Utah State University and Fullstack Academy Launch Product Management Program

Utah County – National technology education provider Fullstack Academy and Utah State University (USU) today announced the launch of a new product management program. The program is designed to train professionals in the skills needed to fill Utah’s nearly 15,000 product management job openings in just 25 weeks.

“We are in the midst of the ‘golden age’ of product management. It is one of the fastest growing industries 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,” says 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 Utah is expected to grow 82% over the next decade, resulting in an average entry-level salary of $86,600.

“The Product Management Bootcamp program 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. most modern and robust technology-focused studies on the market,” says Bryan Kind, vice president of academics at Fullstack Academy. “The USU Product Management Bootcamp is aimed at early-career professionals, qualified individuals or those looking to pursue product management as a new career path.The program focuses on preparing for employment and practicing product management skills in real, authentic scenarios, as opposed to a strong focus 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 Utah 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 so that they can use it successfully.

Registration is now open for the Live Online USU Product Management Bootcamp, which will begin in July 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 Utah State University

Since its founding in 1888, Utah State University has grown from a small agricultural college nestled in the mountains of northern Utah to a thriving multi-campus research university known around the world for its intellectual and technological leadership. Utah State is a leading student-centered and land-grant university that promotes the principle that scholars come first by cultivating diversity of thought and culture and serving the public through learning , discovery and engagement.

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.