Product & Portfolio Management Course

When companies struggle to launch new products on time and existing products seem to live forever, it calls into question how well products and portfolios are being managed.

A formal Product & Portfolio Management process, with decision making authorities well defined, boost a company’s performance in the market place. Gaining alignment on what this process should – and should not – do is one purpose of the Product & Portfolio Management Course.

Companies that follow the structure advocated in this course report dramatic improvements in product success, increased sales, and achievement of strategy and business goals.

What Is the Product & Portfolio Management Course

This two-day course addresses the fundamentals of Product & Portfolio Management. It is designed so that participants can immediately apply what they learn to adopting or improving their PPM processes. How to integrate the PPM process with Integrated Business Planning and the demand and supply plans is also addressed.

What You Learn

The instructors have many years of experience in helping companies to implement and improve their Product & Portfolio Management processes. They thoroughly know the fundamentals. They also share insights on ways to devise the process and maintain connectivity throughout the organization.

Participants will learn:

  • The fundamentals of a strategy-driven product portfolio and management of that portfolio
  • The basics of a stage-gate process and the project management practices that are critical to success
  • How to create feasible plans with adequate resources to execute product development projects
  • How to align Product & Portfolio Management with the Integrated Business Planning process
  • Use of performance measures to continuously improve market place acceptance of new products and maintain a competitive advantage

For more details, download the detailed course brochure.

Value of the Product & Portfolio Management Course

This is a practical course taught by instructors with experience in developing a strategic approach to how new products are selected, reviewed and evaluated. Participants gain a better understanding of how to structure the process. They will also know how to ensure that the best project choices are made for driving financial growth.

What Clients Say

“The flow of the presentation, the examples and structure of the Product & Portfolio optimization process structure and how and why it integrates with other functions was great.”  Kaivalya Tripathi, IBP Manager, Dow Chemicals

“The energy of the presenters, their experience and examples brought the content to life.”  Kirk Niehaus, VP Global Supply Chain Planning, The Clorox Company

Class Details

Register 60 days prior to course:
use EarlyBird for 20% off

Team Incentive:
send 3 people for the price of 2- use 3for2

Attend 2 courses:
use Tracks for 25% off

Registration

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Product & Portfolio Management (Apr 20-22, 2021) VIRTUAL
Virtual Course Times: 10am-2pm Eastern
$ 1,600.00
Unlimited
Product & Portfolio Management (Oct 26-28, 2021) VIRTUAL
Virtual Course Times: 10am-2pm Eastern
$ 1,600.00
Unlimited

Who Should Attend:

  • Product and Portfolio process owners
  • The owner of the Product Review
  • Vice Presidents of Product Development and Marketing
  • Process coordinators
  • Managers of programs, brand, category, supply chain, research and development, and innovation stage and gate process

Lodging:

During in person course registration, please indicate your hotel needs. While hotel accommodations are not included in the cost of the course, we will be happy to make a reservation on your behalf.

Hours:

Hours In Person:

Day One 8-5
Day Two 8-4

Hours Virtual:

10:00am-2:00pm both days