Hi everyone,

I have around 4 years of experience in consulting and analytics and wants to move to PM.

MBA is not a very viable option for me due to personal reasons. What should I do to make a move in PM? Will doing an extensive PM course from PM school or so help?

Please guide.

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I broke into Product Management role without any direct previous experience, without any courses/certifications, and without an MBA degree.

My mantra was simple - look for APM positions in a startup. I was willing to start as an APM even after 4 years of general work experience as a Consultant.

To prepare for the interview, I practised a lot of case studies from the internet, youtube channels like Exponent are great, learnt some Product Management frameworks.

Once I got the APM role, I kept working hard and made my way up the ladder to becoming the strategy defining PM at my current work place.

Also, I think I am making decent money. 23lpa (fixed, excluding ESOPs)


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