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For product leaders and talent management professionals, Sequent provides a comprehensive framework to assess product managers and evaluate the product management organization. By understanding the makeup of core competencies of product managers and the effectiveness of product management practices, it’s easier to define the training programs and coaching required to bring your product management organization to the next level.
For leaders who wish to understand more about the product manager talent pool, our product manager competency assessment provides an outstanding context. This assessment evaluates core competencies of product managers in areas directly associated with work done across the product life cycle. The product manager competency assessment is composed of a diagnostic survey, validation interviews, and a report with charts and recommendations for action. Clients can shape the assessment parameters based on location/geography, product area, years of experience, etc., so the data can be more accurately analyzed.
For product leaders who want to create the infrastructure to better enable product managers, a product management organizational practices maturity assessment can contribute greatly. This diagnostic tool is made up of a survey that’s completed by product leaders and select cross-functional leaders, to evaluate key practices based on consistency (performance) vs. importance. It’s also augmented with interviews that validate findings and to help make more targeted recommendations to management.
This product management organizational maturity assessment is also used as an input to a Managing and Implementing Product Management workshop because it serves as a point of reference from which organizational development strategies can be created.
For product management to be most effectively implemented within your company, it is imperative that you have an optimized structure and culture that fully supports the product management role. Our Product Management Ecosystem Analysis is designed to help us understand your overall product management structure, functional interfaces, and overall supporting culture so that we can provide recommendations on how you can best organize your team to achieve optimal results. The ecosystem analysis includes both on-site and remote interviews, along with a comprehensive final report. It is often done with the Product Management Organizational Maturity Assessment and also, linked directly to the workshop Managing and Implementing Product Management.