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A Summary of

Product Manager Career Path Options

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Christina Gkofa
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A PM should be analytical, have time management skills, be detail oriented and know how to prioritize.

Product Management Career Paths

  • Junior/Associate Product Manager
    • Entry level
    • Manages small scale features
  • Mid-level Product Manager
    • Creates product initiatives that support strategy
  • Senior Product Manager
    • Coaches directly and leads Junior PMs
    • Looks at broader product process
  • Director of Product Management
    • Mentor
    • Leverages strength of product teams
  • VP of Product Management
    • Strategic
    • Budgets for product organization
    • Protects product team from internal conflict
  • Chief Product Officer
    • Deals with product portfolio
    • Budgets
    • Research
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