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Duration

10 weeks

Tuition

$2,750

  Toronto

Nov 29-Jan 31

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Year Founded

2012

Scholarships

no

Learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and analyzing competitors to creating a minimum viable product (MVP) and developing success metrics. Learn how to identify risks and opportunities at every stage of the process to lead a product’s creation. You’ll go hands-on every step of the way, to build and present a product roadmap.

Bitmaker’s Product Management course will enable you to:

  • Understand your customer: Your product can’t succeed without finding “product /market fit” – but how do you achieve it? Learn to identify and distill user personas through research.
  • Design your product and its roadmap: From prioritizing features to creating wireframes, your product plan must include both the big picture and little details. Bring it all together with a roadmap to implementation.
  • Develop an MVP: Before you head down the wrong path, get your product into the hands of users with a minimum viable product (MVP).
  • Communicate your plan: You’ll have both internal and external stakeholders who need to buy into and understand your plan. Learn best practices to articulate and pitch your vision.

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Student Reviews (6)

Bitmaker

Bitmaker helped me launch a new career

Toronto •

Graduated From

Web Development

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

3 stars

Bitmaker was a launching pad for me into a better career with higher pay and more interesting work. Overall, I'd recommend the web development program to anyone who is serious about making a career change.

The instructors were knowledgable, fri

Bitmaker was a launching pad for me into a better career with higher pay and more interesting work. Overall, I'd recommend the web development program to anyone who is serious about making a career change.

The instructors were knowledgable, friendly and totally committed to student success. The curriculum was pretty broad, but you'll be taught fundamental concepts, skills and tools needed to learn on your own, which is what you'll need to do to succeed as a professional developer anyway. Just be prepared to work independently and ask a lot of questions. You'll have amazing resources available to you pretty much 24/7.

My only advice for Bitmaker is to work on its career services. The school has only one full-time career support person (an outcomes advisor). She's truly excellent at her job and helped me communicate my value and prepare for interviews, but she was a bit stretched working with so many students. Part-time advisors could help smooth out this part of the experience.

If you doubt Bitmaker can get you a great job--don't. I'm living proof that with hard work, determination and the right education and direction, you can change your career and your life!

Bitmaker

From graphic design to UX design in 10 weeks

Toronto •

Graduated From

UX & Product Design

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

Bitmaker General Assembly's 10-week part-time UX course was exactly what I needed to take my graphic design experience to a whole new level. The course was fast-paced but manageable, and the instructors were completely open to class feedback and questi

Bitmaker General Assembly's 10-week part-time UX course was exactly what I needed to take my graphic design experience to a whole new level. The course was fast-paced but manageable, and the instructors were completely open to class feedback and questions. Job support is okay for part-time courses compared to the attention full-time bootcamp grads get, but I knew that going in. Overall, a great experience that's helping me take on whole new kinds of professional projects.

FAQ

  • Do you provide financing?

    We work with some great partners to provide financing options to our students, including a 6-month deferred payment option that allows students to make no payments until after completing the course. Qualifying applicants can: Cover your total course fees; choose a term of up to 60 months; or pay early with no penalties. Traditional term loans are also available.

  • What do I leave the course with? What will I have accomplished?

    By the end of the course you’ll have completed several individual and group projects, culminating in one primary portfolio project. Your portfolio project is your main showpiece that you will complete during the final two weeks of the course, but all assignment work can also be expanded and leveraged when demonstrating your skills and learning curve to prospective employers. You’ll have become friends with your amazing classmates and cultivated relationships with incredible mentors. If you make the most of the career support and networking opportunities, you’ll also leave the course with a network that will help you get started. This course will help you develop foundational skills to enable you to continuously learn and add new skills. Every new job, even within the same technology set, requires developers to relearn many skills. You’ll be prepared with the core knowledge you need to make these leaps.

  • What post-program support does Bitmaker General Assembly offer?

    We offer extensive career support after the program, which includes a demo day showcasing your portfolio projects. Our career support team is here to mentor you as you are searching work and help you get your foot in the door with warm introductions to our extensive network of partners. Additionally, we offer alumni office hours to Web Development graduates in order to provide support as you continue to learn new skills. Our doors will always be open to alumni and we want to help them success however we can.

  • Can I get to Bitmaker General Assembly by way of public transit?

    Our downtown Toronto campus is located at 220 King St West, which is very close to St. Andrew Station and the King streetcar. We’re also a 15-minute walk from Union Station if you are commuting on the GO network.

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