Tackle any complex product problem with confidence. Learn to break down problems, make great strategic decisions and build powerful narratives.
Learn to structure and solve complex product problems and strategy questions with an awesome cohort and experienced product leaders.
This course will provide you with a set of tools and approaches for effective problem solving and strategic decision making across a broad range of product problems.
You will learn how to:
You will also learn and share your ideas and experiences with an awesome cohort of learners and guest speakers from some of Australia's most exciting start-ups and scale-ups.
This is a course for Product People.
If you care deeply about your customers and spend your time working out how to solve their problems and create value then this course is for you.
Typically, this will mean you have 1 to 5+ years of product experience and have a job title such as (non-exhaustive):
Life time access to the course content, including:
The course run virtually over six weeks and includes:
Recordings of live Working and Speaker sessions (Tuesdays, Thursdays) will be added to the course platform each week so you can rewatch or catch-up at any time.
The time commitment is approximately ~5 hrs per week
Throughout the course we'll cover six cover topics, beginning with Structured Problem Solving then moving on to Strategy.
"The highlight for me each week was hearing product leaders discuss how they structure their problem solving and hearing about the real problems they've tackled and the approaches they took and mistakes they made."
"I don't think I have done a course yet, where I have been so motivated to apply the strategies to my work straight after learning about them ...and then see the positive impact they have!"
"Gave me a fantastic understanding of the frameworks required to solve the endless and complex problems that arise both everyday and over many months as a founder. Would recommend to any founder or startup employee solving key business problems for users."
This course is for anyone looking to build confidence in their ability to tackle complex product problems. This doesn't mean that you have to be a product manager, although we get lots of product managers completing this course. If you are in a role where you work on building product, work closely with product teams, or are in a product-led company, then this course is for you.
Typically this course is completed by product people with titles such as:
Yes, it may. Many Minnow alumni have gone on to begin exciting product roles as well as transition from their current roles to new positions at leading product companies.
Yes. This course will help you to add significant value in your role and employer will likely be happy to invest in your learning and development. You may also already have a learning & development (L&D) budget that you can use to invest in the course.
Here is a template email you can share with your employer to ask for support in investing in your career development.
No. This course is about developing your problem solving and strategic decision making skills. It is not a course on the foundations of product management and will not cover topics such as:
The course is fully virtual however we do try to organise in-person meet-ups for each cohorts. In-person meet-ups are dependent on the locations of students.
Yes, depending on team size and needs. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Yes, if you would like to pay in instalments please email email@example.com for more information.
You have lots of great options. The working sessions each week are a perfect opportunity to test ideas and ask questions with your peer cohort. You can also join weekly office hours sessions with your course facilitator for 1-on-1 discussions. Lastly, Minnow's Slack community is filled with incredible product people and course alumni that are happy to help.
All live course sessions are recorded and made available to students a few days afterwards. If you are unable to attend a session, you can always watch the recording. Also, if you have questions for a guest speaker for a session that you are unable to attend, your facilitator will be happy to ask your questions on your behalf.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your circumstances and for more information regarding potential sponsorship options.
Full refund available within 30 days of the course commencing. No questions asked.