PDMA Pittsburgh: 2021 Spring Body of Knowledge Training

When:  Feb 2, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  Pittsburgh

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PDHs: 2 per session

This eight-week program will be held every Tuesday, from February 2 – March 23, 2021 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The first course, on February 2nd, will begin at 5:30 pm..
All training classes will be conducted online via Zoom.

Registration Information

PDMA Pittsburgh Training Program Pricing
Membership Level Early Bird Price Before Jan. 15th Regular Price after Jan. 15th
Non-Member $899.00 $999.00
Basic Member $859.00 $959.00
Professional/Academic Member $774.00 $874.00
Premium Member $699.00 $799.00
Student $99.00 $199.00


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

Space is limited to 10 students!

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 Program 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. Product Innovation Process
  4. Product Design & Development Tools
  5. Market Research in Product Innovation
  6. Culture, Teams, & Leadership
  7. Product Innovation Management

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

In addition to instructor-led discussions, you’ll use real-world situations during each class to learn about the fundamentals of product development, product management, and innovation. You’ll apply the applicable tools, methodologies, and strategies to your own company projects, product lines, and product challenges for a more meaningful learning experience.

You’ll leave each class with invaluable knowledge and insight that you can use in your current product development roles as well as your future roles.

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.