Product Leadership Skills with Roman Pichler
Being a successful product manager or product owner requires strong leadership: You have to direct and guide the stakeholders and development team without having the authority to tell people what to do.
Attending this workshop will increase your leadership skills, and help you become an inclusive and inspiring product leader. You will learn how to build strong relationships with powerful stakeholders, skilfully deal with difficult people, achieve firm support for your decisions, and negotiate successfully.
Choose the Right Leadership Approach
Understand your leadership preferences and adopt the most effective leadership style in your context.
Create an inspiring vision and align the stakeholders and development team through shared goals.
Succeed in Having Difficult Conversations
Listen actively and build mutual trust and understanding.
Speak clearly and empathetically even in difficult situations.
Manage Challenging Stakeholders
Skilfully resolve conflicts with powerful stakeholders.
Understand people’s emotions, interests, and unmet needs.
Secure Strong Buy-in and Negotiate Successfully
Choose the right decision-making approach, leverage the expertise of others, and create strong support.
Employ the right negotiation strategy and develop mutually agreeable solutions.
Lead Agile Teams in the Right Way
Provide the right leadership to cross-functional, self-organising teams.
Effectively collaborate with the development team and ScrumMaster / agile coach.
Turn Setbacks and Failure into Learning and Growth
Understand why failing is hard but unavoidable in product management.
Learn how to develop a growth mindset and create a fail-safe environment.
Strengthen Product Leadership in the Organisation
Choose the right product roles, responsibilities, skills, and career paths.
Establish an effective product management function in your organisation.
Product managers, product owners, product executives, and others in charge of digital products or product teams. Please note that this course teaches leadership and people skills. It assumes that you already have an understanding of important product management concepts and techniques, and that you are familiar with an agile framework like Scrum.
To benefit as much as possible from the course, we recommend that you prepare by reading the following articles:
- Be a Balanced Product Leader (10 min read)
- Leading Through Shared Goals (9 min read)
- Growth Mindset in Product Management (10 min read)
- Use Decision Rules to Make Better Product Decisions (11 min read)
You can pay by credit card or by invoice. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
We offer a 50% discount on the regular price to charities and early stage start-ups. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The training course is taught as an instructor-led workshop with an appropriate mix of lecture, discussion and hands-on exercises. The training materials are developed by Roman and are exclusively used by him. We aim to limit the number of attendees to 20.
The leadership workshop is taught in English in the UK and in German in Germany.