Product Leadership Training

Succeed in Leading Stakeholders and Product Management Teams

Achieving product success is not possible without strong leadership. This training course will teach you how to effectively lead others and be an inspiring and inclusive leader. You will learn proven leadership practices and tools that you can immediately apply to secure stronger buy-in and achieve greater alignment. The training is ideally suited for product professionals who want to take on a senior product role, lead a group of product people, and get better at managing challenging stakeholders. Inspired by Roman’s book How to Lead in Product Management, it teaches his latest insights as well as additional tools and techniques.

Roman teaches this course as an engaging, instructor-led workshop with a mix of lectures, discussions, hands-on exercises, and plenty of Q&A so that you can get your questions answered by him. You can find out more about Roman’s online training by visiting the Training FAQs.

If you would like this course to be taught for your company, please get in touch.

Upcoming Classes

December 5, 2023 13:00 - 18:00

December 6, 2023 13:00 - 18:00

December 7, 2023 13:00 - 17:30

Online , Time zone: GMT / UTC (GMT+0)

Ticket price: £1,100-£1,300 (plus VAT)


Increase Your Influence and Strengthen Your Authority

Learn how to effectively influence people and encourage change.

Increase the trust people have in you and deepen the connections with stakeholders and other product people.

Choose the right leadership style and get better at managing up.

Successfully Lead Product Teams

Involve the right people, define effective roles, and organise around a product.

Build trust and create psychological safety.

Choose the right level of empowerment and autonomy for the team.

Set the Right Goals and Effectively Align Stakeholders and Teams

Align people with the right outcomes using Roman’s goal-setting framework.

Effectively capture goals using the product vision, product strategy, and product roadmap.

Understand how OKRs can be effectively used in product management.

Make the Right Decisions and Secure Strong Support

Learn how to take advantage of the expertise of the stakeholders, dev team members, and other product people to make the right decisions, generate alignment, and secure strong buy-in.

Choose the right decision rule. Know when to decide by unanimity, consent, and majority vote.

Learn how to avoid that the highest paid person’s opinion (HIPPO) wins.

Succeed in Having Difficult Conversations

Strengthen your capacity to deeply listen and improve your ability to understand people’s interests and needs.

Offer constructive feedback and address performance issues effectively.

Learn how to effectively say no even to powerful, senior stakeholders.

Effectively Deal with Challenging People and Resolve Conflict

Understand your default response to disagreements and conflicts.

Learn to resolve conflict with Non-violent Communication (NVC).

Improve your ability to deal with difficult stakeholders and team members.

Be a Successful Head of Product

Understand the responsibilities of a head of product, also known as Director of Product Management, VP of Product, or Chief Product Officer.

Be clear on the path to becoming the head of product and understand the skills required to succeed in the role.

Learn how to form effective product management teams including setting clear goals, organising around products, and giving the teams the right level of authority (self-managing vs. self-designing vs. self-governing teams).


An inspiring course that allowed me to think more strategically on how to lead teams in a large and complex organisation. I am taking away some great techniques to try out.

− Mark Sheldon, Product Manager, Digital Cabinet Office

Incredibly helpful especially for someone who was parachuted into the Chief Product Officer role.

− Jackie Carter, CPO at Change and Digital Innovation (CDi), Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

This course was really great. I’ve taken some product and leadership training courses but I still learned a lot and got plenty out of Roman’s course. Lots of value!

− David Haynes, Digital Product Manager, Beer Hawk

Great workshop, enjoyable delivery, great learnings.

− Nick Falkowski, Product Lead at Bionic

Great course, thorough, and meaningful!

− John Myatt, Lead Product Owner at PRS for Music

Prep Work

The following materials will help you prepare for the course:

More Information

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Is this Course Right for You?

This course is aimed at product managers, product owners, product executives, and others in charge of digital products or product management teams who want to get better at leading others. It assumes that you have an understanding of core product management concepts and techniques and that you are familiar with an agile framework like Scrum. If you are not sure if the course is right for you, then please contact Roman.

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