With new content and expert advice, this updated edition of The Product Manager’s Survival Guide brings you fully up to date on what you need to succeed as a product manager.

Start today by accessing our free preview of Chapters 1 and 2.

The first and most comprehensive book about how to get started as a product manager, The Product Manager’s Survival Guide provides best practices, practical on-the-job advice, and a step-by-step blueprint for succeeding in Product Management. Whatever your level of experience–whether you’re a novice product manager or seasoned Product Management leader–you’ll find everything you need to make consistent positive impacts on your business.

Simple and easy to understand, this invaluable guide will help you bring your company into the digital age and continue to evolve with changing times.

In this free preview you will read about:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Product Management

  • What is Product Management?
  • How can Product Management Transform a Business?

Chapter 2: Understanding the Role of the Product Manager and Assessing your Product Management Acumen

  • Expectations of a Product Manager
  • Attributes of Successful Product Managers
  • Understanding Your Product Management Acumen
  • Take the Product Management Acumen Assessment

To gain instant access to Chapters 1 and 2, please fill out the form on the top of this page.

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Interested in taking your product management skillset to the next level? Take action with our online and in-person training based on The Product Manager’s Survival Guide, 2e by Steven Haines. With videos, books, templates, and tool kits, our training program guides you through the book and through your product life cycle.

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Sequent Learning Networks is a global product management training and advisory services firm. We provide product management assessments, a targeted training curriculum, and advisory services for product management leaders and product teams.


Organizational Assessements

Through our comprehensive product management assessments and diagnostics, we evaluate people, processes, and the enabling infrastructure to better understand learning and organizational development opportunities.

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Targeted Training

Our curriculum is oriented to the product life cycle. This provides the backdrop to customize content and create an optimal training pathway. Additionally, our outcome-driven action learning programs are designed to create a long-lasting learning experience.

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For product management professionals, we provide a host of product management books, templates, podcasts, tools, and other resources that help you stay informed and ensure that the learning never stops.

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