PDMA Body of Knowledge Training

Starts:  Aug 18, 2020 6:00 PM (ET)
Ends:  Oct 6, 2020 8:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Pittsburgh

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The eight-week program will be held every Tuesday, from August 18 through October 6, 2020 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

The training program will start with virtual sessions (for at least the first two or three classes). We may move to a physical location for in-person training for the remaining classes, but this will be determined closer to the start date of the training program.


Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 31): $499 ($300 in savings!)
Registration Fee (after July 31): $799


Early Bird Registration Fee (before July 31): $199 ($100 in savings!)
Registration Fee (after July 31): $299

Registration includes eight-week training courses; Body of Knowledge book; and a BoK Training Certificate.

Space is limited!

If the training should sell out and you'd like to be placed on a waiting list, please email pghpdma@pdma.org.

Event Description

PDMA Pittsburgh is excited to be offering the PDMA Body of Knowledge (BoK) Training Progam to the Pittsburgh product development community.

This comprehensive eight-week professional development program covers the fundamental principles of product development and can be applied to a wide-range of industries.

The curriculum is based on seven key Knowledge Areas that are covered in the PDMA Body of Knowledge - A Guidebook for Training and Certification:

  1. Strategy
  2. Portfolio management
  3. New products process
  4. Culture, organization, and teams
  5. Tools and metrics
  6. Market research
  7. Life cycle management
  8. Program review, certificate distribution

Each week, attendees will learn from Pittsburgh's top product development professionals who specialize in the specific area of study.

Who should attend:

This training will be especially helpful to new product development professionals, managers, and members of product development teams that want to gain a greater understanding of new product development and management.