consumers and enterprises, scaling to hundreds of millions of users and creating hundreds of millions of dollars in enterprise value.
Leigh Lawhon
Leigh Lawhon

Head of Product at Strategic Education, Inc. an education technology company

  • Leigh Lawhon has served in UX/UI and graphic design roles for almost 25 years.
  • Leigh has an extensive background in building SAAS and web-based solutions from the ground up, collaborating directly with clients to determine requirements, and developing concepts, budgets, and workflows.

Career Success

Students will gain valuable insight into how to build a successful career in product management from day one of the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp. While you learn product management fundamentals from our online expert instructors, a team of career success coaches will also assist you with:

  • Growing your professional network

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile optimization

  • Interview and assessment prep

  • Salary-negotiation workshops

  • And much more!

Bootcamp graduates are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.

OU Outreach Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.


How the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp Compares

Live, Online Instruction

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Cost Per Hour of Curriculum ContentHours of ContentCareer Coaching
OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp$40.30 per hour300+ hours
Product Gymgreen check mark> $500 per hour12 hours
General Assembly$98.75 per hour40 hours
Product School$139.97 per hour30 hours

Who Should Attend

The OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp is designed for those looking to transition into product management or current product managers looking to grow and validate their skills by earning a certificate in the field. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed. Apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.

Healthcare

Finance

Retail

Customer service

Manufacturing

Admin

Marketing

And more...


Earn Your Product Management Certification and CEUs

After graduating from the OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp, you’ll be awarded a certificate of completion to commemorate your success. By updating your resume and LinkedIn profile with your new product management credentials, you'll stand out to employers in your job search and other industry professionals.

Your time studying with OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp can also contribute to earning official Continuing Education Units (CEUs). In an ever-changing business landscape, CEUs demonstrate to companies an employee’s commitment to ongoing learning and professional development. By acquiring new skills through programs with CEUs, you signal to employers that you are keeping up-to-date in your field. For this reason, many companies have policies that offer paid time and tuition reimbursement for CEUs.

The OU Outreach Product Management Bootcamp provides 24 CEUs for studying part-time. Check with your HR team to learn about your company’s continuing education policies.


Ready to Start Learning?

Once you’re ready to start your product management journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.

  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    1. No product management experience required
    2. Covers logical reasoning
    3. Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision
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