September 18

The Product Management Certification

by Chijioke for ProductDive

Product Managers come from various backgrounds and experiences. While these experiences are valuable in forming the skills of the Product Manager, their variability could mean that no two Product Managers have exactly the same knowledge when they step into the role. A professional certification authenticates the people who have successfully taken the exam and validates that they have met minimum global standards as far as product management is concerned. 

One of the most globally recognized Product Management certifications is that offered by the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM). The Certified Product Manager CPM certification.

The AIPMM is a global community of Product Management Professionals from over 70 countries. Founded in 1998, they offered the first industry and vendor agnostic Product Management certification in 1998 and since then their certification has come to represent a standard for excellence and a commitment to the Product Management career. 

Bagging a CPM credential from AIPMM means that the holder has demonstrated full understanding in key product management skills such as the ones below:

1. Building case studies.
2. Writing business plans segmented for each major function
3. Market planning
4. Competitive analysis
5. Project plans for each major activity
6. Product specifications
7. Develop product launch plans
8. Product Life Cycle Project modeling
9. Phase-Gate Process modeling
10. Product/Market Data modeling  (Source:

Having a CPM credential indicates a sound understanding of the functions responsible for developing new products throughout their lifecycle, from inception to launch.

How does ProductDive help you achieve these?

Well, we offer the best in-class online training of any Product Management school around. We empower Product Managers with the right skill sets that enable them to build ground-breaking products for billions of users. 

We are also the only product management school in Africa to partner with AIPMM to issue the globally recognised Certified Product Manager certification.

Our courses are 100% practical and aimed at accelerating your career in product management and help you build technology products that serve customers better.

Our alumni can testify that during the course of a cohort, our classes teach the following:

1. Product Thinking
2. Product Design and UX Design
3. Product Metrics
4. Product Strategy
5. Agile Development and Scrum Framework
6. Product Prioritisation
7. Product Roadmapping and Stakeholder Management
8. Product Growth
9. Product Launch
10. How to get your next PM job

We go deep! 

And beyond classes, we also assist  the professionals that train with us to register for the certification with no hassles. We provide extra study materials specifically made for the exams. All these to help you achieve success. And we’ve had 100% success rate so far. All our alumnus who have taken the exam had aced it!!! 

The results speak for themselves. Join our next cohort starting on Saturday, 7th of November, 2020 and have access to world class training from experienced Product Leaders and position yourself for an easier journey to a CPM credential. 

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