How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
Jeff Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
30: Do Product Managers Need an MBA?
59 minutes Posted Jan 5, 2022 at 4:00 am.
Intro
Do I need an MBA?
People with technical background may not need an MBA
How does having an MBA help?
Diversity for people pursuing an MBA
Juggling priorities between work and pursuing advanced education
Understand what other players are within your industry
Moving things through in a heavily regulated industry
What is the role of a product manager?
Help customers find the products that will solve their problems
It’s about presenting the product and giving value to it
Find a good resume matching tool
An MBA can help accelerate your career shift, but not a requirement
It depends on your end goal
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In this episode of the How to Succeed in Product Management Podcast, marketing professor Jeff Shulman and The Product Management Center advisory board member Red Russak welcome Kelcey Joyce (Bright Health) to talk about PMs having an MBA. Is it a necessary credential for all aspiring and existing PMs? Will it matter if you have one? Listen in to find out if pursuing advanced education is a must! 
 
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