PDMA Pittsburgh Chapter: Body of Knowledge Training

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

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

Online training: Zoom

In-person training: Beyond the Table Research, 2605 Nicholson Rd, Bldg 5, Suite 5130, Sewickley, PA 15143

PDHs: 2 per session

Register Now

Two weeks prior to the start of the program, PDMA Pittsburgh will review federal, state, and local guidelines associated with COVID-19 to determine the appropriate training format - online via Zoom or in-person - and will inform registrants accordingly. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Andi Durkota at pghpdma@pdma.org or Andreas Maihoefer at amaihoefer@ensoconsultingllc.com.


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 for product management professionals, managers, innovators and members of product development teams who want to gain a greater understanding of product management and new product development.

Whether you are new to product management/development or are a seasoned professional who wants to revisit the fundamentals, this training will be extremely helpful to you.


Online Training: Zoom / In-person training: Beyond the Table Research
2605 Nicholson Rd, Bldg 5
Suite 5130
Sewickley, PA 15143