Understanding the market and the problems it faces is key to creating and marketing products people want to buy. Foundations teaches you how to listen to the market, and then guide decisions, prioritize projects and drive results using the market knowledge you gain. It’s also a prerequisite for every other Pragmatic product course.

Attend Foundations and learn how to:

Get everyone on the same page.

Pragmatic Framework helps teams speak the same language, better understand roles and responsibilities and collaborate more effectively.

Tune into the market.

Stop talking about your opinion and start talking about your market. Learn practical techniques to identify the entire market, truly listen to it and become its messenger.

Uncover strategic opportunities.

Use your market understanding to identify strategies that minimize risks and optimize results.

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 Who Should Attend

The most successful implementations occur at companies where individuals from all key departments attend Foundations: executive leadership, product management, marketing, development, sales and more.

 Key Deliverables Covered

Pragmatic Framework, roles and responsibilities and gap analysis.

Foundations provides an overview of the entire Pragmatic Framework, which covers all the activities needed to build and market successful products, and dives deeper into the following activities.
Distinctive Competencies
Market Problems
Positioning
Win/Loss Analysis

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Pricing

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$995 USD
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This is the second time I've taken a Pragmatic training course. The first time was in 2005. The course feels fresh and updated. Even though I am an experienced product manager, I find the perspective from Pragmatic to be very valuable.
Saul Marcus
Saul Marcus
Product Management, Harvard Business Publishing
I LOVED these courses and will seek funding for additional training in the new fiscal year. THANK YOU!
Marc Cormier
Marc Cormier
Product Management, Gale
Pragmatic Institute is an extremely insightful training class that will provide a great framework by which to pursue product management activities.
Victor Brown
Victor Brown
Product Marketing Manager, BPL Global
This is just great insight. It validates some of the things I was pursuing, but also opens the possibilities of how to get more detailed and precise.
Arvind Venugopal
Arvind Venugopal
Product Management, Cleo

A Practical Approach to Products

People aren’t buying your products. And no matter how much time, effort or money you invest in building and marketing those products, the reason is often the same: You’ve listened to the wrong people. It's time to implement a pragmatic, outside-in approach to building and marketing products that sell.

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