June 23, 2022
New Live Online Program Teaches Skills Needed to Fill the More Than 10,000 Product Management Jobs Available in Baton Rouge
NEW YORK – National technology education provider Fullstack Academy and Louisiana State University (LSU) today announced the launch of a new product management bootcamp program. The program is designed to train professionals in the skills needed to fill more than 10,000 product management jobs in the Baton Rouge metro area 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.”
According to Emsi Burning Glass, the product management industry in Baton Rouge is expected to grow 4.5% over the next decade, resulting in an average entry-level salary of $88,600.
“The Product Management Bootcamp curriculum was developed by a dynamic team of nearly a dozen industry experts with work experience in some of the top technology organizations and educational institutions. They designed some of the most modern and robust technology-focused studies on the market,” said Bryan Kind, vice president of studies at Fullstack Academy. or those looking to pursue product management as a new career path.The program focuses on job readiness and practice of product management skills in real, authentic scenarios, as opposed to a strong concentration on reading, writing and dissecting case studies.
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.
The Louisiana State University Product Management Bootcamp, powered by Fullstack Academy, 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 to be able to use it successfully.
Registration is now open for the Live Online LSU Product Management Bootcamp, which will begin in October 2022. University registration is not required.
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.
About Louisiana State University
LSU Online & Continuing Education meets the changing needs of non-traditional learners by creating educational opportunities in high-demand, workforce-relevant fields. Programs are designed with the student in mind, whether online, on campus, or onsite. LSU Online meets students at all levels of their academic journey, from individual training courses to fully online degrees. LSU Online provides high-quality learning experiences for individuals to gain the credentials they need for professional, financial, and personal growth. The standards are rigorous, led by award-winning LSU faculty and expert instructors. Students can expect world-class customer service through personal concierge-style learner support. Learn more at online.lsu.edu.
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.
Learn more about the LSU Product Management Bootcamp