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Any advice for breaking into product management without prior experience? Looking for a place to start! I heard product school and the PMP weren’t too helpful but nice to have?

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There are a few ways: 1. Be seen as a subject matter expert in your field or the field in which you want to build products 2. Demonstrate knowledge of market and trends that drive demand 3. Have business aptitude and acumen to commercialize a service 4. Know how to exert influence and drive consensus These are all part of the role that don’t require technical expertise - if you’ve got a few years of experience, you can potentially leverage that to get into an entry level or next step up role. You won’t, most likely, be able to step into the role of the product owner without experience.

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