Fullstack Academy Expands Bootcamp Portfolio and Launches Product Management Program to Meet Growing Worker Demand

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fullstack Academy, a national provider of technology education, today announced the launch of its product management bootcamp program. The program is designed to train professionals in the skills needed to fill the more than 400,000 product management job openings in the United States in just 25 weeks.

“We are in the midst of the ‘golden age’ of product management. It is one of the fastest growing fields of business today, with the increase in demand for jobs in product management outpacing the increase in demand for jobs in all industries by 500%. sectors in the United States,” said Jerrad Tausz, CEO of Fullstack Academy. “Modern product management is transforming industries as organizations recognize the need for professionals who know the product inside out and understand the needs of its audience as well as how both can change over time.”

The number of open product management positions increased by 32% in just two years, from 2017 to 2019. This demand continues to grow, driving the median base salary to over $125,000.

“Fullstack Academy brings together higher education and industry to provide the essential skills needed to meet the growing demand for software development and technology roles,” said Randy Hendricks, CEO of Zovio, Fullstack Academy’s parent company. “The launch of the new Product Management Bootcamp is another exciting addition to the innovative digital curriculum offered by Fullstack Academy.”

“The Fullstack Product Management Bootcamp curriculum was developed by a dynamic team of nearly a dozen industry experts with work experience at some of the top technology organizations and educational institutions. They’ve designed some of the most modern and robust technology-focused curriculum on the market,” said Bryan Kind, Vice President of Academics at Fullstack Academy. “Our program is aimed at early career professionals, those upgrading their skills, or those looking to pursue product management as a new career path. The program focuses on job readiness and practical product management skills in real, authentic scenarios, as opposed to a heavy focus on reading, writing, and dissecting case studies, as found in traditional MBA programs.

The team behind the development of the new program is made up of professionals from diverse backgrounds, including a civil engineer, a product manager, a product entrepreneur, a product innovation professor, an IT educator and a product at Amazon, as well as several educational technologies. professionals.

Fullstack’s Product Management Program is an immersive, collaborative, cohort-based online bootcamp. The 25-week program consists of five courses: a 12-week essential course and four three-week specialist courses, with a one-week break.

During the first 12 weeks, students will acquire essential knowledge and skills based on product life cycle, market analysis, product planning, product analysis and product strategy. In the second half of the program, students will explore real-world, specialized topics in product management, including UX/UI research, product design, marketing, and software development.

Students focus on building a foundational understanding so that whatever tools, platforms, or processes their future employer uses, they are able to apply their knowledge so that they can use it successfully.

Registration is now open for the live online bootcamp. Fullstack will also launch the program with several of its university partners across the United States in the coming months.

A Founder’s Scholarship of $1,500 that can be applied towards the cost of the program will be available to all students who enroll in the inaugural cohort, which begins in July 2022.

About Fullstack Academy

Fullstack Academy is a national technology education provider based in New York. Founded in 2012, it offers web development, cybersecurity, data analytics, DevOps, and product management bootcamps. Fullstack Academy also offers the Grace Hopper Program, an immersive software engineering course for women and non-binary students, in addition to partnerships with leading universities nationwide, including Virginia Tech, Caltech CTME, and Louisiana State. University. Graduates have been hired by Google, Facebook, Amazon, Fortune 100 companies and startups. Fullstack Academy is part of the Zovio Network (Nasdaq: ZVO). For more information, visit www.fullstackacademy.com.

About Zovia

Zovio (Nasdaq: ZVO) is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. The Zovio network, including Fullstack Academy and TutorMe, leverages its core strengths to meet priority market needs with educational technology services. Using proprietary advanced data analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to improve the learner experience and drive strong results for higher education institutions, employers, and learners. Zovio’s goal is to help everyone be in a class of their own. For more information, visit www.zovio.com.