Syllabus

PM101 & PM102 2020-2021

PM101 Sessions - Fall 2020

*All Sessions are on Mondays unless noted
 

  1. Course Introduction 

  2. Discovery vs Delivery

  3. Personas & Product Vision

  4. Talking With Customers

  5. Assumption Mapping & Testing Product Ideas

  6. Journeys & Design Sprints 
    [HOLIDAY]

  7. Wireframing and User Testing

  8. Goals and Metrics

  9. Scoping Your MVP

  10. Communicating Your Product Vision & MVP

  11. PM Careers

  12. Technology Decisions, Basics

  13. Technology Decisions, Hiring

  14. Reflections & Wrapup

 

PM102 Sessions - Spring 2021 (Tentative)

 

  1. Course Introduction

  2. Agile Software Development Methods

  3. Working With Developers
    [HOLIDAY]

  4. User Testing

  5. Product Roadmapping

  6. Launch Planning

  7. How To Demo Products
    [HOLIDAY]

  8. Product Ethics

  9. Demo Day!

  10. Course Wrap & Reflections

9/2/2020 (W)

9/9/2020 (W)

9/14/2020

9/21/2020

9/28/2020
10/5/2020

10/12/2020

10/19/2020

10/26/2020

11/2/2020

11/9/2020

11/16/2020

11/23/2020

11/30/2020

12/2/2020 (W)

1/25/2021

2/1/2021

2/8/2021

2/15/2021

2/22/2021

3/1/2021

3/8/2021

3/15/2021

3/22/2021

3/29/2021

4/5/2021

4/12/2021

PM101 Labs - Fall 2020

*All Labs are on Wednesdays unless noted
 

  1. Persona & Vision Crits

  2. Experiment Design Crits

  3. Open Crits

  4. UX Crits

9/16/2020

9/30/2020

10/14/2020

10/28/2020

  •  All classes in Fall 2020 will be held remotely on Zoom.

  • All Wednesday classes (labs or lectures) are 55 minutes from 4:30pm - 5:25pm.

  • All Monday classes are 90 minutes from 4:30pm - 6:00pm.

  • Due to Intensive Days (I Days) in Fall 2020, we will only have the labs listed above. Office hours will be available for more 1:1 help. 

Given field time required to build and test products, there are no lab sessions in PM102 

Melissa Perri, Senior Lecturer

Harvard Business School

Rock Center 312